Steamboat briefs: Medical Home Community Forum will be held Dec. 11 |

Steamboat briefs: Medical Home Community Forum will be held Dec. 11

A Medical Home Community Forum will be held from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Dec. 11 at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Conference Room 1. The community forum is for anyone looking to learn more about the Medical Home Initiative, which is a statewide effort between the Department of Public Health and Environment and the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to promote the philosophy and delivery of a patient-centered medical home model of health care.

Contact Summer Laws to RSVP by Wednesday at 970-819-7295 or visit

First Steps seminar will be held Wednesday at CMC

A First Steps seminar for those who are interested in starting a small business is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the new academic center, Room 127, at Colorado Mountain College. The free seminar will help attendees answer the following questions:

Who are my customers, why do they want/need my product/service and how many are out there? How do I build a revenue/sales forecast? How much money will I need to start a business and how do I build a monthly expense budget? What is the forecast for profit/loss my first two years? What are the sources of funding for my business and what do they require? What resources are available to help me with the planning process?

For more information, call Small Business Resource Center Manager Randy Rudasics at 970-870-4491.

Sock it to Me drawing for teens ongoing this month

The Sock it to Me holiday stocking drawing for teens in sixth grade and older is ongoing through December at Bud Werner Memorial Library. Win a fantasy- or drama-themed stocking full of books, movies and more. Teens will receive a ticket for the drawing each time they check something out. The drawing will be Jan. 7.