CNCC hosting art commission workshop

CNCC hosting art commission workshop

A workshop to help guide residents through obtaining a public art commission will take place at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

The event covers where and how to find public art opportunities and how to write proposals, among other topics.

Attendees also can bring their portfolios for review.

The event includes information on how to get images on CAFÉ.

Participants are encouraged to bring their computers and one or two images they would like to test.

The workshop costs $50, or $25 for Moffat County residents older than 62.

To register or for more information, call 824-1101.

Benefit dinner set for Saturday

A benefit for Lester Welch, who is battling cancer, will take place Saturday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

Dinner begins at 4:30 p.m., followed by an auction.

The event costs $15 for adults, or $7 per plate for children 16 and younger.

Cash donations can be made to Chris or Lester Welch at Bank of Colorado, 250 W. Victory Way.

To donate items to the auction, call Cori Kroese at 970-326-5473.

Hospital Foundation receives El Pomar grant

The El Pomar Foundation has awarded a $15,000 grant to The Memorial Hospital Foundation, the hospital reported Tuesday in a news release.

The grant was submitted in support of a new Picture Archiving and Communication System, which handles images from instruments including ultrasound, MRI, mammography and radiology.

“Receiving this funding is an example of the support that is behind improving quality of care through integrated health information technology,” CEO George Rohrich said in the release.

“Our objective is to invest in technology as appropriate to improve patient outcomes. Providing first-class healthcare is a priority for TMH.”

CNCC to host art reception, student performances

“Moffat Learning Together 2012,” an event hosted by Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Moffat County School District, takes place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at CNCC’s Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

The event will feature the college’s new art collection and will include performances by students from Moffat County High School, Craig Middle School and Craig elementary schools.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Kellie Dippel at 824-1147.

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