Steamboat briefs: Steamboat graduates in inaugural bachelor’s class |

Steamboat briefs: Steamboat graduates in inaugural bachelor’s class

Local Steamboat Springs students John Denison, Alex Adams, Kyle Hornor, Kyle Ballinghoff, Georganne Weber, Corey Milar, Jacob McCoola, Thomas Untiedt, Roy Pentecost, Dan Borak, Lauren Williams, Luke Kimmes, Michael Schrimpf, Gary Keeling, Victoria Kasik and Nathan Zabka were among the inaugural class of graduates earning bachelor's degrees across Colorado Mountain College campuses this spring.

Denison, Hornor, Weber, McCoola, Pentecost, Williams, Kimmes, Schrimpf, Keeling and Zabka graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in sustainability studies and Adams, Ballinghoff, Milar, Untiedt, Borak and Kasik graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business administration.

Also at the Steamboat Springs campus, Kyle Bata, of Broomfield, and Michael Scarfi, of Fair Lawn, N.J., each earned bachelor's degrees in business administration, and Nicholas List, of Fort Collins, earned a bachelor's in sustainability studies.

Colorado Mountain College is a two-year, comprehensive community college that now also grants bachelor's degrees. Through its 11 learning locations grouped into seven physical campuses, as well as via distance learning, CMC serves the educational needs of a population spread across north-central Colorado.

Cancer survivors needed to share their experiences

A group of "cancer coaches" is forming made up of cancer survivors to help current cancer patients by sharing their experiences. Cancer survivors are needed to participate. The cancer coaches will share what has helped them through the side effects of cancer treatment.

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An informational meeting is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. The group will meet in the second floor meeting room at the Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat. For more information, call Ken at 970-846-4717.

Tickets on sale for Tour de Steamboat benefit dinner

Tickets now are on sale for the Eriksen Tour de Steamboat benefit dinner, held at The Steamboat Grand from 5 to 8 p.m. July 19. The $30 tickets for the dinner will include silent and live auctions and are available at

All proceeds from the rides and Impact 100-sponsored benefit dinner will go to Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, Routt County Riders, Partners in Routt County and Yampa Valley Sustainability Council.

To sign up to ride, visit

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