Briefs for May 21


AARP meeting today

Due to Memorial Day, AARP Chapter No. 1418 is moving its normally scheduled monthly meeting to 2 p.m. today at Sunset Meadows No. 1, 663 Ledford St.


Neil Folks is presenting a "Survey for Seniors" from the Council on Aging for Moffat County. Call 824-5123.

Kids and Cops Fishing Day is Wednesday

The annual Kids and Cops Fishing Day will be from 5 to 7 p.m. May 23, at the Little Rascals Fishing Pond behind the Moffat County Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St.

Hot dogs and chips will be provided, with prizes for the catching the biggest fish. For more information, call Sheriff Tim Jantz at 824-4495.

Shuttles available for graduation

In an effort to help parents, family members and community members with a smoother arrival and additional parking space for commencement exercises this year, the Moffat County School District, in cooperation Craig K-Mart, will be offering free shuttles from the K-Mart parking lot on graduation day, May 26.

Starting at 9 a.m., the MCSD transportation department will begin running shuttles between the high school's front entrance and the K-Mart parking lot. An area for parking will be designated at K-Mart for this event, and shuttles will run every few minutes until the designated parking area is full.

Following commencement exercises, shuttles will run for 30 minutes to take patrons back to their cars.

For information, contact Jim Baptist, transportation director, at 824-5511 or Mike Taylor, maintenance director, at 824-5522.

World Cafe event to be held Tuesday

A "World Cafe" event hosted by Comunidad Integrada is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig presenting an opportunity for the public to express opinions on what are important issues for the immigrant community.

For more information, call 846-5521.

Tobacco-free quit kits available

Tobacco-free quit kits for smokers and chewers are available at the VNA office in Steamboat at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101 and in Craig at 745 Russell Street.

The kits promote the Colorado QuitLine and free support from a trained coach who guides and supports individuals through the quitting process. Research shows you are seven times more likely to end your tobacco habit with the QUITLINE than if you are trying to quit on your own. Eight weeks of free nicotine patches are available, a $200 value. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) or the VNA at 871-7639 for further assistance.

Pianist sought at Hayden church

Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ is seeking a pianist to accompany the choir and to fill in for Sunday services as needed. Call Julie at 276-2027 or the church at 276-3510 for more information.

SHARE Craig registration day June 6

SHARE Craig, which offers low-cost groceries to residents, has registration day from 5 to 7 p.m. June 6 at St. Michael Catholic Church, 768 School St.

Every package customers purchase also helps to put food on the table for another family in the community.

To order from SHARE, visit Craig SHARE on 678 School St. in St. Michaels Catholic Church on June 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-933-7427 or you can order online at

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