News briefs for Jan. 27


The Visiting Nurse Association/Hospice will hold grief support and educational meetings beginning Feb. 9 and running through March 2 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the VNA office, 745 Russell St., in Craig. For more information, call Sandy at 824-8233.

Two Craig churches to exchange pulpits Sunday
There will be a pulpit exchange Sunday between The First Congregational Church and St. Mark's Episcopal/Lutheran Church of Grace. Pastor Dave Barnes and the Rev. Melinda Bobo will preach to each other's congregations. Barnes sermon is titled "Celebrating Love." Bobo's sermon is titled "God's Foolishness." St. Mark's service begins at 9 a.m. First Congressional's service begins at 10 a.m.

4-H fishing club
to meet at BGCC
If you are between 8 and 18 years old and like to fish, you can join the 4-H sport fishing club. The Boys and Girls Club of Craig will host the 4-H sport fishing program.
The fishing club will meet at the Boys and Girls Club from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning Feb. 8. All participants must sign up for 4-H at the CSU Extension building. Participants do not have to be members of the Boys and Girls Club. However, members of the club will be provided transportation from school to the club.
Call Robert Winn at 826-0411 or at 824-1187.

Volunteer orientation set for Boys and Girls Club
There will be a volunteer orientation for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer with Boys and Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40, from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 10.
Volunteers at the club must complete the required orientation.
If you have any questions, feel free to call Mike Fraher at the Boys and Girls Club at 826-0411. If this date does not work for you, another time can be arranged.

Turkey Federation
banquet set for Feb. 12
The National Turkey Federation hosts its annual banquet at Holiday Inn at 6 p.m. Feb. 12. This group is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and reclamation of turkey habitat. There will be several drawings and scholarship awards throughout the evening. The proceeds of the event support the many projects of the federation. Tickets are $65 a couple and $15 for children. This year's banquet is dedicated to Bruce Johnson, a true turkey enthusiast. Call Kristie Bruce at 824-0259.

Free radon test kits
at Extension Office
If you have never tested your home for radon gas and would like to learn more about radon, plan to attend a short program at noon Feb. 7 at the CSU Extension Office. Participants will receive one free short-term radon test kit provided by grant funds from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. If you can't be at the program, appointments can be arranged. Call Elisa at the CSU Extension Office, 539 Barclay St., at 824-9180.

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