Craig Briefs: Volunteers needed for Relay for Life |

Craig Briefs: Volunteers needed for Relay for Life

Moffat County Relay for Life is looking for volunteers to serve on the planning committee for the 2011 event, scheduled for July 15 and 16.

Anyone interested in being on the planning committee should contact Ken Prescott at 620-3292, or e-mail him at

The first planning meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 4 at The Memorial Hospital, 750 Hospital Loop Road.

VNA hosting Celebration of Life

The annual Hospice Celebration of Life is taking place through the end of December at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s office in Craig, 745 Russell St.

Visitors may join the celebration of a loved one by placing a personalized ornament on the community Celebration of Life Tree in the VNA lobby.

Ornaments and supplies for notation will be provided at no charge. Ornaments may be taken home after the holidays. For more information, call Kathy Darveau at 871-7661.

Newspaper seeking next board members

The Craig Daily Press is seeking three or four people to participate on its next Editorial Board, which begins Jan. 3.

Editorial Board members meet from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays to discuss the newspaper’s opinion pieces for its Wednesday and Saturday editions.

Editorial Board terms last three months. A wide variety of candidates for board positions are desired.

For more information, or to submit letters of interest, call Editor Joshua Roberts at 875-1791, or e-mail

Honor Flight seeks veterans for trip

The Western Slope Honor Flight is actively seeking World War II veterans and guardians for the fourth flight to Washington, D.C., on May 4 and 5, 2011.

Applications for both veterans and guardians can be accessed at, or by calling Kris Baugh at 434-2916.

Applications can be mailed to Western Slope Honor Flight, P.O. Box 3950, Grand Junction, CO 81502.

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