Steamboat briefs: Andrea Clark named Rotary Club Student of the Month
Andrea Clark was named the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs’ Student of the Month for December. She is a senior at Heritage Christian School.
According to school administrator Dave Entwistle, who nominated Clark for the award, she is an outstanding student with a GPA of 3.61. This year, Clark is taking four classes at Heritage Christian and is enrolled at three classes at Colorado Mountain College.
In addition to being a strong student, Clark is a leader, serving as student government president for the past two years. She also is a member of Heartson, a high school girls quartet, and sings with the Yampa Valley Choral Society.
Clark, who has a brown belt in tae kwon do, teaches a children’s martial arts class two days a week and also volunteers with Selah, Steamboat Springs’ pregnancy resource center.
She is an active member of First Baptist Church of Steamboat Springs’ youth group and, this past summer, traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, where she volunteered with her aunt and uncle’s ministry there.
When Clark is not studying or volunteering, she works at MountainBrew. She plans to attend college and major in cross-cultural communications.
Fiesta for the Future event to be held Tuesday, Wednesday
Colorado Student Care, Grand Futures and Advocates Building Peaceful Communities will be the beneficiaries of a Fiesta for the Future fundraiser hosted by Fiesta Jalisco restaurant, 445 Anglers Drive, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. On these days, the restaurant will donate 20 percent of its profits from lunch and dinner to help support the three nonprofits located upstairs. Additionally, the nonprofits will host an open house from noon to 5 p.m. on both days so that community members can learn more about each nonprofit.
Board of REALTORS to host community Christmas dinner
The Steamboat Springs Board of REALTORS will host a free community Christmas dinner with live music from 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 25 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The dinner is open to everyone, and volunteers and food donations are welcome. To get involved, call Lorraine at 970-819-3115 or Sandi at 970-819-6556.
Roving Christmas Tree to visit Hayden on Dec. 24
The Roving Christmas Tree once again will visit Hayden on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24. The tree’s first stop will be at 5 p.m. at the Haven. From there, the tree will travel up to Golden Meadows and Hospital Hill. Those who would like Santa to make a stop at their house are asked to leave on their porch lights. People can follow the tree’s progress on Facebook at Webber’s Roving Christmas Tree. Call Cindy at 970-276-4446 or 970-819-0500 for more information.
Steamboat Farmers Market registration to open Jan. 15
Registration for the Steamboat Farmers Market will open Jan. 15. All registrations are online and can be accessed using a link at http://www.mainstreetsteamboat.com under the Farmers Market tab.
The Steamboat Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday from June 14 through Sept. 19 at the corner of Seventh and Yampa streets. To participate, all vendors must have both Colorado and Steamboat Springs sales tax licenses, and street food vendors must have approval from the Routt County Department of Environmental Health.
Steamboat Farmers Market encourages all vendors of local foods, produce, meat and value-added products to apply as early as possible. These vendors will be approved during the first month after registration opens. Starting in February, craft and nonprofit vendors will be approved.
The market reserves the right to limit certain categories of vendors to keep the variety in the market interesting. While vendors are encouraged to sign up for the entire season, random dates are available on a limited basis.
All products are to be made by the vendor, unless the vendor is a member of MainStreet Steamboat. MainStreet Steamboat members may offer products represented in their storefronts, even if they are not made by the vendor.
Contact Tracy at 970-846-1800 or email@example.com for more information.
VNA is offering drop-in flu clinics on Thursdays
Flu cases are increasing in Colorado, and drop-in flu clinics are held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. The vaccine is $21.50 for adult and children’s flu shots and $21.50 for children’s FluMist. Insurance will be processed, so insurance cards should be brought to the clinic. It takes about two weeks for the vaccine to become effective. For more information, call 970-879-1632.
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