Steamboat briefs for Dec. 4 |

Steamboat briefs for Dec. 4

Friday is deadline for Galápagos trip deposit

— Anyone interested in traveling with Colorado Mountain College assistant biology professor Shawn Sigstedt to the Galápagos Islands in May must turn in a $600 deposit by Friday. Attendees will learn about conservation issues from area naturalists while traveling for seven days aboard a National Geographic yacht. The trip is open to anyone interested and will cost a total of $7,447 plus CMC tuition. More information and sign-up forms are available at the front desk of Bristol Hall, at the campus on Bob Adams Drive.

Library prize drawing under way for teens

Bud Werner Memorial Library is holding its annual “Sock It To Me” holiday stocking drawing for teens, sixth grade and older. Win a stocking full of books, movies and more. There are two stockings to choose from: fantasy and drama. During December, teens will receive a ticket for the drawing every time they visit the library and check out a book, movie or music CD. The drawing will be held Jan. 5.

Marine Corps Toys for Tots drop-off sites across town

The Marine Corps Toys For Tots Foundation is a nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Marine Corps andDepartment of Defense to provide fundraising and other necessary support for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program. Now in its 61st year, Toys for Tots provides joy and a message of hope to economically disadvantaged children through the gift of a new toy during the Christmas holiday season. Gifts offer these children hope, recognition and a positive memory they will cherish for a lifetime.

Thanks to Steamboat Motors for being the toy drop-off location in Steamboat Springs. Thanks to the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors for also collecting toys. Also thanks to the Routt County United Way for the distribution of the toys.

Toys can be dropped off at Steamboat Motors until Dec. 20.

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