Craig Briefs for Jan. 24, 2011: Preserving the Last Frontier meeting set |

Craig Briefs for Jan. 24, 2011: Preserving the Last Frontier meeting set

The next Preserving the Last Frontier meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the second-floor conference room at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

John Raftopoulos will speak during the meeting about the history of his family.

The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call 824-6761.

AARP chapter to elect officers today

Craig AARP Chapter 1418 will meet at 2 p.m. today at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The group will elect officers during the meeting, and make its annual donation of non-perishable food items to the Interfaith Food Bank.

The meeting is open to anyone.

For more information, call chapter president Beverly Chapman at 824-5123.

REPS offers suicide prevention training

Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide is slated to present Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Moffat County Public Safety Center, 800 W. First St.

Participants will learn to recognize suicide and depression warning signs, apply a model for intervention and how to link people with community resources.

The workshop lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is free.

Breakfast, lunch and snacks are provided. Donations are accepted.

One continuing education credit through Adams State College for the course is available for $55.

To enroll in the ASIST training, call 875-2941 or 846-8182.

Food distributions set for this week

The United States Department of Agriculture food supplement distributions are scheduled for this month.

Food will be distributed from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Maybell Community Center and also 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the same day at the county office in Dinosaur.

For more information on USDA food distributions, call Meghan Rudd at the Department of Social Services at 824-8282, ext. 11.

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