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Sotheby’s Community Fund accepting grant applications

The Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty Community Fund is accepting applications for its spring grant cycle. The fund was established to support nonprofit organizations in the Yampa Valley and Steamboat Springs through a collective funding and semi-annual granting process. Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty agents, owners and staff collectively participate in the fund.
Grant funding will be considered for any nonprofit 501c3 organization or program currently operating in Steamboat Springs or Northwest Colorado. Grant funds support organizations that demonstrate need and make an impact in the local community.
Applications will be accepted through Sunday, April 1, with funding awarded by May 10. For an online application or more information, email traci.smith@steamboatsir.com or visit steamboatsir.com/ssircommunityfund.

Crane coalition unveils writing scholarship for area students

Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition, presenter of the annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival, is sponsoring a new writing contest open to all high school seniors in Routt and Moffat counties. Interested high school seniors are invited to submit an original piece of writing inspired by the Greater Sandhill Cranes of the Yampa Valley to ccccwritingcontest@gmail.com.
The writing may take the form of the following styles.
Poetry: A group of three poems.
Fiction: A short story or one-act play between 750 and 1,500 words.
Non-fiction: A personal or academic essay between 750 and 1,500 words.
The work must be original and accurately reflect the physical characteristics, behavior and habitat of the species. CCCC will have the right to use all submissions, with appropriate author credit, for publicity purposes.
The first-prize award is a $1,500 scholarship. Second and third place winners will receive a certificate and a book about cranes.
The deadline to submit is Sunday, April 1. Judges selected by the CCCC Board of Directors will determine the winners, who will be announced by the end of May. The first prize award is dependent on the winner's acceptance into a continuing education institution. If the winner is not registered by Nov. 1 of the year of the award, the scholarship will be awarded in sequence to a runner-up who can qualify.
Visit coloradocranes.org/programs-2/writing-competition for complete contest guidelines.

City of Steamboat Springs to launch new monthly radio show

The city of Steamboat Springs is launching a new monthly radio talk show, City Limits, on Steamboat Radio's KKSB-105.7FM, airing the first Monday of every month starting Monday, April 2.
The one-hour show will feature up to two council members, the city manager and occasional special guests tackling a variety of subjects facing the city. The show will be taped the last Thursday of the month and aired at 5 p.m. the first Monday of every month.
In addition, City Limits will run at 6 a.m. on consecutive Sundays on Steamboat Radio sister stations, KEZZ, KBCR, KTYV and KCOQ.