Briefs for Dec. 3

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Ski Touring Center offers skate, cross country clinics

The Steamboat Ski Touring Center is offering skate and classic cross country ski clinics throughout the winter. Skate ski clinics will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; the focus is improving technique, and all ability levels are welcome. Cost is $19.

Classic ski clinics focusing on technique -- not learning to ski -- will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Ski for Fitness clinics will be from noon to 1 p.m. Fridays, focusing on using cross country skiing to improve balance, fitness level and coordination. Call 879-8180.

University Women holding its Holiday Party on Friday

The American Association of University Women is holding its Holiday Party from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Scott Center, Selbe Apartments, 550 Rollingstone Road.

Members and prospective members are welcome. Call Lynn Abbott at 870-6673 for information.

Rocking 'A' craft bazaar

is Dec. 13 in Hayden

Hayden's Rocking 'A' Artisans Craft Bazaar is Dec. 13 at 148 S. Walnut St.

Crafters should call 276-4866 or 276-1807 for information. The fee is $25 per adult booth and $5 for a card table for students younger than 13.

This is a fund-raiser for the Rocking 'A' Scholarship program.

Adult basketball, soccer leagues to meet Tuesday

The City of Steamboat Springs Parks, Open Space and Recreation will host meetings for Adult Basketball and Coed Indoor Soccer Leagues on Tuesday.

The meetings are for all captains or those looking to get on a team. The basketball meeting is at 5:30 p.m., and the soccer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Information on league fees, season schedule, rules and registration will be provided. Call 879-4300.

Volunteers needed to serve on focus group

Parks and Recreation youth programs are looking for people to serve in a youth programs focus group. The group will gather viewpoints and ideas to enhance the quality of programs. Participants will meet twice before the end of the school year to discuss program content, registration and concerns. Call Jennifer at 879-4300, ext. 352.

Learn how top advisers guide client investors

Wachovia Securities and Routt County United Way sponsor "Money Managers: A better way to invest," a program on how top advisers help their clients to reduce risk and increase potential returns, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cottonwood Grill.

The program is certified by the Colorado Supreme Court and hosted by David J. Gordon, CFP, CIMA and senior vice president investment officer of Wachovia Securities. Gordon is an award-winning investment adviser, former practicing attorney, faculty instructor at The Wharton School and resident of Steamboat Springs and Deerfield, Ill.

Attorneys and certified public accountants receive two hours of continuing education credit for attending the program.

Reservations are recommended, and a donation to the Routt County United Way will be appreciated but not required. Call Charles Droysen at (800) 336-5640, ext. 4334.

Realtors are collecting

donations to back soldiers

Two Steamboat Springs Realtors, Molly Hibbard and Marci Valicenti, are collecting monetary and tangible donations to support soldiers from Routt County and their families. Monetary donations can be made payable to The Yampa Valley Community Foundation. Write "Support the Troops Fund" on the memo line. Donations can be mailed to the Yampa Valley Community Foundation, P.O. Box 774965, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.

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