Briefs for July 16, 2012: Fair organizers seeking volunteers |

Briefs for July 16, 2012: Fair organizers seeking volunteers

Any Moffat County resident interested in helping with the 2012 Moffat County Fair open class division — quilting, art, photography, horticulture, foods, etc. — is encouraged to call the Moffat County Extension Office at 970-824-9180 or drop by the office at 539 Barclay St.

Open class entries are taken from 6 to 8 p.m. August 7 and from 8 to 11 a.m. August 8.

For more information, call at (970) 824-9180.

Donations needed for school drive

Love INC of the Yampa Valley, 656 School St., is accepting donations for a school supply drive.

Items most commonly needed include new backpacks, 24-packs of crayons, 12-packs of colored pencils, No. 2 pencils, loose-leaf notebook paper, spiral notebooks, facial tissue, safety scissors, pencil sharpeners, rulers, liquid glue, glue sticks, erasers, watercolor paints, pens (blue, red or black ink), typing paper, sticky notes, colored two-pocket folders and Clorox wipes.

Donations will go toward Project School Supply, which provides materials for children ages 4 and older, and Project Teacher Supply, a partnership between Love INC and the Craig Rotary Club to provide commonly needed materials to local educators.

Cash donations also are accepted and can be brought to the Love INC office or mailed to PO Box 892 Craig, CO, 81626.

For more information, call Love INC at 826-4400.

Foreclosure workshop Aug. 2

A foreclosure prevention workshop is scheduled for 2 to 3 p.m. Aug. 2 in the conference room in the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way.

The event, sponsored by the Colorado Foreclosure Hotline, is free and open to the public.

Housing counselors approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be available to speak with residents about foreclosure prevention options.

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