Steamboat briefs: Local businesses each receive $10,000 grants
September 24, 2013
As part of the Colorado Creates grant program, more than $1 million was awarded to support arts and culture activities in 26 counties across the state, according to a news release. In Routt County, Bud Werner Memorial Library, Friends of Perry-Mansfield and Strings Music Festival each received $10,000 grants.
"These grants support the artists and creative entrepreneurs who are critical to Colorado's economy," Colorado Creative Industries Director Margaret Hunt said. "There are over 186,000 jobs in our state's creative sector, making it the fifth largest employment cluster. By investing in this sector's vitality, the state builds its reputation as a premier creative hub and reaps significant economic returns."
Colorado Creates is Colorado Creative Industries' largest grant program, according to the release. The grants are awarded annually on a competitive basis. A complete list of this year's recipients is at http://www.coloradocreativeindustries.org.
Alfred Kahn memorialized through tennis association
The Steamboat Tennis Association is memorializing Alfred Kahn, a longtime Steamboat resident who loved playing tennis, through a youth scholarship fund. To make a donation to the fund, email STA board member and Treasurer Robin Schuellein at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a check to STA, P.O. Box 770533, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, with a note that the funds are for the Alfred Kahn Scholarship Fund.
Harvest dinner at Legacy Ranch is set for Oct. 2
A garden-to-table harvest dinner hosted by Yampatika and Colorado Mountain College is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at Legacy Ranch. The dinner is organized by CMC's Culinary Management and Sustainability Studies Programs. The cost is $75 per person, and proceeds benefit Yampatika's Environmental Literacy Program. Register by calling 970-871-9151.
Genealogy Club event to focus on migration routes
A Genealogy Club program is at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the conference room at Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave.
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Patricia Roberts, of Boulder, will give a talk titled "A Nation of Immigrants, a Nation of Migrants: U.S. Migration Patterns" about exploring America's migration routes and how these patterns might give you genealogical clues to your ancestry. Dina Carson, also of Boulder, will share her tips on "Gorgeous Graveside Photography: 50 Things I learned While Photographing 50,000 Tombstones and Grave Markers."
For more information about the free event, email Valerie Davia at vdavia@steamboat
Registration deadline is Wednesday for Haycup Open
The registration deadline for the three-day Haycup Open tournament at Haymaker Golf Course is Wednesday. The tournament is Friday through Sunday and costs $35 per player. Register by calling 970-870-1846.