Steamboat briefs: Library to offer advance screening of ‘Path Appears’
January 25, 2015
Community Cinema, presented by the Bud Werner Memorial Library, Independent Television Service and "Independent Lens," will offer an advance screening of "A Path Appears" at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Library Hall. This is a new film from the creative team behind the groundbreaking series "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide."
The film follows Pulitzer Prize-winning author/reporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, as they explore the roots of gender inequality, the devastating impact of poverty and the ripple effects that follow — including sex trafficking, teen pregnancy, gender-based violence and child slavery. It is based on the book by Kristof and WuDunn, "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity."
The library will host part one of the film, "Sex Trafficking in the USA."
For more information, visit http://www.steamboatlibrary.org/events.
Town hall meeting with Mitsch Bush is on Friday
Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush will be in Steamboat Springs for a town hall meeting to discuss the 2015 legislative session. This is an opportunity for Routt County constituents to share their questions, comments and ideas with their local state representative.
The event is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at Bud Werner Memorial Library.
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Tim Wilkins will emcee, and other speaks will include Kent Noble, executive director of the Center for Cowboy Ethics; and Rob Perlman, vice president of sales and marketing for Ski Corp.
RSVP to Kent Kirkpatrick at 970-879-6111, ext. 0, or email email@example.com.
Human Resource workshop is on Wednesday at CMC
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The workshop will focus on the fundamental processes, HR resources and what laws are applicable to your company.
Topics that will be covered include:
■ Hiring and termination best practices
■ Orientation and training concepts
■ Important policies to put on paper
■ Performance evaluations
■ Legal issues
■ Where to find resources and HR tools online
The cost is $15, and those interested should register by calling 970-870-4491.
'Writing A Book That Sells' workshop is on Saturday
Edith Lynn Beer, author of five books, will give a seminar, "Writing A Book That Sells," from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, a brown bag lunch at Colorado Mountain College, Bristol Room 221. The cost is $40.
Edith will cover such questions as how do you rewrite, how do you know when a book meets the mark, how do you market your work and should you get an agent or self-publish? Each student will receive a Resource List.
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CMC's Aspen Campus to host sustainable art gallery
An exhibit at Colorado Mountain College's Aspen Campus gallery will focus on the theme, "Less Is More: Sustainable Art and New Media in a Culture of Excess." It opens Thursday and runs through March 31.
The exhibit features artwork from Colorado Mountain College students, faculty and staff from throughout the college's nine-county service area, including works created by faculty and students from the Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs.
All media are included in the exhibit, which examines how sustainability is reflected not only in painting and sculpture but in videography and digital media, as well.
A public opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Colorado Mountain College in Aspen, 255 Sage Way, at the Aspen Airport Business Center. Visit http://www.cmcartshare.com for more information.