Briefs for Sept. 28 |

Briefs for Sept. 28

Craig Intermediate School hosts Scholastic Book Fair

The Craig Intermediate School will host a Scholastic Book Fair from Oct. 15 to 19.

Historical group meeting Saturday

Preserving the Last Frontier historical group meets at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Meadows II in the second-floor meeting room. Gordon Tileston will speak about aviation and airplanes in the early years. Call 824-5343.

Take flight with CNCC helicopter program

Premier Helicopters, in conjunction with Colorado Northwestern Community College and Spectrum Jet Center, will offer helicopter rides beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday. The helicopter will be the same aircraft used in CNCC’s helicopter program.

Introductory flights will cost $30 for five minutes. Passengers will be allowed to briefly take the flight controls.

Other rates, which also include controlling the helicopter with an instructor, are $100 for 15 minutes, $200 for 30 minutes and $385 for a full hour.

For more information, call CNCC/premier helicopter instructor Drew Mitchell at 946-0784.

Local student selected for leadership forum

Joey Hendershott, a Craig student, has been accepted to the People to People World Leadership Forum. Hendershott will join a select group of students March 17 to 23, 2008, in Washington, D.C.

The students will earn high school credit while studying leadership and exploring some of the United States’ most prominent monuments and institutions.

Hendershott was nominated and accepted for the honor based on scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.

From Capitol Hill to the Smithsonian Institution and from Colonial Williamsburg to the National Museum of American History, Hendershott will examine the characteristics of American leadership during times of national challenges and prosperity.

Forum delegates will also participate in small-group discussions and exercises to experience firsthand how successful leaders develop strategies, make decisions, build consensus and foster change.

The program is coordinated by People to People Student Leader Programs to fulfill the vision President Dwight D. Eisenhower had for fostering world citizenship when he founded People to People during his presidency in 1956.

Support group to meet

The Special Angels Parent Program is a support group for parents who have children with special needs.

The group’s first meeting is scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Craig office, 745 Russell St.

For more information, call Amanda Boswell at 824-6036 or e-mail her at

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