Craig briefs for August 18 |

Craig briefs for August 18

REPS to host dinner fundraiser

The suicide intervention and prevention group, Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, will host a fundraiser Aug. 24 and 25 in Steamboat Springs.

The fundraiser event is a comedy mystery dinner theater, beginning at 6:30 p.m. each night, at Rex’s American Grill and Bar at the Holiday Inn, 3190 S. Lincoln Ave.

The fundraiser is a benefit to continue provided services in the Yampa Valley. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are free.

Tickets to the event cost $75 per person.

Seating is limited to 60 people each night. For more information, call Lisa Foley, suicide prevention coordinator for Steamboat Mental Health Center, at 879-2141, ext. 4166.

Kits to quit smoking available

Tobacco-free quit kits for smokers and chewers are available at the Visiting Nurse Association offices in Craig at 745 Russell St. and in Steamboat at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101.

The kits promote the Colorado QuitLine and free support from a trained coach who guides and supports individuals through the quitting process.

Research shows you are seven times more likely to end your tobacco habit with the Quitline than if you are trying to quit on your own. Eight weeks of free nicotine patches are available, a $200 value. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669). Call 871-7639 for further assistance.

Recycle old phone books

Dex currently is distributing its Craig-Steamboat Springs phone book directory.

Outdated Dex phone books can be recycled from Aug. 11 to Sept. 6 at the Steamboat Springs City Market, 1825 Central Park Plaza. A complete list of recycling options can be found by calling toll-free 1-877-2-GET-DEX (1-877-243-8339) or go to

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