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May 8, 2013
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Life after caregiving support group

Today the Caregiver Memory Loss Support Group will sponsor a discussion on “Life After Caregiving.” Four members of the group that have lost their loved ones in the last year will speak and answer questions on life after caregiving. They will openly share their reflections on being a caregiver including things they know they did right and things they would do differently. This is an open meeting. No registration required. The discussion is today at 1 p.m., at the Senior Center in Frisco. For questions please contact facilitator Sandy Bainbridge at (970) 584 0311.

Carol Turrin promoted to full professor at CMC

Carol Turrin, an associate professor at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge, has been promoted to full professor. Turrin has four decades of experience in clinical and administrative nursing. She has taught nursing courses as a full-time faculty member at the college since 2007. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Florida, an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a master’s in nursing from Walden University. Besides Turrin, Colorado Mountain College has promoted seven associate professors and four assistant professors throughout the college’s nine-county service area. Promoted to full professor are Tal Hardman, Derek Johnston, Bruce Kime and Becky Loth Luetke at Spring Valley (near Glenwood Springs); Susanna Spaulding at the Leadville campus; and Lindsey Royce at the Steamboat Springs campus. Promoted to associate professor are Kelli McCall and Jeffrey Runyon at Leadville and Connie Selzer and Rod Taylor at Spring Valley.

Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue survey

Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue is conducting a community survey on its website and at locations throughout the fire-protection district to measure the community’s level of fire safety, awareness of fire-department services and emergency preparedness. The survey is online at, and firefighters periodically will be outside local businesses asking for feedback from residents, business owners and property owners.

Fundraiser for Central Rockies Friends of the NRA

The Central Rockies Friends of the NRA will meet at 5 p.m. on May 18 at the Silverthorne Pavilion for its 14th annual fundraiser dinner. Proceeds support the 4-H Club shooting program and the Summit County shooting range. Last year, the communities of Summit and Grand counties raised more than $42,000. For more information and tickets, call Peggy Long at (970) 389-2718.

Alpine Bank collecting children’s books

In the spirit of volunteering, Alpine Bank is promoting Colorado Business Reads. EPIC(Executives Partnering to Invest in Children) and Alpine Bank have teamed up to endorse a statewide book drive for children from birth to 8 years of age. The primary goal is to promote and create public awareness as well as enable children to explore their imaginations through reading. We are collecting new or gently used children’s books at our Breckenridge, Frisco, and Dillon locations through May 15th. It is spring cleaning time, so please look through your gently used books for the chance to give a child the opportunity that they might not otherwise have. Please contact Missy Burns at 970-513-5944 with any questions you may have. Thanks for all of your continued support Summit County!

Registration now open for 37th Run the Rockies

Registration is now open for the 37th annual Salomon Run the Rockies weekend, June 8-9. Registration is available online at 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. Day-of registration for the 5K and 10K trail races 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

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