Briefs for April 10
April 9, 2004
State Sen. Jack Taylor and Rep. Al White will be guest speakers at the Routt County Republicans’ annual Lincoln Day Dinner. The event begins at 5 p.m. today at Old Town Pub, and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. A fund-raising auction will be held after dinner. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased from Amy Williams at the Routt County Courthouse. Call 879-6048.
Workshop Monday for those who work with kids
Kathleen Stiles of the Colorado Early Childhood Credential office will lead a workshop at 6 p.m. Monday in the Crawford Room at Centennial Hall for people who work with children in licensed homes or centers. RSVP to Renee Donahue at 870-5270.
Group offering scholarship for leadership training
The Trappers Lake Group is offering its second annual Environmental Leadership Scholarship. This scholarship will sponsor a participant in the Sierra Student Coalition’s Environmental Leadership Training. SSC is an independent branch of the Sierra Club (www.ssc.org/).
SSC’s Environmental Leadership Training presents numerous skills for aspiring activists. Topics include basic activist essentials, communication skills, campaign organizing and environmental issues. Those interested in applying for this year’s scholarship or for more information, call Rich Levy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Catamount hosting Stock Dog Challenge in May
Catamount Ranch and Club will host the 2004 Steamboat Stock Dog Challenge during Memorial Day weekend.
There will be three days of sheep dog competition from May 28 through 30. Events also include a cattle dog trial May 31.
For information or to volunteer, call 846-5221 or visit http://www.steamboatdogtrial.com.
Bike Swap today at the community center
Routt County Riders is sponsoring a bike swap from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Register at Sore Saddle Cyclery or Ski Haus. Call 879-5780.
Easter sunrise service will be held at Mount Werner
There will be an Easter sunrise service at Mount Werner. Participants may load the gondola from 6 to 6:30 a.m.
This interdenominational service will be held on the third floor of Thunderhead and will begin at 6:45 a.m. Seating is limited to 500 guests.
The gondola ride will be free to foot passengers and will require a pass for those carrying skis and snowboards. Skiers and snowboarders attending the service may purchase lift tickets at the base of the gondola starting at 6 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered for $6.
After the service, there will be a family Easter egg hunt in Gondola Square. The eggs will be stuffed with candy and prizes (no season passes). The Easter egg hunt will start at 8:30 a.m.
The Marshall Tucker Band will close the day with a free concert to celebrate the end of another season. The performance is the final free concert of the 2004 Bud Light “Rocks The Boat” Concert Series.
Oak Creek Performing Arts Co. seeks participants
The Oak Street Performing Arts Co., a nonprofit organization, is seeking participants for the organization, including those who might want to serve on the board of directors. Call 871-1880.