Briefs for Sept. 23


Heeling Friends holding fall recruitment session

Heeling Friends, a pet visitation program at Yampa Valley Medical Center, will have a fall recruitment session for new animal/handler teams from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4, 6 and 12 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Call 871-0021.

Steamboat Pilot seeks contributions for Style

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is looking for writers, photographers and graphic artists ages 13 to 18 to participate in Teen Style, a monthly section published in the Sunday newspaper for and about teens. Call Autumn Phillips at 871-4210 or e-mail

Alzheimer's Association holds caregiver training

The Alzheimer's Association will present a free, three-week caregiver training course from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 7 and Oct.14, at the Visiting Nurse Association Conference Room. The course will help caregivers learn how to manage everyday life and lessen the stress of caregiving. A caregiver manual and CD-ROM will be provided. To register, call (970) 472-9798.

Benefit information

available to veterans

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, application for Veterans Administration programs and for filing with the VSO office.

Applications available for Christmas in the Rockies

Applications for The Steamboat Springs Arts Council's annual holiday market, Christmas in the Rockies, are now available at the Depot Art Center. The market will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Dec. 4 at Strawberry Park Elementary School. The application deadline is Nov. 5 or until the show is filled. Call Jayne Austin at the Arts Council, 879-9008, ext. 104.

Artists can submit pieces for 'Metamorphosis'

Artists are invited to submit mixed-media pieces for "Metamorphosis," a show to be held from Oct. 23 to Nov. 5 at the Depot Art Center.

The show is sponsored by the Mixed Media Painting School of Steamboat Springs. Submission date and critique is Sept. 22. Call Suzy Holloran at 879-2107 or Sharon Pace at 870-9741.


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