Steamboat briefs: Weigh and Win program available through July |

Steamboat briefs: Weigh and Win program available through July

Weigh and Win, a free community program that pays you to achieve a healthy weight, is available at from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July at Yampa Valley Medical Center. Learn more at For more information, call LiveWell Northwest Colorado community coordinator Barb Parnell at 970-819-4110.

Entries, sponsors are sought for 11th Bust of Steamboat

Applications for artist entries for the 11th Bust of Steamboat are being accepted. Artists should provide a rendering or description of the intended entry and complete the application for consideration. Download an application at or call 970-846-4554.

The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project selection committee is looking for 20 artists for the October fundraiser.

Organizers also are seeking sponsors for the event. Sponsorships include tickets to the auction as well as a business logo on the event poster, in the evening's auction program and on its websites. Sponsors are matched with local artists who are preparing their bust entries to be auctioned off to the highest bidder.

All funds raised benefit women with breast cancer in Routt and Moffat counties. The event is from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Three Peaks Grill. For more information, call Deb Curd at 970-846-4554.

Volunteers are needed for various Steamboat events

■ Volunteers are needed for the Steamboat Wine Festival's Grand Tasting on Aug. 4. Help is needed for setup from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or the tasting from 2 to 7 p.m. Volunteers must be 21 or older and will receive a free ticket to the Aug. 3 Stroll of Steamboat Grand Tasting. Sign up at Call Melissa with questions at 970-819-4820.

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■ Volunteers are needed for the Mount Werner Classic, a 50-kilometer trail run Aug. 4 at Steamboat Ski Area. Volunteers will receive a post-race meal as well as a long-sleeved Patagonia T-shirt with the race logo. Find more information at

■ Volunteers are needed for the STARS and Routt County Riders Biking the Boat charity ride Aug. 25 in Steamboat Springs. Help is needed with aid stations and course setup and cleanup. Those who are interested should email

■ Volunteers are needed for the annual Tour de Steamboat bicycle race. Help is needed during registration from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 20; aid stations from 8 a.m. to noon in Kremmling, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Toponas, and from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., 11:15 to 3 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Stagecoach on July 21; and barbecue setup, ticket sales and serving from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 21. Those interested are asked to contact Abi at 970-819-0781 or

■ Volunteers are needed for the Buffalo Pass Enduro mountain bike race July 20 to 22. Those interested are asked to contact David at 970-846-5012 or

LiveWell conducts food assessment in county

LiveWell Northwest Colorado is conducting a countywide food assessment to find out how residents decide where to purchase food, what food they eat and what changes they would like to see in our food system. Results from the community survey will help the organization identify where to dedicate resources. Find the survey at

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