Craig Briefs: Medicare updates presented Friday |

Craig Briefs: Medicare updates presented Friday

Local organizations are presenting a free workshop for seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D.

The workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the second floor computer lab I at Colorado Northwestern Community College, 50 College Drive.

It will cover the Medicare Part D (Prescription) Plan and Medicare Health Plan updates.

Participants can make changes to their current plans through Dec. 21.

Attendees should take their Medicare card and prescriptions.

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.

The event is sponsored by the Moffat and Routt counties Council on Aging, Colorado Northwestern Community College, and the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Aging Well Program.

For more information, call Cathy at 826-0807.

Trash pickups to be done in advance

The city of Craig Solid Waste Department will not provide residential trash service on Nov. 25 and 26.

The pickup schedule will be rearranged temporarily to accommodate the Thanksgiving holiday, with pickups done in advance throughout the week.

Monday and Tuesday’s pickups will be done Monday, and Wednesday and Thursday’s pickups Tuesday. Friday’s pickups will be on Wednesday.

For more information, leave a message at 824-3278, or call Craig City Hall at 826-2005 or the Road and Bridge Department at 824-4463.

Gingerbread contest deadline nearing

The deadline for the Annual Downtown Gingerbread House Contest is nearing, and organizers are asking community members to get their creations ready.

Everything on the houses must be edible. To enter, pay $6 to enter and get a board from KS Kreations, 523 Yampa Ave., or The Kitchen Shop, 577 Yampa Ave.

Those who have a board from a previous year’s contest may reuse it and enter for $2.

Entry categories are: adult, children ages 11 to 17, and children ages 10 and younger. The first and second place winners in each category get a prize.

Entries must be received by 4 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Museum of Northwest Colorado, 590 Yampa Ave.

For more information, call The Kitchen Shop at 824-8148 or KS Kreations at 824-2151.

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