Briefs for Feb. 10, 2011: Governor orders flags lowered in honor of fallen soldier

Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered flags on all state and federal buildings be lowered today in honor of Army Specialist Joshua R. Campbell, 22, of Bennett.

Campbell died Jan. 29 in the Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to reports, he died of injuries sustained when an Improvised Explosive Device detonated near his military vehicle.

Campbell was assigned to the 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the 82nd Sustainment Brigade in Fort Bragg, N.C.

Campbell’s parents live in Bennett and Brighton. Private services are scheduled for today in Aurora.

‘Swan Thieves’ up next for Craig Book Club

The Craig Book Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 657 Green St.

Club member Bonnie Thompson will review Elizabeth Kostova’s “The Swan Thieves.” The hostess will be Susie Begam-Violette.

For more information, call 824-1956.

Partners hosts 5:05 Drinks tonight

Yampa Valley Partners and TLC Carpet One hosts the 5:05 Drinks Program at 5:05 p.m. today at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant, 538 Yampa Ave.

Jim Chappell, of Yampa Valley Electric Association, will present from 5:30 to 6 p.m. about energy efficiency, and distribute free light bulbs, energy guides and newsletters.

The program is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Kate Nowak at 824-1133.

EDP offering free class at Moffat County Courthouse

The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership is hosting its monthly “How to Start a Business 101” seminar tonight.

The class is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the second-floor conference room at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way.

The free class offers advice and help to potential entrepreneurs. For more information, call 826-2039.

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