Local briefs, Aug. 6, 2011
Pro Bono Project gives free legal clinic
Colorado Legal Services Senior Legal Program and Mesa County Pro Bono Project will present a free legal clinic on what you need to know about Medicaid and other programs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Grand Junction City Hall auditorium, 250 N. Fifth St.
Attorney Mary Catherine Rabbitt, state of Colorado legal assistance developer for Older American Act Programs, and local elder law attorney Drew Moore will offer educational information, tools and tips you can use to better understand the different programs for seniors and younger disabled.
To register, call 243-7940, ext. 108 or 106.
Mesa County coffee set Friday in Fruita
The next Mesa County Coffee is set for 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, at The Feed Lot, 456 Kokopelli Blvd. in Fruita.
County Commissioners Janet Rowland and Craig Meis, Assessor Barbara Brewer, Clerk and Recorder Sheila Reiner, State Rep. Steve King and County Administrator Chantal Unfug will attend.
Call 244-1640 for information.
Riverside seeks after-school mentors
Riverside Educational Center is seeking volunteers to tutor/mentor after school from 4:15 to 6:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 6.
Tutor training sessions are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29-31 at the old Riverside School, next to the Dual Immersion Academy.
Volunteers can pick one day of their choice to attend.