Craig Briefs: Sign up for local billiards league

Craig BCA Pool Leagues will begin a new session in January for those who are interested in playing pool on a team.

The new session will start at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 3. Monday night teams begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 4.

All league games are played at the Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way.

Interested residents can register a team in advance of the season or show up to one of the league events and find a team there.

For more information, call Jolene at 824-2214 or 620-0056.

Craig AARP chapter meeting is Monday

Craig AARP Chapter No. 1418 is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

Samantha Johnston, of The Memorial Hospital, will present the program.

For more information, call AARP chapter president Beverly Chapman at 824-5123.

Toys for Tots 50,000 toys short of goal

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation in Denver, a statewide group that collects and distributes toys to disadvantaged children, is about 50,000 toys short of its holiday goal this year.

Organizers encourage residents to donate online at www.toysfortots.org.

Donations can be cash or toys and made on the Web site or through the mail.

To ensure a donation stays in Colorado, check the box that reads, “Yes, this an honor or memorial gift,” on the donation form.

When prompted to give more information, list the honoree name as Marine Squad MACS-23 in Aurora.

For more information, contact the Toys for Tots Denver branch at 303-801-0166.

Rebate program taking applications

Low-income seniors and disabled residents may begin applying to the Colorado Department of Revenue for the Property Tax/Rent/Heat Rebate Program.

Eligible applicants can receive as much as a $600 rebate for property taxes or as much as $192 of their heating bills paid in 2009.

More information about applications and the rebate process can be found at www.taxcolorado.com or by calling 303-238-7378.

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