Briefs for March 10, 2011: Craig Book Club reviewing ‘The Island of Seven Cities’
The Craig Book Club is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 657 Green St. Jan Rogers will review Paul Chiasson’s “The Island of Seven Cities.”
Marian Simons will be the hostess. For more information, call 824-7368.
Chamber Board meeting today
The Craig Chamber of Commerce Board is meeting at 11:30 a.m. today in the conference room at the Chamber, 360 E. Victory Way. The meeting is open to the public.
The agenda is listed below:
• Call to order
• Roll call
• Approve agenda
• Divulge conflicts of interest
• Review and approve February meeting minutes
• Treasurer’s report
• Technology committee (map presentation) — Renee Campbell and Christina Oxley discuss possible equipment purchase
• Chamber marketing — Gail Severson
• Member recruitment — Mardi Anson
• Member services — Mardi Anson
• State of the County review — Christina Oxley
• Discuss Moffat County Commission proposal, Moffat County Tourism Association update
• Appoint new board president — Christina Oxley
• Appoint nominating committee to fill seat vacated by Jim Herschberg
• Quality of life contest funding — Christina Oxley
• Director’s report
• Additional business/audience comments
EDP hosting class for entrepreneurs
The Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership is hosting a free class today for entrepreneurs hoping to start a small business. “First steps — How to start a business 101” is scheduled for 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the second-floor conference room at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way.
For more information or to RSVP, call 756-1885.
Car care clinic set for Saturday
A free car care clinic for single mothers, seniors, and disabled residents is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Cook Chevrolet, 1776 W. Victory Way, in Craig.
Car care clinic staffers will check all fluids and top them off, if needed; test anti-freeze; air up tires and check treads; and check lights, battery connections, horns, wipers, and belts.
Staffers can also arrange for discounted repairs and oil changes, if possible.
The clinic is by appointment only, and is a project by a small group from The Journey at First Baptist.
For more information, call Love In the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley at 826-4400.
Museum organizing second Western Heritage Quilt Show
The second Western Heritage Quilt Show is set for this summer at the Museum of Northwest Colorado. The deadline to enter the show in May and June is April 30, according to a news release from the museum.
For more information, visit http://www.yvpmquiltguild.com, or call Deb at 846-1949.
Daffodil sales to benefit hospice patients
Daffodils will be on sale for $5 a bunch starting March 15 in Craig, Hayden and Steamboat Springs. Proceeds benefit hospice care for terminally ill patients in the Yampa Valley.
Daffodils will be sold at City Market, Safeway, and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association offices in Craig and Steamboat Springs, as well as Ace at the Curve, Alpine Floral, the Clark Store and the Hayden Mercantile.
For more information, call Marti at 871-7617.
Legion to raffle rifle
American Legion Post 62 in Craig is going to raffle an M1-A1 7.62 mm rifle during the April 30 bingo game at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. The raffle is a fundraiser for the American Legion. For more information, call 824-3625.
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