Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Volunteers needed to teach knitting, quilting
Steamboat Springs The Routt County Cooperative Extension Service Office is looking for volunteers to teach knitting and quilting to local youths during the upcoming 4-H Fiber Arts Camp from Feb. 20 to 23. Also needed are donations of 100 percent cotton fabric and wool yarn. Call extension agent Karen Massey at 879-0825 for more information, or stop by the Extension Office in the Routt County Courthouse Annex.
Fairgrounds building open for horseback riding
Don't let your horse get out of shape. The Routt County Fairgrounds multi-purpose building is open to the public for horseback riding. The cost is $5 an hour. Open riding sessions last through the winter with a varied schedule. Horses are not provided. The schedule is posted at www.routtcountyfair.org, or call 276-3068 for more information.
Optimists Club accepting award applications
The Steamboat Optimist Club is accepting applications from area high school seniors for its Teen of the Month award. All teens recognized as a Teen of the Month will be eligible for a $1,000 Teen of The Year award to be presented at the Teen of The Year dinner in May. Applications are available at all counselors offices in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Oak Creek, or call club president Sid Hopkins at 870-8172 or Rob McCarthy at 871-7179 for more information.
LIFT-UP program offering commodities
USDA commodities are being distributed for the first quarter of 2007 at LIFT-UP of Routt County offices in Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Oak Creek. The Emergency Food Assistance Program makes the commodities available for eligible households only. Food will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 870-8804 between 1 and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for more information about eligibility and hours of operation.