News in brief for Nov. 26, 2003 |

News in brief for Nov. 26, 2003

Annual Kiwanis ornament goes on sale this week

The 21st annual Steamboat Kiwanis holiday ornament will feature a Routt County ranch scene by photographer Chris Selby.

The ornament represents the major annual fund-raiser for the Kiwanis. The service organization uses the proceeds to help fund projects benefiting senior citizens and area youth. The Kiwanis’ good works include an annual seniors dinner, an annual boat ride on Steamboat Lake and weekly bus trips to grocery stores and the post office. Kiwanis also contributes to Cub Scouts and Partners in Routt County and host the annual “Stars of Tomorrow” competition.

Collectors can get a jump on purchasing the ornaments this week at the Steamboat Springs chamber Resort Association office on U.S.Highway 40, from individual Kiwanians or at Mr. Money.

Beginning Monday, the ornaments will be on sale at all local banks. They can be purchased from 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays at City Market and Safeway, from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at City Market, and all day on weekends.

LIFT-UP sites will be closed on Thursday, Friday

All LIFT-UP sites will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Community Thrift Store will be open Saturday.

Chamber accepting

summer funding requests

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is accepting applications for summer 2004 special event funding. The application deadline is Dec. 19. Call Leslie Dietz at 879-0882, ext. 203 for an application.

Christmas cheesecakes support Arts Council

Cheesecakes for the Arts, baked fresh by Nancy Kramer and packed in gift tins, ready for shipping to your friends and family are available by special order and also from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Christmas in the Rockies holiday market at Strawberry Park Elementary. The cheesecakes are available in several flavors, including chocolate almond, orange chocolate, chocolate mint fudge and plain. Proceeds benefit the Steamboat Springs Arts Council. Call 879-9008.

New morning yoga class offered on Tuesdays

A new yoga class is being offered at 6:55 a.m. Tuesdays at the Center for Movement Arts, 1104 Lincoln Ave. Drop-in fee is $10. Call 870-9977.

County accepting LEAP applications

The Routt County Department of Human Services Low-income Energy Assistance Program will accept applications through April 30. Call 879-1540.

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