Steamboat briefs: Chamber seeks activity mixer participants


— The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association is holding a Winter Activity Mixer from 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. The Chamber is seeking groups to have booths at the mixer. The booth fee is $125 or $25 for restaurants serving food. Those who want a space must submit an application and the fee by Nov. 27. Call Meagan at the Chamber at 875-7003.

VNA to hold swine flu vaccine clinics this week

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will offer free H1N1 vaccinations to the newly expanded list of priority groups at special offsite clinics. The clinics will be from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Moffat County High School and from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Steamboat Springs Middle School.

The Priority Groups include:

■ Pregnant women

■ Household contacts and caregivers of infants younger than 6 months

■ All persons 6 months to 24 years of age

■ Adults 25 years to 64 years of age with underlying health conditions

■ All health care workers

For more information, call the VNA’s flu hot line at 871-7684 or visit and click on Flu Season 2009 (dates are from Nov. 18 to 21).

Scholarship pageant seeks high school 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 schools. Once selected, they will advance to the 2009 Miss Colorado High School America pageant 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 grade 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

Adult day services being offered at The Haven

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering adult day services at The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden, for any disabled individual older than age 18 or elderly individual who is looking for daily activities where oversight is provided. Services are provided from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Meals, medication administration, activities, assistance with bathing and wellness assessments are available. For more information and to register, call Diane Girty at 875-1891.

Respite Program care providers are needed

The Yampa Valley Autism Program is seeking care providers for its Respite Program. Respite Program care providers are made available to families of children with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities, for hire to help as needed. Care providers also can participate in programs such as Kid’s Night Out.

The Yampa Valley Autism Program is looking for individuals that have experience with children of special needs. CPR and first aid certifications can be provided if not certified. An hourly rate is provided to all caregivers. Call Kristin at 970-870-4263 or e-mail


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