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Steamboat briefs: Center for Visual Arts needs holiday greeters

— The Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts, a nonprofit community art center at 906 Lincoln Ave. is seeking volunteers to assist in gallery greeting during the holiday season. Volunteers should have an interest in learning about local artists and confidence in speaking with visitors. Shifts are flexible. Contact Executive Director Linda Laughlin at 970-846-7062 or

Extension Office to offer food service manager class

A ServSafe manager's certification course for restaurant managers is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 29 in the Routt County Courthouse annex building on Sixth Street. The cost is $105 per person and includes training materials and an exam. The accompanying National Restaurant Association certification is valid for five years. The registration deadline for the course is Monday.

A Spanish-language employee food safety training course is from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Routt County Courthouse annex. The cost is $30 per person and includes course materials and certificate. The registration deadline is Dec. 8.

Call the Routt County Extension Office at 970-879-0825 to register.

Monday is the last day of Festival of Trees exhibit

The annual Tread of Pioneers Museum fundraiser features 14 hand-decorated Christmas trees. The trees will be on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at the museum, 800 Oak St. Admission is free. One local business sponsors each tree, and after Monday, that tree will be moved to a location of the business's choice.

Young Tracks Childcare seeks board members

Young Tracks Childcare board of directors is seeking community members to become part of the largest child care center in Routt County. The group is looking for people with a passion for children who are knowledgeable in fundraising or grant writing and who are committed to making the organization thrive. Meetings are the third Tuesday bimonthly throughout the year. Call Kate at 320-226-2236 for more information.

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Visiting Nurse Association offers adult immunizations

Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering $14 adult immunizations for a limited time for MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella), HPV, Varicella (chicken pox), Pneumococcal (pneumonia), Meningococcal (meningitis), Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) and hepatitis A and B (hepatitis vaccines are for people with risk factors). To schedule an appointment, call 970-824-8233 in Craig and 970-879-1632 in Steamboat Springs.

French-speakers needed to volunteer to help residents

French-speaking volunteers are needed for assistance to non-English-speaking residents of Steamboat Springs. Call Anna at 970-870-3069.

Adult day services offered at The Haven in Hayden

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering adult day services at The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden, for any disabled individual older than 18 or elderly individual who is looking for daily activities where oversight is provided. Services are provided from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Meals, medication administration, activities, assistance with bathing and wellness assessments are available. For more information and to register, call Diane Girty at 970-875-1891.

Craig TeleHealth has flu shots available to veterans

The Craig TeleHealth clinic hosts a flu shot clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays. All veterans are highly encouraged to get their annual flu shot, said Nurse Cindy Dearden, flu shot coordinator. Veterans with a latex allergy should tell staff prior to getting the flu shot so nurses can take special precautions. Call the clinic at 970-824-6721.

Local art museum seeks volunteers for its gift shop

The Steamboat Art Museum needs volunteers to help in its exhibit galleries and gift shop. Volunteers typically work two hours per week and may be asked to greet visitors, give informal tours, help with clerical work and conduct sales in the museum gift shop. Contact Betsy at 970-870-1755 or

Food bank in Hayden will distribute food as needed

The Hayden Community Food Bank and outreach ministry of Hayden Congregational Church will distribute food on an as-needed basis. Call Theresa Stivers at 970-276-2507.

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