Craig briefs: Parents can claim lost items at CMS

Craig Middle School principal Bill Toovey invites parents of students to look through the lost-and-found to claim their student’s items during Saturday’s home basketball game.

Toovey said he usually donates lost-and-found items to the Community Budget Center after a period of time, but with the large number of jackets, gloves and other items, he wanted to give parents another chance to claim lost belongings.

The lost-and-found will be located at the south entrance and will be made available starting at 9:15 a.m. at CMS, 915 Yampa Ave.

Parents should bring their student’s school identification card so CMS can log claimed items, Toovey said.

Toovey also would like to remind parents and guests to park in the north parking lot for all home basketball games.

For more information, call 824-3289.

Book club to discuss January selection

Page Turners book club is reading “Half Broke Horses,” a memoir by Jeannette Walls, this month.

The club will meet at 3 p.m. Jan. 30 at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave., to discuss the book.

Anyone is welcome.

For more information, call Caroline Dotson at 824-5343.

GOWD planning to start today

Organizers of the annual Grand Olde West Days are gearing up for the 20th celebration.

If anyone would like to be part of planning this year’s event, they are to attend a meeting at 8 a.m. today at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave.

Organizers need volunteers to help plan activities, sell T-shirts, advertise, and be available on the weekend of the festival to staff events.

For more information call Kandee Dilldine at 824-2151.

Chamber looking for mixer hosts

The Craig Chamber of Commerce is now booking after-hours mixers for 2010.

There are currently no mixers scheduled for January, April, May, September, October, November and December.

There is a $150 fee for hosting a business after-hours mixer, but the fee is discounted for members at the prestige, elite, executive, classic and business builder membership levels.

For more information, call the Chamber at 824-5689.

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