Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Youth alcohol abuse packet available to parents
Steamboat Springs An informational packet designed to help parents learn about the dangers of youth alcohol use is now available from Grand Futures Prevention Coalition. The tool kit includes tips on how to engage teens in conversations about drinking and gives suggestions about how parents can increase monitoring of their kids' activities in order to decrease teen access to alcohol. Strategies are given for building a healthy support structure for children to better enable them to withstand peer pressure and make good choices. Call Grand Futures at 879-6188 to get your kit.
Emerald City Opera seeks male singer
Emerald City Opera is seeking a male singer to perform in its Touring Opera Troupe at area schools. The Touring Troupe is part of ECO's Education & Community Outreach program fostering learning about opera and the vocal performing arts and introducing children of all ages to the world of opera and music. Contact Valerie Davia at 871-1485 or email@example.com for information.
Sierra Club films now available at library
Trappers Lake Sierra Club has donated DVDs of "Thirst" and "Escape from Suburbia" to Bud Werner Memorial Library. The films were shown at the Sierra Club Film Festival this month at Steamboat Mountain Theater. "Thirst" discusses the privatization and profiteering of water. "Escape from Suburbia" discusses how shrinking oil resources will affect the American way of life.
The Trappers Lake Sierra Club has donated other DVDs to the library, including "Resorting to Madness: Reclaiming our Mountain Communities," "Oil on Ice," "Economics," and "Designing a Great Neighborhood."
For more information about the Sierra Club or its continuing film series, contact Rich Levy at 871-8799 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Lights Contest to be judged Dec. 19
The Hayden Chamber of Commerce and Yampa Valley Electric Association are sponsoring their annual Holiday Lights Contest. Decorate your home and/or business and win cash. Categories include Most Voltage ($100), Most Festive ($50) and Most Religious Display ($50). Judging will be performed by Hayden senior citizens beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 19.