Briefs for 9-29
Hayden resident winner of lift ticket promotion
Daniel Barratt of Hayden was Thursday’s lift ticket winner for the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s joint promotion with Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. Enter the contest by clicking on the “Hey Powder Hounds” ad on the left rail of Steamboatpilot.com. Lift ticket winners are announced each morning on the video news update on Steamboatpilot.com. The contest ends Saturday. A season ski pass and two airline tickets also will be given away at the end of the month.
Monthly ALS support group seeks members
Anyone interested in joining an ALS support group is asked to call Katy Thiel of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association at 871-7628. The VNA is attempting to form a monthly support group.
LIFT-UP temporarily closed to donations
LIFT-UP will not accept donations at its donation center this week (Sept. 25 to Oct. 1) because donations have exceeded the space. The Donation Center will reopen with the usual schedule, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., starting Tuesday. Donations are limited to two bags or boxes of items per donor per day. LIFT-UP can always use volunteers for the donation center. If interested, call 879-3374.
Rotary Club accepting applications for exchanges
The Steamboat Springs Rotary Club is accepting applications from area students interested in participating in the youth Rotary International Summer Exchange and the year-long Rotary International Student Exchange. To learn more about this opportunity for your child to study abroad in a country of his or her choice – for a period of three months to one year – call one of the following local Rotarians: John Pougiales at 870-1508; Winnie DelliQuadri at 871-8257; or Donna Weinman at 846-6086. The deadline to apply is Oct. 15.
CDW offers big-game meat donations
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is taking names for big-game meat donation. Interested recipients must be able to accept the entire animal unprocessed. Call 871-2870 and leave your name and phone contacts.
National Forests offer free use of public lands
In celebration of National Public Lands Day, the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests are offering free use of picnic areas, campgrounds and trailheads on Saturday. National Public Lands Day is intended to encourage visitation of the nation’s national forests and grasslands as well as lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service and the Army Corps of Engineers.
Yampavalley.info seeks Web site volunteers
Yampavalley.info is seeking volunteers to oversee major sections of the Web site. Yampavalley.info officials are looking for center managers for the arts and culture, communications, employment, history, natural resources and environment, and religion sections of the site. Center managers maintain links, add new information, answer online questions and serve as expert resources for information about the community. Interested people can call Alysa Selby at 879-0240, ext. 305, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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