Briefs for April 12

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Chamber Ambassadors offering $2K scholarships

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Ambassadors are offering four $2,000 scholarships to Routt County graduating seniors who plan to further their educations in business-related fields. Applications are available at each county high school and by calling Shauna Steele Lamansky at 879-6213. The application deadline is Friday. Since 1988, the Chamber Ambassadors, in conjunction with the YES Golf Tournament, have granted more than $90,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors.

Strawberry Park hosting scholastic book fair

Strawberry Park Elementary School is hosting a scholastic book fair from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Thursday.

Emergency food being distributed at LIFT-UP

Emergency food is being distributed through The Emergency Food Assistance Program at LIFT-UP of Routt County offices. Each eligible household can receive TEFAP foods once per quarter, and the distribution period for the second quarter began April 1 and ends June 30. Food will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 870-8804 from 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays for more information about income eligibility and hours of operation for the Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Oak Creek LIFT-UP offices.

Little League registration ongoing through April 30

Little League registration for all boys and girls ages 9 to 15 is ongoing through April 30. Forms have been mailed to previously registered players and are available in school offices as well as the Parks and Recreation Department office.

CMC offers one-night lawn-maintenance class

Colorado Mountain College offers a one-night lawn-maintenance class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. today. The cost is $20. Call 870-4444 to register.

Emerald City Opera holding auditions

Emerald City Opera is holding auditions for this summer's opera production, "The Merry Widow," (sung in English) at 7 p.m. May 10 at the United Methodist Church in Steamboat Springs and at 7 p.m. May 11 in the Moffat County High School Choir Room. Fifteen adult men and 15 adult women are needed. Interested singers should call 879-1996.

BLM signing up equipment, vendors for fire season

The Bureau of Land Management is in the process of signing up vendors and equipment for the upcoming fire season. Individuals and businesses that have equipment and are interested in getting signed up for emergency equipment rental agreements, and vendors interested in providing meals for firefighters, should contact Scott Wintemute at 826-5027 or e-mail at swintemu@blm.gov before April 30.

CMC offers horse health management class

Colorado Mountain College offers a horse health management class taught by Dr. Michael Gotchey. The class, which covers issues such as immunizations, feeding and West Nile Virus, meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through May 12. The cost is $90. Call 870-4444 to register.

Weight-control class for women held at VNA

"Where Did My Waist Go?" -- a weight-control and nutritional health class for women -- continues from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Visiting Nurse Association offices. The cost is $50. Call 879-1632 to register.

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