Craig briefs: Love INC to give out coats today

Love INC distributed more than 525 coats, as well as many mittens, gloves and hats from October through December 2009.

The organization is continuing to distribute coats in Craig.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church/Lutheran Church of Grace, 657 Green St., is hosting the distribution through March.

Coats will be available from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays for anyone who needs one. Coats are limited to one per person. Parents may pick up a coat for a child.

The group also is accepting donations of “gently used” coats, hats and gloves to help those in need. Donations may be dropped off at the church, or at the Love INC office, 656 School St.

Editorial Board members sought

The Craig Daily Press is seeking three to four people to participate on its next Editorial Board.

Editorial Board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the newspaper’s opinion pieces for that week’s Wednesday and Saturday editions.

Editorial Board terms last three months.

If anyone is interested, call Editor Joshua Roberts at 875-1791 or e-mail him at editor@craigdailypress.com.

Teacher of the Year nominations sought

The Craig Daily Press is seeking nominations for its 2010 Teacher of the Year.

This is the fifth year the Daily Press will honor an area teacher for his or her commitment to students and for encouraging them to think outside the box.

Past recipients are Amy Pottinger, Rosie Crosthwaite, Sylvia Duncan and Deb Frazier.

To nominate a teacher, visit www.craigdailypress.com/documents/ and locate the 2010 Teacher of the Year Nomination Form or pick one up at the Daily Press office, 466 Yampa Ave.

The deadline to submit entries is 5 p.m. April 30.

The winner will be notified in mid-May.

Call Michelle Balleck at 970-875-1790 or e-mail her at mballeck@craigdailypress.com for more information.

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