Steamboat briefs: Networking meeting set for Wednesday morning
October 17, 2012
The Steamboat Sustainable Business Program networking meeting and awards breakfast is from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch at Steamboat Conference Center, 1800 Ranch Road. The topic is "What you Need to Know about Your Heating and Cooling System." The cost is $3 for members and $5 nonmembers and includes a continental breakfast. RSVP to 970-879-6323 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Victim advocate volunteers needed; training this fall
Advocates Building Peaceful Communities is in need of victim advocate volunteers. A 25-hour training will take place this fall. Call Heidi or Diane at 970-879-2034 for more information.
Thai cooking class offered Saturday at the City Cafe
A Thai cooking class, part of the Global Cooking Series, is offered at the City Cafe from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $25. Register by calling 970-846-1135.
Annual coat drive seeks to help community members
The annual community coat drive is Friday to Sunday in Steamboat Springs. LIFT-UP of Routt County, Ski Town Cleaners and Colorado Group Realty are sponsoring the drive, which asks residents to donate warm winter coats for adults and children. After cleaning, the coats will be distributed beginning later this month to members of the community via the LIFT-UP Food Bank.
Coats can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday in the Ace at the Curve parking lot; from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart parking lot; and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the parking lot at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue adjacent to Rabbit Ears Motel. Coat drive organizers say there is a particular need for children's coat this year, and they ask that residents not drop off light jackets. For more information, call 970-870-0727 or visit http://www.liftupofrouttcounty.org.
Newborn Network offering resources, support services
Newborn Network is a support system dedicated to providing parenting and resource information to all families who live in Routt County and have children ages 3 and younger. Newborn Network's free services include weekly networking and education groups, parenting education home visits, a lending library of parenting topics and a series of gift bags. Parents of a child age 3 or younger can call 970-879-0977 for more information about support services.