Craig briefs for June 29

Moffat, Routt and Jackson County nonprofits working in the area of health or health care are invited to participate in an information session hosted by The Colorado Health Foundation, known as The Foundation.

The Foundation will be sharing its funding priorities and application guidelines and will look to get feedback from agencies about the health and health care needs of the area.

The information session will take place at the Holiday Inn, located at 300 S. Colorado Highway 13 in Craig, on Aug. 8. A free luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. with the official briefing with foundation officials to follow.

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP online by Aug. 1 to the Community Resource Center by visiting http://www.coloradohealth.org/ and clicking on Applicant Information Sessions. Call 1-800-516-6284 with any questions.

Extension Office

seeking groups for fair

The CSU Moffat County Extension Office is seeking educational or service organizations to share information with the public at this year's Moffat County Fair.

Register now for a free indoor space at the 2007 Moffat County Fair Hall of Education held Aug. 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Elisa at the Moffat County Extension Office, 824-9180.

County Fair looking for people to have booths

Moffat County Fair is looking for anyone interested in having a booth at this year's fair, which runs Aug. 8 through Aug. 11. For more information or an application, call the Moffat County Extension office at 970-824-9180.

Craig's Largest Loser

weigh-in set for July 5

The next monthly weigh-in for Craig's Largest Loser, a team and individual weight loss contest, is scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, at MJK Sales & Feed, 290 Ranney St.

Human Papillomavirus vaccine available

The Human Papilloma-virus, or HPV, vaccine is now available through the Colorado Vaccines for Children program for VFC-eligible females 9 to 18 years of age.

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association provides vaccinations for children younger than age 19 on a sliding scale of free to $14.50 for a shot.

For more information, call the VNA in Craig, 745 Russell St., at 824-8233 or in Steamboat Springs, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101 at 879-1632.

Dinosaur center impact statement available

The National Park Service is making available for public review the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Quarry Visitor Center Treatment Project at Dinosaur National Monument.

The Quarry Visitor's Center was closed July 12, 2006, due to structural instability, and five alternatives have been designed to address the structural shortcomings associated with the center.

The preferred alternative includes a shelter and interpretive shelter at the fossil wall, with an administrative structure constructed at the shuttle parking area.

Input is welcome on the QVC project, and information can be found at http//parkplanning.nps.gov/dino.

Copies of the DEIS can be found at the Vernal, Utah, and Craig libraries, and at the Superintendent's Office, Dinosaur National Monument.

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