Craig briefs for Aug. 28 |

Craig briefs for Aug. 28

'First Steps' business seminar scheduled for Sept. 4

— Yampa Valley SCORE, along with other local agencies, will offer a free business seminar, “the first steps to starting your own business,” Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the Center of Craig.

The seminar, which will run from 6:30 to 9 p.m., is open to the public.

SCORE is offering the seminar as a collaborative effort with Northwest Colorado Community College, Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership and Craig Chamber of Commerce.

Local entrepreneur and SCORE volunteer Scott Ford will conduct the seminar. For six years, Ford hosted the seminars in Steamboat Springs.

“I have a lot of people who now own successful businesses take their first steps to making their dream a reality by coming to this seminar,” he said.

Pre-registration is not necessary. For more information, call Yampa Valley SCORE at 870-4549, or visit the organization’s Web site,

Local Democrats host meeting Wednesday

The Moffat County Democrats will host a special meeting Wednesday at the first covered picnic area at Loudy-Simpson Park. Snacks, drinks and socializing will be offered at 6:30 p.m.

The business portion of the meeting will run from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call 824-3108.

VNA, Haven annual meeting Wednesday

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and The Haven will hold their annual meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Craig VNA office, 745 Russell St.

A Board of Directors meeting will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. At 5 p.m., the board will join community members and staff in the Craig VNA lobby for a presentation, employee and board member recognition and refreshments.

This year’s speaker is Tim Ray, a national consultant who will speak about the importance of health care and primary care. This is an open meeting and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Suzi Mariano at the VNA, 879-1632.

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