Datebook for Jan. 17

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8 to 9 a.m. The Downtown Business Association has its annual Welcome Breakfast at Serendipity. Everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend. RSVP at Serendipity. Cost is $6 per person.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Craig/Moffat County Economic Development Partnership holds its first meeting of the year at the Holiday Inn.

Thursday, Jan. 18

6 p.m. The second of two informative Financial Aid meetings for parents of seniors will be held at the Moffat County High School library. Information on the FAFSA, financial packages and scholarships will be presented. Call Paula Duzik at 824-7036.

5 to 7 p.m. The monthly Craig Chamber of Commerce after-hours mixer is at Craig Chiropractic, 563 Pershing St. Call the Chamber at 824-5689.

7 to 8 p.m. The Craig Cancer Support Group meets in the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association's conference room, 745 Russell St. There will be no guest speaker this month.

Saturday, Jan. 20

9:30 a.m. The Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club of Craig is holding a Poker Run, starting at the Freeman parking lot, 10.5 miles north of Highway 13. Groomed trails and off-trail riding is available during the Poker Run. Trail maps furnished at Freeman Trailhead. Entry fee is $10 per hand. Prizes to be awarded at the VFW at 7 p.m., including first place netting 25 percent of the gate; second, 15 percent; and third 10 percent. Profits go to NOWECOS grooming fund and a local charity. Call Rod Lighthizer at 824-3938 or Ralph Stewart at 824-5353.

10 a.m. Snocross racing begins at Hayden Speedway. The public is welcome.

Wednesday, Jan. 24

6 to 7 p.m. The Colorado State University Moffat County Cooperative Extension Office encourages Northwest Colorado residents to test their homes for radon and mitigate if high levels are found. In partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, a radon education grant has been awarded to Northwest Colorado to provide free radon test kits to residents. A program is scheduled for Jan. 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Moffat County Extension Office, 539 Barclay St. A light dinner will be provided. To register or for more information, contact Elisa at 824-9180.

Thursday, Jan. 25

ASSIST Suicide Prevention Training, Suicide CPR, will be held Thursday in Hayden. The training is offered at no charge and lunch is provided. The training provides a model for how to talk with someone who is contemplating suicide and is appropriate for any adult in our community who wishes to be able to reach out to someone in this position. It works for professionals as well as for neighbors, friends and family members. To register or for more information call Sandy Beran of the VNA at 871-7682 or Sara Ross of Steamboat Mental Health at 879-2141.

6 p.m. Classy Canines 4-H Dog Club invites anyone interested in learning more about the club or the 4-H agility project to attend an informational open house under the grandstands at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. Call club leader Glenna Grandbouche at 824-7986.

6:47 a.m. The Craig Chamber of Commerce's Wake Up Craig breakfast is at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colorado Highway 13. KRAI and the Holiday co-sponsor the event. Horizons Specialized Services hosts the event. The cost is $5. Call 824-5689.

Saturday, Jan. 27

10 a.m. to noon. The American Cancer Society is having a "Look Good, Feel Great" session at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 745 Russell St. People currently undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments are encouraged to come. Call Kim at 824-8421.

2 to 3 p.m. Craig poets will read their work at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave. David Morris, Jean Tucker, Joyce Phillips, Cheryl Miller and Rozella Bobson share their poetry. David Morris and Jean Tucker will have copies of their books available for sale. It is free to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. Contact Downtown Books at 824-5343 for more information.

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