Steamboat briefs: Coffee with Council set for Friday at Centennial Hall
Coffee with Council will continue with Councilman Scott Ford from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in the Crawford Room of Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. Topics of discussion will include the city manager selection process and city council’s role in economic development. No RSVP is necessary, and community members are welcome. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
Fatherhood Program to conduct free workshop
The Fatherhood Program of Routt County and Humble Ranch are hosting a free workshop for Routt County dads and their kids Saturday, Sept. 12 with two sessions offered, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from noon to 2 p.m. The purpose of the workshop is to improve teamwork and communication skills with each other while having fun with horses. The workshop will be taught by a licensed equine-facilitated learning specialist. All activities happen on the ground and do not include horseback riding. Lunch is provided for both sessions, and children must be 6 or older to participate. Space is limited and sign-up is required by 5 p.m. today. Contact the Fatherhood Program at 970-870-5289 or email@example.com to sign up or for more information.
Mainstreet Steamboat to host candidate forum
Mainstreet Steamboat Springs will host a Candidates for Steamboat City Council forum in the form of a town hall meeting at The Chief Theater at 6 p.m. Sept. 16. The event will provide an opportunity to ask questions and understand the candidates’ views on the issues that matter, according to Lisa Popovich, Mainstreet program manager.
Doors will open at 5 p.m., and the house will remain open one hour after the forum concludes. Questions can be submitted in advance and can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted by calling Popovich at 970-367-7060.
9/11 Never Forget Project still accepting donations
The 9/11 Never Forget Project is accepting donations at Yampa Valley Bank, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Back Door Grill, Johnny B Goods and the Steamboat Springs Fire Station at U.S. Highway 40 and Pine Grove Road. Checks may be made payable to 9/11 Never Forget Project. Donations may alsp be made by visiting gofund.me/cz2bkyh9.
The project, conceived and organized by local teen Kyle Case, will place 2,977 American flags on the lawn of Yampa Valley Bank in honor and remembrance of the 2,977 people killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Any teens who would like to help place the flags at 5:30 p.m. today or remove the flags at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 are asked to call Kyle or Laura Case at 970-846-7841.
Donations collected beyond the cost of the flags will be donated to a retired firefighter who worked Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11. An account has been set up at Yampa Valley Bank, and future proceeds will go to a firefighter, EMT or police officer each September.
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