Steamboat briefs: Hayden Lions Club hosts St. Patrick's Day dinner

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The Hayden Lions Club will host a St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. today in the Hayden Elementary School cafeteria. The cost is $10 for those older than 12. There also will be pie and cake raffles.

Hunter education classes offered this week in Hayden

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer a hunter education class in Hayden from 6 to 9 p.m. today through Friday with a range day Saturday or Sunday with the time to be determined. Preregistration is required. Call Christy at 970-871-2855 for more information.

City, county groups remind residents to share the road

The city of Steamboat Springs, in conjunction with Routt County and LiveWell Northwest Colorado, is committed to educating residents and visitors about shared responsibility for safety on local roads, sidewalks and trails. Recognizing that it is an ever-present job to promote road safety rules and tips, LiveWell awarded a mini-grant to the city of Steamboat Springs to create educational material for distribution throughout the community, according to a news release.

As the snow starts to melt, the days get longer, and winter activity begins to transfer to spring, all roadway users are reminded to keep an eye out for those on, in or around the roadway.

Two educational graphics have been developed during the course of the past year. The first is a poster-format print targeted at youths regarding general rules of the road, specifically as it pertains to bicycle riding. These posters were distributed to local schools in Steamboat, Oak Creek and Hayden in an attempt to share with youth the importance of roadway etiquette. The second graphic plays off the already popular Routt County-specific Share the Road bumper sticker, but insets local roadway scenes.

Several posters, banners and digital images will be posted via social media and across town starting today in an effort to remind all users to please “Share the Road.”

For more information, call city engineer Ben Beall at 970-871-8293.

Young Professionals group to host beer fundraiser

The Young Professionals Network is hosting a Pints for Partners in Routt County fundraiser from 3 to 6 p.m. April 6 at Slopeside Grill.

Music will be provided by Worried Men, and proceeds from beer sales will go toward making a positive difference in the lives of Routt County youths by facilitating partnerships between adult volunteers and youths.

To learn more about Partners in Routt County, go to www.partnersrouttcounty.org.

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