Steamboat Briefs: Fundraising effort ongoing for Howelsen Hill project |

Steamboat Briefs: Fundraising effort ongoing for Howelsen Hill project

— The Howelsen Hill Centennial Campaign, which is raising money for improvements at Howelsen Hill, is still seeking community donations to help leverage foundation support. Since July, the campaign has raised more than $268,000 in private donations and pledges and more than $937,000 in grants, according to a news release.

The Howelsen Hill Centennial Campaign hopes to accomplish projects including buying and installing new lighting, snowmaking equipment, a mini magic carpet and a new summer ski jump at Howelsen Hill. Donors can specify which project they want their money to go to.

Donations to the Howelsen Hill Centennial Campaign can be made in the following ways:

Checks can be made out to the City of Steamboat Springs, or the Yampa Valley Community Foundation — Howelsen Ski Hill and sent to: Howelsen Hill Centennial Campaign, P.O. Box 775088, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477; or donate by credit card at (select Howelsen Capital Improvements — Ski Area).

For more information, contact Winnie DelliQuadri at 970-879-2060 or

Advcates is now recruiting for victim advocate training

Advocates Building Peaceful Communities is recruiting volunteers interested in becoming victim advocates. Advocates will host a 25-hour domestic violence training this spring. The first session is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call Diane or Jody at 970-879-2034 for more information.

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The $135 entry fee is discounted to $125 per player until May 20. The tournament format is a mixed scramble with four-player teams.; teams that include a woman may have five players. There is no handicap required; however, no team may have more than two players with handicaps of 12 or less. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams, with additional prizes for the longest drives, longest putt and drives closest to the center line. There will be two hole-in-one prizes, slated to be a car donated by Steamboat Motors and a $25,000 cash prize donated by Yampa Valley Bank.  

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