Craig briefs for Sept. 3


VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 4265 will host its monthly Senior Citizen's Dinner at 5 p.m. upstairs at the VFW restaurant. The menu will be hot hamburger sandwiches, mashed potatoes, gravy, salad and cupcakes. The auxiliary welcomes all senior citizens to this event.

Hockey membership meeting Sept. 9

Craig Youth Hockey will hold its annual fall membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Moffat County Ice Arena. Anyone interested in playing youth hockey is encouraged to attend. Registration for all programs will be available. Starting dates, hockey camp and fees will be discussed. For more information, call Debbie Tomlin at 824-1717 or Mike Boatright at 824-2046.

Yampa Valley Chorus seeking new director

The multiple award-winning Yampa Valley Chorus is looking for a skilled musician, male or female, to be its new director. Although the chorus is part of Sweet Adelines International, barbershop experience is not required.

The chorus meets at 7 p.m. each Thursday at Sunset Elementary School Music Room and rehearses for about three hours. The chorus is planning a Christmas concert for the first part of December, and its annual show usually is in February.

The chorus also competes every year in a seven-state region. This year's competition is April 30 through May 2 in Colorado Springs.

The chorus would like its new director, in addition to helping bring its repertory songs up to performance caliber, to teach warm-ups with proper vocal exercises and correct vocal technique.

Anyone interested in the position should call Brenda Hershiser at 824-5993 or Jeanne Stalcar at 824-7640.

VA TeleHealth Clinic closed Sept. 2 to 5

The Veterans Affairs Community Based TeleHealth Clinic in Craig will be closed Sept. 2 to 5. Patients who use the clinic can schedule appointments through the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center during the closure. Community based outpatient clinic patients who need nonemergency medical advice can call the Grand Junction VAMC nurse line at 970-263-2846 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. After 4:30 p.m., these patients should call 970-263-2800 and speak to the operator, who will forward the call as appropriate.

In case of an emergency, or any immediate threat to life, limb or eyesight, patients should call 911.


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