Craig briefs for Sept. 27

Take flight with CNCC program

— Premier Helicopters, in conjunction with Colorado Northwestern Community College and Spectrum Jet Center, will offer helicopter rides beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday. The helicopter will be the same aircraft used in CNCC's helicopter program.

Introductory flights will cost $30 for five minutes. Passengers will be allowed to briefly take the flight controls.

Other rates, which also include controlling the helicopter with an instructor, are $100 for 15 minutes, $200 for 30 minutes and $385 for a full hour.

For more information, call CNCC/Premier helicopter instructor Drew Mitchell at 946-0784.

Local student selected for leadership forum

Joey Hendershott, a Craig student, has been accepted to the People to People World Leadership Forum. Hendershott will join a select group of students March 17 to 23, 2008 in Washington, D.C.

The students will earn high school credit while studying leadership and exploring some of the United States' most prominent monuments and institutions.

Hendershott was nominated and accepted for the honor based on scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.

From Capitol Hill to the Smithsonian Institution, and from Colonial Williamsburg to the National Museum of American History, Hendershott will examine the characteristics of American leadership during times of national challenges and prosperity.

Forum delegates will also participate in small-group discussions and exercises to experience first-hand how successful leaders develop strategies, make decisions, build consensus and foster change.

Support group to hold first meeting Oct. 16

The Special Angels Parent Program is a support group for parents who have children with special needs.

The group's first meeting is scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association's Craig office, 745 Russell St.

For more information, call Amanda Boswell at 824-6036 or e-mail at aandtboswell@peoplepc.com.

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