Dillon public meeting
The Town of Dillon will be holding a public meeting on June 6, to discuss the master planning of Dillon Town Park. We would like to invite all Summit County residents who have ideas to share about the park’s future direction and activities. This is the first of two public forums that will be held on the topic. Refreshments and a children’s activity area will be provided. The meeting will take place at Dillon Town Hall from 5-7 p.m.
Memory loss support group
The next meeting of the Summit County Caregiver and Memory Loss Support Group will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center in Frisco. The topic of discussion will be “Planning a Vacation with Your Loved One.” Local caregivers are invited to a conference on June 13 in Glenwood Springs. There is no cost to attend. Please call the Summit County Senior and Community Center for details for this event from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Glenwood Springs High School. Registration by May 30 is required. There is community funding available until July 1 for anyone that would like to take an online training course on caregiving for Alzheimer’s disease. The cost is $35 that will be immediately refunded upon completion of the course. Interested parties can check out the course at www.Alz.org. Please call Sandy Bainbridge at (970) 584-0311 for more details.
Father Dyer Church needs “Treasures”
Save your retired treasures or unwanted household items for the Father Dyer Church Treasure Sale which is scheduled for Saturday, July 20. Proceeds of this event support the local human service programs of the Church. Donated items will be accepted during the week of July 15th. No adult clothing, mattresses, or electronics will be accepted. For more information, send an email to email@example.com
FLOWERAMA! Plant sale for Lake Dillon Theatre
Are you ready to bloom? Lake Dillon Theatre’s support group, The Cast of Characters (COC), is staging a colorful, spectacular “FLOWERAMA” to brighten your deck and grow The Lake Dillon Theatre. Fresh and direct from Denver’s Welby Gardens, beautiful patio planters and hanging baskets, priced right and suited to our mountain environment (sun or shade) await your “casting call.” Audition our 12-inch colorful mixed-bloom hanging and patio pots in many varieties to suit the spots on your stage on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (or until our “summer stock” is gone) at Frisco’s Pink Plant Place, N. Fourth Avenue, between Main and Galena. At $35.00 a pot, our prices get even better when you become a “Character” (a member of COC!). What nicer way can there be to grow live professional theater in our community? Questions? Call Sandi, (970) 668-0651; Dyann, (970) 468-5817; or Sherrie, (970) 453-8446.
Zumba for Oklahoma
Join Cindy McCoy on Saturday for an hour of Zumba to raise money for the Oklahoma tornado victims. We will meet at Lord of the Mountains Church in Dillon at 10:30 a.m. You can feel good times 2 — exercise and give! Suggested donation amount: generous. Hope to see you there.
The library sends a big thank you to community
The Summit County Library would like to thank everyone who helped with our recent book sale. Our gratitude goes out to all of the volunteers and staff and Friends of the Libraries members who donated their time and energy; community members who donated books prior to the sale; and to all who supported us by visiting and purchasing available books. We could not have done it without the help of each of you. The Friends of the Library book sale proceeds of $2292.80 will go toward assisting the library in purchasing new materials, covering operational costs, assisting with the upcoming summer reading program and much more. All of these programs and materials help us to better serve Summit County residents and visitors. For more information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities or to learn how you can help the Summit County Libraries through donations, please call Joyce Dierauer at (970) 668-5555, or contact her by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; visit our website at www.summitcountylibraries.org; “like” us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter (@summitlibraries); or simply come by any of our three locations, in Frisco, Breckenridge and Silverthorne.
Right Brain Success workshop
The Right Brain Success workshop, June 8 and 9, is a unique educational experience that will change your perspective about your brain, your mind and your life. Greater awareness and self-leadership are the keys to a happier life when your creative/intuitive ability is running the show. Call John Longhill, (970) 468-0924, or visit www.rightbrainsuccess.org. Presented by The Swan Center for Intuitive Living.
Go2Work: Free weekly workshops for job seekers
Drop in any time on Tuesdays between noon and 4 p.m. in Computer Lab Room 11 at Colorado Mountain College in Dillon. Services available include: computer access, Internet job searches, job application and resume assistance, interviewing skills, interest inventories, computer-based work-skill enhancement, skill assessment and certification through ACT WorkKeys. Earn the new CareerReady Colorado Certificate. Also: skill training through Career Ready 101, a web-based study program; information on Colorado Mountain College classes and financial aid; information on other training and educational resources; online registration for Colorado WorkForce Center; information regarding WIA (WorkForce Investment Act) benefits; and referrals to additional services.
Breckenridge Montessori enrolling for fall 2013
Breckenridge Montessori is currently enrolling for the 2013-14 school year. The preschool is a full member of the American Montessori Society and teaches a full Montessori curriculum of practical life, sensorial, language, math and cultural. The school is open Monday-Friday for children aged 2 1/2 to 5 years of age. For more information please visit our website at www.breckenridgemontessori.com or call us at (970) 547-7661. Space is limited.
Umpires needed Summit baseball and softball
Summit Youth Baseball and Softball and American Legion are looking for umpires for the upcoming youth baseball and softball season. We are also looking for an umpire in chief. Please call 262-5778. Games will begin the week of June 3.
P.E.O Chapter IB scholarship available
The Dillon Chapter of P.E.O. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a woman who is in her junior or senior year of college, pursuing a post-graduate degree, or enrolled in her final year of a vocational/technical program. The applicant must be a Summit County resident or graduate of Summit School District, or both. Criteria for this scholarship include a demonstration of academic achievement, financial need, commitment to goals and community involvement. To request an application, contact Patty Fry at email@example.com or call (970) 390-8398. Completed applications must be received by today; transcripts will be required. Interviews will be conducted in June. P.E.O. provides educational opportunities for women by offering scholarships, grants, awards and loans to help women enhance their lives through learning.
Call for entries: Breck’s Outhouse Races
The seventh annual Breckenridge Outhouse Races will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 16. Teams are invited to register for free. Competitors can push or pull their way to the finish line for a chance to win cash, beer and merchandise. The registration deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, June 14. Visit GoBreck.com to register and download a complete copy of the rules and regulations. Need inspiration? View photos and video on the Breck Connection. The Outhouse Races are a part of Breckenridge’s annual heritage celebration, Kingdom Days, which takes place during the town’s summer kickoff, June 14-16. The three-day lineup includes museum and walking tours with the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, the official opening of the Summer Fun Park at Breckenridge Ski Resort, National Repertory Orchestra opening night, the start of the Sunday Market at Main Street Station, Breckenridge Town Party and free kids’ activities including gold-panning, historic hikes and more. See the full schedule on GoBreck.com and call (970) 453-9767 to reserve space on guided historic tours.
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 www.RuntheRockies.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exploring food for kids
Bethany Hughes of FIRC, has started a series of six snack-time lessons and activities for the 4-year-olds’ class at Summit County Preschool. The children learn about new foods, and the lessons are designed to help them start making healthy food choices at an early age. The children engage in a short lesson and then get to enjoy the snack made during the lesson.