Craig briefs: Fund established for medical expenses |

Craig briefs: Fund established for medical expenses

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Fund established for medical expenses

Craig resident Mel L. Duran was recently diagnosed with leukemia, and is undergoing treatment at University Hospital in Denver. A fund has been established to help Duran with medical costs.

Donations can be made to Yampa Valley Bank, 435 Mack Lane in Craig, in care of Mel Duran.

For more information, call Tom Duran at 824-2244 or Terry Duran at 824-2773.

Humane Society voting ends today

Today is the final day for the public to vote on photographs for the Humane Society of Moffat County's 2011 Pet Mates Calendar.

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Voting will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the Farmer's Market at Alice Pleasant Park in downtown Craig.

Voting is by donation.

For more information, call Carol Scott at 824-2103.

Ladies Auxiliary offering bingo

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 Ladies Auxiliary is scheduled to host bingo from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday upstairs at the VFW restaurant, 419 E. Victory Way.

The event is open to the public.

For more information, call Jeannie Wixson at 875-1768.

OP Bar and Grill to host chamber event

The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are having a business after-hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the OP Bar and Grill, 534 E. Victory Way.

There will be food and a Hawaiian theme.

RSVP by calling 824-5689 or email

Elks Lodge hosting weekend yard sale

The Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way, will host an indoor yard sale with an open snack bar Saturday and Sunday.

Anyone with items to sell can get a table for $5 (Elks Lodge members) or $10 (the fee for non members).

Items to be sold can range from baked goods, crafts or simply "stuff you want to get rid of," according to a news release.

For more information, call the Elks Lodge at 824-3557 or Frank Sadvar at 620-0874.

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