Delta County Memorial Hospital Volunteers are offering scholarships to graduating seniors from Delta County high schools. The main scholarship is for students pursuing postsecondary education in a health care-related program. Letters and applications were emailed to high school counselors in Paonia, Hotchkiss, Cedaredge and Delta. A second scholarship is for Junior Volunteers actively working with the hospital volunteers, and who is a graduating high school senior majoring in a health-related field of study in college. The average size of scholarship awarded is $500.
Scholarship applications must be received by DCMH Education Department, PO Box 10100, Delta, CO 81416 by April 13 for scholarship committee review. No late scholarship applications will be considered under any circumstances. Students will be notified by May 1. Contact Patti Kalahar, manager, education/marketing, at 874-2291 or email@example.com for applications or additional details.
The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.