Friday, Sept. 17, 2021
* The Wild Rivers Community Foundation and the Humboldt Area Foundation are joining forces this holiday season. Their mission is to offer grants to organizations serving local children, families, veterans and others in need of food, warm clothing and access to critical services. The grants range from $500 to $2,000. The deadline to apply is Oct. 15. Applications are available online at hafounation.org/grants.
* The Curry County Suicide Awareness Council is reminding the community that September is Suicide Prevention Month. The council is urging residents to “Be There” by reaching out to loved ones, learning the warning signs, and asking directly if someone is contemplating taking their own life. More information is available at Suicide Awareness And Prevention Council.org.
* Now is the time to register for the Del Norte Harvest Box, a weekly subscription grocery box filled with local products. An eight-week pilot project will run from Oct. 1 through Nov. 19. Go to the Del Norte Harvest Box site to enter your order.
* The Crescent City/Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce has announced that Round 9 of the California Small Business Covid-19 Relief Grant has opened. The program will support small businesses and non-profits impacted by Covid-19. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Sept. 30. For more information, visit CAReliefGrant.com.
In sports news:
* Del Norte High’s varsity football team looks to go 2-1 this season, traveling to Kelseyville for a non-conference tilt against the Knights. Tune into the Warrior Pregame Show at 7:15 p.m. on 97.9 FM and delnortesports.com.
* Del Norte High’s varsity volleyball team won its opening conference match of the season, knocking off McKinleyville in four sets at Thunen Gymnasium. The Warrior junior varsity fell, two sets to one.