Craig Briefs: Candidate for governor scheduled to visit Craig |

Craig Briefs: Candidate for governor scheduled to visit Craig

John Hickenlooper, a democratic candidate for Colorado governor, is scheduled to visit Craig from 5 to 6 p.m. today at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

The event is open to the public. Call 734-9000 for more information.

Hickenlooper will also attend the Craig Rotary Club meeting at 7 a.m. Tuesday at the Gold Cavvy Restaurant & Lounge, 538 Yampa Ave.

The meeting is open to the public. Call 826-4444 for more information.

Tourney to benefit Komen foundation

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

A Rally for the Cure cancer benefit golf event is scheduled to take place at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Yampa Valley Golf Course, 2179 Highway 394. All women are welcome to participate.

Proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation and the Moffat County Cancer Society.

For more information or to sign up, call Susan at 824-9656.

After-hours mixer set for Thursday

The Craig Chamber of Commerce ambassadors are having a business after-hours mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the chamber, 360 E. Victory Way. RSVP by calling 824-5689, or e-mail

Kiwanis hosting golf tournament

The 16th annual Craig Kiwanis Club Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for an 8 a.m. shotgun start Saturday at Yampa Valley Golf Course.

The format is a four-person scramble and is open to anyone who wants to play.

The cost is $70 per player for adults and $35 per player for youths 16 and younger.

Each team must include at least one adult player. The first 25 teams to pay will participate.

The tournament is dedicated to the late Dan Ovenden.

There will be prizes for first and second net and gross scores, longest drive, closest to the pin and longest putt. There will also be mulligans and door prizes.

Call the golf course at 824-3673 for more information or to register.

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