Steamboat briefs: Coca-Cola donates $2,000 to LIFT-UP of Routt County |

Steamboat briefs: Coca-Cola donates $2,000 to LIFT-UP of Routt County

— LIFT-UP of Routt County received a donation of $2,000 from Coca-Cola Bottling Co. High Country in Hayden. The bottling company looks to give to a community nonprofit each year, and this year chose LIFT-UP as a recipient, according to a news release. In addition to the monetary donation, Coca-Cola donates products to the LIFT-UP Food Bank regularly. Dennis Podzemny and Jay Bogle with Coca-Cola presented the check to Executive Director David Freseman at LIFT-UP on Thursday.

VNA offers immunizations in Craig and Steamboat

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.

Adult day services offered at The Haven Assisted Living

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, or VNA, is offering adult day services at The Haven Assisted Living in Hayden, for any disabled individual ages 18 or older or an 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.

Art museum seeks help in exhibit galleries, gift shop

The Steamboat Art Museum needs volunteers to help in its exhibit galleries and gift shop. Volunteers typically work two hours a 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

Library users can download audio books from website

Digital natives with a Windows 7, 32-bit or 64-bit computer can now download audio books through the Bud Werner Memorial Library's new audio book platform, NetLibrary. Library card holders can go to the library's website at to create an acc­­ount and download the software onto their computers. Call the library's Reference Desk for assistance at 970-879-0240, ext. 331.

French-speaking volunteers sought to assist residents

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

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Children's book club kits now are available at library

Local children can start their own Kids' Book Clubs with Bud Werner Memorial Library's Book Buzz Kits. Each kit contains eight paperback copies of books and discussion questions for a variety of beloved titles for boys and girls ages 7 to 12. Kits can be checked out for six weeks. They can be reserved up to three months in advance by calling the children's library at 970-879-0240, ext. 314.

Steamboat Springs Little League seeking donations

Steamboat Springs Little League is raising money to improve the quality of the fields and get better equipment for players. Donations of cash and materials are being accepted. To donate money, call Phil Pagliaro at 970-590-7076. To donate materials, call Pat McElhiney at 970-846-8734. Donations are tax-deductible.

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