Briefs for July 9: Drought management workshop July 12
The Colorado State University Extension will sponsor a drought management workshop for agricultural producers from 7 to 9 p.m. July 12 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.
The event is open to all livestock producers and farmers in the county and will include information about U.S. Department of Agriculture designations and programs, management plans for herd reductions, and local fire evacuation emergency management plans.
For more information, call 824-9180.
Donations needed for school supply 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.
Medicare 101 in Craig rescheduled
A Medicare 101 class originally set for July 17 has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. to noon July 24.
Medicare counseling July 17 has been canceled.
Registration for the Medicare 101 class is required.
For location information or to sign up, call Medicare counselor Betsy Packer at 819-6937.
State Fair volunteers sought
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 Street.
Open class entries are taken from 6 to 8 p.m. August 7 and 8 to 11 a.m. August 8.
If you have questions, call at (970) 824-9180.
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Next week, Colorado Northwestern Community College and Moffat County are hosting a free day-long seminar for local ranchers and agriculture producers.