Steamboat briefs: Museum seeking vintage car owners to participate
The Tread of Pioneers Museum is in need of vintage car owners who would like to participate in the Vintage Car Show from 1 to 3 p.m. May 4 in front of the museum, 800 Oak St. Contact Candice Bannister at 970-879-2214 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register.
Share your thoughts about CMC through online survey
Colorado Mountain College is developing a plan to guide the college during the next seven years, including the selection of a new president. Share your thoughts through May 3 by participating in a survey by going to http://www.coloradomtn.edu and clicking on “survey.”
Free HIV tests offered this month through the VNA
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering free HIV tests through April in recognition of STD Awareness Month. Make an appointment by calling 970-879-1632.
Center for Visual Arts taking local portfolio applications
The Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts is accepting portfolio applications for local artists who are interested in becoming exhibiting members. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to supporting the Steamboat Springs local emerging artist community. Interested artists should preview membership information at http://www.steamboatartcenter.com and then contact Gallery Manager Rufina Tegeder at email@example.com for an appointment. The deadline is May 15.
VNA reminding parents about infant vaccinations
As part of National Infant Immunization Week, the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is reminding parents that one of the best ways to protect children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations. Call the VNA at 970-824-8233 in Craig or 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs to make an appointment for low-cost vaccinations.
Horizons provides free screenings for children
Horizons Specialized Services provides free screenings for children. If you’re a parent and are concerned about your child’s development, call Kathy Northcutt at 970-871-8558. The screenings can answer questions such as “Should he be walking by now?” “How many words should she be saying?” and “Is her hearing and vision what it should be?”
¿Tiene usted preguntas como estas con respecto al desarrollo de su nina/o? ¿Deberia estar caminando a esta edad? ¿Cuantas palabras deberia mi nino/a estar diciendo? ¿Es su vision y audicion normal? Podemos contestar sus preguntas con un chequeo gratuito. Llame a Natosha al 970-756-5014.
Kiwanis Club in search of new members to join
Steamboat Springs’ Kiwanis Club is looking for new members who would be interested in providing service to the community as well as attending weekly meetings on Tuesdays at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Annual dues are $125. Kiwanis was chartered in 1948 and is Steamboat’s oldest service club. For more information, call Bud at 970-879-0064 or Johanna at 970-879-0211.
Members can join Young Professionals Network
The Young Professionals Network is looking for additional members. The group focuses on networking, professional development, volunteer opportunities and social events. An annual membership is $45. For more information or to join, visit http://www.steamboatypn.com or email Glen Traylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginner tennis camps to be offered May 18 and 19
Beginner tennis camps for juniors will be offered May 18 and 19 at the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs. Classes for children ages 6 to 10 are from noon to 1 p.m., and classes for youths ages 11 to 18 are from 1 to 2 p.m. Register by calling 970-879-8400.
LiveWell program to help families with healthy eating
LiveWell Northwest Colorado is helping families be healthy by working to improve eating habits and to be more physically active through the “Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0” program. The program sets the goal each day of eating five or more fruits and vegetables, watching two or fewer hours of TV, getting an hour or more of physical activity and drinking zero sugary drinks. For more information about the program, visit http://www.nwcovna.org/livewell.php or call LiveWell Northwest Colorado Community Coordinator Barb Parnell at 970-819-4110.
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