Steamboat briefs: Nurturing Fathers program is April 6 through June 29


— Nurturing Fathers, a 13-week program hosted by the Fatherhood Program of Routt County, will be Wednesdays from April 6 to June 29. The program will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Trout Creek Meeting Room at the Routt County Courthouse Annex. The program is free, and child care and dinner will be provided.

Topics include the roots of fathering, self-nurturing skills and overcoming barriers to fathering including anger, alcohol/other substances and stress. To register, contact Mariah Poole at 970-870-5279 or 

VNA offers immunizations for adults at $14 per shot

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering $14 adult immunizations for a limited time for MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), HPV, Varicella (chicken pox), Pneumococcal (pneumonia), Meningococcal (meningitis), Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) and Hepatitis A and B (Hepatitis vaccines are for people with risk factors). To schedule an appointment, call 970-824-8233 in Craig and 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs.

The Haven Assisted Living Center offers adult services

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering adult day services at The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden for any disabled individual 18 or older 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 970-875-1891.

Steamboat Art Museum is in need of volunteers

The Steamboat Art Museum needs volunteers to help in its exhibit galleries and gift shop. Volunteers typically work two hours a week and may be asked to greet visitors, give informal tours, help with clerical work and conduct sales in the museum gift shop. Contact Betsy at 970-870-1755 or

Volunteers who speak French are being sought

French-speaking volunteers are needed for assistance to non-English-speaking residents of Steamboat Springs. Call Anna at 970-870-3069.


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