Briefs for April 29 |

Briefs for April 29

Tami Havener honored

for her work with children

Tami Havener, director of Discovery Learning Center and the Newborn and Child Care networks, was honored last week for her commitment and leadership on behalf of children.

Havener received the 2004 Edna Oliver and Nancy Swank Award from the Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children at a ceremony April 17 in Denver.

The award was established in 1973 to recognize the efforts of CAEYC’s founding members. The award is presented annually to an individual who has given distinguished service to children and their families, according to CAEYC.

Havener, who has a master’s degree in early childhood education, is a regular attendee of national conferences and is considered an expert in legislation and public policy issues related to early childhood education, CAEYC said in a statement.

Havener serves on the board of directors for First Impressions of Routt County, is vice president of the Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education and is a member of the child protection team for the Department of Human Services. Havener has been an active member of the CAEYC board since 1989.

Forum on wood products and their uses May 10

A forum for businesspeople and craftspeople to meet with the private landowners and state and national forest managers to find ways to use wood products will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 10 in Olympian Hall. Officials with grants and funding opportunities also will be present.

The forum is hosted by the Bark Beetle Information Task Force, Steamboat Springs Resort Association and the Community Agricultural Alliance. Call Noreen Moore at 879-0882, ext. 204, or Marsha Daughenbaugh at 879-4370.

Pilates class begins

at 5:30 tonight

A Pilates class focused on arms, abs and glutes is at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning tonight and running through May 27. The intermediate class will incorporate hand weights, bands, rings and FitBalls. The cost is $55. Call 879-6788.

Painting workshop is Tuesday at Potter’s Wheel

A one-stroke painting workshop is from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at The Potter’s Wheel. The cost is $50, and registration is required by calling 879-4944.

Spruce-up Clean-up Day

is May 18 in Steamboat

Steamboat Springs High School is holding its annual Spruce-up Clean-up Day on May 18. Students will pick up trash in town. If you have suggestions on where they should clean, call Lucianne Myhre at 871-3656 or e-mail

Dance workshops offered in hip-hop and tap

Steamboat Ballet will offer two, two-week June dance workshops in hip-hop and tap for ages 8 and older. The cost is $75 each. Call 871-1737.

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