Weekend Roundup: A sporting, giving kind of weekend
Whether you like to kick back in the recliner for the full weekend schedule of football or check out some sports closer to home, get a little philanthropic or a combination of both, you won’t have a shortage of events happening.
United we stand
On Friday, Moffat County United Way hosts $10K Day, a kickoff event for its annual campaign to benefit local nonprofits and organizations. The campaign for the organization, which aims to outdo its $450,000 raised last year, runs throughout the day at Craig’s Yampa Valley Bank.
When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday
Where: Yampa Valley Bank, 435 Mack Lane
Cost: Donations welcome
For more information: Call 970-824-6222 or visit unitedwaymoffat.org
Junior high hijinks
Craig Middle School will host both home football and volleyball games Saturday for seventh- and eighth-grade teams.
Volleyball’s only event in its home gyms will be a four-team tournament that brings in Steamboat Springs, Rifle and Baggs, Wyoming, while outside, football squads will square off against the Meeker Cowboys.
When: Volleyball starts at 7 a.m., football at 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: CMS, 915 Yampa Ave., and Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St.
Cost: Admission $12 for a family, $5 for adults, $3 for students
For more information: Call 970-824-3289
Let’s net a win
Moffat County High School volleyball will take to the court Saturday for a home game against the Coal Ridge Titans of New Castle, which includes C-Team, JV and varsity games.
When: Starts at 2 p.m. Saturday
Where: MCHS, 900 Finley Lane
Cost: Check with organizers
For more information: Call 970-824-7036
Love thy neighbor
Love INC of the Yampa Valley hosts its annual fall fundraiser banquet Saturday at Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion. The event is a full course meal for community members, which also serves to inform people about the organization’s goals in helping the region.
Tickets are free but must be obtained in advance and are required for admission. Contact organizers Friday morning for availability.
When: 6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 640 E. Victory Way
Cost: Free to attend, tickets required
For more information: Call 970-826-0234 or visit loveincyampavalley.org
Bowling for dollars
The fourth annual bowling fundraiser sponsored by Humane Society of Moffat County and Bank of Colorado takes place Saturday at Thunder Rolls Bowling Center.
The night begins at 6 p.m. and features multiple games, dinner, dessert and door prizes.
Bank of Colorado will match up to $2,500 of the money raised for the Humane Society’s work with animals.
When: Starts at 6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Ave.
Cost: Registration is $25 per person, $50 per couple or $100 per team of four
For more information:Contact Ann Anderson at 970-620-2014 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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