Craig briefs for Nov. 2 |

Craig briefs for Nov. 2

— The next distribution day for the Love INC coat drive is Saturday at First Congregational Church, 630 Green St. Volunteers will be available to assist people needing a coat from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Anyone who needs a coat may come and get a free coat regardless of income. The only rule is one coat per person. Parents may pick up coats for their children.

For more information, call 826-4400.

Car clinic open to designated groups

A free car care clinic – available to single mothers, seniors and residents with disabilities – is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1150 W. Ninth St. Volunteers will check all fluids and top them off if needed, test anti-freeze, air up tires and check treads, lights, battery connections, horn and wipers and arrange for discounted repairs and oil changes if possible.

Visits are by appointment only. For more information, call Love INC at 826-4400.

Parent committee to meet Nov. 5

The Moffat County High School Parent Accountability Committee meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library.

Meetings begin with a “Let’s listen” session, in which parents may bring concerns and commendations to the group. Whenever needed, additional time and research are devoted to these concerns.

PAC meetings serves as an advisory for the principal, as well as a sounding board for new ideas, materials, concepts and concerns for the community. Revisions in high school policies are reviewed and recommendations are made to the principal.

Fair connects families with health info

A Family Fair, with workshops on nutrition, home health, diabetes, interpretation and more, is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Holy Name Catholic Church in Steamboat Springs.

The Family Fair’s mission is to connect Spanish-speaking families to the information and services they need to keep their families healthy and safe. If your organization would like a booth, please call Integrated Community at 871-4599. Dinner and refreshments will be provided.

Investing seminar on the horizon

Bryan Ludgate of Edward Jones is hosting “Rules of the Road: A Common Sense Seminar on Investing” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Craig Chamber of Commerce, 360 E. Victory Way.

“These ideas aren’t any big secret,” Ludgate said. “In fact, to invest successfully, you mainly need to follow a few simple guidelines and stick to your game plan.”

The Rules of the Road seminar will cover the keys to successful investing by addressing important factors to consider, such as taxes, quality investments, price, diversification, long-term investing, losses and careful decision making.

“In about 60 minutes, I will provide those who attend with 10 steps to follow when investing before and during retirement,” Ludgate said. “Whether your dream is to live comfortably in retirement or to send your kids to college, this seminar can show you that those dreams can become reality if you follow the rules of the road.”

The seminar is free, but space is limited. Call Lisa at 824-8033 to reserve your space.

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States, and through its affiliates in Canada and the United Kingdom.

For more information, call Lisa at 824-8033 or Christina at 824-5689.

Early voting ends this week

Today is the last day for early voting in the 2007 general election. Visit the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 221 W. Victory Way, Suite 200, between 8 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Federal law requires voters to present identification at the polls.

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