Craig briefs: Big Blue Football Camp registration is Monday
The ninth annual Big Blue Football Camp for kids in grades K-5 is from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Moffat County High School. Registration is from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the high school football field. The cost is $20. For more information, call 970-824-9586.
Class of 1949 planning reunion and luncheon
The Class of 1949 is planning a reunion and luncheon for July 13 at the Center of Craig. The highlight of the gathering will be the honoring of former teachers Ms. Rose Elnor Hamman and Mrs. Stella Hall. Organizers hope the teachers will be able to attend the reunion; if not, participants will make a video to send to them. All past students and friends of the teachers are welcome to attend. For reservations, call Benna Haughey at 970-824-2771.
U.S.D.A. supplements to be available May 14
The Moffat County Department of Social Services will distribute U.S.D.A. food supplements from 9 to 11 a.m. May 14 at 595 Breeze St. in Craig. Distribution in Maybell is from 9 to 9:30 a.m. May 22 at the Maybell Community Center. Distribution in Dinosaur is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 22 at the county office in Dinosaur.
All households that receive food supplements must be recertified at the first of each year. Verification includes proof of the household’s gross monthly income, current address and picture ID.
For more information, call Krysti Beadling at the Moffat County Department of Social Services, 970-824-8282, ext. 11.
Moffat Class of 1978 reunion coming up
Plans are being made to celebrate the 35th reunion of Moffat County High School’s Class of 1978. The reunion will take place June 14 and 15. Nearly half of the class has been contacted, but many may not be aware of the festivities for a variety of reasons. Please contact Sharine Powell Endersen at email@example.com or 623-393-2015, or Reneta Kawcak at 110 West 12th St., Craig, CO 81625 or 970-824-7245 with contact information for the following classmates:
Dan Akins, Chris Allan, Matt Archuleta, Mike Atchley, David Bachman, Mary Lynn Behrman, Randy Bergman, Rusty Brady, Cherryl Brown, Richard Crabtree, Vic Dell, Kathy Ditges, Kenneth Ditges, Phil Douglas, Kenny Flies, Jack Ford, Abel Garcia, Brett Gardner, Colleen Gardner, Argy Georgeou, Joni Grandbouche, Becky Grimm, Dennis Harper, Viola Henson, Dean Hunter, Davis Hutchins, Kevin M Johnson, Tony Johnson, Marty Jones, Greg Knez, Stacy Leander, Shirley McMinn, Teresa Miles, Doug Moore, Rita Moore, Pam Orr, Brenda Pickett, Pam Poirier, Colleen Rowley, Jerri Rutherford, Debbie Spicer, Ruth Stewart, Mike Stewart, Bucky Taylor, Dannielle Urbanski, Debra Vanoy, Annette Vigil, Steve Wilkinson, Sandie Young and David Young.
Rotary Club of Craig sponsors flag project
The Rotary Club of Craig once is again sponsoring the American flag project to encourage community support for Craig and the United States of America. Interested businesses and community members are asked to sponsor flags that the Rotary Club will then display throughout town on Memorial Day, Flag Day, July 4, Patriots Day (Sept. 11), Columbus Day and Veterans Day.
The flags are placed on light poles on both sides of Yampa Avenue from Fourth Street to Sixth Street. On Victory Way, the flags are placed on both sides of the street starting at Lincoln and then every 90 feet heading west. The number of flags that will be posted will depend on the number of sponsors. Last year, the Rotary Club placed 107 flags on both Yampa Avenue and Victory Way.
The Rotary Club says the flags are a great way to impress visitors driving through the area. The cost to purchase a flag and take part in the program is $75 per flag, per year. All sponsors will be recognized in the Craig Daily Press at the beginning and end of the flag year.
For more information or to sign up as a flag sponsor, call Randy Looper at 970-826-4444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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