Briefs for May 4: Tobacco use survey underway

Tobacco use survey underway

The N-CTRL coalition, led by the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and Grand Futures Prevention Coalition, is conducting a public opinion survey to gather information about children and teen tobacco use.

The survey is open to Craig, Hayden and Oak Creek residents.

To access the survey, visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/5S3H3N9 or visit the N-CTRL Facebook page.

For more information, call Vicki Barron, VNA community health educator, at 875-1883 or email her at vbarron@nwcovna.org.

Hens and Chicks meeting today

Hens and Chicks, the local chapter of the Mary Jane Farmgirls, will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Bell Tower Building, 50 College Dr.

Call Susan Domer at 824-6436 for more information.

Benefit rummage sale Saturday

A benefit rummage sale for Craig residents John and Tracey Wall takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at The Journey at First Baptist, 1150 W. Ninth St.

Proceeds benefit the Walls’ upcoming ministry aboard a Mercy Ship, a hospital vessel bound for Africa.

Household items and baked goods will be for sale, and chili, cornbread and beverages will be available.

Donated household items, baked goods and financial donations are accepted.

For more information, call Christy at 629-2074, Lynne at 326-6012 or Angela at 756-1931.

CNCC seeking comments for accreditation review

Colorado Northwestern Community College is seeking public comments as it undergoes an accreditation review, the college reported in a news release.

“Comments are forwarded to accreditation evaluation team members so they can be included in their review of the institution when they do their site visit scheduled for the fall of 2012,” according to the release.

Comments can be submitted online at www.ncahlc.org/Information-for-the-Public/third-party-comment.html.

Written comments can be sent to Public Comment on Colorado Northwestern Community College, The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL, 60604-1411.

Information about accreditation is available at the Higher Learning Commissions’ website, www.ncahlc.org.

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