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Holiday Drive Is On The Horizon

The annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday November 30th and December 1st, at the Centennial Mall in Craig. 93.7 102.3 KRAI staff will Continue reading

Interfaith Food Bank To Change Locations

The Interfaith Food Bank in Craig is on the move. The food bank will open at their new location behind  Trapper Health Club on west 3rd Street, on May 1st. The food banks last day at their current location, the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse, will be Continue reading

18th Annual Holiday Drive A Huge Success

holiday-driveThe 18th annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive came to a successful end Friday night.  During the Holiday Drive, $26,377 in cash and 3,940 pounds of food were collected, along with thousands Continue reading

Planning For 18th Annual Holiday Drive Underway

holiday-driveThe 18th annual 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 1st and 2nd in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig. KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days. Listeners will be encouraged to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food. 100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Continue reading

Generous Donations To Help Hundreds In NW Colorado

santa hot chocolate 2013After 24 hours over two days the 93-7 102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive was acknowledged as a huge success. That, despite a struggling economy and worries over actions by the Obama Administration that have adversely affected the outlook of most residents of Northwest Colorado. During the Holiday Drive, businesses, civic groups, children and the extraordinary residents of the area gave $23,381 in cash Continue reading

KRAI And 55 Country Holiday Drive

The 17th annual 93.7 102.3 and 55 Country KRAI Holiday Drive will be held on Thursday and Friday December 3rd and 4th in front of the Centennial Mall in Craig. KRAI and 55 Country staff will broadcast live from 6am to 6pm both days.

Listeners are asked to make the event a success by donating cash, new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food. 100% of all money and items collected are passed on to four local organizations; the Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

What Is Needed?
Donate any or all of the following during the Holiday Drive:
– New UNWRAPPED toys
dolls – stuffed animals-bikes-trikes-games-balls-electronics-blocks-art supplies-etc.

– Non-perishable food
green beans-corn-peas-rice-instant mashed potatoes-pasta-soup-salsa-pasta sauce-gravy mix-canned goods of all types-peanut butter-jelly-etc.

– Gifts for senior citizens
games-blankets-books-books on CD-gift cards-dog food-etc.

– Cash
Make checks out to either “Holiday Drive” or “Moffat County United Way”.

NOTE: 100% of your cash donation will be passed directly to the organization(s) of your choosing. Make a notation on the check how you would like to divide up or designate your cash donation. If no designation is noted your cash donation will be divided equally between the four organizations: The Interfaith Food Bank, Advocates Crisis Support Services (a crisis counseling and safe house organization), Christmas For Kids (a local organization that provides toys to underprivileged children) and Christmas For Seniors (a local organization that provides gift to hundreds of senior citizens in Moffat County).

How Can You, Your Business, Club or Organization Help?
– Work with others to collect, purchase and ask for donations of the above items
– Promote the Holiday Drive in your place of business or church
– Tell others about the Holiday Drive
– Volunteer to help out during the Holiday Drive. Call 824-6574
– Stop by during the Holiday Drive to drop off your donations

Holiday Drive – How You Can Help

santa hot chocolate 2013The annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive!  For 17 years it has marked the beginning of the giving season in Northwest Colorado…underscoring the generosity of the those who call this area home.  Hundreds of individuals, businesses, churches, civic groups, students and the young and old, show up every year to make donations during the two days of the Holiday Drive.  In addition of the Continue reading

Hunters Reminded to be Sure of GMU

colorado parksWldlife Officers are reminding hunters to make sure they are in the right Game Management Unit when on their hunting trip this year. Officers say hunting in the wrong Unit is actually a common mistake, but one that can be costly. For example, an Oklahoma couple was recently hunting in Southwest Colorado, when an officer explained to Continue reading