Steamboat Briefs: Youth-focused discussions planned for Tuesday


Grand Futures Prevention Coalition and Partners in Routt County are hosting a training and conversation Tuesday. Creating a Community Where Youth Thrive includes two sessions at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. From 1:30 to 5 p.m., learn about the adolescent brain, positive youth development and more. From 5 to 8 p.m., explore the benefits of a strength-based approach to positive youth development, prevention and more.

Youth serving professionals, community leaders and members, parents and youth are welcome. Dinner is provided. RSVP to 303-832-1587 or

CMC hosts preservation program open house

Come learn about the new Historic Preservation Program now being offered at the Colorado Mountain College Alpine Campus. CMC students, high school seniors and community members interested in historic buildings and sustainable building are invited to come from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to the second floor lounge of Bristol Hall.

Visit with historic preservationist and instructor program manager Towny Anderson and learn why opportunities abound for preservation-trained professionals to be leaders in achieving a sustainable future. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Denise Roach at or Anderson at

Seasonal flu vaccine available for all ages

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association now has seasonal flu vaccine available for all ages. H1N1 vaccine only is available for certain high-risk groups at this time. For more information and for a complete list of clinics, go to or call the VNA flu hot line at 871-7684.

Scholarship pageant seeks new applicants

Sheree Channel, executive state director for the Miss Colorado High School America Pageant, announces that the pageant is seeking Steamboat applicants to represent their high school. Once selected, they will advance to the 2009 Miss Colorado High School America pageant on Jan. 9 at the Roberta Price Civic Auditorium in Loveland. Contestants will compete to win a prize package valued at more than $3,000 including a college scholarship, a trip to the national Miss High School America Pageant and more. The Miss High School America Pageant aims to provide personal and professional opportunities for young women in high school. Applicants must be in ninth through 12th grades, and no performing talent or swimsuit competition is required. To find out more about the competition or for an application, call Channel at 970-674-0024 or visit www.misscolorado

Cancer-fighting fundraiser recruiting for committees

The fifth annual Steamboat Relay For Life is gearing up for another successful event to be held July 23 and 24. Organizers are recruiting for these committee positions: team development, event co-chair, sponsorship co-chair, silent auction co-chair and survivor co-chair. If you would like more information, contact please contact Susan McIntosh at or 879-8831.

Cultural integration group seeks bilingual volunteers

Integrated Community is seeking bilingual volunteers to assist the organization with its resource and referral program Mondays and Wednesdays.

Volunteers must speak Spanish, enjoy helping the immigrant community and be respectful and mature. Training will be provided.

Call Tatiana at 871-4599 or e-mail


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