Briefs for March 8, 2011: Churches hosting pancake dinner tonight |

Briefs for March 8, 2011: Churches hosting pancake dinner tonight

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and Lutheran Church of Grace, 657 Green St., will host a free pancake supper from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight for the community. Anyone is welcome, and donations are appreciated.

Habitat Partnership Program gathering tonight at Craig Chamber

The Northwestern Colorado Habitat Partnership Program committee will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Craig Chamber of Commerce, 360 E. Victory Way. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call 824-0347.

Craig City Council meeting tonight

The Craig City Council will host its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the council chambers at Craig City Hall. The meeting is open to the public.

The agenda is listed below:

• Roll call

• Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence

• Approve Feb. 22 meeting minutes

• Approve February bills

• Approve agenda

• Consent agenda:

— Approval of a special events permit for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265 for a Colorado Department of Transportation retirement party April 8 at the Moffat County Pavilion

• Audiences:

— Matthew Beckett presents on the effects of the social host ordinance

— Appointment of Chris Nichols to the Planning and Zoning Commission

• Other business:

— Award bid for custodial services at Craig City Hall and The Center of Craig

— Resolution No. 5, a resolution authorizing the city clerk to appoint election judges for the municipal election on April 5

• Staff reports:

— February month-end report for the Craig Police Department

— Discussion on Whittle the Wood

• City manager/city attorney reports

• Council reports

• Audience comments

• Adjournment

Church hosting dinner, service for Ash Wednesday

Friendship United Methodist Church, 700 Barclay St., will host an Ash Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a hot dog dinner at 6 p.m., before the service. The public is invited to attend the service and the dinner.

For more information, call Rev. Karen Gibson at 824-7939 or 620-0339.

Craig Book Club to meet Thursday

The Craig Book Club is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday 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.

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.

Humane Society’s monthly meeting set for March 14

The monthly Humane Society of Moffat County meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 14 at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Ann Anderson at 620-2014.

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