Monday, February 21, 2005
Driving class available for those older than 50
The AARP is offering a driver safety program for motorists 50 and older. The eight-hour course is designed to help drivers improve their skills and prevent traffic accidents. Drivers ages 55 and older may receive substantial insurance savings. The classes will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The cost is $10. To register, call Bud or Jane Romberg at 879-0064 or Shelly Orrel at 879-0633.
Routt County Fair Board has positions available
The Routt County Fair Association has vacant positions for an at-large and Road District No. 3 representatives for the Routt County Fair Board. People interested in serving on the volunteer board, which meets once a month to plan and produce the annual Routt County Fair, should call Terry at 276-3068.
Registration open for 14th annual pentathlon
Registration is open for the 14th annual Steamboat Pentathlon and fund-raiser to be held March 5 at Howelsen Hill. The final registration deadline is March 2. Drop off registration forms at the Parks and Recreational Services office. Call 879-4300 or visit www.steamboatpentathlon.com.
Ag department goods available at LIFT-UP
U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities are being distributed at the LIFT-UP of Routt County offices in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Oak Creek through The Emergency Food Assistance program. Eligible households can receive TEFAP foods once per quarter, and the current quarter began Jan. 1 and ends March 30. Call 870-8804 for more information about income eligibility and each office's hours of operation.
Arts Council taking entries for spring art exhibition
The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is accepting entries for "The Intensive Spirit: Celebrating 22 Years of the Paper and Book Intensive," an international juried exhibition of book arts and handmade paper constructions which will be on display April 29 to June 19. The entry fee is $30 for up to three entries, or $25 for Arts Council members. Download a prospectus at www.steamboatspringsarts.com/ISprosp.PDF or send an self-addressed, stamped envelope to SSAC/Intensive Spirit, P.O. Box 774284, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477.
Pink scarves on sale to help fight breast cancer
Pink scarves benefiting the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Program are available at Epilogue Book Co. The scarves were made by volunteer knitters to help the fight against breast cancer.
Graduates of 1985
planning class reunion
A 20-year class reunion is being planned for the Steamboat Springs High School class of 1985. Members of the class or people who how out-of-town class members can be contacted are asked to call Lori Arce at 879-4498 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The reunion will be held July 29 to 31.