Briefs for September 13

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Community Coat Drive to start

— Love INC of the Yampa Valley is sponsoring the annual Community Coat Drive. Winter coats and other outdoor apparel can be donated from Sept. 17 to Oct. 13 at the following locations:

• Loyd's Cleaners, 552 Breeze St. in Craig.

• Hayden Congregational Church, 202 Jefferson Ave. in Hayden.

• Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave. in Craig.

• Love INC of the Yampa Valley, 659 School St. in Craig.

More collection sites are to be arranged.

Coats will be cleaned and be distributed to anyone in the Yampa Valley who needs a coat, beginning Oct. 15 at Hayden Congregational Church.

Adult size coats XL and XXL are needed, as are children's coats in all sizes. Children items run out first, according to a press release. Other items needed include mittens, gloves, hats, ski pants, among other winter apparel for all sizes. Love INC requests no sweaters or other clothing materials be donated for the coat drive.

For more information, call Love INC at 826-4400 between the hours of 2 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Scrapbooking meeting Saturday

A scrapbooking meeting is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church. Participants are encouraged to bring a dish to share for a potluck lunch, as well as their pictures and ideas. Call Sonja at 620-4290.

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