Briefs for Sept. 21

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— First-year nursing students from Colorado Northwestern Community College have scheduled their annual fundraiser dinner for Oct. 6. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. at the Center of Craig community building.

Bad to the Bone will provide an all-you-can-eat dinner, and the evening also will include live and silent auctions. Tickets are $20 a person. The nursing students are also seeking donations and auction items from the community.

Proceeds from the event go toward a scholarship fund that all CNCC nursing students can apply for.

For tickets or donation information, call Katie at 970-216-2477 or Mary Dean at 620-1992.

Colorado College Fair to be held Tuesday

The Colorado College Fair is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Steamboat Springs High School. More than 40 schools will be represented.

There will be a senior/parent college planning workshop at 6 p.m. Oct. 2 in the library.

This session is to help students and parents begin the post-secondary process. Information about scholarships and how to handle the process will be presented. There will be a second workshop at 6 p.m. Nov. 8 in the library. For more information, call Paula Duzik at 824-7036

PSAT test being offered in October

The PSAT test will be offered at Moffat County High School on Oct. 17, during regular school hours for sophomores and juniors. This is excellent practice for the SAT and other college-preparatory tests. The cost to take the test is $13. Students need to sign up with Paula Duzik in the guidance office to take the test. For more information, call 824-7036.

IRS: Remember to save your receipts, records

With the new school year now under way, the Internal Revenue Service reminds teachers, parents and students that saving receipts and keeping good records can help them take advantage of various education-related deductions and credits on their 2007 federal income tax return.

"The start of the school year is a good time to remind parents, students and teachers to save all receipts related to tax-advantaged education expenses," IRS Acting Commissioner Linda Stiff said. "Good recordkeeping makes sense because it can help avoid missing a deduction or credit at tax time."

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