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Briefs for 10-7

Today celebrates hospice, pallative care programs

Today is World Hospice & Palliative Care Day, a day to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care programs around the world.

This year’s theme, “Access To Care For All,” highlights the fact that everyone has a right to high quality end-of-life care but that more needs to be done to enable access to such care.

The three aims of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day are to increase the availability of hospice and palliative care throughout the world by creating opportunities to speak out about the issues; to raise awareness and understanding of the needs – medical, social and practical; and to raise funds to support and develop hospice and palliative care services around the world.

For more information or to get involved, call Hospice and Palliative Care of Northwest Colorado at 879-1632.

School board to hold special meeting Monday

The Steamboat Springs School Board will hold a special meeting and study session Monday. Among the items to be discussed include the 2006-07 budget, district goals for student achievement and status of the English Language Learners and Gifted and Talented programs. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. with an executive, or secret, session. The public portion of the meeting is scheduled to being at 7 p.m. in the George P. Sauer Human Services Center on Seventh Street.

Tread of Pioneers Museum open at regular hours

The Tread of Pioneers Museum is operating at its regular business hours of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The museum is closed Sundays and Mondays. Call 879-2214 for more information.

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