Craig briefs: Food distribution schedule released |

Craig briefs: Food distribution schedule released

United States Depart­ment of Agriculture food commodities will be distributed by the Moffat County Department of Social Services from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 17 in Craig at 595 Breeze St., the northeast alley entrance only.

The distribution in Maybell is from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 18 at the Community Center.

The distribution in Dinosaur also is Nov. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the County Office.

For more information, call the Moffat County Department of Social Services at 824-8282.

Yampa pageant to take place today

The Miss Yampa Valley Pageant is an all natural pageant for girls ages 3 to 18.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. today at Ridgeview Elementary School.

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Contestants are asked to bring a new or like new toy to be donated to the KRAI toy drive.

Optional competitions will take place through the day, and the finale will begin at 6:30 p.m.  

The finale will feature a formal wear competition, performances and final awards.

Attendees of the finale are asked to make a donation to Moffat County United Way.

For more information, call Tania Herring at 824-1999.

Pregnancy Center preparing for event

The Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center is scheduled to hosts its 17th annual Chili Supper & Silent Auction today at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40.

Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

The cost is $6 per person, $10 per couple and $20 for a family of four. The cost for additional children is $2.

Tickets will be available at the door.

For more information, call 824-5204.

Free sign language class offered Nov. 17

A free sign language class for adults starts Nov. 17 in Craig. The class will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave.

It will last eight to 10 weeks. Participants can buy books at Colorado Northwestern Community College and online. For information, call 824-2547 and ask for Deena or Staci.

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