Briefs for April 6, 2011: Teacher of the Year nominations sought |

Briefs for April 6, 2011: Teacher of the Year nominations sought

The Craig Daily Press is seeking nominations for its 2010-11 Teacher of the Year.

This is the sixth year the Daily Press will honor an area teacher for his or her commitment to students and for encouraging them to think outside the box.

Past recipients are Amy Pottinger, Rosie Crosthwaite, Sylvia Duncan, Deb Frazier and John Bolton.

To nominate a teacher, visit or pick up a nomination form at the Daily Press office, 466 Yampa Ave.

The deadline to submit entries is 5 p.m. April 29.

For more information, call Michelle Balleck at (970) 875-1790 or e-mail her at

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Second Amendment focus of meeting

The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at The Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

The meeting will include a presentation on the Second Amendment.

Speakers include Steve Sloan, Moffat County Sheriff Tim Jantz and Bob McConnell, who will discuss the amendment, concealed weapons, the law and military.

For more information, call Billie Jacobs at 824-0339.

Bookstore hosting meet-and-greet

Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave., will host a meet-and-greet with local author Demetri Glimidakis at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Glimidakis will discuss and sign copies of his new Christian fiction/fantasy book, "The Crimson Knight."

For more information, call Downtown Books at 824-5343 or Glimidakis at 620-3899.

Fuller Center seeks project volunteers

The Moffat County Fuller Center of Housing, a nonprofit organization designed to provide affordable housing, is hosting a work day at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Simmons House.

The organization needs volunteers to help with demolition of the abandoned building, which will be rebuilt into a four-unit apartment complex that will provide families with affordable housing.

Lunch will be provided.

To volunteer, call Odella McAndrew at 734-5701 or Neil Folks at 824-0312.

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