Craig briefs for Oct. 3
Western Slope college fair Sunday
October 3, 2007
The third annual Colorado Western Slope College Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Aspen High School. Representatives from 180 colleges and universities will attend.
Organizers said the third annual event is the largest college fair on the Western Slope and offers students and their parents a unique opportunity to find out about a variety of schools and programs in one location.
Workshops on varying topics – including admissions process, financing a college education and finding the right college – will be conducted by college representatives and admissions directors.
Parking will be available at the Buttermilk Ski Resort, located on Highway 32, east of the Aspen Airport. Complimentary school bus shuttles will be provided to and from Aspen High School every 10 minutes.
There is no charge to attend the fair.
The Colorado Western Slope College Fair Committee is a community-based organization that invites colleges to come and meet Colorado Western Slope high school students, parents and counselors.
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For more information, visit the Web site, http://www.westernslopecollegefair.com.
Legion pool reopening to the public
The Craig American Legion will open the indoor pool at the post headquarters, 1055 County Road 7, for public use beginning Oct. 15, American Legion commander Mel Shockley said.
The pool will be open to the public from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays. Senior swimming takes place Wednesdays.
Support group holds first meeting Oct. 16
The Special Angels Parent Program, is a support group for parents who have children with special needs.
The group’s first meeting is scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Craig office, 745 Russell St.
For more information, call Amanda Boswell at 824-6036 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concert series to offer unique performances
Performers from Germany, New York and Tuscon, Ariz., will appear during the 2007-08 Craig Concert Association series.
Organizers said the concert series provides “world class entertainment for the Yampa Valley” each year. Membership to the concert association is open to the public, but admission to the concert series comes through purchasing a season ticket.
Season memberships are offered at $30 per adult, $10 per student and $70 per family.
A season ticket provides admission for six “amazing performances” scheduled this year.
Featured acts include:
• Santa Cruz River Band, an Arizona group that brings a Southwestern flair and performs a variety of songs including “La Bamba” and “Don’t be Cruel.” The band will perform in February.
• Humorist Michel Lauziere. He has performed on the American Comedy Awards, Arsenio Hall Show and half-time shows at NBA games. Lauziere will perform in March.
• Other acts include the Rastrelli Cello Quartet, baritone Leon Williams and the Hunt Family Fiddlers, an award-winning family of Irish step dancers, fiddlers and singers.
For membership information, call Julie Dempster at 824-5251, or send a check, payable to Craig Concert Association, to P.O. Box 364, in Craig, CO 81626.
American Legion to host indoor garage sale
The American Legion Auxiliary recently announced it will host a Second Annual Indoor Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at the legion post, 1055 County Road 7.
The public is invited to set up a table for individual sales for $10 per table. Set up will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 12.
For more information, call American Legion commander Mel Shockley at 824-3625 during the day or Mary Shockley at 824-3085 in the evening.