Steamboat briefs: Applicants sought for United Way's Community Impact Grant

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Routt County United Way is seeking applicants for the Arthur E. Anderson Community Impact Grant, according to a news release. Routt County nonprofits and governmental organizations are eligible to apply for this year’s $10,000 grant, and applications that address innovative and collaborative efforts to meet human service needs are encouraged.

The grant in honor of Arthur E. Anderson is awarded annually to human services projects or programs in the Routt County community. The grant is funded by interest earned on the Arthur Anderson Fund, which was established in 2002 by a contribution to Routt County United Way from Anderson’s estate, according to the release.

For grant guideline information or to get an application, call Routt County United Way at 970-879-5605 or email kelly@routtcountyunitedway.org. The application deadline is March 29.

Lodging properties forecast to be 71 percent full Saturday

Steamboat Springs lodging properties are forecast to be 71 percent full Saturday with 10,600 visitors, according to the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association’s lodging barometer.

Mountain hotels are expected to be 84 percent full, mountain condos are forecast to be 64 percent full and downtown lodging properties are forecast to be 57 percent full.

Center for Visual Arts to host artist Bobbi Walker

The Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., will host Denver artist Bobbi Walker, of Walker Fine Arts, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of its Guest Artist Lecture Series. Walker was appointed to the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs in 2012, is on the board of the Denver Art Museum Contemporaries and is a past president of the Denver Art Dealers Association. Walker will talk with interested artists about her perspective on portfolio presentations and tips on how to approach gallery representation in larger markets, according to a news release. The lecture is free, but reservations are required by calling 970-846-5970 or emailing info@steamboatartcenter.com

Classical Conversation topic Friday is fugue

Steamboat Symphony Orchestra Conductor Ernest Richardson and Steamboat Springs Arts Council Curator Park Myers will discuss fugue as a compositional and conceptual approach in music and visual arts at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Depot Art Center. The Classical Conversation event coincides with the Patsy Krebs: Fugue exhibition at the Depot. Register for the free event by emailing info@steamboatspringsarts.com or calling 970-870-3223.

Health, wellness, safety forum is Tuesday night

Advocates Building Peaceful Communities, Colorado West Regional Mental Health Center and Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide will host a community health, wellness and safety forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Colorado Mountain College auditorium. The free forum will focus on issues of mental wellness, family violence and safety.

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