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Craig Briefs: Fundraiser for fire victims Friday

A fundraising auction for Chance and Riley Abney is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Golden Cavvy Restaurant, 538 Yampa Ave.

The Abneys lost their home in a total loss fire Dec. 2. The auction is designed to raise money for the family to replace clothes, furniture and other items, as well as to buy Christmas presents.

Chamber mixer today at VNA

The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors offers its next Business After-Hours Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. today.

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Craig office, 745 Russell St., hosts the free event. Steve Carlson’s Big Air Catering will provide food.

RSVP by calling 824-5689 or e-mailing office@craig-chamber.com.

Church hosts birth of Jesus program

Yampa Valley Baptist Church is hosting “From Darkness to Light,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church, 3900 E. Victory Way.

The musical program depicts Jesus’ birth through His second coming.

The event is free.

Refreshments and free scripture calendars will be available after the program.

For more information, call 824-5424.

Trap Club hosting Christmas shoot

The Craig Trap Club will host a Christmas turkey shoot at 10 a.m. Sunday at the club, two miles west of town on U.S. Highway 40. The public is welcome to participate. The event is shotguns only.

For more information, call Dick King at 824-6544.

VNA set to host Celebration of Life

The annual Hospice Celebration of Life is taking place through the end of December at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s office in Craig, 745 Russell St.

Visitors may join the celebration of a loved one by placing a personalized ornament on the community Celebration of Life Tree in the VNA lobby.

Ornaments and supplies for notation will be provided at no charge. Ornaments may be taken home after the holidays.

For more information, call Kathy Darveau at 871-7661.