Steamboat Briefs: Cultural integration group seeking new volunteers
October 13, 2009
Integrated Community is seeking bilingual volunteers to assist the organization with its resource and referral program on Mondays and Wednesdays. Volunteers must speak Spanish, enjoy helping the immigrant community, and be respectful and mature. Training is provided. Call Tatiana at 871-4599 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support group starting for grieving children
A support group for children between the ages of 7 and 10, who are grieving the loss of a loved one, is forming in Steamboat Springs. The group will use art and play to help children learn healthy ways to express their emotions after a loss and will use peer support to help normalize their feelings. If you have a child who would be interested in participating, call Katy Thiel at 871-7628.
Next community dinners are planned for Oct. 24
Routt County’s next Pass the Bread community dinner will be Oct. 24. Organizers are looking for people to host brunches, brown-bag lunches, potluck dinners or other gatherings all day. Organizers’ goal is to bring together people from diverse parts of the community in the county. Sign up to host or attend an event at passthebreadcelebratecommunity.wordpress.com.
Library accepting teen art submissions for art wall
Bud Werner Memorial Library is accepting submissions for its teen art wall. The exhibit showcases the art of local teens and displays new artwork about every three months. Routt County teens between the ages of 13 and 18 are welcome to submit artwork in all media, including paintings, photography, drawings and more. Matted or framed artwork can be dropped off anytime at the library. For more information, call 879-0240, ext. 312, or visit: http://steamboatlibrary.org/teens/myart.html.
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