Craig briefs: VNA to administer flu shots today |

Craig briefs: VNA to administer flu shots today

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will host a drop-in flu clinic today for seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccinations for all ages of the general public.

Vaccinations will be administered from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the VNA’s Craig office, 745 Russell St.

H1N1 shots are free, and seasonal flu shots are $22 for adults and $14 or less for children.

For more information, call the flu hot line at 871-7684, or visit

Mixer is Thursday at Wyman Museum

The Craig Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are hosting a business after-hours mixer, hosted by the Wyman Museum, 94350 U.S. Highway 40, and MetLife Insurance, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

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 food, drinks and a chance to win door prizes, including an LCD HD television.

RSVP by calling 824-5689, or e-mail

Love INC to give out coats weekly

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

USDA distribution is Feb. 9 and 10

The Moffat County Department of Social Ser­vices has released its distribution schedule for United States Department of Agriculture commodities.

The distribution begins from 9 to 11 a.m. Feb. 9 at 595 Breeze St., the northeast alley entrance only, in Craig.

On Feb. 10, distribution will take place from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the Maybell Community Center, and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Social Services’ office in Dinosaur.

For more information, call Meghan Rudd at Social Services at 824-8282, ext. 11.

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