Steamboat briefs: Tread of Pioneers Museum in need of tree decorators
The Tread of Pioneers Museum is seeking tree decorators for the Festival of Trees. Decorating times are from 1 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 10. Decorators will be reimbursed as much as $100 for ornaments and supplies. The deadline to sign up is Friday. Call Candice at 970-879-2214 for more information and to participate.
The trees will be on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12 through Nov. 21.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Howelsen Hill. Steamboat Springs Police Department, Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide sponsor the event where residents can drop off unused and expired over-the-counter and prescription medication to be disposed of safely. Visit http://www.grandfutures.org/fullcalendar for information about items that can be accepted.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps in search of lockers
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, a nonprofit, is in need of school lockers. Call 970-879-2135 to arrange a pickup and for information.
Daniels Scholarship now is accepting applications
High school seniors in Colorado are encouraged to apply for Daniels Scholarship
The Daniels Fund is accepting applications for scholarships to be awarded in spring. High school seniors in Colorado should ask their high school counselors for information or visit http://www.danielsfund.org. The application deadline is Nov. 30.
In establishing the Daniels Fund, cable pioneer Bill Daniels directed the Daniels Scholarship Program to seek out promising students who demonstrate strength of character, leadership potential, academic performance or promise, a well-rounded personality and the potential to contribute to their community.
Students also must demonstrate financial need. Daniels Scholarships are not full-ride scholarships; they cover the unmet need of the student. The scholarship amount is determined after all other financial aid resources and an expected family contribution have been applied.
Students must be nominated by a referral agency, which includes all area high schools plus designated youth-serving organizations that help in the nomination process. A list of those high schools and youth-serving organizations is posted on the Daniels Fund website.
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