Steamboat briefs: Hayden School Board election packets available |

Steamboat briefs: Hayden School Board election packets available

Hayden School Board election packets are available for pickup at the Hayden School District. Those who are interested in running for the School Board must live in the school district and be a registered voter. Packets can be picked up at the administration office from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The nomination petition deadline is Aug. 30. For more information, call 970-276-3864.

Tennis Center at Steamboat needs volunteers Friday

The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs is in need of volunteers Friday to help with the National Tennis Rating Program tournament. Those who are interested in helping can email Jim at

Barbecue fundraiser for charter school is Aug. 24

A North Routt Community Charter School barbecue fundraiser is from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at Hahn's Peak Roadhouse. There will be live music from the FunkyTunk Heroes, a silent auction, wagon rides, food, children's games, cow plop bingo and more. Squares for cow plop bingo are $10 each with a chance to win $250. Squares are on sale now at Hahn's Peak Roadhouse. Tickets for the barbecue are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 3 to 11 and free for children 2 and younger at the door. For more information, call Stephanie at 970-871-9459.

Artists' Studio Tour to take place on Aug. 17 and 18

The Steamboat Art Museum Artists' Studio Tour is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 and 18. Participants should get a map at the Steamboat Art Museum and visit the studios to meet the 12 Routt County artists, watch them work and learn what inspires them. Artists include Susan Gill Jackson, Adam Zabel, Missy Borden, Oehme Graphics, Jim Gmeiner, Susan Scheisser, Kim Keith and others. Tickets are $25 at the museum. For more information, call 970-870-1755 or email Dottie at

Organization name now is Mind Springs Health

Starting in September, the Colorado West Regional Mental Health offices will be known as Mind Springs Health, according to a news release. The organization's website also will change to

The nonprofit health organization operates Steamboat Mental Health, 407 S. Lincoln Ave., as well as offices across the mountain west and Western Slope.

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Alcohol class for servers, distributors is available

Grand Futures Prevention Coalition is hosting an Alcohol Responsibility Training Class from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The class is an accepted certification for alcohol responsibility training for servers, distributors and sellers of alcoholic beverages in Steamboat Springs, Routt County and Colorado. The cost is $35. Registration is mandatory by calling Kate at 970-879-6188.

Grand Futures is a nonprofit organization, and fees collected from the class go to programs and activities that promote healthy lifestyles for youths.

Origami workshop is on Tuesday at CMC for $25

Tina Weintraub will lead an origami workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Colorado Mountain College Room SB 213. The cost is $25 and benefits the Steamboat Art Museum. Call Dottie at 970-870-1755 to reserve a space.

Steamboat Springs Girl Scouts needs volunteers

The Steamboat Springs Girl Scouts are looking for volunteers. For more information, contact Nancy Mucklow at 970-846-2630 or

Grant writing training is being offered at center

The Community Resource Center is offering grant writing training from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, 1605 Lincoln Ave. The training is designed for executive and development directors, board and staff members and volunteers of nonprofit organizations who are looking to build their organizations ability to write competitive grants. The cost for the program is $75 through Aug. 22 and $95 thereafter. Registration is open at

Chemobrain discussion to be held at Integrated Health

Jan Fritz, director of cancer services at Yampa Valley Medical Center, will talk about Chemobrain from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 16 at Integrated Health, 3001 S. Lincoln Ave., Suite A. Chemobrain is a condition that affects many individuals who are undergoing treatment for cancer. During the free talk, Fritz will talk about the symptoms and provide strategies to improve mental functioning.

Volunteers to help spray paint needed for Yampatika

Yampatika is in need of volunteers to help spray paint "Dump No Waste, Drains to Stream" reminders near storm drains across Steamboat Springs. Help is needed from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, and volunteers should meet at Little Toots Park. Call 970-871-9151 for more information.

Hot Night at Hot Springs to serve as a fundraiser

Old Town Hot Springs is hosting Hot Night at the Hot Springs, a fundraising event at 6 p.m. Saturday on the upper decks of the facility. The adults-only event includes music by Todd Musselman, a Zumba dance party and pig roast with wine and beer. The pools will not be open. Tickets are $35 and are available at the front desk. Proceeds will go toward building two playgrounds on the property. For more information, call 970-879-1828, ext. 0.

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