Briefs for Aug. 2, 2011: Today's National Night Out cancelled

The National Night Out event scheduled for today at Wendy’s has been cancelled due to a lack of participation from area agencies.

The Craig Police Department reports the event may be rescheduled for September.

Residents are still encouraged to leave their porch lights on at home as a national symbol against crime.

Fuller Center to host yard sale

The Fuller Center for Housing will host a fundraising yard sale at 9 a.m. Saturday at 836 W. Victory Way, the barn next to Brass Key Realty.

The sale will benefit the center’s demolition project on Yampa Avenue.

Donations, except for clothing, are accepted through 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Brass Key Realty.

Humane Society to meet Monday

The next Humane Society of Moffat County meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant, 538 Yampa Ave.

The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call Ann at 826-2717.

Hens and Chicks will not meet this month

The Yampa Valley Hens and Chicks, a local chapter of the Farmgirl Sisterhood, will not be meeting in August due to participation in the Moffat County Fair.

The Hens and Chicks will meet next in September for a presentation about canning.

For more information about Hens and Chicks, call Susan Domer at 824-6436.

MCHS Class of ’61 schedules reunion

The Moffat County High School Class of 1961 will celebrate its 50th reunion next month.

The reunion is scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave.

Anyone is welcome.

State Farm offering photos with cartoon stars

Bob Johnson and the State Farm insurance agency, 690 W. Victory Way, invite youths to have their photos taken with cardboard cutouts of cartoon characters Mater and Lightning McQueen this week.

Photos are available between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. today through Friday and are free.

For more information, call 824-3258.

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