Craig briefs for June 3


Local resident and recently retired Moffat County High School woodworking teacher Craig Conrad will read from and talk about his book, "Unstoppable: Inspiring Lessons for the Unstoppable You," at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave.

"After personally experiencing some of his own students becoming stoppable because of drugs and alcohol, Conrad took action and created his popular Friday stories," according to a news release from Downtown Books. "'Unstoppable' is a collection of those and other stories."

Conrad has been a teacher for 23 years and is founder of the "Unstoppable You" program.

For more information, call Downtown Books at 824-5343.

Customer appreciation day is June 27

First National Bank of the Rockies will host a Customer Appreciation Day at the Craig branch, 600 Yampa Ave., on June 27. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"We want to thank our customers and the community for their business and invite them to come in, enjoy some lunch and hopefully win a great prize," bank manager Robert Wiens said in a news release.

In addition to a barbecue of bratwurst and hotdogs, bank customers can enter to win one of several miscellaneous prizes, including a barbecue grill, fire pit and camping set, which includes a power chill cooler, two camp chairs, a lantern and a canopy screen tent. Customers can enter the drawing for the prizes now until the drawing takes place at 2 p.m. June 27th.

"We think it's a great way to kick off summer by offering our customers the chance to win something to enjoy this beautiful area we live in, not to mention letting them know how much we appreciate them choosing us as their bank," Wiens said.

Humane Society fundraiser Sept. 20

The Humane Society of Moffat County announced Friday it is sponsoring the "Magic, Magic, Magic Show," an event to raise money for special needs at the animal shelter, care for abused and abandoned animals and medical expenses such as vaccination and the spay/neuter program.

The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at Moffat County High School. Ticket information will be released at a later date.

Pool leagues forming now

The Yampa Valley Pool League APA eight- and nine-ball summer leagues play at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Popular Bar.

Teams are now forming. For information on how to join, call 826-2783 or sign up at the Popular Bar.

Teams are allowed to add players for the first four weeks of play.

Rendezvous set to begin Thursday

The North American Frontiersmen will feature a pre-1843 Primitive Mountain Man Rendezvous and Show from Thursday to Sunday at the Wyman Museum, 94350 U.S. Highway 40, two miles east of Craig.

Traders Row will be open to the public all four days. The primitive camp will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 and 8.

The camp will demonstrate the skills of flint-napping, flintlock shooting, primitive archery, knife and hawk throwing, primitive fire-making, trapping hide-tanning and many other skills needed to survive the Rocky Mountain fur trade era. The event is aimed at educating children about the time period.

From 7 to 9 p.m. June 7, the mountain men and women invite everyone to visit their campfire for stories and tales of the mountain men along with a touch of mountain music.

For more information, call Howdy Davis at 824-6109.

Clinic to address steps for filing bankruptcy

Colorado Legal Services will host a free clinic on bankruptcy for low-to-moderate income debtors who qualify for waiver of the bankruptcy filing fee.

The "Do It Yourself" bankruptcy clinic is scheduled for 5:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Center of Craig. The clinic will provide information on how to fill out bankruptcy forms and steps to follow when filing a chapter 7 personal bankruptcy.

Speakers are attorneys who specialize in bankruptcy law. For more information, call Colorado Legal Services at 276-2161 or 1-800-521-6968.

Enrollment open for dog training classes

Total Teamwork Training LLC is seeking dog owners to register for upcoming dog training classes.

A family dog-training is scheduled to begin this month. Puppies must have had their second set of shots at least one week before the training to enroll in the class. For more information, call 824-4189 or 824-5148.


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