Briefs for Oct. 27

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Advocates holding training session at 9:30 Saturday

Advocates Against Battering and Abuse is looking for community volunteers interested in helping victims of domestic and sexual violence. Advocates will host a 25-hour training this fall, with the first session from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call Allison at 879-2034 to volunteer.

Book fair will be held at Strawberry Park school

The Strawberry Park Elementary School Book Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 4 to 12, at the elementary school.

Chamber seeking logo

artwork for 2005 events

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is soliciting logo artwork for its summer 2005 events: the Steamboat Marathon, Fourth of July, Cowboys Roundup Days, Hot Air Balloon Rodeo, Tour de Steamboat century ride and Labor Day's Rockin' Roundup. Provide a concept for artwork for each or any event, and include other samples of your work for reference. Once a design in selected, chamber representatives will work with the artist to finalize the artwork and souvenir designs. Call 879-0882, ext. 203, or e-mail jody@steamboatchamber.com. The deadline for submissions is Monday.

Veterans' benefits

information available

Military veterans can get information about veterans' benefits and programs by calling 879-5489 or stopping by the Routt County Veterans Services Office, in the Colorado Workforce Center in Sundance at Fish Creek. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Bring your DD Form 214 for registration with the county.

SSWSC hosting 2 clinics to certify ski race officials

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is hosting two clinics to certify ski race officials. The first is at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the fireplace room in the Howelsen Hill Lodge. The cost is $5. The second clinic is for referee certification and is at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at the fireplace room. The cost is $20. The first clinic is a prerequisite to the second clinic. Participants can take the first or both clinics, and the public is encouraged to attend to help the club put on its races. Call 879-0695.

Volunteers needed for conservation projects

The Tread of Pioneers Museum is seeking volunteers interested in helping with artifact conservation projects. No experience necessary; museum staff will provide direction on projects such as stabilizing photo albums, caring for historic clothing and accessories, and generally improving the storage and care of items in the museum's collection. Call museum curator Kelly Bastone at 879-2214.

Screamboat Chamber

of Horror this weekend

The Colorado Mountain College SKY Club presents its sixth annual Screamboat Chamber of Horror haunted dormitory from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Monson Hall. Tickets are $5 at the door, and all proceeds go into the SKY Club's Endowed Science Scholarship Fund, which provides financial aid for a science student each year at CMC's Alpine Campus. Call 870-4537.

Over the Hill Gang offers $1,000 to local athletes

Steamboat's Over the Hill Gang is offering financial assistance of up to $1,000 each to local athletes for their education and/or skill improvement in their area of competence. Only athletes involved in winter sports are eligible.

Applications are available at all Routt County high schools, Steamboat Springs Middle School, Whiteman and Christian Heritage Schools, CMC and the Winter Sports Club.

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