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News in brief for July 13

Council seeking hubcap artists for Beaux Arts

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council is seeking people interested in transforming automobile hubcaps into works of art. The finished pieces will be displayed across town Aug. 4 to 6 in conjunction with the Beaux Arts Festival. The Arts Council will supply the hubcaps.

The pieces will be judged and sold at a silent auction to take place during the Steamboat Springs Wine Festival during that weekend. Artists will receive prizes for first and second place, and auction proceeds will benefit the Arts Council. Call Dona Steele at 879-9038.

Buddhist teacher to give public talk Saturday

“Spirituality, Health and Healing,” a public talk by internationally reknowned Buddhist teacher and author Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Steamboat Springs High School. The cost is $15 for adults and $10 for students.

Bottleneck sales supporting breast cancer awareness

Mountain Wine Distributing, E & J Gallo Winery and The Bottleneck have teamed up to raise money for the Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project. YVBCAP is the organizer of the Bust of Steamboat and the local organization that raises money for uninsured and underinsured women of the Yampa Valley who are in need of mammograms or financial assistance for breast cancer treatment.

Through July 23, for every bottle of Red Bicyclette wine The Bottleneck sells, $4 will be donated to YVBCAP. The store also is giving away bikes and race jerseys from Orange Peel Bike Shop. All the money goes to a local cause.

Community blood drive

to be held July 21

A community blood drive is from 12:30 to 6 p.m. July 21 at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Appointments are required. Call 870-1495.