Summit County Community Notes 10-30-12 |

Summit County Community Notes 10-30-12

Daily News staff reports

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 today, 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 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.

The Breckenridge Restaurant Association is offering fall dining specials in participating restaurants as a fundraiser for Summit County Cares. Summit County Cares includes the care clinic, Family & Intercultural Resource Center, Advocates for Victims of Assault and social services. The restaurant community wants to give back to this collection of organizations that helps many of its employees, patrons and community members. Breckenridge Dining Passports are each valid for two people and get specials valid now through Nov. 15. Passports are available at the Breckenridge Welcome Center, The Summit Foundation, FIRC and participating restaurants.

Former President Abe Lincoln comes alive, just in time for this year’s presidential election! Join us on Friday at 7 p.m., in the Buffalo Mountain Room, County Commons, at the Main Library, Frisco, as we present “Presidential Qualifications by Abraham Lincoln.” Lifetime member of the Association of Lincoln Presenters, John Voehl has performed as our 16th president more than 500 times in 20 different states, and has read more than 300 books about Lincoln, who he says “became the greatest [president] of all.” Voehl believes in making Lincoln come alive for each audience member. This event is presented with the Colorado Humanities Council, and is a part of our “Elect to Read” program for adults, 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 email her at; or simply come by and visit with us at any of our three locations, in Frisco, Breckenridge and Silverthorne.

The Rotary Club of Summit County and the Summit Daily News present the fourth annual Summit High Short Story Contest. The contest is open to all SHS students as well as home-schooled students.• Word limit: 2,000• Subject: Whatever you’d like• Deadline: Midnight, Nov. 16• Submission: Email your story as a Word document to with subject: short story contestThe top three winners will earn cash prizes and will read their stories aloud at a Rotary meeting. Winning stories will also be published in the Summit Daily News.A few things to consider:• Be sure to have your name and email address on your submission• List the word count• Spell check• Creativity and good writing are the two main things to be judged, but proper grammar, spelling and style will figure heavily as well.• Have fun.

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