Steamboat briefs: Hospice Celebration of Life is set for Monday, Tuesday |

Steamboat briefs: Hospice Celebration of Life is set for Monday, Tuesday

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association's annual two-day Hospice Celebration of Life event is Monday and Tuesday. The event kicks off with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. The dinner includes viewing of a gallery of artwork for sale, a getaway raffle and a live auction. The golf tournament is the next morning at Catamount Ranch & Club with registration at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Sponsorships are available starting at $100. Dinner tickets are $60 and include one raffle ticket each. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased at the dinner for $10 per ticket or $100 for 12 tickets.

The events supports the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association's Hospice and Palliative Care Program. In 2011, VNA provided care to 69 terminally ill patients and bereavement counseling and support to more than 300 grieving family members. For more information, contact Director of Development Dervla Lacy at 970-871-7603 or or visit

Hayden Heritage Weekend scheduled for July 6 and 7

Hayden Heritage Weekend is July 6 and 7. July 6 events include an author talk and book signing with New Yorker Executive Editor Dorothy Wickenden, author of "Nothing Daunted," dinner at the Carpenter Ranch with horse-drawn wagon ride, birdwatching tour with Ted Floyd, wine tasting and exhibits about local history. July 7 events include a tour of Elkhead Rock Schoolhouse, a catered picnic, nature and historic walks, a presentation by Wickenden and a barbecue and barn dance. The early-bird cost for the weekend is $150 per person if purchased by Friday. Event tickets can be purchased separately at

Fitness center's Swim Club open to kids ages 6 to 13

Swim Club at Old Town Hot Springs is open to children ages 6 to 13. Swimmers work on stroke technique, endurance and new skills. Practice is from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 19 to Aug. 15. Call 970-879-1828, ext. 313, or email for more information.

Juniors tennis ladder starts Friday, runs through July 31

The Steamboat Tennis Association tennis ladder for juniors ages 10 to 18 starts Friday and runs through July 31. The cost is $10, and sign-up is available at

Registration ends Friday for fair's Royalty Clinic

A free Routt County Fair Royalty Clinic for girls ages 8 to 18 is July 6 at the Routt County Fairgrounds in Hayden. Sessions will include horsemanship, commentary, representation and more. Registration is required by Friday by calling Tiffany at 970-638-1021, Erin at 970-620-2729 or Missy at 970-879-2968. For more information, call Tiffany at 970-638-1021.

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