Briefs for March 31

The Craig Rotary Club is offering two all-expense-paid five-day leadership training sessions this summer for Craig youths. These programs help build confidence and leadership skills.

The Young Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp is July 30 to Aug. 4 at the Ponderosa Retreat Center in Larkspur. This camp is for current seventh-graders who are interested in making new friends and want to become a leader.

The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp is July 16 to 21 at the YMCA Conference Center in Estes Park. This conference is for current 10th- or 11th-graders who want to participate in activities including team building, motivational speakers, exchange of ideas and leadership development.

For information and applications, visit www.rockymountainryla.org or call Kathy Bockelman at Craig Middle School at 824-3289, Paula Duzik at the Moffat County High School at 824-7036 or Rotarian Marilyn Bouldin at 824-5459. The deadline to apply is April 28.

Teen dance fundraiser today at 7 p.m.

Teenagers looking to burst onto the Craig social scene have the opportunity tonight as the Communities Overcoming Methamphetamine Abuse group puts on a teen dance at The Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40.

The dance is open to fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders with school identification.

The event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. The cost is $3 a person. Pepsi has donated 10 cases of soda for the event.

Organizers with the COMA fundraising committee said that if this dance is successful, they hope to hold more dances throughout the summer.

For information, call Dusty White at 824-9618.

Elks craft show set for Saturday

The Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way, will be holding a craft sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. About 15 tables of craft items will be on sale and the snack bar will be open. The cost is $10 and includes table rental and cleanup and a biscuit and gravy breakfast for exhibitors.

Call Dora Watson at 824-2251.

Deadline is April 8 for Easter bonnet contest

Get creative for a cause. That's what promoters behind an upcoming contest are asking of the local community.

Proceeds from the Downtown Business Association's Easter bonnet contest will go to the Interfaith Food Bank.

There is no entry fee for the contest. The public will vote for their favorite bonnet by donating cash, and votes will be collected for one week.

Winners will be announced at 1:30 p.m. April 15 at Serendipity Coffee Shop during the Easter bonnet parade. Bonnet entries are to be dropped off at KS Kreations, 543 Yampa Ave., by April 8.

Colorado Cruisers meeting Sunday

Colorado Cruisers Car Club will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Tin Cup. All street rod, custom, collector and vintage car enthusiasts are welcome. They will be discussing final plans for its upcoming car show.

For information call George at 824-8342, or Harvey at 824-3962.

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