Steamboat briefs: Urban renewal authority to host public open house
The Steamboat Springs Urban Renewal Authority Advisory Committee will host a public open house at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 to present designs for the realignment of the nearby intersection of Apres Ski Way and Village Drive, which are intended to enhance pedestrian and vehicular safety.
The meeting will be held in the Creekside Room of Torian Plum in Ski Time Square where the presenter will be engineer Paul Moreau of Drexel Barrell.
Nearby property and business owners are especially encouraged to attend. The Creekside Room is accessed by descending the outdoor stairs from Ski Time Square toward Torian Plum Plaza. At the midway point, head to the left toward an entrance to the newer of the Torian condo towers.
Volunteers needed for race slated Labor Day weekend
The seventh annual Steamboat Springs Stage Race, presented by Moots Cycles, is seeking volunteers for Labor Day weekend on Sept. 5, 6 and 7. Volunteer positions include course marshals and feed zones.
Over 400 road bike racers from across the Rocky Mountain region will participate in three days of racing with proceeds supporting LIFT-UP food bank, Routt County Humane Society, Yampa Valley Sustainability Council and Bicycle Colorado.
The stage race details are as follows:
■ Simply Steamboat Time Trial, Saturday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Colorado Highway 131 and River Road.
■ Moots Road Race, Sunday, Sept. 6, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Twentymile Road.
■ Ski & Bike Kare criterium, Monday, Sept. 7, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Ski & Bike Kare criterium, Oak, Pine, Eighth and Fourth streets.
Bank holds school supply drive for school district
The Bank of San Juans in Oak Creek is holding a school supply drive for South Routt School District through Sept. 15. Community members are invited to drop off school supplies for elementary, middle school and high school students between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the bank, 319 E. Main St.
VNA seeks volunteers for organization events, needs
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is seeking volunteers interested in helping with events and other needs throughout the nonprofit health organization. Opportunities include assisting with the upcoming Rubber Ducky Race on Sept. 5 and other fundraisers, sharing crafts and activities with seniors at The Haven Assisted Living Center and helping with administrative duties or landscaping/maintenance at The Haven. Volunteers also are needed to assist the Hospice program.
Positions can be tailored to volunteers’ unique skills and experience. Visit nwcovna.org/volunteer for more information or call VNA volunteer coordinator Mindy Marriott at 970-871-7609.
Individuals sought to become victim advocates
Advocates Building Peaceful Communities is recruiting volunteers to become victim advocates to provide on-call services for the 24-hour crisis line.
Twenty-five hours of training is provided and will take place in early October according to participant schedules.
Advocates is a nonprofit agency providing free and confidential services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Routt County.
Those who are interested may call Kasey or Diane at 970-879-2034 for more information.
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