Craig breifs for Sept. 20 |

Craig breifs for Sept. 20

Editorial board members needed

— The Craig Daily Press is seeking three or four people to participate on its next editorial board, which begins Oct 1.

Editorial board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the paper’s opinion piece for the following Wednesday and Saturday papers. Editorial board terms last three months.

To apply, call Editor Jennifer L. Grubbs at 875-1790, or e-mail

Girl Scouts seeking new members, volunteers

The Girl Scouts of Craig is looking for adult volunteers and girls to be members. If you would like to know more about the Girl Scouts, visit the group’s annual Smore-making event at 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at Loudy-Simpson Park.

For more information, call Kandee Dilldine at 824-6314 or Becky Forquer at 824-2624.

Youth Bowling Clinic takes place today

Today, the Bowling Center in Craig is hosting a youth bowling clinic for all children ages 7 to 18. The clinic starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Bowling Center. Cost is $5, which includes shoes. This will be a two-week clinic, with a second session Sept. 27. For more information, call 824-2695.

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Humane Society hosts fundraiser show today

The Humane Society of Moffat County announced it is sponsoring the “Magic, Magic, Magic Show,” an event to raise money for special needs at the animal shelter, care for abused and abandoned animals and medical expenses such as vaccination and the spay/neuter program.

The show is scheduled for 7 p.m. today.

Local Talent Concert auditions are Oct. 11

The Craig Concert Association will host tryouts for the Local Talent Concert on Oct. 11.

All local musicians, singers and dancers are welcome to audition for the Jan. 31 show. The tryouts will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Moffat County High School Auditorium on a first-come, first-served basis. The tryout should be between three and five minutes long.

If you are unable to attend, submit a tape or CD of your audition before the date.

For more information, call Jim Simpson at 824-4138.

Wyman Museum seeks best pies for contest

The Wyman Museum is looking for the best berry, fruit and cream/custard pies for a contest. The contest will be held in conjunction with Sheep Wagon Days, Oct. 4 and 5.

All recipes will be put into the museum’s “Fall Flavors Recipe Book.” The best pie out of each category will be given a winning basket and be placed as the 2008 “best pie” in this book.

The deadline to enter is Oct. 1.

If you think that you have the best pie and would like to enter it in this contest or for more information, call the Wyman Museum at 824-6346.

Craig Christian Church hosts fundraiser Oct. 12

Craig Christian Church, formerly known as First Christian Church, is scheduled to host a pet costume contest at 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the church, 960 W. Victory Way. The event, The Puss and Pup Pet Pageant, is a fundraiser for The Puppet People, a ministry of Craig Christian Church.

No registration is required for the event. Entry costs $5 per pet. Only cats and dogs will be allowed. Prizes will be awarded for best character, best formal wear, ugliest costume, most-like-owner costume, most colorful costume, most creative costume and the best overall costume. Prizes include restaurant gift certificates and pet treats. For more information, call Andrea Buzzell at 714-745-6718.

Love INC sponsoring Community Coat Drive

Love INC is conducting its annual Community Coat Drive Sept. 15 through Oct. 11.

Last year, the organization distributed more than 500 coats, plus mittens, gloves and hats at sites in Hayden, Meeker, Rangely, Dinosaur, Oak Creek, Steamboat Springs and Craig.

Gently-used coats, hats and gloves or other winter outerwear may be donated at Love INC, 656 School St., during regular office hours, or they can be taken directly to Loyd’s Cleaners, 552 Breeze St., the primary collection point, after Sept. 15.

The coats are donated to “anyone in the Yampa Valley who needs a coat,” a Love INC news release reported.

For more information, call the Love INC Resource Center at 826-440 between 2 and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Broncos to visit Boys & Girls Club on Monday

On Monday, the Denver Broncos Football Club will visit the Boys & Girls Club of Craig to thank fans for their support of the team, according to a news release from the team. From 3 to 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to meet Broncos cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot, Ring of Fame member Billy Thompson and view the team’s Super Bowl trophies and enjoy other activities.

“I’ve always been amazed and humbled by the tremendous support we receive from our fans,” Broncos owner Pat Bowlen said in the release. “We know that when we take the field, we represent not just the Denver Broncos organization, but the entire city of Denver, state of Colorado, Rocky Mountain region and other proud citizens of Broncos Country all around the world.

“I wish we could bring the entire team, but the players and coaches are all busy getting ready for the season. Hopefully, the folks will still enjoy what we can do this time of year and know how much we appreciate them.”

The event will feature a presentation of a Broncos Country flag to Craig Mayor Don Jones. Another flag will be on hand for fans to sign, which the team will take back to INVESCO Field, where the flag will be displayed for years to come, according to the news release.

The event is free and will also feature autographs, photo opportunities, games and a raffle for Broncos prizes.