Craig Briefs: Upcoming banquet to include dinner, auctions

Upcoming banquet to include dinner, auctions

Ducks Unlimited will host a banquet Dec. 5 at the Holiday Inn of Craig, 300 S. Colo. Hwy. 13. Social hour and games will begin at 4 p.m., with dinner slated for 6 p.m. A live and silent auction will follow.

Items up for auction include several guns, a Labrador puppy, a sporting clay shoot for four people, art and gift items.

For tickets or more information, call Mardi Anson at 629-2380.

Salvation Army seeking volunteer bell ringers

The Salvation Army’s Craig Service Extension Unit is looking for as many as 100 people to volunteer as bell ringers this holiday season. The annual kettle drive begins Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

The Salvation Army is hoping to have three kettles — outside City Market, Walmart and Kmart. Half- or full-day shifts are available. Hours for a full shift are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Anyone interested should call LuAnn Kline at The Journey at First Baptist at 824-5926.

Trash pickups to be done in advance

The city of Craig Solid Waste Department will not provide residential trash service on Thursday and Friday.

The pickup schedule will be rearranged temporarily to accommodate the Thanksgiving holiday, with pickups done in advance throughout the week.

Monday and Tuesday’s pickups will be done Monday, and Wednesday and Thursday’s pickups Tuesday. Friday’s pickups will be on Wednesday.

For more information, leave a message at 824-3278 or call Craig City Hall at 826-2005 or the Road and Bridge Department at 824-4463.

Next Craig Coffee Party meeting Saturday

The Craig Coffee Party is scheduled to meet from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the back room at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave. A topic of discussion will be the Nov. 2 general election.

Anyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, call Jim Blevins at 824-4564.

Libraries closed beginning Nov. 25

All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be closed Thursday through Sunday in observance of Thanksgiving. All branches will reopen Nov. 29.

For more information, call the Craig branch at 824-5116.

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