Thursday, September 30, 2004
Over the Hill Gang offers winter sports scholarships
For the ninth consecutive year, 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 areas of competence. Only athletes involved in winter sports are eligible.
Applicants should be attending or a graduate of a school in Routt County or a Routt County resident for a minimum of two years. Applicants also must be between ages 14 and 22 by Nov. 15.
Applications will be available by Oct. 15 at all Routt County high schools, Steamboat Springs Middle School, Lowell Whiteman and Christian Heritage schools, CMC and the Winter Sports Club.
Applications must be completed and submitted by Nov. 15. Awards will be announced in December. If you have questions, contact Phil Durian at 879-9302 or pddurian@ aol.com or Pat Aljanich at 879-5784 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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 the club can then regrant to nonprofit agencies in the community. To order a corsage, call 879-5605 by 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.
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 hosts caregiver training
The Alzheimer's Association will present a free, three-week caregiver training course from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday 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. To register, call 970-472-9798.
YVMC offering pediatric CPR class at 6 p.m. Oct. 8
Yampa Valley Medical Center is offering a Heartsaver Pediatric CPR class at 6 p.m. Oct. 8. This class covers infant/child CPR for the nonclinical person. This would be a good class for a child-care provider. The cost is $25. Call the Wellness Program at 871-2500 to sign up.