Steamboat briefs: Rotary Club seeking grant recipients for next cycle |

Steamboat briefs: Rotary Club seeking grant recipients for next cycle

The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs will receive grant requests for its next grant cycle between Saturday and Dec. 15.

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations in Routt County. The focus of grant activity is youth and senior programs.

Grants will be awarded around Jan. 15. The grant application and grant information can be found on the Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs website at Click on the “Community Grant Application” on the right side of the home page.

If there are questions, call Karl Gills at 970-846-4326.

Middle School Nordic Club to host parent meeting

The Steamboat Springs Middle School Nordic Club will be holding a parent meeting in the middle school cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

All level skiers in sixth through eighth grades are welcome to join. The program focus is to develop solid cross country ski fundamentals, team camaraderie and all-around athlete development.

Visit for more information, or pick up a 2014 season schedule at the middle school office.

Center for Visual Arts accepting artist members

The Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts is accepting applications for new artist members. The CVA is a nonprofit arts organization that supports emerging artists in a cooperative gallery located at 837 Lincoln Ave. Membership is non-juried, and preference is given to artists residing in Routt County. Full details and application forms may be found at or by calling 970-846-5970. Deadline to apply is Saturday.

Festival of Trees to begin Saturday at Tread of Pioneers

The Tread of Pioneers Museum’s 20th annual Festival of Trees will be held Saturday through Nov. 24 at the museum at the corner of Eighth and Oak streets in downtown Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat tradition is sponsored by Yampa Valley Bank in partnership with Steamboat Ace Hardware. The Festival of Trees features 21 beautifully decorated trees created by local businesses and nonprofits. Public viewing runs daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the 10-day event.

Old Town Hot Springs to host lifeguarding class Saturday

Old Town Hot Springs fall lifeguarding class is scheduled for today, Sunday, Nov. 22 and 23. The sessions run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Those who complete the class will receive Red Cross certification in lifeguarding, CPR/AED and first aid. The cost is $125 and registration and payment can be completed at the Old Town Hot Springs front desk.

Participants must be 15 by Nov. 23 to take the course. Contact Sam at or 970-879-1828, ext. 316, for more information.

Running Series seeking 2015 committee members

The Steamboat Springs Running Series, a volunteer nonprofit, is searching for an organizational committee member for 2015 starting this fall. Duties will include but are not limited to assisting the series directors in all capacities with series organization and clerical duties. The right candidate must be a committed long-term participant who has a love for running, giving back to the community and the Yampa Valley. Interested candidates should email

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