Sunday, November 29, 2009
Steamboat Springs Horizons Specialized Services is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors to individuals with developmental disabilities. Volunteers spend at least three hours a month with Horizons clients. Activities can include hiking, biking, bowling, swimming, fishing, walks and more. If interested, call Rebecca Hanson at 879-4466, ext. 111.
Volunteers needed for Tread of Pioneers Museum
The Tread of Pioneers Museum is seeking volunteers. The Steamboat Springs museum needs front desk volunteers to work three-hour shifts. Duties include greeting visitors, answering phones and collecting admissions and gift shop sales. Friday and Saturday afternoon shifts are especially needed. The museum also needs help with upcoming special events and is seeking school tour guides. Contact Katy Taylor at 879-2214 or email@example.com.
State DOW starts grant program for shooting
The Colorado Division of Wildlife has started a grant program to provide funding for shooting ranges and shooting areas. The goal is to increase public recreational shooting opportunities for hunter education, marksmanship training, youth shooting opportunities and other recreational shooting.
The DOW Shooting Range Grant can be used to create new ranges and shooting areas or to enhance existing ranges. The deadline for submission is Dec. 31. Visit the DOW site at www.wildlife.state.co.us or contact Larry Strohl at 303-291-7346 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VNA offering tools to help quit nicotine habits
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and Colorado Quit Line can help residents quit their nicotine habit. Pick up a quit kit (no patches or gum) at the Steamboat Springs VNA, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Call Liz at the VNA at 875-1882. Free counseling, patches and gum are available through the Colorado Quit Line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW, or by visiting www.coquitlne.org.
Boys and Girls Club seeks digital camera donations
The Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs is starting a photography club. Participants will have the opportunity to document their lives and share stories for a national contest. The group is looking for donations of digital cameras with memory cards, USB cables and battery chargers for cameras with rechargeable batteries.
Call Jess Schnittka at 434-996-2309 to donate.
Children can pay library fines with food donations
During December, children can pay off their fines at Bud Werner Memorial Library while helping local families in need by participating in the library’s annual Food for Fines Program. For every can of food kids bring into the library, the library will cancel $1 in overdue fines, up to $10. All food will be donated to the LIFT-UP Food Bank. This program is for kids 17 years old and younger only, Visit www.steamboatlibrary.org/kids.
Salvation Army seeksbell ringing volunteers
The annual Salvation Army Bell Ringing campaign started the day after Thanksgiving. Anyone who would like to volunteer and collect donations should call Pat Zabel at 879-0233. All but 10 percent of the Salvation Army funds collected will be distributed to those in need by LIFT-UP of Routt County. Call 870-0727.