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Briefs: Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Grand Ole Southern Christmas

CNCC plans to take life-long learners to Dallas and tour our way to Nashville. Nov. 26 – Dec. 4. To experience the start of Southern Christmas Season. The deposit deadline is extended to Tuesday, Sept. 24. Please call 824-1135 or email mary.morris@cncc.edu for details. Trip attendees must carry travel/accidental insurance.

Freedom Hooves Fundraiser

Freedom Hooves Therapeutic riding of NW Colorado will have a fundraiser Saturday, Spet. 22 starting at 8:30 a.m. at 835 Yampa Ave. Proceeds will go towards the Arena Building Project and Riding Program. Stop by, see what we have and find out more about Freedom Hooves and what we offer our citizens and community. For more information call Dona at 824-0105 or 629-5761.

Kelly Kager receives the Andrew Hecht Memorial Public Safely Award

“I’m pleased to announce that River Office Manager Kelly Kager has received the Andrew Hecht Memorial Public Safety Award,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. This award is the highest award bestowed by the National Park Service for outstanding public safety achievement. It is presented to an individual for efforts to prevent serious injuries or fatalities to the public. Out of the more than 390 National Park Service areas, Kelly was selected to receive this award because of her Outstanding outreach efforts during the votaile 2011 season on Dinosaur’s rivers.

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Kelly worked closely with our staff members to develop a new website about the high water conditions and provided constantly changing information so it always reflected current conditions. She worked closely with private boaters and outfitters to disseminate safety-related information. Kelly’s efforts prevented accidents and injuries from occurring. For more information about Dinosaur National Monument, visit us on the web at http://www.nps.gov/dino. You can also find us on facebook. Call us at (435)781-7702 with any questions or for additional information.

Moffat County Museum of Northwestern Colorado

The museum has extended The Norman Rockwell exhibit till Nov. 2. If you and your family have not yet had a chance to check it out you still have time. The Museum of Northwestern Colorado, located at 590 Yampa Avenue is downtown Craig. For more information call (970) 824-6360 or toll free 877-825-6360 or by emailing musnwco@moffatcounty.net

Leaf 5K Cruncher & 1 Mile Family Fun Run

Saturday, Sept. 22, at Loudy Simpson Park. Pre-registration starts at 7:15 a.m. Leaf 5K Cruncher starts at 8:00 a.m. and Fun Run will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. Race fee: $20 per adult, $5 per child, Parents running with children $20 equals one child and one adult. Get registration forms at http://www.moffatcountyeducation.com. MCHS Cross County Races begin at 10:00, so stick around.