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A Community Conversation About Mental Health

Glenwood Springs Public Library 815 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Members of the public are invited to come talk about the most pressing mental health issues around the Western Slope. 

This FREE public event is sponsored by "Creating Community Solutions Colorado" in partnership with Mind Springs Health. A follow-up meeting in May will be held for developing action plans to address the issues identified in April.

This event is part of a national initiative on mental health launched last summer by the Departments of Health & Human Services and Education. The goal is to reduce the stigma of mental illness by involving thousands of citizens in identifying mental health issues impacting you and your community, and creating action plans for solutions.


For more information call 970.925.9010 or visit facebook.com/CreatingCommunitySolutionsColorado


Medicare 101 Educational Seminar

Lower level US Bank Building, 422 White Ave., Grand Junction
Medicare educational seminar specifically for NEW Medicare beneficiaries to help with health care options. Reservations required.

Ruth McCrea, SHIP Project Manager, 970-243-9839


FINAL Medicare Open Enrollment Event

RSVP, 422 White Ave., Basement US Bank Building
SHIP Navigators will help with Medicare health and prescription drug plans before the end of Open Enrollment on Dec. 7. Bring list of drugs plus insurance cards for this walk-in event.

Ruth McCrea, 970-243-9839


Connect for Health Colorado informational meeting

Mesa Community Center, 48973 KE Road, Mesa, Colorado
Connect for Health Colorado
A New Way to Shop for Health Insurance
Sponsored by Hilltop of Grand Junction

Attend the informative event at the Mesa Community Center, 48973 KE Road in the town of Mesa on Wednesday, Nov. 20th from 3pm to 7pm for clear and concise information about our new insurance options for healthcare. Scott Beilfuss is there on behalf of Hilltop and will work with individual residents from 3pm - 6pm followed by a group presentation with PowerPoint and handouts from 6pm to 6:45pm. http://connectforhealthco.com/


Scott Beilfuss, 970-250-2838,


Healthcare Professional Career Fair

Delta-Montrose Technical College, Delta Colorado
Recruiters from area healthcare providers will be on site recruiting for current and future openings in hospitals, long-term care centers, and home health organizations. Admission is free and open to anyone in the healthcare profession.

Angela McMurdy
1765 US Hwy 50, Delta Colorado
970-874-6556



Kmart Safety and Health Fair

2809 North Ave., Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
Kmart
2809 North Ave.
Grand Junction, Co 81501
(970) 243-6250

PRESS RELEASE:
Fun Family Event
Please include our event within your public announcements.

Kmart is proud to announce that we will be hosting a National Safety Fair on October 5th and 6th from 10am to 4 pm.

The Safety Fair will include booths with health and safety information along with fun activities from a variety of local organizations and government agencies ( Partners, Hilltop Family First, Grand Junction Police Department, Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, Colorado Forest Service, Red Cross, Boyscouts, Girlscouts, U.S. Army, National Guard, Western Slope Goldwing Motor Cycle Safety, Medical Reserve Corp., Land/River Management, Pumpkin Patch, Bump N Jump, FacePainting, Pioneer Tower etc………..

Our goal is to create a fun and active learning environment to raise public safety awareness within our community. We encourage the community to come out to Kmart at 2809 North Ave. in Grand Junction to Meet, Greet, See, Learn, Participate and Enjoy.

This is a very special event bringing together a variety of organizations across Mesa County to provide safety and health information, demonstrations and tests for those in attendance. On Saturday, parents can get a free Car Seat Check by Hilltop Family First.

The public is encouraged to attend this free event to learn important safety information and crime prevention tips. Please come and join Kmart in promoting networking within our community.









Kmart/(970) 243-6250


Healthy Feet and Ankles

Dec 5, 2011 - Dec 7, 2011 6:00 pm

Fruita Community Center
Dr. Khan-Farooqi will give a free presentation on "Tips on Healthy Feet and Ankles". This is part of the Winter Speaker Series presented by Family Health West and the City of Fruita.

Kelley, 970-858-0360


Free Dental Day

Sep 22, 2011 - Sep 24, 2011 8:00am

Dr Gillis Office 1190 Bookcliff Ave. Unit 201 and Dr. Weenig's Office 790 Wellington Ave. Suite 205
The dental offices of Dr. Julie Gillis, Dr. Kenneth Perino and Dr. Duane Weenig will offer basic dental care to persons unable to afford dental care. Patients should arrive to the offices of Dr. Gillis and Dr. Weenig at 8 a.m. Friday September 23, 2011 to be screened. They will give given an appointment time and location for treatment Saturday, September 24, 2011

Mackenzie Perino 970-640-7982