Briefs for June 7

Craig Rural Fire Protection District is accepting applications for probationary firefighters. Successful applicants must be 18 or older, pass a medical physical, psychological evaluation, department physical agility test, drug screen, criminal background check, possess a valid Colorado driver's license and have a good driving record.

Successful applicants will be required to become state certified Firefighter I and pass all other required fire department training within the first year. All needed training will be provided through Craig Fire/Rescue.

Positions are volunteer/paid-on-call with vested retirement after 10 years of service.

Applications are available at the Craig Fire Station, 419 Yampa Ave. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Completed applications must be returned to the fire station no later than 3 p.m. Sept. 1. Call the fire station with questions at 824-5914.

VNA hosts steering committee meeting

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will be hosting a Community Health Center Steering Committee meeting from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hayden Town Hall. The meeting is open to the general public, and we encourage anyone who is interested to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to solicit discussions regarding the feasibility of a community health center in Northwest Colorado.

For more information, call Suzi Mariano at 879-1632.

Author Littell to speak June 22 at fairgrounds

Bob Littell, author of "The Heart and Art of Net Weaving" will speak at noon June 22 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The presentation, sponsored by the Craig Chamber of Commerce, costs $10 and includes a brown bag lunch. All proceeds from books will go the Boys & Girls Club of Craig.

Head Start accepting applications for fall

The Craig Head Start pre-school is currently accepting applications for the 2005-06 program year.

Qualifying children must turn 3 or 4 on or before Aug. 31.

Call Marcia at 824-5716 or come by the center at 690 Connor Drive to get your child enrolled.

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