Steamboat briefs: Judges needed for Mustang Roundup on Saturday

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Volunteers are needed to help judge more than 450 classic Ford Mustangs during the annual Mustang Roundup on Saturday. No experience is necessary, and volunteers will receive a free Mustang Roundup T-shirt. Judging is from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday on Lincoln Avenue. Call Kristi at 875-7006 or stop by the Steamboat Springs Visitor Center at 1255 S. Lincoln Ave.

4th of July Parade entry forms now are available

Entry forms for the 2009 Fourth of July Parade now are available. Only 60 parade entries will be accepted. If you are interested in signing up or participating, call Kristi at 875-7006 or stop by the Steamboat Springs Visitor Center at 1255 S. Lincoln Ave.

CDOT plans U.S. 40 work Monday and Tuesday

The Colorado Department of Transportation has announced that, weather permitting, crews will mill and overlay two miles of U.S. Highway 40 near downtown Steamboat Springs on Monday and Tuesday. The resurfacing work will extend west from 13th Street, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Crews will shift traffic to keep delays to a minimum, CDOT spokeswoman Nancy Shanks said.

Writers conference slated for 8:30 a.m. Thursday

The 28th annual Steamboat Springs Writers Conference is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Depot Art Center on 13th Street. The cost of $60 covers four seminars and a catered luncheon. Instructors are young adult novelist Wick Downing and short story writer Erika Krouse. The conference is sponsored by the Steamboat Writers Group and the Steamboat Arts Council, for beginners and published writers. Space is limited, and early registration is recommended. Visit www.steamboatwriters.com or call Susan at 879-8138.

Registration open for Steamboat Triathlon

Registration is under way for the 2009 Steamboat Triathlon on Aug. 30 at Lake Catamount. Offering a sprint distance event, the triathlon takes place entirely in Steamboat Springs. The 3/4-mile swim event is on a point-to-point course in Lake Catamount. The 20-mile bike course runs on county roads to a downtown turnaround. The 4-mile run is on paved roads near Lake Catamount.

The Steamboat Springs Triathlon is limited to 650 entries and is sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the sport's national governing body. For more information, go to www.usatriathlon.org.

The Bust of Steamboat looking for sponsors

The Bust of Steamboat is looking for presenting sponsors for the eighth annual Bust of Steamboat on Oct. 30 at Three Peaks Grill. Sponsorships are available at all levels and may include tickets to the auction and your business featured on the event poster and in the evening's auction program and display advertising.

The Bust of Steamboat is organized by the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project, a volunteer organization where 100 percent of the funds stay local and help pay for mammograms, wellness exams and treatment in the fight against breast cancer. For more information about how to get involved, call Deb Curd at 846-5696. Visit www.thebustofsteamboat.org for more information.

June 26 is scholarship application deadline

The Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors is awarding Renewable College Scholarships to past Board of Realtors scholarship recipients. Visit www.ssbr.org for application guidelines, or call the Board of Realtors at 879-4663, ext. 12. The deadline to submit applications is June 26.

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