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Briefs for Feb. 24, 2011: St. Michael Church plans Mardi Gras party

St. Michael Catholic Church has scheduled its annual Mardi Grad Party and Dinner for March 4 at the church, 678 School St.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for happy hour, and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.

A disc jockey will provide entertainment, and there will be prizes for the best costumes.

Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger at KS Kreations, 523 Yampa Ave., or the church.

Tickets at the door are $15 for adults or $6 for children 12 and younger.

For more information, call the church at 824-5330.

Farmgirls chapter seeks new members

The local chapter of the Farmgirl Sisterhood — the Yampa Valley Hens and Chicks — is looking for new members.

The group gathers to discuss and work on projects involving craftiness, sewing, painting, gardening, tending animals and neighborly actions.

For more information about the local chapter, call Susan Domer at 824-6436 about membership and meeting dates. The next meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 4.

For more information about the national organization, visit

Girl Scouts selling cookies this week

Girl Scouts troops will be selling cookies at various locations in Craig this week.

On Friday, there will be a cookie booth open from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. outside City Market, 505 W. Victory Way.

On Saturday, booths will be open from noon to 4 p.m. at City Market; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Walgreens, 750 W. Victory Way, and Walmart, 2000 W. Victory Way; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply, 2355 W. Victory Way.

On Sunday, booths will be open from noon to 4:30 p.m. at City Market, and noon to 4 p.m. Walgreens, Walmart, and Safeway, 1295 W. Victory Way.

The last day of sales is March 5. Booths will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Market and Walmart, and noon to 4 p.m. at Walgreens and Safeway.

For more information, call Becky Forquer at 824-2624.

Aquatics class moves to Hampton Inn & Suites

The Colorado Visiting Nurse Association/Aging Well program has moved its aquatics class to the Hampton Inn & Suites, 377 Cedar Court.

The class takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays. The cost is $32 for an eight-week session, or $6 for drop ins.

For more information, call Cathy Vanatta at 826-0807.

Bake sale proceeds to assist Jane Milligan

A bake sale scheduled for Saturday in front of City Market is part of the "Save Jane Campaign." A group of local residents is raising money for Jane Milligan's upcoming kidney transplant.

Donations are being accepted. To make a tax-deductible donation, visit milligan.

For more information, call John Milligan at 756-7460 or Lori Kurz at 620-6504.

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