Steamboat briefs: Mammograms, pap tests offered to eligible women
March 26, 2013
The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering free mammograms and pap tests for women 40 to 64 who are uninsured or underinsured, have not had a pap test or mammogram in the past 12 months, and meet income requirements. Call the VNA at 970-879-1632 or 970-824-8233 to determine eligibility.
College hosting 'Computing and the Law' presentation
Colorado Mountain College hosts a free presentation "Computing & the Law" with C.L. Lindsey at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. The presentation will include a discussion about sexting laws and recent cases and legislation; the legal principles and difficulties behind cyber-bullying; federal, state, local and school rules and laws against cyber-harassment and cyber-stalking; and steps to take if you're being bullied online. The presentation is free and open to the public.
New after-school programs slated to begin next month
Emerald Mountain School has launched a new selection of after-school programs for kindergarteners through eighth-graders. The programs are open to all children, not just EMS students. Each program meets from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. for five weeks and costs $100. The four programs, which begin the week before spring break, are Jiu Jitsu, Mindful Yoga, Beginning Knitting, and Math: When Will I Use It?
Information and sign-up forms are available at http://www.emeraldmountainschool.org/#!inspiration-programs-afterschool/cdj. Enrollment deadline is April 1.
Medical center board seeks a new volunteer member
The South Routt Medical Center Health Service District board of directors has an opening for a board member. The South Routt Medical Center is a special district governed by Title 32 of the Colorado Revised Statutes. The medical center is experiencing significant growth with many future projects pending. Interested board members should be registered electors of the district, willing to commit to fulfill a term that ends in May 2014, and be able to attend at least one meeting a month. It is a volunteer position. Interested parties should send a letter of interest to SRMCHSD Board, P.O. Box 8, Oak Creek, CO 80467.
Cultural integration group searching for volunteers
Integrated Community is seeking bilingual volunteers to assist the organization with its resource and referral program on Mondays and Wednesdays. Volunteers must speak Spanish, enjoy helping the immigrant community, and be respectful and mature. Training is provided. Call Sheila at 970-871-4599.