Steamboat briefs: Senior Law Day is Saturday at the community center
July 28, 2013
The Routt County Council on Aging along with Otis, Coan & Peters law firm will host Senior Law Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, according to a news release.
The free event for seniors, adult children, friends and caregivers of seniors will feature seminars on topics including:
■ Long Term Care Planning 101, presented by Bobby Davis, of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
■ The Beneficiary Designation Issues: Making sure you get the assets to who/where you want them to go, presented by Daniel Foley, of Sleeping Giant Financial Services
■ Do I Need a Will?, presented by Jenna H. Keller, of Otis, Coan & Peters
■ Upcoming Changes to State Health Insurance Assistance Program, presented by Betsy Packer, medicare counselor
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■ Active Longevity: How can we stay active and healthy?, presented by Kelly Ornberg, of Casey's Pond Senior Living.
Habitat seeks vehicle donations to fund homes
Routt County Habitat for Humanity is reminding residents that motor vehicle donations help fund new Habitat homes through the Cars for Homes program. Motor vehicles — including cars, trucks, boats, RVs, etc. — can be donated by calling 1-877-277-4344 or by going to http://www.carsforhomes.org. The cars then are sold at auction or to recyclers or salvage yards, and the funds are used to build Habitat homes in partnership with low-income families.
Integrated Community seeks volunteers to teach English
Integrated Community is looking for volunteers to teach English. The in-home tutoring program trains and matches volunteers with limited English speaking community members. Get to know residents from other cultures while helping them learn English. For more information, call Roddy at 970-620-1513.
Integrated Community also is looking for volunteers to help with its Resource and Referral program. Practice your Spanish skills while assisting community members from other cultures. Call Sheila at 970-871-4599.
Habitat ReStore open and needs more volunteers
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. Mondays through Fridays. Call 970-367-8001.
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.
Egeria Park Roping Club accepting memberships
The Egeria Park Roping Club is accepting memberships for the upcoming season. Roping and nonroping memberships are available to individuals or families. The group ropes and rides in an arena between Yampa and Toponas on Colorado Highway 131. For more information, call Sam at 970-638-4270.
Mainstreet looking for members to join committee
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 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.