Steamboat briefs: Driving classes coming up for SSHS students

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All Steamboat Springs High School juniors and seniors are required to complete the National Safety Council's Alive At 25 defensive driving class if they intend to park a vehicle on campus or apply for open campus privileges during the next school year. Sessions of the nearly five-hour class are scheduled for Tuesday and several in August. New drivers also can take the class to apply for their Learner's Permit. E-mail djhensen@aol.com.

Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament is Tuesday

Steamboat's Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament is at Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club. Shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project. Register at area courses, or call 879-1391.

Veteran benefits available in Northwest Colorado

Services and benefits are available for veterans in Northwest Colorado, including a VA Telehealth Clinic in Craig. To find the services that can help you, visit the Routt County Veterans' Affairs Office in Sundance Plaza, 425 Anglers Drive, or contact Mike Condie at 970-879-5489 or mcondie@co.routt.co.us. Office hours are 8 a.m. to noon Mondays through Wednesdays, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays.

Volunteers needed for Tour de Steamboat on Saturday

Volunteers are needed for the Kent Eriksen Tour de Steamboat bicycle race on Saturday. Volunteers will be asked to help with registration, aid stations and the post-ride barbecue. All volunteers will receive a T-shirt and free food at the barbecue. For more information or to sign up, call 970-819-0781 or e-mail tourdesteamboat@springsips.com.

Bud Werner offers youths Summer Reading Program

Bud Werner Memorial Library's youth services department is giving away free prizes to children ages 5 to 10, just for reading. Pick up a Summer Reading Program map at the Kids' Desk to get started. And don't forget to answer the daily trivia for your chance to win great prizes, including free tickets to the Howler Alpine Slide, rodeo, Strings Music Festival and more. Children older than 10 also have a chance to win prizes with Teen Trivia and can earn gift certificates for reading any 1,000 pages. The Summer Reading Program ends July 31. Call 879-0240, or visit www.steamboatlibrary.org/kids.

Arts Council seeks show proposals for fall, winter

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council's Visual Arts Committee is seeking proposals from individual artists or groups of artists for fall and winter shows. Apply online at www.steamboatspringsarts.com, or call Mary Levingston at 970-879-9008, ext 105.

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