News in brief for August 10
Phonebook recycling at City Market
Recycle old telephone books in the large cardboard bins outside of City Market from Aug. 11 to Aug. 25.
Historic properties applications available
Applications for designation to the Routt County Register of Historic Properties are due in the County Commissioners’ Office in the Routt County Courthouse Annex by Aug. 23. Call Dee Bolton at 879-0108 for more information.
Steamboat Arts Council seeking docents
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking volunteers for its docent program.
SSAC docents are trained volunteers who staff The Depot galleries, help interpret and explain exhibits and encourage visitor interaction with the artwork, furthering the mission of the Steamboat Springs 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.
Cookbook recipes wanted for South Routt Centennial
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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