Briefs: Wednesday, Sept. 26. |

Briefs: Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Food Bank of the Rockies’ mobile food pantry

Food Bank of the Rockies’ mobile food pantry will distribute food from

11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m. Tuesday Oct. 9 at the Boys and Girls Club of

Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40. If interested in volunterring please

contact Becki Miller @629-8045, or Kim @ BGCC 826-0411.

Water Education Series

The Water Gap

The Distance Between Now and the Future

Water Forum: The Water Gap – Thursday, October 4, 2012

6 – 9 pm at Colorado Mountain College Auditorium, Steamboat Springs

Registration starts at 5:30pm

Cost $15 per person / $10 for Community Agriculture Alliance members. Free for CMC students and area High School students with appropriate ID.

Cash or check at door. Includes light appetizers.

Ask about continuing education credits for real estate professionals.

Sponsorship opportunities available.

Call 970-879-4370 or

It’s time to talk reality…how do we meet the legal and financial demands for West Slope Water? Join us for a Water Forum, the third and final event in the 2012 Water Education Series.

PAC Meeting

There will be a PAC meeting for Moffat County High School on Monday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. in the high school library.

17th Annual Friends of the NRA Fundraiser Banquet

The Yampa Valley Chapter of Friends of NRA Committee is holding our 17th Annual Friends of NRA Fundraising Banquet, to be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012. Doors open at 6:00pm and dinner is at 7:00pm at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig. This event will feature a great selection of NRA merchandise including top quality firearms, limited edition prints, shooting accessories and other items. A silent auction will be ongoing throughout the evening’s events culminating in a live auction following a Prime Rib and Salmon banquet dinner catered by Tin Cup Bar & Grill.

The cost is $35 dollars per plate and raffle packages will be available at the door. Tickets are available from Craig Rummel – Rummel Chiropractic – 333 E. Victory Way, or Janine Stehle-Doehling – Tri-State Supplies – 27195 Hwy 13 South. Only 250 dinner tickets will be sold, so don’t be left out!

Tailgate Party

Get out your blue and white and get ready to cheer the Bulldogs on at the Homecoming game of the season. Get there early for the tailgate party hosted by the Moffat County Booster Club, in the MCHS parking lot, 900 Finley Lane . Grab a hot dog for $3, or a hamburger for $5, with chips and soda before heading into the big game.

CASA New Volunteers Training Classes

Monday, October 8

The Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA is now recruiting volunteers to become advocates in Court for abused and neglected children in Routt, Moffat and Grand Counties. CASAs provide abused children a voice in court to assist in assuring all children are placed in a safe, permanent home and that their social, emotional, educational and medical needs are met.

CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates) provide needed information to the Judge and coordinate with parties in a case with emphasis on the child’s needs. To become a CASA, a volunteer must be passionate about helping children and a good communicator.

32 hours of training is required and interested individuals must complete and application and interview. Watch for date of classes, or call (970) 819-6233.

Memorial for Clyde

Saturday Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Wyman Museum.

For all residents who want to say good bye to Clyde, Diane Knez has

planted Clyde’s favorite tree in memory of Clyde at the museum, You

are welcomed to come and say good bye to him.

We are in the process of preserving Clyde forever and for any one that

would like to donate to this we would appreciate any donations.

Call 824-6346 for more information

Statewide Forest Summit

Forest restoration, wood products and public policies of Denver event.

Elected officials, including Gov. John Hickenlooper , US Senator Mark Udall and Congressman Scott Tipton will join state lawmakers, policy makers and industry officials at a half-day summit to explore progress and possibilities in managing Colorado’s forests at the History Colorado Center.

Interested stakeholders working in government, community organizations and the forest products industry are encouraged to to attend the event. The summit is free and open to the public; no RSVP is necessary

The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 in the Mountain View Room at the History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway in Denver. For further details contact Lisa Dale at the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, 303-866-3311 ext. 8657 o via email at

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