Briefs for Jan. 29

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Pilot & Today looking for residents for Locals section

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting nominations for its 2004 Locals special section.

Locals is a section dedicated to stories about area residents. If you know someone deserving of being profiled in this section, send a note explaining who the person is and why the person would make an interesting candidate. You can submit nominees to editor Scott Stanford via e-mail at sstanford@steamboatpilot.com. You also can mail nominees to Locals, P.O. Box 774827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Nominees also may be submitted at the front desk of the Pilot & Today at 1901 Curve Plaza. Refer questions to Stanford at 871-4221.

Locals is published in the March 28 edition of Steamboat Pilot & Today.

Har Mishpacha to host Shabbat service Friday

Steamboat Springs' Jewish community group, Har Mishpacha, will host a Shabbat service conducted by Rabbi Joseph Goldman at 7 p.m. Friday.

The service will be held at the Church of Latter Day Saints at the corner of Steamboat Boulevard and Central Park Drive.

A short service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Ski Area. After the service, participants are welcome to ski with Goldman. Participants should meet at 10 a.m. near the top of the gondola at the Interdenominational Worship area by the sleighs.

The movie "Nowhere in Africa" will be shown at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Springs High School library.

Religious school students will meet with Rabbi Goldman on Sunday at the home of Al Rosenthal and Rosanne Iversen. Grades K-3 meet at 9:30 a.m., and grades four and older meet at 10:30 a.m. Call 879-9523.

Hayden Senior Friendship Tea will be held Saturday

The third annual Hayden Senior Friendship Tea will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at The Haven. Loretta Earle will provide the afternoon entertainment. Sign up before today by calling Lindsay at 276-3741.

Business association seeks snow sculpture sponsors

The Downtown Business Association is seeking sponsors for the annual Winter Carnival snow sculptures, to be built by Steamboat Springs and Christian Heritage high school students. Three snow sculpture judges also are needed. Sponsorships are $50 and sponsors also are asked to provide hot chocolate for the sculptors while they build. Snow will arrive Feb. 4, and sculptures will be built and judged Feb. 5. Call 870-6778.

Yampa Public Library

has extended hours

Yampa Public Library has extended its hours and is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. The library is closed Fridays and Sundays.

Applications accepted for Winter Carnival parade

Entry forms for the 91st Winter Carnival Diamond Hitch Parade on Feb. 8 are available at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club at Howelsen Hill Lodge. The entry deadline is Monday, Feb. 2. Call Katy at 879-0695, ext. 116.

Volunteers needed to help with adaptive ski program

Horizons Specialized Services needs volunteers for its annual adaptive ski program.

Volunteers will assist Horizons clients with skiing and snowboarding Saturday afternoons during February and March.

Volunteers do not need a Steamboat Ski Pass to participate.

For information, call Chrissie at Horizons at 879-4466 ext116.

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