Briefs for Sept. 19 |

Briefs for Sept. 19

Colorado Northwestern college holds open house

Colorado Northwestern Community College is holding a community open house for South Routt from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Community Center in Oak Creek. CNCC offers classes for all ages, and Wednesday’s open house will provide residents an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the college.

Christian Heritage School raises scholarship money

Christian Heritage School is selling Butter Braids to raise funds for its scholarship program. Call the school office to place orders. The pastries are available in five flavors – cream cheese, blueberry cream cheese, cinnamon, apple and cherry. They are $9 each. Call 879-1760 by Sept. 28.

Steamboat Arts Council seeking volunteers

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking volunteers for its docent program. Docents are trained volunteers who staff the Depot Art Center galleries, help interpret and explain exhibits and encourage visitor interaction with the artwork, furthering the mission of the arts council. They help with unpacking exhibit items, hanging shows and hosting opening receptions. Docents also coordinate the annual Studio Tour and facilitate the “Art for Seniors” program at the Doak Walker Care Center.

Docents are available to lead guided tours of the exhibits to schools and groups if requested. Docents meet monthly for seminars, as well as occasional field trips.

Bud Werner library’s

book club seeks members

Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Book Club is encouraging new members to join. The club meets every four to six weeks and is facilitated by Michelle Dover, the library’s circulation manager. Visit for a complete list of books to be read and discussed by the book club this year. For more information, call 879-0240.

South Routt organization assembling cookbook

The Soroco Parent Teacher Organization is publishing a South Routt Centennial Cookbook in celebration of Yampa and Oak Creek’s 100th birthdays. Anyone interested in submitting a favorite recipe is encouraged to contact one of the cookbook committee members or drop off the recipe in collection boxes in the South Routt School District administration building, the Yampa and Oak Creek libraries or the Yampa, Phippsburg or Oak Creek post offices. Recipes also can be e-mailed to

The cookbook committee members are: Kelly Gates, 638-4475; Wendy Palyo, 736-1013; Dina Murray, 638-4208; Cindy Ashley, 638-0406; Ray Olinger, 638-4457; Wendy Villa, 736-8435; Tami Thurston, 736-8514.

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