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Briefs for April 5

Send children’s artwork

to soldiers serving in Iraq

Individuals who would like to send children’s cards, letters, artwork and other tangible goods to soldiers in Iraq can drop those items off at Steamboat Real Estate at 635 Yampa Ave. Items also may be mailed to the Yampa Valley Community Foundation at P.O Box 774965.

All monetary donations are tax deductible.

Call Marci Valicenti at 879-5000.

Skating Club presents ‘Skaters Showcase’

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The Steamboat Springs Figure Skating Club presents “Skaters Showcase,” an end-of-the-season skating exhibition, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Howelsen Ice Arena.

The event features solo and group performances by Steamboat’s finest skaters, including Steamboat’s “Team Volant,” a synchronized skating seam. Admission is $3.

This is the third Steamboat ice show of the season for the club, which traveled to six competitions, bringing home gold, silver and bronze medals. Team Volant made it to nationals.

Nominations sought for newspaper Ed Board

The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting nominations for community representatives on its Editorial Board. The community representatives would serve a four-month term from May 1 through Aug. 31.

The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board include publisher Suzanne Schlicht, editor Scott Stanford, city editor Melissa Roddy and reporter Tom Ross. The Editorial Board formulates the Our View opinions expressed on the ViewPoints page of the newspaper.

Readers interested in serving on the Editorial Board should send a letter of 500 words or less expressing their interest in the board to Stanford at sstanford@steamboatpilot.com or at P.O. Box 774827; Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also may be dropped off at the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza. Nominations are due April 9.

Call Stanford at 871-4221 with questions.

Taylor, White to speak

at Lincoln Day Dinner

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. Saturday at the 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.

Parks and Rec hosting

‘McWheels’ Kids Night Out

The city of Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Department will host a “McWheel” Kids Night Out on Friday.

The event is for children in the second through fourth grades. Children will have a McDonald’s dinner and then have fun at the Potter’s Wheel. The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $12 and children should bring another $5 to $10 for the Potter’s Wheel.

Parents may register at the Parks and Recreation office. Call Jennifer Travis at 879-4300, ext. 352.