Steamboat briefs: Ride 4 Yellow looking for volunteers for Saturday
Steamboat Springs — The third annual Ride 4 Yellow, a mountain bike ride fundraiser for local and global cancer initiatives, is looking for anyone interested in volunteering Saturday. A number of volunteer shifts/responsibilities are available, including on-course riders, event setup and takedown, evening ticket sales and merchandise sales. All volunteers will receive an event T-shirt, lunch and a free ticket to Saturday night’s 4 Yellow Benefit Bash at Slopeside Grill. For more information or to sign up, email info@Ride4Yellow.com.
Boys and Girls Club hosting brunch fundraiser Aug. 5
The Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs’ Be Great Brunch fundraiser is at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 5 at Three Peaks Grill. The Champagne and jazz brunch will feature live music and auction items with sports broadcasting legend Verne Lundquist as the emcee. Tickets are $100 per person and are available at http://www.bgcnwc.org or by calling 970-871-3162.
Egeria Park Roping Club accepting memberships
The Egeria Park Roping Club is accepting memberships for the upcoming season. Roping and nonroping memberships are available to individuals or families. The group ropes and rides in an arena between Yampa and Toponas on Colorado Highway 131. For more information, call Sam at 970-638-4270.
VNA offers birth control, screenings for women
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association’s Women’s Health Clinic is offering low cost birth control, STD screenings, pap smears, breast exams and general women’s health care based on income. All income levels are welcome. Make an appointment in Steamboat at 970-879-1632 or in Craig at 970-824-8233.
Local groups reach out to returning service members
The Routt County Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4264 and American Legion Post 44 in Steamboat would like to meet and greet local sons and daughters returning from military service. The VFW is looking for female war veterans. The American Legion also is looking for new members. For more information, call VFW Post Commander Tony Weiss at 970-846-5035, Jim Stanko at 970-879-3936 or Routt County veterans service officer Michael T. Condie at 970-879-5489.
Registration now open for Steamboat All Arts Festival
Registration is open for local artists to participate in this year’s Steamboat All Arts Festival. The festival is a four-day event that highlights arts and culture in the Yampa Valley and features local and nationally renowned artists. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 to 19. For more information, contact Maren McCutchan at 970-457-4529 or email@example.com.
Yampatika summer camp registration now is open
Yampatika summer camp registration now is open. The summer programs provide children with hands-on opportunities to explore their natural surroundings, and each program is theme-based to inspire environmental stewardship through education. Programs also are age specific and are led by experienced naturalists. The programs take place at Yampatika’s Environmental Learning Center at Legacy Ranch. The camps are limited to 12 children. Find more information about the camps and registration documents at http://www.yampatika.org or call 970-871-9151.
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