Steamboat briefs: Whiteout Volleyball Club meeting is Monday at library
The Whiteout Volleyball Club invites players and parents to an informational meeting about the 2013-14 club volleyball season at 7 p.m. Monday at Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave. The club is for girls ages 11 to 18, and no experience is necessary. For more information, contact Linda Starks at 970-217-9092 or email@example.com.
Social Security planning seminar is Tuesday at CMC
A Social Security planning seminar is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Colorado Mountain College Academic Center Room 2013. Steve Ahlmer, who specializes in planning for retirement, will lead the program. The cost is $10, and registration is required by calling 970-870-4491.
Grand Futures gives tips on preventing drunk driving
Grand Futures Prevention Coalition would like to remind readers that impaired driving crashes killed 10,228 people in 2010, accounting for 31 percent of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S., according to a news release.
Grand Futures is encouraging people to take a few steps to ensure their celebrations don’t end in tragedy.
■ Designate a sober driver before the festivities begin.
■ If you will be drinking, do not plan on driving. If you are impaired, find another way home: Use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member or use public transportation.
■ If someone you know is drinking, do not let him or her get behind the wheel. If you see an impaired driver on the road, contact law enforcement by calling 970-879-1090.
Visit http://www.grandfutures.org/summersafety to download an impaired driving prevention flier as well as the R-U-Buzzed BAC Calculator App for iPhone and Android.
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