Briefs for May 14


Environmental fund applications available

The Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation's Employee Environmental Fund annually awards grants to support charitable projects that benefit environmental issues in the Yampa Valley. Funds may be requested for nonprofit purposes contributing to improvement or development of environmental projects, programs or facilities.

Applications can be found at or by stopping by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation offices (465 Anglers Drive, Suite 2-G). Applications are due by 5 p.m. May 30 at the Community Foundations office. Call 879-8632.

Free vaccinations available for adults with risk factors

Free Twinrix (Hepatitis A and B) vaccinations are available to adults 18 and older who have certain risk factors and have not previously had these vaccinations. Eligible recipients include adults who have had more than one sex partner in the past six months, have had a recent STD, use illegal drugs or those who are from a less developed country. Call the Visiting Nurse Association at 879-1632 to receive vaccination protection against hepatitis. The VNA office is at 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101.

Show us your ink in 4 Points section

Do you have a tattoo and want to show it off? 4 Points is looking for anyone interested in having a picture of their ink featured in an upcoming edition of the weekly arts and entertainment section.

What we need: a color photo of the tattoo (appropriate body areas only, please) and a short description identifying what the tattoo is, why you got it, when you got it and where you got it. E-mail submissions to For more information, call Allison Plean at 871-4204.


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