Summit County Community Notes 10-29-12 |

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Summit County Community Notes 10-29-12

Learn what lies ahead for the American investor in the year 2020 at a free luncheon seminar presented by Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds. The “2020 Vision” focuses on the challenges and the opportunities that will become center stage over the next eight years. The seminar will take place at Q4U Restaurant in Frisco on Tuesday, beginning at 11:45 a.m. Call the Edward Jones office of Mark Nunn at (970) 668-3811 to reserve a seat. Lunch will be provided.

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

A new nonprofit called Earth Medicine Housing, Inc. needs new local board members. We want to provide housing to the most poor, seniors, disabled and people who have take home incomes lower than $1,500 or less. We want to provide housing for permanent, year-round residents. And we want to use innovative earth-friendly building methods, including solar, hot water floor heat, solar hot water and such. There may also be some self-help building projects. We may want to create a store for recycling and donated building products (Not furniture like Habitat for Humanity is doing.) We need someone to create a website that can take donations and other kinds of volunteers as well. Contact Karen Degenhart at (970) 468-9111 or

Summit County Preschool is now enrolling children 2 1/2 to 5 years old for our school, and we are also enrolling children in our before- and after-school programs for children who attend Frisco Elementary. Contact Kristin at (970) 668-5508 ext 28 or email

Call (970) 453-9656 or email for information and to schedule a tour. Visit to learn more about our programs, philosophy, and how we can partner with your family.

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,

On Tuesday at 6 p.m., Summit Chiropractic & Rehabilitation will host an interactive evening with door prizes, snacks and fun for everyone. Learn fascinating things about feet, shoes, and how to best match your foot to the right pair of shoes. Let us know that you plan to attend by calling (970) 513-9234.