Craig Briefs: Local rodeo group to host weekly event
The RioCaRoMo Roping Club will offer a weekly rodeo event beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena.
The event will include open team roping and a drawpot in which entrants will be randomly assigned times.
Secretary-treasurer Dan Haskins said the entry fee for the first meet is $20. The event is open to residents of Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt and Carbon (Wyo.) counties of all ages.
“Anyone who can swing a rope,” Haskins said.
The group plans to continue the event on a weekly basis through April.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
For more information, call Haskins at 326-5502, or Bob Wells at 629-2990.
Relay for Life seeks volunteers
Moffat County Relay for Life is seeking volunteers to be on the planning committee for the 2011 event.
Relay for Life is scheduled for July 15 and 16, 2011.
Anyone interested in helping can call Ken Prescott at 620-3292.
He can also be reached by e-mailing email@example.com.
Fuller Center to meet Nov. 18
The Moffat County Fuller Center for Low Income Housing is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 630 Green St.
The organization typically meets the last Thursday of the month.
The public is welcome to attend.
For more information, call Neil Folks at 326-8726.
Deadline to vote on boxers, bras moved
The Flower Mine/Gift Shop has extended the deadline to vote on entries in the Boxers & Bras for a Cause.
The deadline to vote is Nov. 20 at The Flower Mine, 410 W. Victory Way. Cotes cost $2 or more.
A silent auction on Nov. 27 will sell the pieces to lucky bidders.
The contest benefits the Moffat County Cancer Society, which assists local families affected by cancer.
Call 824-7441 for more information.
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Editor’s note: This story was updated at 6:45 p.m. to include a response from the Bureau of Land Management’s national office.