Briefs for May 21 |

Briefs for May 21

Lowell Whiteman hosting a rummage sale May 29

The Lowell Whiteman School is holding a rummage sale to benefit the school’s foreign travel fund. If weather permits, the benefit will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 29 in the parking lot of the Lowell Whiteman School. In inclement weather, it will be held in the gymnasium. Donations of sporting goods, clothes, household items, books, art work and other goods are needed. Call Margi Missling-Root at 879-1350, ext. 27.

‘Raising More Money’ materials are available

More than 60 people from various organizations attended last week’s Raising More Money workshop, sponsored by the Non-Profit Excellence Project, to learn how to create a pool of lifelong donors. To support workshop attendees and those interested in the concepts behind this fund-raising strategy, the Bud Werner Memorial Library has purchased the books “Raising More Money: A Step-by Step Guide to Building Lifelong Donors” and “The Point of Entry Handbook,” as well as the videos “Re-igniting Your Board” and “Raising More Money: Building Lifelong Donors.” All materials are available for checkout with a library card.

Donations sought for

LIFT-UP of Routt County

Donations of gently used furniture, household goods and clothing are needed for LIFT-UP of Routt County’s June 19 Extravaganza fund-raiser. Donations are tax-deductible and can be dropped off from noon to 6 p.m. June 18 at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. If you need to drop off items at a different time, call 870-0727.

Golf event will be Saturday, proceeds benefit school

The North Routt Golf Classic is at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Steamboat Golf Club. The cost is $90, and proceeds benefit the North Routt Community Charter School. Call 879-1858 to register.

Fund-raiser held for

volunteer going to Africa

An African dance fund-raiser and send-off party for Sally Hertzog, who is going to Tanzania for two months to volunteer at the Amani Children’s Home for AIDS orphans and autistic children, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Movement Arts. A $20 donation includes an African dance lesson, two drinks, food and a DJ playing world beat dance tunes. African attire is encouraged. Call 879-4068 for more information.

Search and Rescue looks for disoriented hike

Two dog teams were among the search crews dispatched to find a lost hiker Thursday evening.

The hiker, a woman staying at the Home Ranch near Clark, went hiking in the nearby Routt National Forest and got disoriented, Routt County Search and Rescue President Tim O’Brien said.

The woman had a cellular phone and was able to call for help.

Crews were expected to find her Thursday evening, although she is apparently in good health and was equipped to spend the night out, if necessary, O’Brien said.

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