Briefs for Nov. 15, 2003 |

Briefs for Nov. 15, 2003

Yampa Valley Recycles

celebrates Recycles Day

Yampa Valley Recycles celebrates the sixth annual America Recycles Day today. Through Nov. 17, there will be six satellite recycling sites accepting aluminum and tin cans, glass and plastic bottles, newspapers, magazines and corrugated cardboard. The recycling locations are the Stock Bridge Transit Center, Shop and Hop, and Steamboat Ski Area Gondola parking lot, Milner Mini-Storage, the Clark General Store and the Oak Creek Road and Bridge Office.

During America Recycles week, residents are encouraged to inquire about free recycling service by calling Waste Management at 879-2400. Watch for YVR’s mascot Whistle Pig Willy every day in Steamboat Today for bits of recycling wisdom. Call Yampa Valley Recycles’ hot line at 870-7575 for any recycling questions.

United Way sponsors ‘Money Managers’

Wachovia Securities and Routt County United Way sponsor, “Money Managers: A better way to invest,” about how top advisers help their clients to reduce risk and increase potential returns, from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4 at Cottonwood Grill.

The program is certified by the Colorado Supreme Court and hosted by David J. Gordon, CFP, CIMA and senior vice president investment officer of Wachovia Securities. Gordon is an award-winning investment advisor, former practicing attorney, faculty instructor at The Wharton School and resident of Steamboat Springs and Deerfield, Ill.

Attorneys and certified public accountants receive two hours of continuing education credit for attending the program.

Reservations are recommended and a donation to the Routt County United Way will be appreciated but not required. Call Charles Droysen at (800) 336-5640, Ext. 4334.

Over-the-Hill Gang offers athletic scholarships

Steamboat’s Over-the-Hill Gang is once again offering scholarships of up to $1,000 to athletes for their education and/or skill improvement in their area of competence. Only athletes involved in winter sports are eligible.

Applicants should be attending or be a graduate of a Routt County school or be a Routt County resident. Applications are available at all Routt County high schools, Whiteman and Christian Heritage schools, Colorado Mountain College and the Winter Sports Club.

Applications must be completed and submitted by Saturday. Awards will be announced in December. Call 870-2912 or e-mail

Holy Name Church hosts bazaar Nov. 22 and 23

Holy Name Catholic Church’s sixth annual Work of Human Hands Holiday Bazaar is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 and from 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 23. Handmade and unique products from low income communities from 70 countries will be available for purchase in the Parish Hall Basement, 504 Oak St.

Kaleidoscope Art taking workshop registration

Kaleidoscope Art Exploration for Kids is accepting registration for after-school and school-break art workshops for children ages 6 to 12. Call the Steamboat Springs Arts Council for dates, times and additional information at 879-9008.

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