Steamboat briefs for Dec. 15

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Chamber summer event funding applications due

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is accepting applications for 2009 summer event funding. The application deadline is Jan. 2. For information and an application, call Kara Givnish at 875-7002.

Salvation Army volunteer holiday bell ringers needed

The Salvation Army bell-ringing campaign needs volunteer bell ringers through Christmas Eve.

A bell-ringing shift lasts for one hour and helps many people through the donations that are given.

All but 10 percent of the funds raised stay here in Routt County to assist those in need, through LIFT-UP of Routt County.

To volunteer for bell ringing, call Sheri Stetman at 846-7247. For more information, call 870-0727.

Volunteers needed to work at Friday's SSHS ski race

Steamboat Springs High School is hosting a CHSAA-sanctioned slalom ski race from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Howelsen Hill. Volunteers will help work the race as gatekeepers, course crew and more. Contact Chad Bowdre at 291-9100 or cbowdre@gmail.com.

United Way conducting Christmas Wishes program

Routt County United Way is looking for people to adopt needy families for its Christmas Wishes program.

Any business or individual who would like to adopt a family or donate can call the office at 879-5605.

Toys For Tots Foundation accepting until Saturday

The Marine Corps Toys For Tots Foundation is a nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Marine Corps and Department of Defense to provide fundraising and other necessary support for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Program.

Toys for Tots provides joy and a message of hope to economically disadvantaged children through the gift of a new toy during the Christmas holiday season.

Gifts offer these children hope, recognition and a positive memory they will cherish for a lifetime. Thanks go to Steamboat Motors for being the toy drop-off location in Steamboat Springs. Thanks go to the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors for also collecting toys.

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