News in brief for March 3


Middle school conferences set for March 9 and 10

Steamboat Springs Middle School is scheduling parent-teacher conferences from 4 to 8 p.m. March 9 and 10. Parents should call 879-1058 to schedule an appointment. There is no school for students on Friday, March 11.

Arts Council seeking members for committee

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking new members for its Visual Arts Committee. Members are expected to be involved with art exhibit production and should have ideas for exhibits or visual arts programs at the Depot Art Center. For more information or an application, call Beth Banning at 879-9008, ext. 106, or e-mail The deadline to apply is March 18.

Nude, clothed models needed for artists group

The Steamboat Artists Group is seeking models to work from 8:45 a.m. to noon Fridays. Models are paid $18 per hour for nude and $15 per hour clothed. Those interested should call 879-7010.

Daffodils to be sold to support Hospice services

Daffodils will be sold March 16 to support Hospice and the care it gives to terminally ill patients in the Yampa Valley. Daffodil bunches are $5 and will be sold at City Market, Safeway and Off the Beaten Path Bookstore. Call 879-1632.

Kids, enter T-shirt design for soccer tournament

Children are invited to enter a logo design contest for next summer's Steamboat Mountain Soccer Tournament. The logo will be used for the 2005 soccer tournament on all print materials and T-shirts. Logo contest entry forms are available at The UPS Store in Central Park Plaza and must be returned by March 31. Contestants must be 18 or younger.

Second Penguin Plunge is March 19 at Catamount

The second annual Penguin Plunge is March 19 at Lake Catamount.

Proceeds will benefit the purchase of an Infant Human Patient Simulator for health-care provider training. Call 871-2501.


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