Saturday, September 8, 2007
Gov. Bill Ritter to speak at Medical Society meeting
Steamboat Springs Gov. Bill Ritter will deliver a breakfast speech to the Colorado Medical Society during the organization's annual conference, at 8 a.m. today at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort & Conference Center, 2200 Village Inn Court at the base of Steamboat Ski Area. The visit is part of a six-stop Western Slope swing for the governor this weekend, including stops in Snowmass Village, Steamboat Springs, Grand Junction, Dove Creek, Durango and Telluride. After his address in Steamboat, Ritter will give the keynote speech at Club 20's annual meeting in Grand Junction, at noon today.
Orchestra registration deadline Monday
The registration deadline for Steamboat Springs Youth Orchestra Program has been extended until Monday. The group is led by the former conductor of the New Orleans Youth Orchestra and accomplished local string teachers. String students should have completed the equivalent of Suzuki Book 2 in order to join. The group has its first rehearsal in the Steamboat Springs High School band room Sept. 17 from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Cost is $500 for the orchestra, and another $100 to add an ensemble. Woodwind and brass players are encouraged to apply. Scholarships and payment plans are available. Call Sally Williams at Steamboat Springs Orchestra, 879-9008 ext. 107. Registration forms are also available online at steamboatorchestra.org.
CMC offers free English as a Second Language class
Registration is under way for free English as a Second Language/Ingles como Segundo Idioma classes at Colorado Mountain College in Willett Hall, Room 303. Register for all classes on Tuesday or Thursday at 6 p.m. or Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Additional registration for beginners only is Monday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. Call 870-4534. Preguntas 879-9668.