Craig briefs: Support group for women beginning |

Craig briefs: Support group for women beginning

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering a grief support group for women beginning today at the Craig office, 745 Russell St.

The meetings, which will take place every Monday through Nov. 9, begin at 4 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m.

The meetings are open to the public.

For more information, call Sandy Beran at 871-7682 or 826 2982.

Support group has first meeting today

The first meeting of a new peer support group for people with bipolar disorder and depression is scheduled from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today in the Gold Room at the Northwest Colorado Community Health Center, 745 Russell St.

For more information, call Barb Parnell at 871-7655.

Center of Craig hosts blood drive

The Craig Community Blood Drive is scheduled to take place from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.

One blood donation, organizers said, can save up to three lives. Organizers also advise anyone who is going to donate eat a full meal and drink plenty of water beforehand.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call Michelle Moore at The Memorial Hospital 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. at 824-9411.

Chamber selling Crabfest tickets

Crabfest 2009, an event sponsored and hosted by the Craig Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. U.S. Highway 40.

The event includes a “generous” serving of king crab legs, red potatoes, corn on the cob and herb and cheese biscuits, followed by a “mouth-watering dessert” buffet, the Chamber reported in a news release.

R&R Catering is preparing the dinner. There also will be a cash bar, and a live and silent auction. To top off the night, comedian Troy Baxley will perform.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m. Entertainment begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $50 each. Tables of eight cost $350 and tables of 10 are $450. Each table receives a complimentary bottle of wine.

For more information, call the Chamber at 824-5689, or visit

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