Steamboat briefs: Ski Corp. recruiting guides, ambassadors for 2014-15

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The Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.’s guest services department is looking for Ambassadors and Over the Hill Gang guides for the 2014-15 winter season.

Clinics will be held March 14 or 15, for both paid and volunteer positions. Clinic registration begin at 8:30 p.m., and the training will last all day. For more information, contact the information center at the Resort, the human resources department or guest services manager Mike Circle at 970-871-5454.

LIFT-UP now accepting scholarship applications

LIFT-UP of Routt County is accepting applications for the Hope for the Future Scholarship. The following candidates are encouraged to apply:

■ Graduating high school seniors;

■ Students currently enrolled in college, trade or vocational school; and

■ Adults interested in increasing their self-sufficiency by enrolling in college, trade or vocational school.

Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose family incomes meet the guidelines outlined on the application, which is available at www.liftupofrouttcounty.org. 

LIFT-UP will award as many as five scholarships, each a minimum of $1,000. Return completed 2014 scholarship applications to your high school, referring human service agency or LIFT-UP by April 9.

Contact Executive Director Laura Schmidt at director@liftupofrouttcounty.org or 970-870-0727 with questions.

Hunter education class to be offered in Hayden

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer a hunter education class in Hayden from 6 to 9 p.m. March 17 to 21 with a range day on March 22 or 23 with time to be determined.

Pre-registration is required. Call Christy at 970-871-2855 for more information.

Casino Night fundraiser benefits family programs

The Family Development Center will hold its annual Casino Night fundraiser from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Steamboat Grand ballroom.

The event provides an evening of fund Vegas-style games, including black jack, roulette, craps and Texas hold’em in a friendly, no-pressure environment. The winners of these games are the families served by FDC programs, which include Newborn Network, Discovery Learning Center and Child Care Network.

Casino Night is open to the public. Gaming is from 8 to 11 p.m. and a silent auction will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at All That Jazz, The Space Station and Christy Sports in Central Park Plaza or from Discovery Learning Center parents.

Volunteer dealers still are needed for the event. Anyone who is interested is asked to call Tami at 970-879-5973, ext. 11. Dealer training will be held that night.

The FDC’s Parent Advisory Council has decided to use the proceeds from this year’s Casino Night to fund professional development for all staff, scholarship programs and mini jumbotrons for each classroom.

Anyone wanting to contribute to Casino Night and FDC can contact Colleen Miller at 970-879-5973, ext. 10 or email admin@familydevelopment

center.org.

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