Register now for the SANE 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 3
Join the St. Anthony Summit Medical Center Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) team in the 6th Annual SANE 5K Fun Walk/Run on Saturday, May 3 at 11 a.m. Walk or run with the SANE nurses on a course from St. Anthony Summit Medical Center along the paved recreation pathway to Frisco and then back to the hospital to show your support. Online registration is available at Active.com. For more information go to summitmedicalcenter.org or call (970) 668-9755. Both walkers and runners will be timed by Maverick Sports.
Women’s self-defense classes
Advocates for Victims of Assault presents self-defense classes for women on Friday, May 2 at the Breckenridge Recreation Center from 6-8 p.m. Participants will learn basic self-defense skills and how to defend against an attacker. The cost is $20, which will go toward Advocates for Victims of Assault. To register or get more information, call (970) 668-3906 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the group online at www.summitadvocates.org.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fundraiser
On Saturday, May 3 come to Downstairs at Eric’s (overflow bar) for a silent auction to support Tony Madonna’s team, “trek for Tony,” as they prepare for the Summit County Great Strides event. For a $10 donation receive drinks, pizza and a silent auction bid number.
Domuc Pacis Family Respite runs the Colfax Marathon
Come walk, run, volunteer or fundraise on behalf of Domus Pacis Family Respite at the Colfax Marathon, Denver’s Ultimate Urban Tour. Choose between seven different races that range from a 5k to 26.2k full marathon, each taking participants through some of Denver’s most iconic landmarks. Your participation will benefit Domus Pacis Family Respite’s mission of providing families impacted by cancer a week of respite and peace in the serenity of Summit County. The event is being held on the weekend of May 17–18. For more information call Vince at 547-4745 or to register please visit www.runcolfax.org.
Become a therapy team
Make a difference with your dog at schools, libraries, hospitals and more. Come learn what it takes to be a Therapy Team. Summit Therapy Animals is holding their “How to become a therapy team” workshop from 6-7 p.m. on May 8 in the Loveland Room at the Community & Senior Center in Frisco. Contact Jan at (970) 262-1511 for more details. Please leave your pet partner at home, this is an informational event. Visit her website at www.summit-therapy-animals.org.
Cinco de Mayo with Mi Casa
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina announces the 31st Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration to raise funds for the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Willie Whalen Memorial Fund. The fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 5 with a special buffet featuring Mexican and southwestern culinary creations by executive chef Bruce Carlton. Come early and enjoy the food and drink. A silent auction will be held from 5-8:45 p.m. There will be giveaways throughout the evening along with live music with Drew Reges starting at 8:30 p.m. Admission to this fun-filled evening is $25 for adults and $12 for kids under 12. Tickets may be purchased at Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Breckenridge. For more information about the Cinco de Mayo fundraiser, contact Tracey Roach or Julie Ludwig at Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina at (970) 453-2071.
Boots and Bingo for AVA
Boots and Bingo for Advocates for Victims of Assault takes place on May 3 from 6-10 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Silverthorne. There will be six games of bingo including prizes, food & wine, photo booth, wine & whiskey wall and a cash bar. Advocates for Victims of Assault is a local nonprofit organization which provides services that enhance safety and justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and trauma. In addition to providing a 24-hour crisis line, AVA also help with emergency shelter for women, men and children, and provide medical, legal and counseling referrals. Advocates also works with local community organizations to help create a violence-free community through safety, support, education and accountability. Proceeds from this event will benefit Advocates for Victims of Assault. Tickets can be purchased from Advocates by calling (970) 668-3906. Visit us at www.summitadvocates.org for additional information.