Craig briefs: Hospice daffodil sales are today

Daffodils to benefit Hospice will be on sale today at City Market, Safeway and the Visiting Nurse Association offices in Craig, as well as the Hayden Merchantile.

Daffodils are $5 a bunch.

Funds raised help provide Hospice care for terminally ill patients in the Yampa Valley.

For more information, or to volunteer to wrap, sell or deliver daffodils, call Laura at the VNA at 871-7638.

Restaurant to host an open mic night

Carellis Pizzeria & Pasta, 465 Yampa Ave., is scheduled to host open mic night today. Sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m., and performances begin at 7 p.m.

For more information, call 824-6868.

Habitat Partnership Program to meet

The Northwest Colorado Habitat Partnership Prog­ram committee is scheduled to host its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Craig Chamber of Commerce, 360 E. Victory Way.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 824-2526.

Food orders can be submitted this week

Purchasing for SHARE Craig food orders is sche­­duled for today and Wednesday.

Orders will be taken at 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. today at Sunset Meadows II and I, respectively. On Wednesday, residents may submit orders from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 638 School St.

Call Karen at 824-7939.

Conservation group sponsoring meeting

The Colorado First Conservation District is sponsoring a herd quitter meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Herd quitter is a term coined by Kit Pharo, of the Pharo Cattle Co., to describe ranchers who are “willing to think outside the box and embrace unconventional, high-output, sustainable agriculture,” according to a news release from the Conservation District.

“Kit believes that ranching should be both profitable and enjoyable,” according to the news release. “Kit will be presenting an innovative approach to ranchers on grazing, calving and cow size.”

For more information, call DeDe Sorrentino at 824-3476, ext. 101.

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