People in the Town of Orchard City receive much benefit from the services provided by HopeWest, trustees were told at their Dec. 14 regular meeting.
Nancy Hovde of Cedaredge and representing HopeWest paid a courtesy call on the town board to deliver a thanks for helping promote and supporting Hospice and Palliative Care Month during November. She also told the board that in Orchard City during 2016 HopeWest has served 55 hospice clients, ten palliative care clients and six children.
HopeWest, Hovde explained, offers a wide range of family services including counseling and support for children.
Hovde said there are 164 volunteers serving in the HopeWest organization.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.