Steamboat briefs: Habitat for Humanity and ReStore needs volunteers
November 28, 2012
Steamboat's newly expanded Habitat ReStore is open in Riverside Plaza next to Pisa's and needs volunteers to help price and sell donated furniture, lighting and building supplies. Shifts are available from noon to 2 p.m. or 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 970-367-8001 and ask for Jody.
Habitat also is in need groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers to help finish its Riverside duplex. Remaining projects include mulching and seeding, building a fence and deck, laying flooring, cleaning and painting. Volunteers are needed Friday, Saturday and Monday through to Dec. 7. Those interested in helping are asked to call 970-871-6101, email H4HRouttHelp@gmail.com or visit http://www.routtcohabitat.org.
Free diabetes screenings are offered through VNA
As part of American Diabetes Month in November, free diabetes screenings are offered through the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association. Make an appointment by calling 970-875-1880. Tips to prevent diabetes include:
■ Make wise food choices (baked instead of fried, wheat instead of white).
■ Maintain a healthy weight, lose weight or take steps to prevent weight gain.
■ Be physically active (aim for 30 minutes every day).
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■ Limit the amount of alcohol you drink.
■ Quit smoking.
Local author Isaac Barber puts out a self-help book
Local author Isaac Barber recently released a self-help book titled "Succeed Within Yourself, Succeed Financially," which includes the following seven principles or traits needed for success:
■ The principles of auto suggestion
■ Finding a definite aim in life
■ Following the Golden Rule
■ Developing an attractive personality
■ Developing self-confidence
■ Developing self-control
■ Getting rid of destructive habits
Barber is seeking donations to help pay for marketing for the book. Those who are interested in helping can donate at http://www.indiegogo.com/steamboatsprings.