Wednesday, November 23, 2005
Gallagher to become water district manager
The Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District will soon have a new district manager.
Jay Gallagher will take the position after current district manager Bob Stoddard leaves in mid-December. Gallagher is a seven-year resident of Routt County, and he has been in management positions in the GIS and industrial imaging industry and staff planning and technical field positions in the mining industry.
The Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District collects, treats and distributes water for the Steamboat Springs mountain resort area.
Winter Sports Club seeks volunteers for ski races
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club needs volunteers for International Skiing Federation Alpine races to be held Dec. 18 to 21 at Howelsen Hill and Steamboat Ski Area. Volunteers are needed to be gatekeepers and for other duties. All volunteers will get a ski ticket voucher to be redeemed at Steamboat Ski Area any day of the ski season. Call Debbie Gooding at 879-9261 or Kari Nelson at 879-7869.
The Winter Sports Club and Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. also are looking for volunteers for the 2005 Nordic Combined World Cup B and U.S. Freestyle Team Olympic Trials to be held Dec. 10 and 11 and Dec. 30. Volunteers can earn ski ticket vouchers or value passes for their efforts. Call the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association at 879-0882, ext. 209.
Apply to Chamber for
special events funding
The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is accepting applications for summer 2006 special events funding. The application deadline is Dec. 9. Download an application form at www.steamboatchamber.com or pick one up at the Chamber office. Call Jody at 879-0882, ext. 203 with questions.
LIFT-UP sites to be closed today, Friday for holiday
All LIFT-UP of Routt County sites will be closed today and Friday. The Com--munity Thrift Store will re-open Saturday. Call 870-0727.
Old Town Lions Club
selling Christmas trees
The Old Town Lions Club's annual Christmas tree stand is across Lincoln Avenue from Bud Werner Memorial Library. The stand, open until 7 p.m. daily, sells a variety of Christmas trees, including trees as tall as 25 feet. Special order sizes can be accommodated. Proceeds from tree sales go to a variety of local programs, including student scholarships, disabled residents, eyeglasses for the needy, Boy Scouts and LIFT-UP of Routt County, among others. Volunteers are needed to help operate the stand. Call Del at 879-5853.