Steamboat briefs: 13th annual Rally for The Cure golf tournament is Tuesday
Steamboat’s 13th annual Rally For The Cure golf tournament is Tuesday at Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club. Tee times are at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project and Rally For The Cure. The tournament is a four-person team, scramble format. There are no age restrictions and no golf handicaps necessary. The $100 entry fee includes green fees, carts, lunch and donations. The cost for nongolfers is $25 for lunch, donation and activities. Registration forms are available at all area golf courses. Drop forms off at the Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club Pro Shop or call 970-879-1391.
Bust of Steamboat seeks artist entries for event
Applications for artist entries for the 11th annual Bust of Steamboat are being accepted. Artists should provide a rendering or description of the intended entry and complete the application for consideration. Download an application at http://www.thebustofsteamboat.org or call 970-846-4554.
The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project selection committee is looking for 20 artists and sponsors for the October fundraiser. All funds raised benefit women with breast cancer in Routt and Moffat counties. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Three Peaks Grill.
Newborn Network offering resources to all families
Newborn Network is a support system dedicated to providing parenting and resource information to all families who live in Routt County and have children as old as 3. Newborn Network’s free services include weekly networking and education groups, parenting education home visits, a lending library of parenting topics and a series of gift bags. Parents of a child as old as 3 can call 970-879-0977 for more information about support services.
Habitat accepts motor vehicles for donation
Routt County Habitat for Humanity is reminding residents that motor vehicle donations help fund new Habitat homes through the Cars for Homes program. Motor vehicles — including cars, trucks, boats, RVs, etc. — can be donated by calling 1-877-277-4344 or by going to http://www.carsforhomes.org. The cars then are sold at auction or to recyclers or salvage yards, and the funds are used to build Habitat homes in partnership with low-income families.
Strings Music Festival is seeking volunteers
Strings Music Festival is looking for volunteers interested in helping with the organization’s busy summer schedule. For more information, email email@example.com or call 970-879-5056.
Community Barbecue and Barn Dance is Sept. 22
The fifth annual Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs Community Barbecue and Barn Dance is Sept. 22 at Sidney Peak Ranch. The event features live music from Loose Change, food catered by Rex’s American Grill and Bar, and plenty of raffle prize packages. The family oriented event includes kids activities, dancing and a photo station. Advance tickets are $35 a person or $70 for families of five or fewer ($10 for each additional child younger than 16). Proceeds from the Barn Dance benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat and local charities funded by the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs.
Registration for the 2012 Ride 4 Yellow is available
Registration opened this week for the third annual Ride 4 Yellow, a 26-mile mountain bike fundraiser for local and global cancer-related initiatives. The 2012 Ride 4 Yellow is scheduled for July 28. The ride is limited to the first 200 registered participants. The cost is $100.
Riders commit to raising $250 for cancer causes, down from $500 in previous years. Half of all proceeds will go to Livestrong, and the other half will be granted to Yampa Valley-based cancer causes.
The event features a 26-mile singletrack ride on the Continental Divide Trail, beginning at Dumont Lake on Rabbit Ears Pass and continuing up and over Storm Peak before finishing at the base of the Steamboat Ski Area. A post-event party is at Slopeside Grill and will feature dinner, drinks, live music and dancing.
For more information or to register, visit http://www.ride4yellow.com.
Steamboat Springs BMX track seeks dirt and clay
Organizers for the Steamboat Springs BMX track are looking for clean dirt and red clay to help maintain the outdoor facility at Howelsen Hill. The track hosts a 10-race summer series open to local kids and adults. For more information or to donate dirt, call Brian Deem at 871-9500 or Gina Grether at 970-871-9500.
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