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Summit County Community Notes: 4-17-2013

Celebrate Earth Day this year with the High Country Conservation Center at its Party for the Planet at Pug's from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 22. Join the HCCC at Pug Ryan's Brewery in Dillon for live music, good food and drinks! Entry is $10 and you receive appetizers and two beers. All proceeds benefit High Country Conservation Center's new Summit Community Garden Network supporting five community gardens across Summit County. For more information, visit www.highcountryconservation.org.

April 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., the Frisco Chapter of the Summit Chamber will host an After Hours Business Mixer at the Hotel Frisco (the ad in the SDN on the April 10 incorrectly listed the location). The Hotel Frisco is located on Main Street Frisco. Cost of entry is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers and includes one free drink ticket for beer or wine, a light dinner and two raffle tickets to win a $200 circular saw donated by Lowes.

Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared to meet new contacts and have some fun. If you'd like for your business to get a bit more exposure, donate a door prize by calling Judi at (970) 389-6470 or send an email to info@summitchamber.org.

Parents who would like to visit Summit County Preschool for summer and fall enrollment are invited to an enrollment open house from 10 a.m. to noon and from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Stop in during those times to visit classrooms, meet our teachers and complete paperwork for enrollment. Refreshments will be provided and all of your questions about SCP will be answered!

The Summit County Wildfire Council invites Summit County property owners to learn more about the 2013 Hazardous Fuels Reduction Grant Program. This grant program provides assistance to eligible homeowner groups, allowing residents to conduct hazardous-fuels reduction (for example, tree-removal projects) in their neighborhoods. Effective fuels-reduction projects help protect Summit County communities and watersheds from the threat of wildfire.

Interested community members can download a grant application from Summit County's Colorado State University Extension page, www.co.summit.co.us/extension. Grant applications will be accepted through April 26. Please call Dan Schroder at (970) 668-4140 for more information.

The Frisco chapter of the Summit County Chamber of Commerce will host an After Hours Business Mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Hotel Frisco. (The ad in the SDN on April 10 incorrectly listed the location.) The Hotel Frisco is located on Main Street in Frisco. Cost of entry is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers and includes one free drink ticket for beer or wine, a light dinner and two raffle tickets to win a $200 circular saw donated by Lowes. Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared to meet new contacts and have some fun. If you'd like for your business to get a bit more exposure, donate a door prize by calling Judi at (970) 389-6470 or send an email to info@summitchamber.org.

Registration is now open for the 37th annual Salomon Run the Rockies weekend on June 8-9. Registration is available online at www.RuntheRockies.com. Current discounted prices are $50 for the half marathon and $40 for the 10K. The trail race registration is $40 for the 5K and 10K. Prices go up May 1. Day-of registration will be available for both races. Registration for the road race on June 8 is available at the Frisco Recreation Building at Third Avenue and Main Street from 6-8 a.m. The 5K and 10K trail race day-of registration will be available at the Frisco Day Lodge from 7-8 a.m. on Sunday, June 9. For more information, please contact Linsey Kach at (970) 668-9133 or linseyk@townoffrisco.com.


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