Craig briefs: Holiday Inn gets new name – Clarion Inn & Suites |

Craig briefs: Holiday Inn gets new name – Clarion Inn & Suites

Holiday Inn gets new name: Clarion Inn

The Craig hotel formerly known as the Holiday Inn officially will be branded as a Clarion Inn & Suites.

The hotel was bank-owned before it was bought by New York-based Jacobs Real Estate Advisors. They purchased the 152-room hotel for about $3.1 million in November under a newly formed company called Jacobs 300 Colorado LLC.

Sholom Jacobs, owner of the new Clarion, confirmed the brand change Tuesday in an email that said, "It's true."

The hotel will see some big changes during the next year besides a new name. About $1.5 million will go into improvements, Jacobs said in November.

The new owners will host a meet-and-greet with drinks and appetizers at 4:30 p.m. today at the hotel.

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Club members will discuss the upcoming pep assembly and team dinner. For more information, email Lisa Lawton at

Club taking RSVPs for Diamonds and Spurs

The Rotary Club of Craig will host its annual Diamonds and Spurs event Jan. 25 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The black-tie event features delicious food, drinks, a silent auction, dancing and music.

Tickets cost $60 per individual, $480 for an eight-person table and $600 for a 10-person table.

To buy a ticket or for more information, call Randy Looper at 970-826-4444.

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