Summit County Community Notes 10-12-12 |

Summit County Community Notes 10-12-12

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Need a little inspiration in your life? Join us tonight at 7 at the Main Library, Frisco, as four Colorado authors discuss their craft and read from their works, followed by an audience Q&A. Meet Beth Groundwater, “Wicked Eddies”; Greg Hill, “East of Denver”; Paula Scanland, “A Suffering Heart”; and Mark Stevens, “Antler Dust.” This event is part of our “Elect to Read” fall reading program for adults, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Summit County Libraries. For more info on this or other upcoming events or programs, or to learn about volunteer opportunities, call Joyce Dierauer, at (970) 668-5555 or contact her by email at; or simply come by and visit with us at any of our three locations, in Frisco, Breck and Silverthorne.

The town of Frisco is offering the cost of an energy audit for multi-family boards or homeowners associations that apply to the High Country Conservation Center. If the audit shows promising energy and cost savings, another $2,000 is available toward upgrades. This is a first-time program and we are looking for leads on multi-family housing in need of this service. Think your housing organization might benefit from an upgrade? Give us a call at (970) 668-5703 or email Lynne at

The 14th annual Make a Difference Day is Saturday. Volunteers and sites needed! Join a day of service and give back to Summit County. Free breakfast, lunch and T-shirt giveaway for volunteers. To register as a site or to volunteer for the event, go to Questions? Call (970) 668-9196.

The Summit Choral Society is hosting an open house on Monday at 7 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 16072 Highway 9 near Farmer’s Korner in Breckenridge. We invite all prospective singers to join us for an evening of music and refreshments to learn about our next concert program and decide if this type of musical experience is for you. No auditions necessary; all community singers are welcome.

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is seeking items for display in the ski museum in Breck, including old Breckenridge Ski Resort maps, brochures, lift tickets, season passes, photographs, Ullr posters and other memorabilia from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. Contact Beth Johnson at (970) 393-0776 or email if you would like to donate or loan an item for the ski museum exhibit.

In partnership with St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, Vail-Summit Orthopaedics is pleased to offer the following two free talks celebrating bone and joint week:> Monday – “Advances in Spine Care” Speaker: Dr. Greg Poulter, spine specialist, Vail•Summit Orthopaedics. Time: 6-7 p.m. > Wednesday – “Short Term Orthopaedic Missions to Rwanda” Speaker: Dr. Peter Janes, orthopaedic surgeon, Vail•Summit Orthopaedics. Time: 6-7 p.m. Both talks will take place at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in the first floor classrooms. Light refreshments will be served. These bone & joint seminars are free, but space is limited – reserve your space today. Call: Della Crone (970) 668-6980 or

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The Breckenridge Resort Chamber is accepting submissions for the 2013 Ullr Fest poster art contest. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. on Nov. 5, and should tie in to the 50th “Golden” anniversary theme. Winning artwork will appear on 2013 Ullr Fest poster, merchandise, advertising and other event collateral; the winning artist will receive a prize package of event merchandise.Concept sketches must be no larger than 14″ x 17″ and can be submitted via email (, in person at the BRC offices (111 Ski Hill Rd. in Breck) or via U.S. mail to the Breckenridge Resort Chamber, ATTN: Special Events, P.O. Box 1909, Breckenridge, CO 80424. The winning artist will be required to submit final art at a poster size of 14″ x 17.” For questions regarding the contest, contact Gavin Dalgliesh at (970) 453-5055 or

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