Briefs for August 18: School assistance program taking applications |

Briefs for August 18: School assistance program taking applications

Families with school-aged children at any grade level can apply for assistance in clothing and supplies from several local programs.

The deadline for applications is Sept. 7.

For more information contact (970) 826-4400 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday, and just from 2 p.m. to 5 Tuesday and Thursdays.

The Love INC program includes necessities such as backpacks, pencils and paper as well as two full sets of clothing and one pair of shoes.

Blood drive slated for Tuesday

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

To make an appointment call the Bonfils Appointment Center at (303) 363-2300 or (800) 365-0006, opt. 2. Appointments also can be made online at by using the group No. 0183.

Walk-ins are welcome as space permits. Participants are asked to eat a full meal and drink a lot of water before donating, which should take about an hour.

For more information, call Kristine Cooper at (970) 826-2270 or email her at

County Democrats to meet

The Moffat County Democratic Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40. The meeting will take place outside, so those attending are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.

CNCC barbeque set for Wednesday

Colorado Northwest Community College’s Craig Campus Community Barbeque will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday on the patio on the east end of the academic building, 2801 West Ninth St. — north of Memorial Hospital.

Community members are invited to join CNCC in a celebration of the first anniversary of the new Craig campus and enjoy the college’s art collection, located indoors and outside the campus buildings.

Complimentary drinks, hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and cookies will be served.

For information, call 824-1109 or email

MCHS to host open house

Moffat County High School will host an open house for freshmen and new students from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday.

Students may pick up their schedules and locker assignments in the second floor commons beginning at 3:30 p.m. There will be a short presentation for freshman parents in the auditorium at 5:30.

If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Duzik at 826-6610 or Mrs. Moore at 826-6611.

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