Craig briefs: Swine flu vaccine available to veterans |

Craig briefs: Swine flu vaccine available to veterans

The Craig Veterans Affairs TeleHealth Clinic has received 100 doses of H1N1 vaccine for distribution to veterans.

These doses are available by appointment only to veterans enrolled as patients with the VA.

To make an appointment for a H1N1 vaccine, call 970-824-6721 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.

If the line is busy, please call back.

Division of Wildlife calendar available

For the first time ever, Colorado Outdoors — the official bimonthly magazine of the Colorado Division of Wildlife — will publish a calendar featuring the magazine's photography.

The "2010 Colorado Division of Wildlife Calendar" also provides a month-by-month guide to major hunting season dates, license application deadlines, fishing information and detailed descriptions of watchable wildlife happenings and festivals around the state.

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Calendars are $6.95 and may be purchased at or DOW offices statewide. Limited numbers are available.

Libraries closing for the holidays

Moffat County Libraries will be closed Thursday through Sunday, and Jan. 1 to 3.

MCTA promoting local businesses

The Moffat County Tourism Association plans to sponsor a booth at the 2010 International Sportsmen's Exposition from Jan. 7 to 10 in Denver, and the group would like items from local businesses to help promote Moffat County.

Donated items will be used in displays and giveaways during the event.

Officials ask that business owners provide anything from drawing prizes, promotional items and brochures to help spread the word about their businesses and the community at large.

For more information, call Frank Moe at 824-9282.

Items must be in by Jan. 4.

Toys for Tots 50,000 short for year's goal

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation in Denver, a statewide group that collects and distributes toys to disadvantaged children, is about 50,000 toys short of their holiday goal this year.

Organizers encourage residents to donate online at

Donations can be cash or toys, and made on the Web site or through the mail.

For more information, contact the Toys for Tots Denver branch at 303-801-0166.

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