Briefs for April 23
American Legion looking for World War II veterans
The American Legion Leo Hill Post 44 of Steamboat Springs is trying to locate area World War II veterans. The Steamboat post will present certificates of appreciation from the National American Legion and to the veterans during a Memorial Day dinner planned for 1 p.m. May 31 at the Steamboat Springs Veterans of Forgein Wars post, following an 11 a.m. memorial service at the Steamboat Springs Cemetery. Steamboat veterans are asked to conact Post 44 Commander Gar Williams at 879-3732. Veterans in other communities can contact their local posts or Routt County Veterans Affairs Officer Michael Condie at 879-3075.
Agricultural information available for teachers
Routt County CattleWomen has agriculture curriculum available for teachers appropriate for all grade levels from preschool to secondary. Topics include Colorado history, beef by-products, wheat, eggs, dairy, nutrition, safe food handling, body image and food and recipes.
Call President Jeannie Jo Logan at 871-1149 to receive teacher packs and classroom materials.
Spruce-up Clean-up Day scheduled for May 18
Steamboat Springs High School is holding its annual Spruce-up Clean-up Day on May 18. Students will pick up trash in various places around town. If you have suggestions on where we should clean, please call Lucianne Myhre at 871-3656 or e-mail Isullivan@sssd.k12.co.us.
Touring program ready
to perform for groups
The Emerald City Opera’s touring education program, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” is now available to perform for groups. The western-themed, short program is perfect for young audiences. Call the opera at 879-1996.
Veterans can receive
information on benefits
Veterans can receive information on veterans’ benefits by calling 879-3547 or stopping by the Routt County Veterans Affairs Office in Sundance at Fish Creek, next to the driver’s license office. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Bring Discharge Form 214 for registration with the county and application for VA programs. For more information, e-mail Veterans Affairs Officer Michael Condie at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration under way for opera appreciation course
Registration is under way for the Colorado Mountain College opera-appreciation course, “What’s Opera Doc?” Classes run from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, May 6-June 10, at CMC. Prepare for this summer’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme by the Emerald City Opera. The cost is $39. Call 870-4444 to register.
Painting school offering fellowship to artists
The Mixed Media Painting School of Steamboat Springs offers a $500 fellowship to help the winning artist pay for their next workshop or class. The fellowship’s focus is educational and meant for artists interested in expanding their artistic style by adding new media but applicants do not need to submit work in the mixed-media painting style to be eligible. Fellowship applications are available at the Depot Art Center, Advocates Against Battering and Abuse, Colorado Mountain College and the Yampa Valley Art Therapy Center. Applications are due April 25.
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