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June 23, 2013
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Get the music in you

Kids are in for a special treat at the South Branch Library! Next week, we have a musical celebration with the theme “I’ve Got the Music in Me!” for our Summer Reading Program. On Tuesday, June 25, at 11 a.m., local musician Randall McKinnon will be performing his fresh blend of folk, country and rock music for the kids. And on Wednesday, June 26, at 11 a.m., we will enjoy a visit from several of the visiting National Repertory Orchestra members. The special shows are free to the public, and are guaranteed to get your toes a-tapping! Contact: Joyce Dierauer at or at (970) 668-5555.

Summit Public Radio & TV needs volunteers

Summit Public Radio & TV, a local nonprofit providing radio and free over-the-air TV to Summit County, has open positions on its board of directors. In order to better serve our community we have created three new positions and need to fill three existing positions. The existing positions are: Treasurer, Database Manager and Membership. The three new positions are Development Chair, Grants and Fundraising. These are all volunteer positions and require attendance at monthly meetings. We provide a valuable service to our community; to do so we need your help. If you are interested, or just have questions, please call Sue at 970-333-0209 or John at 970-406-8350 or contact

Estate planning seminar

A program discussing wills and trusts in estate planning will be presented by estate planning attorney Stewart Fleisher at the Summit County Senior Center on June 27 at 2 p.m. Topics will include how to protect a special-needs child, a spendthrift child and a child in a bad marriage. This 90-minute program will include time for questions and answers. There is no charge, but reservations are requested, (303) 488-9888, as space is limited.

Far View Horse Rescue benefit

Grab your boots, chaps and cowboys hats and getty-up on over to Carter Park on Saturday, June 29, for a rip-roaring good time. Enjoy a western barbecue, painting horseshoes, games, music, pony rides and silent auction, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., all to benefit the Far View Horse Rescue. The barbecue — deluxe hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, baked beans, watermelon, drink and dessert — is only $7 in advance or $8 day of event. Advance barbecue tickets can be purchased on-line at The young ones will enjoy a Kid’s Fun Pass, which includes a pony ride, decorating a real horseshoe, plus games/activities for only $10. A la Carte tickets can be purchased for each activity as well. Far View Horse Rescue is a nonprofit organization located in Fairplay and Breckenridge. The organization’s mission is to provide shelter, care, rehabilitation and adoption services for abused, neglected and abandoned horses. FVHR is also committed to reducing the number of unwanted horses by providing Summit and Park counties with resources through equine education, information and referral services.

Women of Watercolor

Women of Watercolor (WOW!) will have its summer organizational meeting on Tuesday, June 25, at 2 p.m. at the Silverthorne Library. Interested women who are beginners, or who dabble or who seriously paint using water media, are invited to belong to this fun, dynamic, supportive group of women who paint together weekly on Tuesdays and show together several times a year. Check it out and prepare to be WOWed! Membership is $25 for the calendar year and includes many opportunities and benefits. Questions and/or RSVP: Kevin (970) 468-9076.

Father Dyer 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 from the event support the local human service programs of the church. Donated items will be accepted during the week of July 15. No adult clothing, mattresses or electronics, please. For more information, send an email to or call (970) 453-2250.

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 or call us at (970) 547-7661. Space is limited.

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