Craig briefs: Seminar designed to aid businesses

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Seminar designed to aid businesses

— The public is invited to attend a free seminar next week about how to grow small businesses and thrive in the future.

Top of Mind Awareness is a survey that measures the public's knowledge of a company. The seminar will focus on how local businesses can compete with national chain stores by increasing TOMA. The survey will show how quickly people think of a company when a service is needed.

The seminar is free and will begin at 7:30 a.m. March 26 with sign-ups. The presentation is from 8 to 10 a.m. It will be hosted at the Holiday Inn of Craig.

The seminar will be presented by nationally-known speaker Mark Rood and is sponsored by the Craig Daily Press.

Breakfast is provided and RSVP is required. For more information, call 824-7031 or e-mail Renee Campbell at rcampbell@craigdailypress.com.

'The Cisco Kid' shows Friday at museum

The Wyman Museum, 94350 U.S. Highway 40, is hosting a matinee public screening Friday afternoon of "The Cisco Kid." The movie begins at 2 p.m.

Popcorn and drinks will be available. The cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children younger than 12.

For more information, call the museum at 824-6346.

Kiwanis scholarship applications due Monday

The Craig Kiwanis Club plans to award about $8,000 in scholarships in 2009.

A minimum of $500 will be awarded as a Key Club Scholarship to a member of the Moffat County High School Key Club.

To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must:

• Be a current or previous graduate of Moffat County High School or an MCHS student who did not graduate for a valid reason.

• Be a resident of Moffat County, as should at least one parent.

• Be accepted and enrolled in an accredited university, college, business school or vocational school.

Scholarship recipients will be chosen based upon their demonstrated leadership qualities, community involvement, academic achievement and financial need. Prior scholarship winners are encouraged to submit new applicants for 2009 scholarships. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the recipients' college or school.

Scholarship applications are available in the counselor office at the high school.

Applications, along with additional supporting documentation, should be completed and mailed or delivered to: Moffat County High School, Attn: Paula Duzik, 900 Finley Lane, Craig, CO 81625; or Jeff Corriveau, Craig Ford-Mercury, 801 W. Victory Way, Craig, CO 81625.

Applications must be received on or before 3 p.m. March 23. Scholarship recipients will be announced before April 30.

For more information, call Jeff Corriveau at 824-9441.

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