Steamboat briefs: Steamboat Marathon looks to community for volunteers
May 31, 2016
The Steamboat Chamber Resort Association is seeking volunteers for the Steamboat Marathon, Friday through Sunday.
Shifts are available Friday and Saturday at race registration, as well as race day Sunday.
All volunteers will receive a T-shirt and lunch. Visit steamboatchamber.com/volunteer for more information.
Local Young Professionals Network hosts golf tourney
The Young Professionals Network is hosting its annual Youth Education Scholarship Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 1 at the Rollingstone Ranch Golf Club. Now in its 28th year, the tournament raises scholarship money for Routt County students. To date, YPN and the Chamber have distributed more than $203,000 to local youth.
Registration for the tournament is $135 per person. Golfers can put together a team of four or a team of five if there is at least one female on the team or individual golfers can ask to be placed on a foursome.
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After the YES tournament, the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association and the Young Professionals Network will host a Chamber Mixer, which is open to the public, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the golf club.
Contact Reed Jones at email@example.com or 970-875-7004 for more information.
Rotary Club flower barrels offered to homes, businesses
The Rotary Club of Steamboat Springs is offering flower barrels for summer to adorn homes or businesses.
The sale of the flower barrels generates funds, which Rotary grants to local nonprofit organizations in Routt County. Annually, Rotary raises approximately $7,000 from the sales of flower barrels.
Set for delivery June 14, weather permitting, the barrels cost $110 each and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, and quantities are limited. The barrels will be picked up in the fall after the growing season ends.
To order online, visit rotaryproud.com and complete the order form.
For more information about the program, contact Gillian Morris at 970-846-1953 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Road closures announced for Steamboat Marathon
The 35th annual Steamboat Marathon is set for Sunday. As a result of the event, motorists traveling in the area should expect significant traffic delays.
There will be two traffic lanes — one in each direction — on Lincoln Avenue downtown during the marathon. The westbound lanes of Lincoln Avenue will be closed from Fifth to 11th streets for the finish of the Steamboat Marathon, half-marathon and 10K races. The closure will be from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Traffic control will be in place on Routt County Road 129 again this year. Northbound traffic on C.R. 129 will be diverted to the left lane just past the entrance to Elk River Estates and will proceed north to Cullen's Corner. Southbound traffic on C.R. 129 will be diverted at Cullen's Corner onto Routt County Road 44, then back onto C.R. 129 north of the airport.
From Cullen's Corner north to the start of the half marathon near Moon Hill will be one way traffic, controlled by a pilot car leading traffic on the west side of the road.
For more information, call the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association at 970-879-0880.