Briefs for June 19
CattleWomen’s Association giving steaks to a daddy
In honor of Father’s Day, the Routt County CattleWomen’s Association is giving away steaks to the father of the first baby born Sunday at Yampa Valley Medical Center.
The winning father will receive a gift certificate for two steaks at Safeway, along with napkins and placemats with Routt County cattle brands, a bottle of Rachel’s Smoking Barbeque sauce and a wool pot holder from Routt County Woolens.
The Father’s Day give-away was an event the cattlewomen did many years ago, and they decided to reinstate it this year.
An ‘Alpine Ecology’ class will meet July 6
Explore the Alpine environments in Rocky Mountain National Park with instructors John Saunders and Karen Vail from Colorado Mountain College.
“Alpine Ecology” will meet in the classroom for three sessions, followed by two one-day field trips. The class will be from 4 to 5:20 p.m. July 6. CMC provides transportation to the park. The cost is $41 for in-district residents. Register by calling 870-4444.
‘Hero’s Quest’ Bible school this Thursday to June 26
United Methodist Church’s vacation Bible school, “Hero Quest,” for preschoolers through fifth-graders is Thursday through June 26. Campers will meet from 1 to 3:45 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the church, and from 1 to 3:45 p.m. Saturday at Steamboat Campground island site No. 116. A family potluck dinner and campfire service will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Register at the church or by calling 879-1290.
Steamboat’s Class of 1984 having 20-year reunion
The Steamboat Springs High School Class of 1984 is holding its 20-year class reunion the weekend of June 25 and 26. Call Connie at 871-6689.
Colorado DOW sponsoring fishing, shooting camp
The Colorado Division of Wildlife sponsors a free two-day fishing and shooting camp for children ages 10 to 12 on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday, children go to Steamboat Lake to learn fly fishing and other fishing techniques. On Tuesday, they will go to the Yampa State Park Wildlife Area and Hayden rifle range to shoot rifles, shotguns and archery equipment. Lunches will be provided. Sign up by calling Jason Trousdale at 276-4944. Space is limited to 15 children.
Steamboat’s graduates from 1960-69 meeting
The Steamboat Springs High School graduating classes of 1960 through 1969 will be gathering for a reunion from noon to 3 p.m. June 26 at the Community Center. Hundreds of past graduates are expected to attend this event, which is held every three years on the last Saturday of June. All classmates, teachers and other interested people are welcome. Please bring your own beverages and a snack to share.
Information on benefits
for veterans available
Veterans can receive information on veterans’ benefits by calling 879-3075, ext. 104, 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 email@example.com
Basketball camp for girls held in Hayden June 28
The Big Sister, Little Sister basketball camp for girls ages 7 through 13 will be held June 28 through 30 in Hayden. Camp times are 9 a.m. to noon.
The cost is $15 a day or $40 for all three days. Registration forms can be picked up at the school district’s central office in Hayden.
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