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June 3, 2013
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Resort Chamber May mixer

The Breckenridge Resort Chamber (BRC) Ambassadors are hosting the May mixer at Fatty’s, located at 106 South Ridge St., Breckenridge. The mixer will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29. The May mixer is sponsored by Fatty’s. Beer will be provided by Bud Light. Admission is $5 for BRC members and $10 for non-members. The BRC mixer is a great opportunity to network with other business people from the community in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. For more information on the mixer contact the BRC at (970) 453-2913.

Safe Summer Kick Off

The 12th annual Safe Summer Kick Off will be held on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Silverthorne Elementary School. The event is sponsored by the Silverthorne Police Department and other emergency service agencies in Summit County. It’s a great way to kick off the summer, by providing education and equipment to keep children safe for the summer. During this event, there will be free giveaways of bike/skateboarding helmets, water bottles, fishing poles and safety equipment. There will be free fingerprinting for children, helmet decorating, music and fun activities, and a chance to take a tour of emergency service vehicles and equipment. Certified technicians will do car-seat inspections to check for proper fit and safety. For information, contact the Silverthorne Police Department at (970) 262-7320.

‘WAYMISH’ workshop coming

The Summit County Chamber of Commerce in Partnership with CMC’s Customized Business Services is offering an interactive workshop titled “Why Are You Making It so Hard for Me to Give You My Money? (WAYMISH for short). This workshop is intended for all businesses who deal with customers. If you’ve ever wondered how many customers your organization loses everyday — it may be more than you think. Sometimes a customer approaches your place of business, fully intending to buy something. Then, it happens ... something frustrates the customer to the point that she changes her mind without spending a dime. The “it” is a WAYMISH, and two out of three times it results in the permanent loss of a customer — and you may not even be aware of it. Attend this important workshop on May 31, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at CMC Breckenridge and find out how you can keep your customers. Please register before Thursday, May 30, by calling CMC at 453-6757. Chamber members $45 and non-members $55; light breakfast will be provided.

Keystone Science School seeks volunteers

How can you make an impact at Keystone Science School? Volunteer opportunities are endless. Today: help peel logs for the teepees or help us move boxes. Wednesday, May 29 and/or Thursday, May 30: help build floor platforms for the teepees; carpentry, especially floor-framing, experience preferred. Anytime: help us with administrative tasks. To confirm your availability or for more information on volunteering, contact Amanda at

Open Arms has openings

Open Arms Childcare and Preschool has openings for infants and preschoolers for our upcoming summer program. We are Christ-centered and provide learning opportunities for infant through preschool-aged children. Our Vacation Bible School program is taking place July 29 through August 2, from 9-11:30 a.m. Parents are welcome to visit our center, located at Christ Lutheran Church at 16072, Highway 9, Farmers Korner. For more information please call (970) 237-3229, visit our website at or follow us on Facebook.

Creative writing group looking for new members

Looking to expand your creative writing skills? Summit County writers group looking for two new members. We meet about eight times a year at various members’ homes. We do dinner prior to the meeting. Call (970) 547-9999 or (970) 262-9448.

Cooking Matters for Teens to be offered in June

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center and CMC are offering Cooking Matters for Teens. The five-session course, held Thursdays and Sundays from June 9-27, is aimed at youth from ages 12-18. We will teach basic safety and nutrition, prepare meals together, send participants home with groceries and have a Class Cook Off on the final day. It will be held at the Breckenridge CMC kitchens and taught by Dr. Jannine Walldan. To register, please contact Bethany Hughes at the FIRC. Phone: (970) 455-0225. Email: For more information, visit

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