Area law enforcement officers have received reports of a new scam, where individuals appear to be utilizing personal information found on social media sites to scam the elderly. Seniors have received calls claiming their grand children are trapped in a foreign country and need money to get back. A woman Continue reading
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The final day of the 18th annual 93-7/102-3 KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is going on now outside the Centennial Mall. Hundreds of people stopped by yesterday to get the Holiday Drive off to a great start with their donations. While yesterdays donations were numerous, there is Continue reading
Although the 17th annual KRAI and 55 Country Holiday Drive is over, the organizers of “Christmas for Kids”, “Christmas for Seniors” have been busy separating, organizing, bagging, boxing and wrapping gifts for children and seniors in preparation for pre-Christmas delivery. At the “Interfaith Food Bank” shelves are stocked so the Continue reading
“Christmas For Seniors” is a program that fulfills Christmas gift wishes for the elderly in the Craig area. It is available to those 62 and over. In order to received a gift from Christmas For Seniors, each person must submit an application or have one submitted for them. The deadline for applications from the Maybell area has past. In the Craig area the application deadline is this Friday. To obtain an application contact Christmas For Seniors at 824-6574.
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.
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
The 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
Sweetwater County Sheriff Rich Haskell has issued an advisory concerning a phone swindle that targets seniors. Haskell said the victim receives a telephone call from a man who identifies himself as the person’s grandson, who sometimes explains that if his voice is unfamiliar, it’s because he has a cold. The bogus grandson Continue reading
All seniors are invited to “Coffee and Conversation” at the Bell Tower in Craig Tuesday. Joyce Beckett will be visiting from the Family History Center to speak about their extensive library of Genealogy. Beckett has extensive knowledge of the system and how to help interested persons locate their family ancestry. The meeting will also include games and Continue reading