Craig Briefs: Quilt guild hosting auction today |

Craig Briefs: Quilt guild hosting auction today

The Yampa Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild is hosting its annual auction today at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 377 Cedar Court. Pre-viewing and registration begin at 6 p.m., and the auction at 6:30 p.m.

Items for sale include: afternoon tea for four, a pick-up load of firewood, Wildflower Salon gift certificate, Creative Memories basket, and various fabrics, classes, and notions. Fundraising supports quilt guild programs such as one to make a quilts for area cancer patients.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call Lorrae Moon at 824-9568.

Fundraiser slated for Wednesday

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.

There will be a fundraiser for St. Michael’s Kitchen, which provides free meals to the community twice a week, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St.

There will be a barbecue dinner and ice cream bar.

The cost is $5 per person.

High school seeks photos of veterans

Moffat County High School, in preparation for its annual Veterans Day celebration, is seeking photos of military personnel who are currently serving or have served in the past for a slideshow presentation.

Photos should be e-mailed to with the serviceman’s or veteran’s name, rank and branch of service.

The school also invites veterans to attend the ceremony, which begins at 8 a.m. Nov. 11 in the high school auditorium, 900 Finley Lane.

Any veterans interested in serving on a panel to answer students’ questions are also invited to contact the school.

For more information, to volunteer for the panel or to submit photographs, e-mail social studies teacher Joy Tegtman at, or call her at 826-6593.

Workshop for brain injury survivors set

A workshop for brain injury survivors is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

The workshop will inform visitors on benefits and programs available to help them find employment.

For more information, call Rosa Medina at (303) 636-5836.

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