Briefs for February 24: Chili cook-off Saturday

Chili cook-off Saturday

The second annual Chili Challenge will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St.

Attendees must enter the east door by the steps.

The chili cook-off is put on by the college’s student government and includes divisions for red, green and white chili. Prizes will be awarded for first and second place in all divisions.

Competitors pay $4 to enter the event.

The cook-off includes all-you-can-eat chili and is open to the public. Admittance costs $6 per person, $10 per couple and $15 per family.

For more information or to enter the event, call Desiree Brown at 970-201-1013.

AARP meeting Monday

An AARP meeting will take place at 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

For more information, call Mary Jo Brown at 824-2139.

Commitment to Excellence meets March 2

Maximum Commitment to Excellence will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 2 at Mountain West Insurance and Financial Services, 100 E. Victory Way.

The meeting is open to members o f the business community and other residents interested in supporting and augmenting local education.

Preserving the Last Frontier meets Saturday

Preserving The Last Frontier will conduct its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the library on the second floor of Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

Lou Wyman will give a program on the "Forgotten Town" of Pagoda.

The meeting is open to anyone interested in local history.

For more information, call 824-6761.

Free crochet classes

A free crochet class takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. March 2 at 655 Ranney St.

March’s project is a double crochet granny square.

Participants should bring 4-ply yarn, a size H hook, scissors and a blunt end needle.

Call Mary Walters at 824-2923.

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