Steamboat Briefs: Winter Sports Club now accepting parade entries

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— The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club now is accepting Winter Carnival parade entries for the 98th annual event.

The parade is after the street events Feb. 6 on Lincoln Avenue. Anyone is welcome to participate, but only those who use a diamond hitch are eligible to be judged. The entry fee is a $7 Winter Carnival button, which is used to attend all of the week’s events.

Entry forms are at www.sswsc.org, the Winter Sports Club offices or the Steamboat Springs Cham­ber Resort Association visitors center. Call 970-879-0695, ext. 100, with questions.

3 students from Routt named to fall honor roll

Three University of Wyo­ming students from Routt Coun­ty have been named to the school’s Presi­dent’s Roll for fall 2010 semester. Hayden’s Jennifer Epp, Oak Creek’s Emily Marie Strait and Steamboat Springs’ Sarah Dix­son each maintained a 4.0 grade-point average while in a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Lincoln road closure is planned for Feb. 5 and 6

Lincoln Avenue will be closed from Fifth to 11th street from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 5 and 6 for the 98th annual Winter Carnival street events. Contact the Steamboat Springs Resort Association with questions at 970-879-0880.

Council on Aging calls for Routt County centenarians

In May 2011, the Colorado Commission on Aging is considering having its annual Centenarian Celebration in Steamboat Springs, according to the Routt County Council on Aging. Anybody who knows of someone in Routt County who will be turning 100 this year or already has reached that milestone are asked to contact Laura Schmidt at the Routt County Council on Aging at director@rccoaging.org or 970-879-0633.

Registration is now open for orchestra programs

Registration is open for the Steamboat Symphony Orch­estra’s Education Programs beginning in January and Feb­ru­ary. Youth Orchestra, String Ensemble and Cello Choir Pro­grams are offered for violin, viola, cello and bass players, for youths and adults. Other instruments may be included in Youth Orchestra. Scholarships are available for participants younger than 20 years old. For registration or scholarship forms or for more information, visit www.steamboatorchestra.org or call the orchestra office at 970-870-3223.

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