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Deadline to sign up for Triathlon Club is Monday

The deadline to sign up for the Triathlon Club at the Old Town Hot Springs is Monday. Coaches are Amy Charity, Glen Light, Amy Ackerman and Zach Ruppel. For more information, call 970-879-1828, ext. 311, or visit

Proceed requests from yoga fundraiser due Monday

The Yoga Center of Steamboat is hosting its annual Yoga Day fundraiser May 20. Nonprofit groups interested in receiving proceeds from the event should submit a request by Monday. Find entry details at

Tread of Pioneers Museum to be closed starting Monday

The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be closed this week and the week of April 23. The museum will reopen May 1 and resume normal operating hours of 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. If you need assistance from staff, call 970-879-2214.

First aid, CPR class to be held at Yampa Town Hall

A first aid and CPR certification class is from 6 to 10 p.m. May 1 and 3 at Yampa Town Hall. Students must attend both classes to earn the full certification. The cost is $60 and includes the textbook. To register or for more information, call the South Routt office of Colorado Northwestern Community College at 970-736-2323 or email The registration deadline is Wednesday.

Strawberry Park's book fair goes until Thursday

The Strawberry Park Elementary School Book Fair Luau is from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. till Thursday.

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First Steps Seminar to be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday

A First Steps Seminar for those looking to start a business is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Colorado Mountain College's Bogue Hall Room 300. Topics covered during the free seminar include:

■ Who are my customers, why do they want/need my product/service and how many are out there?

■ How do I build a revenue/sales forecast?

■ How much money will I need to start my business and how do I build a monthly expense budget?

■ What is the forecast for profit/loss my first two years?

■ What are the sources for funding my business and what do they require?

■ What resources are available to help me with the planning process?

For more information, call Randy Rudasics, manager of the CMC Small Business Resource Center, at 970-870-4491.

Steamboat BookTrails is seeking transportation help

Steamboat BookTrails, a new local organization promoting reading and writing through outdoor exploration, is seeking transportation for summer programming. BookTrails' summer program, Reading on Ranches, is in need of a 15-passenger van or bus to transport students from downtown Steamboat to the Fetcher and Carpenter ranches. Anyone with a van or bus that sits idle during the summer or is not used during the day is encouraged to contact BookTrails at, or call Off the Beaten Path Bookstore at 970-879-6830. BookTrails can provide compensation for gas, maintenance and insurance costs. 

Habitat for Humanity's store needs volunteers

ReStore, Routt County Habitat for Humanity's nonprofit appliance store at 718 Oak St., is open from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and closed Sundays. Volunteers are needed to help staff the store. Call 970-871-6101, or visit

Hepatitis B vaccination suggested for diabetics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people with diabetes should receive the Hepatitis B vaccination. Call the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association at 970-824-8233 in Craig or 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs.

Girls to Women in need of donations and volunteers

Girls to Women, an annual one-day conference for eighth-grade girls in Northwest Colorado, is seeking donations and volunteers for the 2012 conference May 8 at The Steamboat Grand. Donations payable to Yampa Valley Community Foundation marked for Girls to Women can be sent to YVCF at P.O. Box 770754, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Those interested in volunteering can contact volunteer coordinator Pegge Warwick at or 970-819-6476.

Visiting Nurse Association offering shingles vaccine

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering the Zostavax vaccine for shingles. Adults ages 60 and older who are low income and uninsured may qualify to receive the vaccine for a $14 fee through the Merck Patient Vaccine Assistance Program. Call the Steamboat Springs office at 970-879-1632, or call the Craig office at 970-824-8233.

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