Craig briefs: Last Frontier meets March 27 at Sunset
March 17, 2010
The Preserving the Last Frontier group is scheduled to host its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. March 27 in the second floor conference room at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.
The program will be given by the Museum of Northwest Colorado on old brands and branding. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 824-6360.
Woman attends animal workshop
Lori Visintainer, of Craig, recently represented Visintainer Sheep at a one-day workshop in Grand Junction presented by petfinder.com, the online database of adoptable, homeless pets.
The workshop was sponsored by PETCO and hosted by Mesa County Animal Services.
Topics included fundraising, marketing and other strategies to increase the adoptability of animals.
Petfinder.com is the largest database of homeless pets on the Web, with more than 324,000 animals listed.
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Mather's Club, 420 Yampa Ave., will offer the public a free meal of corned beef and cabbage in celebration of St. Patrick's Day at 6 p.m. today in downtown Craig. The event is open to the public.
Census job testing at Workforce Center
The Census Bureau will be offering a full day of pre-employment testing Thursday at the Colorado Workforce Center, 480 Barclay St.
Test times are 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Two forms of identification are required. A driver's license, Social Security card, birth certificate or a current passport are acceptable.
Jobs still are available for census takers starting at $12.50 per hour and 50 cents per mile.
For more information, go to census2010.gov or call 1-866-861-2010.
Groups sponsoring economic seminar
Money Matters, a free public event focused on the current economic climate and helping businesses make decisive decisions for the future, is scheduled for 7 p.m. March 29 at Moffat County High School, 900 Finley Lane.
For more information, call 824-7031.