Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Steamboat Springs LIFT-UP closed to process large amount of donations
The LIFT-UP of Routt County Donation Center will be closed until further notice in order to process the large amount of donations it has received from the community. Food donations still will be accepted at the Food Bank, and the Thrift Store and Food Bank will remain open as usual. Call 879-3374 for more information.
YVMC seeking volunteers for information desk
Yampa Valley Medical Center is seeking volunteers for the lobby information desk. Shifts are from 8 to 11 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If interested, call volunteer services coordinator Mindy Fontaine at 870-1146.
Project offers legal services to domestic violence victims
The Bringing Justice Home Project of Crossroads Safehouse assists low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by providing no-cost bilingual legal services and representation in civil protection orders, dissolution of marriage/legal separation, allocation of parental responsibilities - also known as custody - child/spousal support, legal safety planning and support services, and other civil matters on a case-by-case basis. The project serves Larimer, Grand, Jackson, Moffat and Routt counties.
If you or someone you know is a survivor of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking and needs civil legal assistance, call (970) 224-2966 to discuss the application and eligibility process. Cases are reviewed on an individual case-by-case basis to determine eligibility and acceptance to the program.
Optimist Club accepting Teen of Month applications
The Steamboat Springs Optimist Club is now accepting applications for its Teen of the Month program. Area high school students can pick up applications from school counselors or can get information by calling Rob MacCarthy at 871-7179. The Teen of the Month program culminates in a recognition dinner in May for all of the teens and their parents, and a scholarship is awarded to the student chosen as Teen of the Year.