Craig Briefs: Chamber breakfast set for this morning |

Craig Briefs: Chamber breakfast set for this morning

The Craig Chamber of Commerce’s Wake-Up Craig breakfast is scheduled for 6:47 to 7:47 a.m. today at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4265, 419 E. Victory Way.

The Grand Futures Prevention Coalition is sponsoring the event.

The cost is $5 per person.

For more information, call the chamber at 824-5689, or e-mail

Immunization clinic slated for today

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.

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is hosting a drop-in immunization clinic for children 11 to 18 today at the Craig office, 745 Russell St.

Immunizations will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Meningococcal and Tdap vaccinations will be offered.Vaccinations can cost up to $14 per shot. Parents should bring their child’s immunization record and must be present at the clinic.

For more information, call 824-8233.

Honor Flight seeks area veterans

The Western Slope Honor Flight is looking for World War II veterans and guardians for the third flight to Washington, D.C., scheduled for Oct. 5 and 6.

Applications for veterans and guardians can be obtained at, or by calling Kris Baugh at 434-2916, or Kathy Iles at 216-1743.

Applications should be mailed to: Western Slope Honor Flight, P.O. Box 3950, Grand Junction, CO., 81502.

The trip is free for veterans, but guardians are asked to pay a $950 fee to accompany veterans and provide care.

“The mission of the Honor Flight is to transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit those memorials dedicated in their honor,” according to a news release. “The goal of (the Honor Flight) is to make this dream a reality for members of ‘The Greatest Generation,’ who have waited so long for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The program’s top priority is to transport our nation’s most senior heroes and terminally ill veterans of all conflicts.”

Local UMWA to meet Sunday

United Mine Workers of America Local 1799 is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave. All members are encouraged to attend.

For more information, call Fran Lux at 824-4134.

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