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Summit County Community Notes: 10-31-2012

Summit Public Radio & TV welcomes volunteers who would like to help with our annual membership drive on Thursday, from 9-11:30 a.m. in the Hobby Room at the Summit County Community Center in Frisco. Join us for breakfast and a couple hours of envelope stuffing and labeling. Bring a friend if you like! You do not need to be a member of SPRTV to volunteer. RSVP today at

The Breckenridge Resort Chamber is accepting submissions for the 2013 Ullr Fest poster art contest. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, 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

The Summit County Library is seeking a dedicated person to fill one vacant position on the library board. Being a library board member requires a time commitment of two to three hours per month, for one meeting in which members discuss and manage library policies, oversee the library budget and implement new strategies to achieve library objectives and goals. Board members will also be asked to assist with the new south branch project, which will require some experience with fundraising and grant-writing. In addition, board members may serve on library committees, which will often require more time. If you are interested in becoming a member of the library board, submit a letter of application and resume to: Summit County Library Board, P.O. Box 770, Frisco, CO 80443 by 5 p.m. on Nov. 15. If you would like more info on this position or on any other volunteer opportunity with the Summit County Library, call Joyce Dierauer at (970) 668-4130. To learn more about the numerous services available at the Summit County Library, visit; “like” us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter, or simply come by and check with us at any of our three locations, in Frisco, Breckenridge and Silverthorne.

The FIRC Bag Shop is open from 1-4 p.m. the first Saturday of the month in La Riva Mall in Dillon. The shop has moved to suite 22 around the corner inside the building. Bags are made by volunteers out of recycled material and 100 percent of sales are used to fund the emergency assistance programs of the Family & Intercultural Resource Center. We are also looking for new volunteers to sort material or sew. Contact or call (970) 262-3888 ext. 306 for more information.

Having trouble finding affordable day care on the weekends? The Breckenridge Recreation Center is offering weekend day care! Each day, your child will enjoy a healthy snack (provided) and activities that are designed to give your child structure and fun to their weekend! Activities will include swimming, climbing, gym games, ice skating, nordic skiing, arts & crafts and local field trips. Upcoming mini camp dates include Saturday and Nov. 21-24. For more info and to register, you can go to or call (970) 453-1734.

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 contest.The 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.

Are you good with kids? Have you taught skiing before? Have you been involved with competitive alpine skiing? Team Summit Colorado is looking to hire new coaches for all programs for the 2012/2013 Ski season. The ideal candidate has experience working with children, has PSIA and/or USSA certification and had been a competitive athlete in their own right. If you are interested in working with the premier ski team in Colorado. Now is the time! Contact Jerry Karl at (970) 390 6680 to get more details and to sign up for our on hill hiring clinic.