Briefs for April 30, 2011: Police hosting event today in Craig |

Briefs for April 30, 2011: Police hosting event today in Craig

The Craig Police Department and Colorado State Patrol will be participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Centennial Mall parking lot, 1111 W. Victory Way.

Residents will be able to bring unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs to the event. Authorities will dispose of the drugs for free with no questions asked.

Needles and sharps, mercury thermometers, oxygen containers, chemotherapy/radioactive substances, pressurized containers, or illicit drugs will not be accepted.

Coffee party slated to meet today

The Craig Coffee Party is scheduled to meet at noon today at Serendipity Coffee Shop, 576 Yampa Ave.

The meeting is open to anyone interested in discussing politics with civility and respect to others and who wants to gain a better understanding of the issues.

For more information, call 824-4671.

Preserving the Last Frontier meeting set

The Preserving the Last Frontier organization will host its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. today in the library on the second floor at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The program is to be the Dickinson/Sparks family history.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 824-6761.

Today’s auction to benefit Craig family

The OP Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way, will host a benefit auction for Landon Hatcher from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Paula Sadvar and the restaurant are the organizers.

Landon, an infant from Craig, is suffering from medical conditions stemming from a brain tumor found in January.

His parents, Chris and Amber Hatcher, do not have health insurance and the benefit is for their son’s medical expenses. Anyone is welcome to attend the auction.

Bingo jackpot now more than $1,200

American Legion Post 62 will host bingo tonight at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:15 p.m.

The progressive jackpot is now more than $1,200.

There will also be a raffle for an M1-A1 7.62 mm rifle.

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