Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Dance Theatre accepting scholarship applications

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The Steamboat Dance Theatre is accepting applications for the Amy Flint Memorial Scholarship for dance and technical production training. The scholarship will be awarded to someone who is new to dance, seeks a new dance experience or wants study or engage in technical production. Applications are available at www.steamboatdancetheatre.org/scholarships through Sept. 1.

Author to teach writing seminar Saturday at CMC

Edith Lynn Hornik-Beer, author of five books, will give a seminar titled Writing That Successful Book (English 901) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Colorado Mountain College in Bristol Hall Room 221. Edith will discuss the advantages of publishing with a main line company and self-publishing. She also will demonstrate how to organize a book, how to recognize when it is ready to be presented, how to rewrite and where to network. Each participant will receive a resource list of agents and publishing houses. The cost is $70. For more information, call 970-870-4444 or go to www.coloradomtn.edu.

Hospital to show free social health presentation July 25

As part of the Health Equity Learning Series, a watch party of a presentation from Dr. Adewale Troutman, Public Health Practice Program director at University of South Florida and American Public Health Association president, is from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. July 25 at Yampa Valley Medical Center Conference Room 1. Troutman will discuss social determinants of health — where people live, learn, work and play — and what can be done to address these factors. The event is free, and lunch will be provided. Registration is required by emailing Janie Dunckley at jdunckley@nwcovna.org.

Hayden Daze Parade still accepting float entries

The Hayden Daze Parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday. This year’s theme is Hayden Journeys, and floats can join the parade for donations of $10 for political and business floats or $5 for community groups, clubs, teams and families. Lineup is at 9 a.m., and judging is from 9 to 9:30 a.m. The first-place winner will receive a cash prize. To enter a float or for more information, call Leslie Hockaday at 970-276-1670.

Emily Rabbitt named to Carroll College dean’s list

Emily Rabbitt, a 2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, was named to the dean’s list at Carroll College for the spring semester, according to a news release. To be named to the list, students must receive a 3.5 or better GPA.

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The Routt County Road and Bridge Department is installing signs that encourage visitors and residents to refrain from littering.

Routt County intalling new signs to discourage littering

The Routt County Road and Bridge Department is installing signs that encourage visitors and residents to refrain from littering, according to a news release. The signs, which read “Keep Routt County green and clean. Put litter in its place,” have been installed in three Routt County locations, including at the base of Rabbit Ears Pass, a rest area on U.S. Highway 40 near the Routt-Moffat border and on Routt County Road 129 a few miles north of U.S. 40.

The signs were recommended by the Routt County Litter Solutions Committee, which meets from noon to 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month in the Sarvis Creek Room on the third floor of the Routt County Courthouse.

PEO Sisterhood chapter set to hold social Thursday

The Steamboat Springs chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood is holding its summer social at 4:30 p.m. Thursday on the patio at Rex’s American Grill & Bar. All visiting P.E.O.’s are invited to join the event along with a guest.

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