Steamboat briefs: Lincoln Avenue downtown to close at 4 p.m. for stroll
October 30, 2011
Lincoln Avenue in downtown Steamboat Springs will close between Fifth and 11th streets at 4 p.m. Monday for the Downtown Halloween Stroll. A detour will send motorists to Oak Street along that stretch.
Cultural integration group seeks bilingual volunteers
Integrated Community is seeking bilingual volunteers to assist the organization with its resource and referral program on Mondays and Wednesdays. Volunteers must speak Spanish, enjoy helping the immigrant community, and be respectful and mature. Training is provided. Call Sheila at 970-620-1513.
Art museum shop seeking work made by local artists
The Steamboat Art Museum gift shop is seeking work by local artists and craftspeople. The shop sells artist work on a consignment basis. Proceeds help support the museum. Unframed paintings, prints, drawings or photography as well as hand-crafted works such as jewelry, pottery, textiles and high-quality craft items are welcome.
Interested artists can bring their work in for consideration. Call 970-870-1755 or email email@example.com.
VNA is offering meningitis vaccine to students, youths
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other leading medical groups recommend meningococcal vaccine for youths ages 11 to 18 years as well as those ages 19 to 21 who attend college. College students younger than 22 who received a meningococcal vaccine before age 16 years should receive a booster. For more information or to schedule an appointment for vaccination, call Northwest Colorado Visiting Association at 970-879-1632 or 970-824-8233.
Horizons seeks volunteers to mentor disabled clients
Horizons is seeking caring, committed individuals to serve as one-on-one mentors to developmentally disabled clients. For more information, call volunteer coordinator Rebecca Hanson at 970-879-4466, ext. 111.
Newborn Network offering free resources for parents
Newborn Network is a support system dedicated to providing parenting and resource information to all families who live in Routt County and have children as old as 3. Newborn Network's free services include weekly networking and education groups, parenting education home visits, a lending library of parenting topics and a series of gift bags. Parents of a child as old as 3 can call 970-879-0977 for more information about support services.
Young Tracks Childcare seeks new board members
Young Tracks Childcare board of directors is seeking community members to become part of the largest child care center in Routt County. The group is looking for people with a passion for children who are knowledgeable in fundraising or grant writing and who are committed to making the organization thrive. Meetings are the third Tuesday bimonthly throughout the year. Call Kate at 320-226-2236 for more information.
Visiting Nurse Association offers adult immunizations
Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering $14 adult immunizations for a limited time for MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), HPV, Varicella (chicken pox), Pneumococcal (pneumonia), Meningococcal (meningitis), Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) and hepatitis A and B (hepatitis vaccines are for people with risk factors). To schedule an appointment, call 970-824-8233 in Craig and 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs.
Adult day services offered at The Haven in Hayden
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering adult day services at The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden, for any disabled individual older than 18 or elderly individual who is looking for daily activities where oversight is provided. Services are provided from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Meals, medication administration, activities, assistance with bathing and wellness assessments are available. For more information and to register, call Diane Girty at 970-875-1891.
Free flu shots available for veterans at Craig clinic
The Craig TeleHealth clinic hosts a flu shot clinic from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Fridays. All veterans are highly encouraged to get their annual flu shot, said Nurse Cindy Dearden, flu shot coordinator. Veterans with a latex allergy should tell staff prior to getting the flu shot so nurses can take special precautions. Call the clinic at 970-824-6721.
French-speakers needed to volunteer to help residents
French-speaking volunteers are needed for assistance to non-English-speaking residents of Steamboat Springs. Call Anna at 970-870-3069.
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