Craig briefs: Homecoming parade has new route



The residents at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab donated a quilt Tuesday to the Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center. The quilt, which is one of the activities residents participate in and took about two years to complete, will be given to a baby girl.

The 2009 Moffat County Homecoming Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 9. Line-up begins at 1 p.m. at the new starting location at Craig City Park.

Participants should line up facing south toward Victory Way.

The parade will proceed down Victory Way and end in the Safeway parking lot.

Nonschool floats or activities cost $30, and school floats and activities are $25. The theme for this year is "Bulldog Mardi Gras."

For more information or applications, call Moffat County High School at 824-7036.

Applications are due by Oct. 7.

Habitat meeting is Thursday night

The Moffat County Chapter of Routt County Habitat for Humanity hosts its next meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 630 Green St. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call pastor Bob Woods at 824-6836.

Healthier Living class begins today

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association's Aging Well program will begin offering a free, six-session class, Healthier Living Colorado, today. The class will teach participants new ways to cope with ongoing conditions such as diabetes, heart and lung disease, arthritis or asthma, to name a few.

The first class is scheduled for 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the VNA office in Craig, 745 Russell St. Classes run through Oct. 28.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, call 871-7676.

UMWA meeting is 5 p.m. Sunday

Local 1799, of the United Mine Workers Association, is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

For more information, call Fran Lux at 824-4134.

AARP meets at Sunset Meadows I

AARP Chapter No. 1418 is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The meeting is open to the public.

Refreshments and socializing will follow the business meeting.

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


irishbrat 7 years, 7 months ago

I wonder how many people will be waiting down on Yampa? Hopefully they put signs up or make an announcement on the radio for all the non paper reading people.


lonelyone 7 years, 7 months ago

Why is the parade route being changed like this???


Really 7 years, 7 months ago

There is no parking lot at CMS because of construction.


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