News briefs for Dec. 8 |

News briefs for Dec. 8

Community coat drives are scheduled for Saturday and Dec. 18; these are the last two dates for the distribution. The drive Saturday will be from 2 to 5 p.m. at Ridgeview West Apartments, 615 Riford Road, Apt. 2-E. The last drive is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 18 at Columbine Apartments, 655 Wickes Ave. Anyone who needs a coat may come to the drives; there is a limit of one coat a person a year. Parents can pick up coats for their children. If you need a coat after the final distribution, call the Love INC Resource Center at 826-4400.

TMH Board of Trustees wants residents’ input
Members of the Board of Trustees of The Memorial Hospital is requesting that interested residents join them in the evaluation of the remaining sites being considered for the construction of the new partial replacement hospital building. Sites being evaluated are the Wilson property, Kloos property and CNCC property. The Board is forming an advisory group of 12 to 15 residents to provide a recommendation to the board.
The next meeting for discussion of this topic will be during the Craig City Council Meeting with the Hospital Board on Tuesday. A final advisory group meeting to determine the final recommendation will be on a later date. those interested in participating in the Advisory Board or want to voice their opinions about the relocation should call Pam Thompson, Community Relations Director of TMH, at 826-3109. Residents also can send an e-mail to

Used book sale
is this weekend
The Friends of the Library book sale is this Friday and Saturday at the old Payless Shoesource in Centennial Mall. Books will be available for 50 cents a pound. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and a story time will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. The book sale will help fund improvements for the library. Call 824-5116.

Parks and Rec lifeguard training starts today
Craig Parks and Recreation will be offering a 36-hour lifeguard training course. Anyone interested in being a lifeguard must pass this class. A preliminary swim test is today at the high school’s indoor pool and participants must be at least 15 years old. The fee is $70. Classes will be from Dec. 18 to 22 excluding Sunday. Call 826-2017.

Book fair will benefit
intermediate school
The Craig Intermediate School library is sponsoring a “Books are Fun” book fairfrom noon to 7 p.m. through Thursday. More than 200 titles for children and adults are available as well as a variety of gift items. Proceeds will benefit Craig Intermediate School. Call 824-3287.

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