Steamboat briefs: Parking not available at barn for Hospice fundraiser

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Due to a wet spring, there will be no parking at The Larson Barn for The Hospice Celebration of Life Dinner on Monday. A shuttle will be provided from the Haymaker Golf Course starting at 5:30 p.m. The shuttle will run continuously during the event.

If you have questions, concerns or special needs, call Kendall Yeager at 970-871-7607.

Library presents screening of ‘Greenhorns’ on Thursday

Bud Werner Memorial Library presents a free screening of “The Greenhorns” at 7 p.m. Thursday in Library Hall at Bud Werner Memorial Library. The documentary focuses on young farmers and entrepreneurs who have chosen to spearhead a movement toward re-orienting the American food system. After the film, the Yampa Valley’s young aspiring farmers and ranchers are invited to join a casual conversation about the possibilities, opportunities and pitfalls for upstart farming and ranching in Northwest Colorado. For more information, visit www.steamboatlibrary.org/events.

Letters of intent for grant from YVCF due June 16

Letters of intent for the Yampa Valley Community Foundation annual Community Grants are due June 16.

Nonprofits that serve Routt and Moffat counties are invited to apply. Go to www.yvcf.org for the letter of intent application. Questions can be directed to erin@yvcf.org.

Ski Town Lions Club meets on 2nd, 4th Wednesdays

The Steamboat Ski Town Lions Club now meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at The Egg and I restaurant from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The group is Steamboat’s oldest civic organization, chartered in 1923. Meetings are open to members as well as those who are interested in learning more about the Lions Club.

The Steamboat Ski Town Lions Club is made up of civic-minded men and women of all ages who identify needs within the Steamboat Springs community and work to fulfill them.

Throughout the years, the group plans or participates in numerous events and programs. It collects eyeglasses for those in need throughout the world and provides free vision screening for youths in Routt County schools and at health fairs. It supports United Way Day of Caring and the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. It provides scholarships for high school seniors and funding for local youth groups such as Rocky Mountain Youth Corps.

Highlight events include its annual Thanksgiving turkey drive, highway cleanup days, participation in the Rocky Mountain Mustang Roundup, Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Hot Air Balloon Rodeo. The club’s largest fundraiser is its annual Christmas tree sale in November and December.

For more information about joining, email ed@digthis.info or call 970-846-2484. For general information about the club, visit www.skilions.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/skitownlions.

Benefit dinner for Kirlan held Monday night at bistro c.v.

A benefit dinner honoring Mike Kirlan will be held Monday at bistro c.v. to help keep both his and Asher’s spirits alive.

The event will feature a three-course dinner with wine pairings, and the cost is $125 per person. Space is limited. There will be three seatings starting at 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m.

To reserve your table, call 970-879-4197. In addition, there will be master sommeliers available as well as music and a silent auction.

If you are unable to attend the event but would like to make a donation, visit www.youcaring.com/kirlanfundraiser.

Lauryn Bruggink receives college president’s award

Lauryn Bruggink, 2012 Soroco High School graduate, received the president’s award at the end of spring term with an overall 3.892 GPA from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas. Bruggink is pursuing a career in physical therapy. She wrestles varsity at 116 pounds and also was awarded All-American Academic Status at the Women’s College Wrestling Association’s 2014 National Tournament in January.

Steamboat Golf Club to offer beginning golf clinic

Steamboat Golf Club is offering a beginning golf clinic at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and June 19, 20 and 26. The cost for the series is $160.

Call 970-276-8032 for more information and to sign up.

Christian Arnold named to spring dean’s list at CSU

Christian Arnold, a 2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, was named to the dean’s list at Colorado State University for the 2014 spring semester. Christian is a biological sciences major in the College of Natural Sciences.

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