Steamboat briefs: Blood, bone marrow drive set for Thursday at YVMC

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A blood and bone marrow registry drive is from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Yampa Valley Medical Center.

To schedule an appointment for the drive, call Bonfils Appointment Center at 1-800-365-0006, option 2, or sign up at www.bonfils.org, site code 0234. Walk-ins are welcome from 3 to 5:30 p.m. as space permits. Donors should eat a full meal and drink plenty of water before donating.

The bone marrow registry drive seeks a match for Steamboat resident Amy Minotto, who has been diagnosed with two rare bone marrow diseases and needs a donor match. For more information, go to www.bethematch.org or call 303-363-2345.

CMC offers English language learners class on Mondays

Colorado Mountain College offers an English language learners class from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays from Feb. 4 to April 29 at Bud Werner Memorial Library. Parents can bring their preschool-age children to participate in a children’s program during the class. The cost is $30. Call Jen at 970-846-2076 for more information. Preguntas: Justin 970-846-1255.

Routt County Extension Office seeks volunteers

The Routt County Extension Office is looking for volunteers to teach their sewing or fiber craft skills to area youths during the 4-H Fiber Arts Camp on Feb. 20 and 21. Those who are interested are asked to call CSU Extension agent Karen Massey at 970-879-0825 for more information or stop by the Extension office in the Routt County Courthouse annex.

Registration extended to Thursday for youth league

The city of Steamboat Springs Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department has extended to Thursday the registration deadline for the youth basketball league. Boys and girls in third through sixth grade are welcome to play in a noncompetitive learning environment. Registration is $80 and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Register at www.steamboatsprings.net/rec or at the Parks and Recreation office, 245 Howelsen Parkway.

Coaches also are needed for the league, so those who are interested are asked to contact Susan Petersen at spetersen@steamboatsprings.net or 970-879-4300, ext. 331.

Katie Lettunich makes dean’s list for fall 2012

Katie Lettunich, a 2011 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, made the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Northeastern University in Boston. Lettunich is a sophomore in the university’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities. She is the daughter of Steamboat Springs residents Sandy and Tony Lettunich.

Weigh and Win offered in Hayden for healthy living

Weigh and Win, a free program to help you lose weight and make healthier food and exercise choices, is available Monday to Friday at The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden. For more information, call LiveWell community coordinator Barb Parnell at 970-819-4110. 

Preschool developmental screenings March 18, 19

Steamboat Springs preschool developmental screenings are March 18 and 19 in the George P. Sauer Human Services Center on Seventh Street. The free service is available to children 2 1/2 years (as of April 1) to 5 years old. The screening includes vision, hearing, fine and gross motor skills, thinking skills, speech and language and social skills. Appointments are required and can be made beginning March 1. Call 970-879-0391.

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