Briefs for Aug. 3 |

Briefs for Aug. 3

Registration is under way for Northwest Colorado Rural Philanthropy Days, which returns to Northwest Colorado for the first time in four years. This year’s event will be Sept. 11 to 13 at The Inn at SilverCreek in Granby.

This is an opportunity for nonprofit leaders from Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt, Jackson and Grand counties to meet with Colorado funders in order to learn more about each other, build relationships, and explore funding opportunities.

The $75 registration fee allows nonprofits access to training, panels and workshops, plus the chance to have valuable face-time with the people from large private and government funders who make the decisions about where to send grant monies.

Online registration may be completed at by clicking on the Rural Philanthropy Days link. Call Nicole at (970) 887-9838 or to receive a form.

Scholarship Fund Golf tourney is Saturday

The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament has been re-scheduled for Saturday. The tournament is a four-person scramble format.

A $2,500 hole-in-one prize, longest drive and closest to the pin contests will be held and prizes will be awarded. Funds will help send an area graduate to college.

Meeker church offers programs for kids

The Faith Baptist Church in Meeker offers a Patch the Pirate Club on Wednesday nights for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade that runs from September to the end of May every year.

Faith Baptist Church will also be having a Vacation Bible School from Aug. 14 to 17. Events include a penny offering, games, door prizes, and a Bible lesson every night from internationally known John Wayne impersonator, Dr. Gene Howard.

The Bible school will begin at 7 p.m.

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