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June 10, 2013
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Hike with Dillon forest rangers

Join Colorado State University Extension and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District to explore the dynamic forests of Summit County. This 10-part “What’s Up With Our Forests?” workshop series takes place at different trailhead locations throughout Summit County, offering participants guided hikes focused on current forest issues. Topics for exploration include tree ID, historic perspectives, stakeholder interest, the wildland urban interface and community wildland fire issues. Hikes are free and all are welcome to attend on Tuesdays, beginning June 11, from 10 a.m. to noon. Our first hike is at Sapphire Point off Swan Mountain Road. Please visit or call Dan at (970) 668-4140 for locations and directions to all upcoming hikes.

Summit Trail Running Series Race #1

Date: Wednesday

Time: 5:45 p.m. race start time

Day of-registration starts at 4:45 p.m. at Stephen C. West Ice Arena parking lot (racers will also park at Stephen C. West Ice Arena & take Breckenridge Free Ride bus to and from the trailhead, before and after the race). Location: Baker’s Tank Trailhead

Race Length: 4k short course & 10k long course

Cost: $90 entire series (includes series gift), $17 pre-registration (deadline is 12 pm on Tuesday, June 11th) & $22 day-of registration

Post Party: Quandary Grille

 People can register at or call (970) 453-1734 to register.

Summit Therapy Animals seeking volunteers

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 its “How to become a therapy team” workshop from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on June 18 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. www.summit-thera

Zero Waste Warriors needed for BBQ

Join us at the 2013 Colorado BBQ Challenge in Frisco on Friday and Saturday. We need your help to keep this event a Zero Waste Event by educating event attendees how to compost and recycle. In exchange for his or her time, each volunteer will receive a supercool Waste Warrior t-shirt and 10 Hog Back bucks. You are the key to a successful Zero Waste Event, so email or call (970) 668.5703.

Alpine Bank shred day

Please join us at our Alpine Bank Dillon location on Thursday, June 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for our annual Shred Day! Time to get rid of all of those unwanted documents, and the best part of it all … it’s FREE! There is no charge to shred up to seven boxes per person, and all of the shredded paper will be recycled! Whether it be old bank statements, medical records or old tax documents bring them by. No need to remove staples or paperclips; the machine will do it for you! Please visit with an updated list of scheduled shred days.

Medication safety presentation

On Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Summit County Senior Center, Frisco, by St. Anthony Summit Medical Center Pharmacy. Medication Safety for Older Adults: presenter Peter Smith, RPh, clinical pharmacist. Anticoagulation Safety: presenter Dr. Marcia Wessels, PharmD, clinical pharmacist. For more information, please call (970) 668-6997.

Cooking Matters for Teens

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

Keystone Science School seeks volunteers

How can you make an impact at Keystone Science School? Volunteer opportunities are endless. You could help improve our landscaping, assist with our technology needs, enhance our interior office space, assist with special events, preserve our photo albums, support our administrative needs, build a stage for kids to perform on, or get the TeePees in place for camp. For more information on volunteering, contact Amanda Seidler at

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

A call for county crafters

The Alliance for Historical Preservation is seeking local crafters for a July 4 show in Frisco. Booth spaces are available for $150 for a two- or three-day show. Call (970) 370-5726 or email for further information.

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