Briefs for Nov. 4


Coats available for needy families and persons

Winter coats from LIFT-UP of Routt County and Steamboat Cleaners' coat drive will be distributed through Nov. 12.istribution will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays in Warehouse No. 9 in the Copper Ridge Business Park on Copper Ridge Circle, behind Elk River Farm and Feed.lpine Taxi will give free rides from its office on U.S. Highway 40 west of downtown Steamboat to the coat distribution center. For more information, call 870-8804.

Last day to sign up for Teens on Tour program

Today is the last day to sign up for the 2005 Teens on Tour program.

The program, run by the city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation department, takes place Nov. 11 and 12, when local teens are taken to Denver to participate in a variety of activities, including a mall visit, laser tag and video games. Teens will stay at the Holiday Inn Denver West in Golden, and transportation will be the Parks and Recreation activity bus. Program staff will supervise the event. Most meals are provided.

Registration, which is due at 5 p.m. today, is $30. Teens must bring an additional $35 in cash. For more information, call 879-4300.

Reservation deadline extended for Ski Ball

The deadline to make reservations for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's Ski Ball and Auction has been extended to noon Tuesday. The Ski Ball and Auction begins at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and will feature cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction followed by a three-course dinner, a live auction and dancing to the music of Fredi and the Soul Shakers.

Reservations are $125 a person and can be purchased by calling 879-0695, ext. 100.

Proceeds from the Ski Ball and Auction benefit athletes of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.

Registration for skating programs under way

Registration is under way for all Howelsen Ice Arena skating programs. Register at the ice arena or call Courtney Gill at 879-4300.


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