Summit County Community Notes 11-26-12 |

Summit County Community Notes 11-26-12

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Holiday baking, check, christmas presents, check. You may accomplish both at the Summit in Honduras Bake, Craft and Jewelry Sale. It will be held in the parish hall of St. John’s, 100 French St., Breckenridge on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon. Donations of baked goods and crafts would be most welcome and we will have bags, aprons and purses from Honduras along with Honduran coffee. Maggie Connolly, a Boulder jeweler will have her jewelry for sale. Moneys raised will benefit our educational outreach in Honduras. For more info, call Maggie at (970) 389-7544.

We are a creative, energetic group, and we welcome all who love the theatrical arts. You might help create one of our amazing sets, work in our box office, assist with advertising, even don a costume – the possibilities are endless. Contact for more info.

Mark your calendars for Saturday and come out for a unique shopping experience at the town of Silverthorne’s annual Holiday Bazaar. This year’s event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion, 400 Blue River Pkwy. Thirty vendors will be selling a variety of holiday items sure to please even the pickiest person on your list. Jewelry, ornaments, stained glass, sweaters, mittens, candles, soaps, lotions, scarves, holiday decor, toys and books are some of the items that will be for sale at this annual event. Along with shopping, holiday entertainment will get you in the spirit of the season with children dancing and singing. The bazaar would not be complete without a visit from Santa. Santa’s hours will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon and again from 1-2:30 p.m.

Race of the Santas/Reindeer Run is set for Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Blue River Plaza in Breckenridge. All proceeds benefit Summit County Adopt an Angel. Come out have a good time and support a great cause. Registration: $30 (includes a santa suit, and yes, you keep the suit), $10 – if you wear your own santa suit. Registration for the Reindeer Run (open to children 12 and under) is $10, Registration includes antlers and bells. To register or for more info, go to or call (970) 453-5055.

High school seniors in Colorado who demonstrate character, leadership and service are encouraged to apply for the Daniels Scholarship Program by the Thursday deadline by visiting

Each year, approximately 250 new Daniels Scholars are selected from among thousands who apply. The reward of being selected for the program is the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education at any nonprofit college or university in the U.S, complete with financial and personal support throughout the journey.

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To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, students must be current high school seniors graduating during the 2012-2013 academic year from a high school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. They must be a current resident of one of those states. They must also demonstrate financial need and other requirements of the scholarship.

The Daniels Scholarship is not “full ride,” but is supplemental to all other financial aid resources, including Pell Grants, available to the student. After other financial resources have been applied, the Daniels Scholarship covers all required tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and a variety of other miscellaneous expenses. Students also receive a laptop computer and a printer.

Visit for additional information.

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