News in Brief for April 6 |

News in Brief for April 6

Christian Heritage School auction raised $70,000

Christian Heritage School’s annual auction fund-raiser held at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel on March 26, raised more than $70,000 for the private school. Almost 400 people attended the silent auction, including state Sen. Jack Taylor, R-Steamboat Springs.

A musical performance by Brent Rowan and a live auction featuring a black Labrador retriever puppy and a Southern California theme park vacation were among the highlights of the evening, school spokeswoman Marilou Jones said. The auction fund-raiser is Christian Heritage School’s largest of the year and helps the school keep tuition rates low and support academic programs.

First Baptist Church

holding Easter services

First Baptist Church in Hayden will hold its first service at 8 a.m. Sunday, followed by Sunday School at 9 a.m. The second service will be at 11 a.m. Call 276-7265 for more information.

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League of Women Voters to meet Wednesday

The League of Women Voters is holding a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the anteroom of the commissioners’ meeting room in the Courthouse Annex. The topic will be the “No Child Left Behind” federal program. All interested people are welcome. Call Barb De Vries at 879-1765.

Church of Latter Day Saints to hold conference

The Church of Latter Day Saints Meeker Stake Women’s Conference is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 17 at the Rifle LDS Church. There will be classes in scrapbooking, single parenting, gardening and tastes and sounds in Christ’s time. Call Rachel Gierhart at (970)675-2856.

Tread of Pioneers Museum closing for two weeks

The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed from Sunday through April 26. Call 879-2214.

CMC offering stewardship course through May 20

A land stewardship course will be held at Colorado Mountain College on Thursdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday through May 20. Participants will examine weed and pasture management in agricultural and natural areas in Routt County. The cost is $40. Call 870-4444 to register.

Workshop on boards of directors set for April 15

The Nonprofit Excellence Project is hosting a “Board of Directors 101” Capacity Building Workshop focused on the basic legal and financial responsibilities of all nonprofit boards of directors on April 15.

The workshop is from 10 a.m. to noon in Centennial Hall.

The workshop will lead participants through a basic understanding of the legal basis for nonprofit organizations and what this means in terms of the legal and financial responsibilities for each nonprofit board.

RSVP for this free workshop by calling Winnie Delliquadri at 871-8257 or e-mailing

Send children’s artwork

to soldiers serving in Iraq

Individuals who would like to send children’s cards, letters, artwork and other tangible goods to soldiers serving in Iraq can drop those items off at Steamboat Real Estate at 635 Yampa Ave. Items also may be mailed to the Yampa Valley Community Foundation at P.O Box 774965.

All monetary donations are tax deductible.

Call Marci Valicenti at 879-5000.

‘Skaters Showcase’ set

for Saturday at Howelsen

The Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club presents “Skaters Showcase,” an end of the season skating exhibition, at 7 p.m. April 10 at Howelsen Ice Arena.

The event features solo and group performances by Steamboat’s finest skaters, including Steamboat’s “Team Volant,” a synchronized skating seam. Admission is $3.

This is the third Steamboat ice show of the season for the club, which traveled to six competitions, bringing home gold, silver and bronze medals. Team Volant made it to nationals.