News in brief for July 25

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Sponsor or design a bra for Bust of Steamboat

The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project is looking for local artists and sponsors for the 2005 Bust of Steamboat. Design a bra to be auctioned off Oct. 28 and help raise money for local women. All funds benefit uninsured or underinsured women of the Yampa Valley who are in need of mammograms or financial assistance for breast cancer treatment.

Sponsorships are a tax-deductible donation of $300 to the YVBCAP and include two tickets to the event. This year's event will be held at Three Peaks Grill from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28. Bras will be on display in the community to raise awareness during October.

Breast cancer survivors also are needed as volunteers at Bust of Steamboat.

To volunteer or sponsor a bra, call Debbie Curd at 871-7907 or 879-2373.

Artists needed for Torian Plum's Art Walks

Artists are being sought to participate in Torian Plum's summer Art Walks, which will take place Friday and from Aug. 12 to 14. Call Shawn Donnelly at 879-6296.

Register in advance for open horse show

People interested in participating in the Routt County Fair's Open Horse Show can register in advance through Friday. Call 736-1105 or pick up an entry form at the Routt County Cooperative Extension Office, Elk River Farm & Feed, Horses Etc., Soda Creek Western Mercantile, Bonfiglio Drug, Montgomery General or Yampa Valley Feeds.

Council seeking people to transform hubcaps

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking people interested in transforming automobile hubcaps into works of art. The finished pieces will be displayed across town Aug. 4 to 6 in conjunction with the Beaux Arts Festival. The Arts Council will supply the hubcaps. The pieces will be judged and sold at a silent auction to take place during the Steamboat Springs Wine Festival on that weekend. Auction proceeds will benefit the Arts Council. Call Dona Steele at 879-9038.

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