Briefs for Oct. 13, 2011: 5:05 Drinks set for tonight
October 13, 2011
Yampa Valley Data Partners will host 5:05 Drinks from 5:05 to 6:30 p.m. today at J.W. Snack's Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way.
The program will focus on keeping homes warm and energy efficient this winter.
The event is free to the public and includes appetizers and drink specials.
For more information, call 824-1133.
DAR to host member workshop
The Augusta Wallihan Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host a prospective member workshop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way.
Any woman interested in learning more about the DAR is encouraged to attend. Members of the Colorado State Society NSDAR will conduct the workshop and will be available to work one-on-one with attendees.
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For more information, call Shannan Koucherik at 824-9518 or Arloa Gerber at 824-3396.
Golden Cavvy to host fundraiser
The Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave., will host its second annual fundraiser for Christmas for Kids on Saturday.
The event will feature community members as "celebrity servers" from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
All tips collected will be donated to Christmas for Kids. The event will also include music by Cabin Fever and drawings.
For more information, call the Golden Cavvy at 824-6038.
Love INC hosts Community Coat Drive
Love in the Name of Christ is now distributing winter coats and is seeking donations to the Community Coat Drive.
Distributions are scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday at Hayden Congregational United Church of Christ, 202 E. Jefferson St., Hayden; and Oct. 24 through 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church and Lutheran Church of Grace, 657 Green St.
Anyone in need of a winter coat may pick up one for themselves and their children. The limit is one coat per person per year.
Donations of gently used coats, gloves and other accessories are accepted at Love INC, 656 School St., or Calvary Baptist Church, 1050 Yampa Ave.
For more information about the Community Coat Drive, call Love INC at 826-4400.
Bella Voce to host masquerade dinner
Bella Voce Show Chorus presents its Masquerade Diva Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.
The event includes dinner, a dessert bar and a cabaret-style show followed by dancing. Costumes are optional.
Tickets are $40 per person or $25 for students 25 and younger.
For tickets or for more information, call Jeana Womble at 629-9244.
Soup supper set for Friday
A soup supper with dessert is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St.
The cost is $6.
For more information, call Jan at 824-4136.
Cortners to give away pumpkins
Red and Linda Cortner will again give pumpkins to area youths next week.
In Craig, youths may get a free pumpkin beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday at Homemaker Furnishings, 468 Ranney St. Last year, pumpkins were all distributed by about 11:30 a.m., Red said.
In Baggs, Wyo., children may get a pumpkin at Little Snake River Valley School today.
In Meeker, pumpkins are available on Friday afternoon on the Rio Blanco County Courthouse lawn.
Red said he likes to give youths an opportunity to get a free pumpkin and put a smile on their faces.
"Halloween's the greatest holiday in the year," Red said. "A couple pieces of candy and a pumpkin, and the kids are happy."
For more information, call 826-2706.
Hunter sight-ins scheduled for October, November
Hunter sight-ins are scheduled for October and November at the Bears Ears Sportsman Club Cedar Mountain Range, on Moffat County Road 7 about five miles north of Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply.
Sight-ins are set for Thursday and Friday (first season), Oct. 20 and 21 (second season), Nov. 3 and 4 (third season), and Nov. 14 and 15 (fourth season). The range opens at 9 a.m.
Targets are out to 400 yards.
For more information, call Howdy at 824-6109 or 629-8550 or Andy at 824-8407.