Craig briefs for Sept. 13

Calvary Baptist to host Awana clubs

Calvary Baptist Church is scheduled to begin hosting Awana clubs, a nondenominational ministry, for children ages 3 years old through sixth grade at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays starting Sept. 10 at the church, 1050 Yampa Ave. The acronym Awana stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed, from 2 Timothy 2:15.

Weekly Awana club sessions feature three segments: game time, handbook time and large group time. Children earn awards based on their work. Large group time consists of singing, puppets, Bible stories and lessons based on Christian principles.

For more information, call Janet Wright at 824-5222.

Love INC sponsoring Community Coat Drive

Love INC is conducting its annual Community Coat Drive on Monday through Oct. 11.

Last year, the organization distributed more than 500 coats, plus mittens, gloves and hats at sites in Hayden, Meeker, Rangely, Dinosaur, Oak Creek, Steamboat Springs and Craig.

"Gently-used" coats, hats and gloves or other winter outerwear may be donated at Love INC, 656 School St., during regular office hours, or they can be taken directly to Loyd's Cleaners, 552 Breeze St., the primary collection point, after Monday. The coats are donated to "anyone in the Yampa Valley who needs a coat," a Love INC news release reported.

For more information, call the Love INC Resource Center at 826-440 between 2 and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Wyman Museum seeks best pies for contest

The Wyman Museum is looking for the best berry, fruit and cream/custard pies for a contest. The contest will be held in conjunction with Sheep Wagon Days, Oct. 4 to 5. All recipes will be put into the museum's "Fall Flavors Recipe Book." The best pie out of each category will be given a winning basket and be placed as the 2008 "best pie" in this book.

Deadline to enter is Oct. 1.

If you think you have the best pie and would like to enter it in this contest, or for more information, call the Wyman Museum at 824-6346.

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