Craig briefs: Love INC distributes coats twice a week |

Craig briefs: Love INC distributes coats twice a week

Love INC distributed more than 525 coats, as well as many mittens, gloves and hats, from October through December 2009. The organization is distribute coats in Craig.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church/Lutheran Church of Grace, 657 Green St., is hosting the distribution through March.

Coats will be available from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Thursday and Friday for anyone who needs one. Coats are limited to one per person. Parents may pick up a coat for a child.

The group also is accepting donations of “gently used” coats, hats and gloves to help those in need. Donations may be dropped off at the church, or at the Love INC office, 656 School St.

American Legion set to host bingo

American Legion Post 62 bingo is set for Saturday at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory. Doors open at 5 p.m., and games begin at 6:15 p.m. The event is open to the public.

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 824-3625.

Amateur radio club gathers Saturday

The Northwest Colorado Amateur (Ham) Radio Club meets at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Golden Cavvy, 538 Yampa Ave. The event is open to the public.

For more information, call Tom Ward at 824-7734.

Group to recognize members in 90s

Preserving the Last Frontier is scheduled to host its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the second-floor conference room at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St.

The meeting’s program will recognize members who are in their 90s and include a brief story of their lives. The members are Perry VanDorn, Harold Babcock, Stella Craig, Harry Russell, Addie Mann, Marie Schneider and Verniece Self.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 824-6761.

Book club to discuss January selection

Page Turners book club is reading “Half Broke Horses,” a memoir by Jeannette Walls, this month.

The club will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday at Down­town Books, 543 Yampa Ave., to discuss the book.

Anyone is welcome to join.

For more information, call Caroline Dotson at 824-5343.

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