Craig briefs for Oct. 20 |

Craig briefs for Oct. 20

Pregnancy Center hosts fundraiser

The Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center will host the 15th Annual Chili Supper & Silent Auction on Friday Nov. 2 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and bids must be entered by 7 p.m. for items in the silent auction.

Tickets cost $5 per person, $8 per couple or $16 for a family of four. Additional children cost $1 each. Tickets can be pre-purchased at the Pregnancy Center or at the door.

For more information, call Debbie Rudd at 824-5204 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays from noon until 3 p.m.

Wyoming poet to read from his book

Wyoming poet William Stocks is scheduled to read from his new book of poetry, “Across the Longing Bridge,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Call 824-5343 for more information.

Stocks is a life-long resident of the Dixon, Wyo., and describes himself as a blue-collar family man with a kind of existentialist philosophy. He is a member of the Steamboat Springs Writers Group and the American Poetry Consortium.

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“Across the Longing Bridge” is his first collection of poems, covering a broad spectrum of subjects and feelings from the sixties to paradise.