Monday, November 21, 2005
Advocates seeks people to help abuse victims
Advocates Against Battering and Abuse needs volunteers interested in helping victims of domestic violence. Call 879-2034.
Howelsen Ice Arena skate program registration now
Registration is under way for all Howelsen Ice Arena skating programs, including the Youth Learn to Skate, Initiation to Hockey, Mini-Mites Hockey, Parent-Tot, Power Skating, Adult Learn to Skate and Adult Hockey clinic programs. Register at the ice arena or call Courtney Gill at 879-4300.
Veterans can stop by Workforce Office
Military veterans are encouraged to stop by the Workforce Office, 425 Anglers Drive, in the Sundance at Fish Creek shopping center to visit with the Routt County Veterans Affairs Officer. Find out about the benefits earned by serving in the military. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays. Call 879-5489 or e-mail email@example.com.
SOS needs volunteers for snowboarding program
The Snowboard Outreach Society, a nonprofit organization that teaches snowboarding to at-risk children, needs volunteers for its Steamboat Springs program. The youth programs focus on teaching children courage, discipline, integrity, wisdom and compassion. For more information, call Michelle Hartel at (970) 845-7040 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rotary Club taking applications for exchange
The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs is inviting young professionals ages 25 to 40 to apply for the Rotary Group Study Exchange Program. The program is designed to develop professional and leadership skills among young adults to better prepare them to address the needs of their communities. Team members will spend a month visiting southern Brazil and living with Rotary families there, where they will learn about the Brazilian way of life, exchange ideas and develop personal and professional relationships. Rotary pays most expenses, including transportation and meals. Applications for the program are due Saturday. Interviews will be conducted Dec. 3 in Laramie, Wyo. Call 879-3718 or 879-3967 for more information.
LIFT-UP office closed this week to process donations
LIFT-UP of Routt County's donation center will be closed this week to process recent donations. The center will re-open for donations Nov. 29. Call 870-0727.
CMC offering free ESL classes on campus
Colorado Mountain College offers free English as a Second Language classes for all levels. Classes meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays in Willett Hall, Room 302. To enroll, call Jenny le Roux at 870-4534.
Tickets available for $30 for skating club auction
Tickets are on sale for the Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club's annual silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Outlaws Restaurant in the Thunderhead Lodge. Tickets are $30 a person and include wine tasting, appetizers, dinner and live music. Call 846-3352.
Local scholarships available to seniors
The Career/College Center is organizing and presenting local scholarships to the Class of 2006. There are about 30 local scholarships that are offered in the spring. These scholarships help seniors attend colleges, trade schools or community colleges. If any organization or individual is interested in offering a scholarship, they are encouraged to call Gayle Dudley at Steamboat Springs High School by Dec. 15 at 871-3641 or email@example.com.
Suicide support group to meet once a month
Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide is offering a new monthly support group for those who have lost a loved one to or who have been touched by suicide. "Heartbeat of Routt County" will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Visiting Nurse Association office, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Hosts include Ronna Autrey and Laurie Marano, both of whom are local community members who have lost loved ones to suicide. For more information, call Ronna at 871-0682.