News in brief for March 4


Heralds of Hope raises funds with flower sale

"Heralds of Hope," a fundraiser for Hospice Services of Northwest Colorado, seeks to bring color and cheer into the lives of local residents. On March 15, daffodils will be for sale at City Market, Safeway, Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, Alpine Floral, Hayden Mercantile, the Clark Store and the Visiting Nurse Association offices for $5 a bunch. Proceeds from daffodil sales will be used to provide hospice care for teminally ill patients in the Yampa Valley.

Comunidad Integrada seeks volunteer treasurer

Comunidad Integrada is looking for a volunteer advisory board member to serve as treasurer of the organization.andidates must have at least three years of board management experience, three years accounting or financial management experience and a passion for intercultural exchange and understanding. Spanish-speaking skills are not necessary. Call 846-5521 for more details.

Humane Society provides spay, neuter discounts

The Routt County Humane Society is promoting Tuesday's Spay Day USA with $30 discounts on pet spayings and neuterings. A limited number of slots are available. The Humane Society encourages pet owners to call veterinarians for appointments. People who qualify as low-income can receive additional discounts. Call 879-RCHS.

Adult hockey registration deadline March 10

Registration for the city of Steamboat Springs' spring adult recreation hockey league is under way at Howelsen Ice Arena. The cost is $190, and the registration deadline is March 10. The leagues play from March 20 to May 10.

CMC offers free English classes for all levels

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 Room 302 of Willett Hall, 1330 Bob Adams Drive. Call Jenny le Roux at 870-4534.

Youth basketball signup forms now available

Registration is under way for the city's youth basketball program. The program is for children in the third through sixth grades and runs March through May. The program is designed for youths who want to learn more about the fundamentals of basketball in a noncompetitive atmosphere. Registrations are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration forms can be obtained at the Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department office. Call 879-4300 for more information.

Stars of Tomorrow talent show presented March 20

The Steamboat Springs Kiwanis Club's "Stars of Tomorrow" talent contest is at 7 p.m. March 20 in the Steamboat Springs High School auditorium. The 39th annual talent show is open to all Routt County school-aged children.


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