Tag Archives: VFW

WW2 Memorial Now Standing

ww-2-memorial-craigA memorial to Moffat County soldiers killed during the 2nd World War is now standing just north of the Craig VFW. Plans are being made to add landscaping, lighting, fencing and flags to the site. The memorial is engraved with the names of the 30 soldiers from Moffat County who died while serving between 1939 and 1945. A formal dedication is tentatively planned for Continue reading

Moffat County Memorializes WW II Soldiers

craig-colorado-wwii-soldier-1-1Efforts to erect a memorial to the Moffat County soldiers killed during the 2nd World War will become reality this week when the memorial will be set just north of the Craig VFW.  Topping off the memorial will be a full size bronze of a World War 2 foot soldier.  The bronze will be set on a four sided granite pedestal base.  Engraved into the base of the pedestal will be the names of the 30 soldiers from Moffat Continue reading

Car Wash To Benefit MCHS Band

vfw craig-150The Craig VFW will host a Labor Day car wash to benefit the Moffat County High School band. The car wash will be held Continue reading

Breakfast To Benefit Moffat County HS Jazz Band Saturday

vfw craig-150The VFW in Craig is hosting the third annual Moffat County High School Band all you can eat breakfast Saturday morning from 8 to 11. The cost will be $5 per plate or $15 for a family. All proceeds received will go directly to Continue reading

VFW To Host Meeting To Discuss PTSD

VFWMilitary veterans in Northwest Colorado are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the services that are available to combat it. The Meeting will be held this Saturday morning at 11 at the Craig VFW. Veterans do not need to be enrolled with the VA to attend the Meeting. For Continue reading

WWII Memorial in Store for Craig

sculptureA World War 2 veterans’ memorial is in the works for Craig. The Moffat County Commissioners listened to a proposal regarding the memorial earlier this week. The memorial would be a sculpture of a soldier, but where it would be displayed is still a matter of discussion. The VFW would like to see it placed in Craig City Park, but nothing has been decided yet. The cost of the Continue reading

Plenty of Fireworks Shows to Enjoy Tomorrow Night

FIREWORKS-3-300There are plenty of places to celebrate the 4th of July and catch local professional fireworks displays tomorrow night. In Craig a parade will take place at 11. It will start at the Craig VFW and end at City Market. Fireworks will be set off tomorrow night from Moffat County High School. Steamboat is holding Cowboy Round-up Continue reading

State VFW Officers to Visit Craig Next Week

VFWState officers of the VFW will be in Craig next week. The state’s Quartermaster, Commander, Senior Vice Commander, and Junior Vice Commander will visit Craig for a meeting with vets and their families. The meeting will focus on promotion of the VFW and it’s mission to local vets. There will be an open forum the public can attend at 6 on the evening Continue reading

Cops, Kids, and Vets Fishing Day is Next Week

kids fishing 1Moffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume has announced the date for this year’s Cops, Kids, and Vets Fishing Day at the Little Rascals Pond. The pond is located at the Public Safety Center. This year’s event will take place May 27th from 5 to 7 in Continue reading

Craig VFW Lunch Fundraiser For MoCo Band Programs

The Craig VFW will have a lunch fundraiser to benefit Moffat County School Bands on Saturday December 13th from 10am – 2pm.  Lunch will include a hamburger and fries for $6 with all of the proceeds donated to band programs.



Hayden and Moffat County Homecoming Events Wrap Up this Weekend

homecoming-week-300Hayden and Moffat County High Schools wrap up their homecoming celebrations this weekend. At Hayden, today is Black and Orange Day. The parade takes place at 1, with a pep rally to follow on the football field. A class contest will take place immediately following the pep rally. Coronation will take place at halftime of tonight’s Continue reading

Hayden and Moffat County Homecoming

homecoming-week-300Hayden and Moffat County High Schools continue celebrating homecoming this week. At Hayden, today is Pajama Day. Powder Puff Football will take place at 7 on the football field, and a bonfire will follow in the parking lot. Tomorrow is Black and Orange Day. The parade takes place at 1, with a pep rally to follow on the Continue reading