Steamboat briefs: Board of Realtors awards 7 annual scholarships
August 10, 2013
Seven Routt County high school graduates currently attending college were awarded the annual Tyler Gates Gooding Renewable Scholarship, according to a news release.
The recipients include: Hayley Brookshire, attending Colorado Mesa University for nursing; Mallory Hoots, attending Colorado State University for health and exercise science; Alexis Baden, attending the University of Colorado for business management; Dylan Pivarnik, attending the University of Colorado for mechanical engineering; Ali Diehl, attending George Fox University for psychology; Lev Tsypin, attending the University of Chicago for pre-med; and Sean Kuusinen, attending the University of Colorado for ecology.
The Board of Realtors has awarded $318,000 in renewable scholarships since 2006, according to the release.
Town of Hayden launches new website for businesses
The town of Hayden recently launched a new website, http://www.haydencolorado.com, to help attract business attention, according to a news release.
"The website shows more of what we have to offer businesswise," Hayden Chamber of Commerce President Louis Nijsten said in the release. "It's a platform both for people who live here and people who don't live here yet, for businesses here and future businesses."
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The website also emphasizes the proximity of Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden and includes a new communitywide online calendar to list local events at http://www.haydencolorado.com/events.
Nijsten said the website represents a collaborative effort among the Chamber, Hayden Economic Development Commission and Routt County.