Briefs: Monday, Oct. 22 |

Briefs: Monday, Oct. 22

Community Budget Center

SENIOR TUESDAY: 50% off on clothing, for seniors age 62 and over, at the

Community Budget Center, 555 Yampa Avenue in downtown Craig! The Community

Budget is a non-profit organization. All proceeds from sales benefit our

local people in need.

Downtown Businesses

Trick or treats will be given to all children 12 and under at the downtown stores from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Halloween Trick or Treat- Centennial Mall

There will be trick or treat goodies given out to children 12 years and under at the Centennial Mall from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Entries for the Gingerbread House contest are due at the Museum by 4 p.m. November 30. We are planning a Downtown Christmas Open House that same evening from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Ideas, suggestions and help will be appreciated. Please attend one of our meetings, or call Karen at 824-7898.

Parade of lights is Saturday, Nov. 24. More information will follow.

The Haven Assisted Living will be hosting a Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., at The Haven Community Center. 21 booths are available for vendors interested in selling their items at $30 a booth, an extra $10 for electricity, and tables are available to rent. All proceeds from booth rentals will directly support senior programs at The Haven Assisted Living. For more information and to sign up contact Cassandra Tracy at (970) 875-1887.

The CNCC Music Department is still enlisting vocalists for their community chorus. The chorus, along with a community orchestra, will perform in concert in early Dec. Rehearsals are scheduled for Sunday evening on the CNCC-Craig campus, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Please park in the CNCC west parking lot and following the signs to the rehearsal hall. For further information, contact the CNCC-Craig campus or Bill Toovey 824-5172.

“Soulful Singing” at First Congregational Church, in Craig.

For anyone who loves to sing, it is an afternoon to enjoy singing

together. Soulful Singing, led by Pastor Ginger Taylor and Martha

Jones will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 pm on Saturday, Oct. 27, at

First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Bring percussion

instruments, if you have them. There is no charge for the event.

Please join us.

Plant a Tree, Save a Forest! Work Days @ Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, Carpool to Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge. Meet Refuge staff who will provide information about the history and purpose of the project. Travel to the cottonwood nursery to prepare trees, plant and fence trees into the forest. Departing Steamboat Springs at 7 a.m. and Departing Craig at 8 a.m. Return to Craig approx. 4:30 p.m.

Please contact Sasha at 970-824-5241 to register & learn more.

Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2

The Mental Health First Aid program is an interactive 12-hour course to provide skills around mental health literacy. This program helps individuals in the community to have a better understanding of common mental health issues by introducing participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, building understanding of their impact, providing skills for emergency situations with an overview of common treatments. Classes will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. To register, email participant’s name and email address to or all register at (970) 824-6541 Classes will be held at the Moffat County Public Safety Center Training Room, 800 W. 1st St. Craig.

20th Annual Chili Supper and Silent Auction Saturday, Nov. 3

You’re invited to the “20th Annual Chili Supper Fundraiser” to benefit the Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center, at 6 p.m. at the Center of Craig. The supper starts at 6 p.m., silent auction ends at 7 p.m., and items are awarded immediately. The cost is $6 per person or $10 a couple, with an additional charge for a family of four. For more information, call 824-5204 or email

CLUB 20 Invites You to Attend:

Building Toward Broadband for Colorado Conference

Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Ute Water Conservancy District Office, Conference Room (2190 H 1/4 Rd, Grand Junction the cost is $20 per person (covers lunch and materials).

Register: online at

You’re invited to the Craig Daily Press Advertising/Design Meet & Greet, Thursday, October 25.

We’ll give you one-on-one attention to improve the advertising and marketing plan for your business.

This free, 30-minute session includes:

  • Information about advertising and marketing services available to you.
  • One-on-one consultation with your advertising team.
  • How to make your advertising more effective.

30-minute sessions start at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25.

For more information or to register for your consultation,

contact Lindsay Porter at or 970-875-1780.

Promotional Ceremony

You are cordially invited to attend the promotions of Captain Troy Hampton to the rank of Battalion Chief and Firefighter Steve Lingo to the rank of Captain.

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. on Nov. 1, at the fire station. We will have food at the conclusion of the event and after the families and guests have enjoyed the festivities, we will conduct our monthly department meeting.

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