Area briefs for April 5

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Girls to Women Conference next week

On April 10, 135 eighth-grade girls will gather at the Steamboat Sheraton Hotel for the ninth annual Girls to Women Conference to discuss career choices as they transition to high school. During the day, girls will interact with a multitude of successful women from Routt County, representing a variety of traditional and more contemporary professions. The conference is organized by more than 100 volunteers. For more information or to volunteer, call Gail Kellogg at 879-9226.

CMC to offer Equine Health Management course

Colorado Mountain College is offering Equine Health Management, a course introducing methods of prevention, recognition, and treatment of common horse diseases. This course also covers West Nile Virus in the Yampa Valley and is taught by Dr. Mike Gotchey. The class is held from 7 to 9:50 p.m. Thursdays from April 5 to May 3 in Bristol Hall, Room 118. Tuition is $43 for in-district residents. Register by calling 870-4444 or stopping by the front desk at Bristol Hall.

Opera accepting vocal scholarship applications

Emerald City Opera is accepting applications for its Graduating Senior Vocal Scholarship. ECO annually awards one vocal scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Routt County who plans to actively continue vocal study at college or university. The deadline to apply is May 1st. To receive an application please email info@emeraldcityopera.org or call 879-1996.

YVMC seeking volunteers for new program

Yampa Valley Medical Center is looking for volunteers interested in a new program at SportsMed. Call volunteer coordinator Mindy Fontaine at 870-1146.

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