Steamboat briefs: Rotary Club holds free Holiday Tubing Party Dec. 13 |

Steamboat briefs: Rotary Club holds free Holiday Tubing Party Dec. 13

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs will present a Holiday Tubing Party from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 13, at Howelsen Hill. The event is free and open to the public.

Education Fund Grant group to meet Wednesday

The Steamboat Springs Education Fund Grant Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, in the Human Services Center boardroom. The meeting agenda is available at

United Way needs holiday bell ringers for season

Routt County United Way is seeking volunteers to be part of the timeless bell ringing tradition by greeting holiday shoppers and spreading Christmas cheer in front of Safeway and City Market.

The bell ringing will continue through Dec. 24. Civic groups are encouraged to volunteer. Organizations are needed to take an 11 to 6 p.m. shift.

To volunteer as a bell ringer or make a donation to Routt County United Way, visit For more information, contact Nikke Knoebel at 970-846-2083 or email

Chamber singers concert tickets now available

Tickets are now available for the Steamboat Chamber Singers’ two performances of “The Steamboat Chamber Singers Celebrate Christmas” concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18 and Saturday, Dec. 19 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Steamboat. Selections include many familiar holiday pieces, from gospel to classic carols. Tickets are $20 and available from any of the singers and from All That.

CMC to host seminar for small businesses Dec. 16

Colorado Mountain College is hosting a Success Steps Seminar on selling for small businesses from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16 in Classroom 213 on the second-floor of the Academic Center.

The program will be presented by Andy Blackstone, who brings more than 35 years of experience as a salesperson, sales manager and small business owner. For the past 17 years, Blackstone has served as an independent consultant to technology companies looking to improve their sales results. He is also author of a book on sales titled “Small Changes.”

Topics to be covered include refining market segment, building value proposition, developing sales processes, defining sales funnel, planning sales calls and tracking and measuring progress. Time will be provided for questions.

Registration is $15 and includes lunch. To register, call 970-870-4491.

The Series Steps Seminar is a collaborative effort of the Colorado Mountain College Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, Alpine Bank, the Steamboat Springs Economic Development Council and SCORE.

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