Steamboat briefs: Community Thanksgiving Dinner set in Steamboat

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— Routt County United Way and Wells Fargo Bank are sponsoring the free Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 25 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Everyone is welcome. Go Alpine will give free taxi rides to residents within Steamboat city limits; call 970-879-2800 to arrange. To volunteer or donate food, call Routt County United Way at 970-879-5605.

Lawyer’s going-away party is set for Nov. 19 in Denver

Feldmann Nagel Brauchler and Weeden LLC is hosting an open house and going-away party for George Brauchler from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the law firm’s Denver office. Brauchler is being recalled to active duty as an Army judge at Fort Carson. Beer, wine and appetizers will be served; the evening’s theme is Safe Rides Home, Breathalyzers and Steering Clear of DUIs. The office is at 1515 Wazee St., Suite 300, in Denver.

Call Leasa Rhoades at 303-813-1200 or e-mail lrhoades@colo-lawyers.com. RSVP by Nov. 15.

Seminars presentations are available on CD at library

CDs of the four Seminars at Steamboat this summer are available for checking out at the Bud Werner Memorial Library. Individual CDs feature David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent of The New York Times, talking about The World and Challenges Obama Confronts; Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, in a dialogue about Can We Make the Government and the Economy Work for Us?; Paul Peterson, professor of government at Harvard and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford, talking about Saving the American School; and Joseph Nye, professor of international relations and former dean of the Kennedy School at Harvard, presenting Smart Power — America’s Global Position.

Cultural integration group looking for 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 970-871-4599 or e-mail director@ciiccolorado.org.

Steamboat Art Museum shop seeks local pieces

The Steamboat Art Museum gift shop is seeking work by local artists and craftspeople. The shop sells artist work on a consignment basis. Proceeds help support the Art Museum. Unframed paintings, prints, drawings or photography as well as hand-crafted works such as jewelry, pottery, textiles and high-quality craft items are welcome.

Interested artists can bring their work in for consideration. Call 970-870-1755 or e-mail sam@steamboatartmuseum.com for more information.

Horizons seeks volunteers to mentor disabled clients

Horizons Specialized Services is seeking caring, committed individuals to serve as one-on-one mentors to developmentally disabled clients. For more information, call volunteer coordinator Rebecca Hanson at 970-879-4466, ext. 111.

Guys Read book club will meet Thursday at library

The Bud Werner Memorial Library introduces the new “Guys Read” book club for boys ages 8 to 12 and their dads or older male figure. Guys Read will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month through April in the Library’s Teen Project Room. Each meeting will be led by a local guy celebrity. Register and pick up books at the Kids’ Desk or call 970-879-0240, ext. 313. Space is limited to 10 pairs per meeting. Sign up now for the Thursday discussion of “39 Clues: Book One The Maze of Bones” by Rick Riordan.

For more information, contact Youth Services Librarian, Sarah Kostin at skostin@steamboatlibrary.org or 970-879-0240, ext. 314.

Newborn Network offers resources for families

Newborn Network is a support system dedicated to providing parenting and resource information to families who live in Routt County and have children from birth to age 3. Newborn Network’s free services include weekly networking and education groups, parenting education home visits, a lending library of parenting topics and a series of gift bags. Parents of a child 3 years old and younger can call 970-879-0977 for more information about support services.

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