Steamboat briefs: Register Monday, Tuesday for CMC’s English classes
January 20, 2012
Register for Colorado Mountain College's Alpine Campus English classes/Clases de Inglés at 9 a.m. Monday at Bud Werner Memorial Library or at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Willett Hall, Room 300, at CMC. Preschool children are welcome at the 9 a.m. class. Classes begin Jan. 30 and 31, respectively. Call 970-870-4534 with questions. Preguntas 970-870-4444.
Ski 4 Yellow's discount for early sign-up ends Sunday
Early registration for the second annual Ski 4 Yellow event March 31 has been extended through Sunday. The discounted rate is $25. Beginning Monday, the registration cost jumps to $100 per person.
Ski 4 Yellow is a Livestrong-partnered event. In addition to the registration fee, each Ski 4 Yellow participant commits to raising at least $500 for cancer-related initiatives. Skiers and riders can sign up individually or as teams.
Half of all proceeds from the Ski 4 Yellow event will be granted to cancer initiatives in the Yampa Valley. The other half will be donated to Livestrong for its global cancer initiatives. Ski 4 Yellow is part of the 4 Yellow foundation, which also organizes the annual Ride 4 Yellow mountain bike ride in Steamboat.
In the two years since its inception, the 4 Yellow foundation has granted $100,000 to Steamboat Springs organizations that play a role in helping those dealing with cancer.
As for the event itself, Ski 4 Yellow participants partner with a local Olympian for a day of skiing at Steamboat Ski Area. The list of participating Olympians includes Todd Lodwick, Johnny Spillane, Billy Kidd, Deb Armstrong, Nelson Carmichael and Caroline Lalive.
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Each group and its Olympian spends the morning of March 31 completing a series of on-mountain challenges, such as riding every chairlift and visiting on-mountain landmarks. Ski 4 Yellow is limited to the first 200 registered skiers and riders. The registration fee includes event memorabilia as well as tickets to the March 30 Ski 4 Yellow gala and live auction.
For more information or to register, visit http://www.ski4yellow.com.