Craig briefs for Dec. 12 |

Craig briefs for Dec. 12

Preventing Relationship Violence through Educating and Nurturing Teens hosts its first meeting 4 p.m. Monday in the Moffat County High School library, 900 Finley Lane. Students interested in becoming peer educators are invited to attend. Food will be provided, and door prizes will be awarded. For more information, call 824-7036.

Fundraiser to help

programs for disabled

Horizons Specialized Services’ Little Points of Light campaign currently is underway to raise funds for programs supporting Moffat County residents who have a developmental delays or disabilities.

Horizons, which serves families in Moffat, Routt, Grand, Jackson and Rio Blanco counties, offers various programs in Northwest Colorado, including a family support program and an early intervention program. The latter provides therapy for children from birth to 3 years old who have been identified with a developmental delay or disability.

“The cost of providing these services continues to rise, while funding from the state of Colorado fails to meet the growing need,” Susan Mizen, Horizons Specialized Services executive director, wrote in a newsletter.

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Donations from Moffat County residents will be used only in the county.

Contributions may be mailed to Horizons Specialized Services, PO Box 1483, Craig, CO, 81625. For information, call Horizons’ Craig office at 824-7804.

Independent Life Center’s new hours

Starting Monday, the Independent Life Center in Craig will be open at 8 a.m. Monday through Friday. The ILC closes at 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, the center will close at noon. For information, call 826-0833.

Orders for SHARE Craig food boxes now online

Orders for SHARE Craig food boxes still may be made online at

The boxes contain Christmas dinners, including a five-pound ham, and are $27.

For information about making a donation to buy Christmas meals for those in need, call Karen at 824-7939.

Daily Press editorial board seeks members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking three to four people to participate on its next editorial board, which begins Jan. 1, 2009. Editorial board members will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays to discuss the paper’s opinion pieces for the next week’s Wednesday and Saturday papers. Editorial board terms last three months. To apply, call Editor Jennifer L. Grubbs at 875-1790, or e-mail