Steamboat Briefs: Nominees sought for Navigator Awards

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— The Navigator Awards, presented by the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association and the Steam­boat Pilot & Today, will be presented Oct. 29. The awards are designed to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding Chamber members and are presented annually to one local business and a person who stand out as leaders in the business community.

Those who know a local business or business person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in support of the business community are asked to contact Meagan Coates at the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association at 875-7003 or email meagan@steamboatchamber.com or stop by the Chamber office to obtain a nomination form. The nomination deadline is Oct. 13.

Steamboat youth wrestling program starts on Oct. 11

Steamboat Youth Wrestling invites youths in kindergarten through eighth grade to try wrestling. Registration is at 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at Steamboat Springs Middle School, followed by the first practice. The cost for the program is $75. Call Kenda at 970-620-1811 or Scott at 970-734-8248 with questions.

Special event funding requests due Dec. 29

The Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association now is accepting applications for summer 2011 special event funding, according to a news release. The application deadline is Dec. 29. For more information or an application, contact Kara Givnish at kara@steamboatchamber.com or 970-875-7002.

Aging Well’s N’Balance class starts next week

Aging Well, a program of the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, is holding a new Fundamentals of N’Balance Class at Colorado Mountain College. The class will run from 9 to 10 a.m. for six Wednesdays next week through Nov. 10. The Fundamentals of N’Balance Class provides targeted strength exercises and balance activities to help participants reduce falls and/or recover from surgery or illness. For more information, call Aging Well at 970-871-7676. Register through CMC by calling 970-870-4444. The cost for class is $30.

2nd Sisters in Steamboat weekend to benefit charity

The second annual Sisters in Steamboat weekend is Oct 15 to 17. The $75 registration fee will grant all weekend access to the many enrichment workshops, activities, and parties plus specials offered by Steamboat’s restaurants and retail shops. Sign up five “sisters” with your registration and yours will be free. Register at www.sistersinsteamboat.com or by calling 970-846-1800. Proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association.

Eighth-grade Hayden, Steamboat teams play

The eighth-grade Hayden and Steamboat Springs football teams play at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Gardner Field at Steamboat Springs High School. The game serves as one of the last opportunities to see either team play this season. It will be the only game of the day, as the seventh-grade teams won’t play.

Ski & Sport Swap to be held on Oct. 15 and 16

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club will host the 2010 Ski & Sport Swap on Oct. 15 and 16 at Steamboat Springs Middle School. Consignment tags can be picked up at the SSWSC offices Monday through Oct. 14, and items can be dropped off at the event from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15. The club also will be accepting donations at that time. The swap starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 with a $5 early bird charge for adults and continues from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 with free admission. Call the SSWSC with questions at 970-879-0695, ext. 100, or come by to pick up tags. The event supports the athletes of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, and all donations are tax-deductible.

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