Steamboat briefs: Registration for college English course is Tuesday

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Register for Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus English classes/Clases de Inglés at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Willett Hall, Room 300, at CMC. Classes begin Jan. 31. Call 970-870-4534 with questions. Preguntas 970-870-4444.

After School Youth Chorus meets at church today

The After School Youth Chorus, under the direction of Keri Rusthoi, is from 5 to 5:45 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs sanctuary. The chorus trains young singers ages 7 to 12 in the art and joy of classical choral singing and performance etiquette. No experience is required. Call Laurin Cooke at 970-879-8809 to register for the 10 week session. The cost is $115 and includes a final concert.

Alive At 25 driving class is Wednesday at high school

An Alive At 25 defensive driving class is from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Steamboat Springs High School. The class allows new drivers to get their learner’s permits at age 15 1/2 and is required for all Steamboat high school students who park on campus. Students can register and pay the $39 class fee at www.coloradosafedriver.com or by calling Dennis Hensen at 970-871-3685.

Hospital to explore eating disorders during presentation

Yampa Valley Medical Center hosts a free presentation about “Eating Disorders in Children and Adults” at 6 p.m. Jan. 25 in the hospital’s conference rooms. Family medicine physicians Dr. Brian Harrington and Dr. Lisa Harner will discuss circumstances that contribute to eating disorders, how to recognize the warning signs and how to help someone who has an eating disorder.

Nearly 10 million American women and 1 million American men suffer from eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia or binge eating. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorder. For example, 5 to 10 percent of anorexics will die within 10 years of developing the disease.

The presentation is open to the public. All are welcome.

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