Steamboat briefs: Local Marketing District taking applications for board of directors
March 3, 2013
The Local Marketing District is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the board of directors. To qualify, applicants must reside within the district's boundaries. A map of the district is available at the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association office, 125 Anglers Drive. The map also is available at http://www.steamboatsprings.net. To find out if you live within the boundaries and to request an application, contact Kara Givnish at 970-875-7002 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due Wednesday.
Habitat ReStore is in need of volunteers for weekdays
Steamboat's newly expanded Habitat ReStore is open in Riverside Plaza next to Pisa's and needs volunteers to help price and sell donated furniture, lighting and building supplies. Shifts are available from noon to 2 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 970-367-8001.
Volunteers for Mainstreet Design Committee sought
The Mainstreet Steamboat Springs Design Committee is looking for volunteers. The committee focuses on how downtown Steamboat looks and functions. Some of the projects of the committee have included the downtown bus shelters; adopting Eagle Scout Park for cleanup, plantings and ongoing maintenance; assistance with the design and execution of the streetscape plan on Lincoln Avenue; and flower baskets. Upcoming projects will include the Yampa Street revitalization and advocacy for sidewalks on Oak Street. The committee meets from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. Call Tracy Barnett at 970-846-1800 for more information or to sign up for a meeting reminder email list.
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.
Haven in Hayden offers day, night respite care
The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden offers daytime and overnight respite care for older adults who need supervision. The Adult Activity and Care program is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays. The program includes lunch, activities and help with personal care needs. The cost is $75 per day or $50 for a half-day. Temporary overnight care is available for as many as 30 days for qualified individuals. Clients with memory care needs are welcome at a cost of $100 per day.
The Haven, which does not provide skilled nursing care, also has private and shared rooms available for qualified older adults. The Haven accepts Medicaid. For more information, go to http://www.havenseniorliving.com or call Karen Burley at 970-875-1888.
VNA offers immunizations for uninsured/underinsured
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering $21.50 immunizations for adults who are uninsured/underinsured including measles, mumps, rubella, HPV, chicken pox, pneumonia, meningitis, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough and hepatitis A and B.
The VNA also is offering a vaccine for shingles. Adults ages 60 and older who are low income and uninsured may qualify to receive the vaccine for a $21.50 fee through the Merck Patient Vaccine Assistance Program. Apply for the program by scheduling an appointment.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other leading medical groups recommend being vaccinated against meningitis for youths ages 11 to 18 as well as those ages 19 to 21 who attend college. College students younger than 22 who received a vaccine before age 16 should receive a booster.
To schedule an appointment, call 970-879-1632.
Casino Night fundraiser is slated for Saturday night
The Family Development Center's annual Casino Night fundraiser is from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at The Steamboat Grand.
The evening includes Vegas-style games including poker, roulette, craps and Texas Hold 'em from 8 to 11 p.m. and a silent auction from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and include $300 worth of chips. Tickets are available at All That Jazz, Space Station, Christy Sports in Central Park Plaza and through Discovery Learning Center parents.
Proceeds benefit the Discovery Learning Center, Child Care Network and Newborn Network and will be used for professional development for staff, an outdoor building block and storage center and scholarship programs.
Volunteers dealers are needed to help with blackjack, Texas Hold 'em and roulette. Training will be provided Saturday. Those who are interested are asked to call 970-879-5973, ext. 11.
Cash and merchandise donations also are needed. To contribute or for more information, contact Colleen Miller at 970-879-5973, ext. 10, or email@example.com.