Briefs for Sept. 30


Class offered to remind of aging's effects on driving

An eight-hour AARP Driver Safety Program will be offered Oct. 13 and 14 in Steamboat Springs. The program is an eight-hour classroom refresher that helps participants learn the effects of aging on driving and how to adjust their driving accordingly. It is the first and most recognized comprehensive nationwide course designed especially for the older driver. The class is sponsored by the Routt County Council on Aging and will be held at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Call 879-0633 to register.

Steamboat Dance Theatre seeks speakers, teachers

The Steamboat Dance Theatre is seeking applicants to lecture and/or give dance demonstrations to elementary, middle and high school students for its School Outreach Program. This program teaches students dance movements, dance education, wellness and community responsibility. Call Kent at 879-6486.

EPYCS club selling flowers for homecoming dance

The Steamboat Springs High School EPYCS club is selling homecoming corsages for $8 each. Proceeds from the sales will help the EPYCS club raise the $500 it needs to receive a $7,500 matching grant from the El Pomar Foundation that it can then regrant to nonprofit agencies in the community. To order a corsage, call 879-5605 today.

Oak Creek Skate Park Group meeting Oct. 13

An Oak Creek Skate Park Group meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Town Hall.

Old telephone books can be recycled at City Market

Old telephone books can be recycled at City Market in Central Park Plaza through Oct. 20. A large box is in front of the store. Call 870-7575.

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. Monday, Wednesday and Oct. 12 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Call 871-0021.

Alzheimer's Association offers caregiver course

The Alzheimer's Association will present a free, three-week caregiver training course from 1 to 5 p.m. today, 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.

Pilot & Today seeks teen writers, artists 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

Information available

for military 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.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Requires free registration

Posting comments requires a free account and verification.