Briefs for Oct. 14

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Tag in advance for Ski and Sport Swap until Thursday

Anyone interested in tagging items in advance for the Oct. 21 and 22 Ski and Sport Swap can pick up consignment tags from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Thursday at the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club office at Howelsen Hill Lodge. Call 879-0695, ext. 100, for more information.
Bust of Steamboat helps with cancer treatment costs

Tickets for the Bust of Steamboat are on sale for $25 at All That Jazz, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore and Farrow Repair. The Bust of Steamboat, from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at Three Peaks Bar and Grill, is an auction of 25 specially-designed artistic bras and a 2006 Steamboat Ski Area season pass. The event raises money for the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project, particularly for uninsured and underinsured women of the Yampa Valley who need mammograms or financial assistance for breast cancer treatment. Call Debbie Curd at 871-7907 or 879-2373.

Volunteers needed to teach snowboarding to children

The Snowboard Outreach Society, a nonprofit organization that teaches snowboarding to at-risk children, is looking for 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 michelle@sosoutreach.org.

Registration going on for boys and girls youth hockey

Registration is under way for the 2005-06 season of the Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association. Boys and girls of all ability levels are encouraged to sign up at www.steamboatyouthhockey.com or 871-0063.

Groups raising money for veterans displaced by storm

American Legion posts in Steamboat Springs, Hayden, Yampa and Craig, the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Steamboat and the VFW Auxiliary in Steamboat are raising money to provide emergency housing assistance to veterans who lost their homes because of Hurricane Katrina. Donations can be made to the American Legion National Emergency Fund at any American Legion post or by dropping off donations at First National Bank of Steamboat Springs or the Moffat County National Bank. One hundred percent of all donations will go directly to veterans who have lost their homes. The fundraising effort will continue through Nov. 11.

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