Briefs for Aug. 17, 2011: Road closed beginning today |

Briefs for Aug. 17, 2011: Road closed beginning today

A portion of Moffat County Road 107 will be closed from today to Sept. 2 for a bridge replacement.

The road will be closed from north of the entrance to Tri-State Generation & Transmission's Craig Station from State Highway 13 South, and approximately two miles south on County Road 107 past the intersection of Ranney Street and Colorado Highway 394.

For more information, call the Moffat County Road Department at 824-3211.

Blood drive set for Tuesday

The Bonfils Blood Center will host a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at The Memorial Hospital, 750 Hospital Loop.

To schedule an appointment, call the Bonfils appointment center at 1-800-365-0006, option 2, or sign up online at using the blood drive group number 0183.

Bonfils suggests participants eat a full meal and drink plenty of water before donating blood.

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VNA offering bereavement care

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering an information session about its bereavement care.

The session is scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the VNA, 745 Russell St.

The event will include information about the grief process and available resources. Attendees can also meet staff, including Sandy Beran, bereavement counselor, and Jo Anne Grace, spiritual care and bereavement coordinator.

To RSVP, call 871-7647.

Chamber mixer set for Aug. 25

The next Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors' Business After-Hours Mixer is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at State Farm Insurance, 690 W. Victory Way.

The event is free, open to the public and includes children's games.

To RSVP, call 824-5689 or email

Library closed for Labor Day

All branches of Moffat County Libraries will be closed Sept. 3 to 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

For more information, call 824-5116.

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