Summit County Community Notes: 3-8-2013
Ryan Summerlin March 8, 2013
The Young Adults and High School Students Concussion and Head Injury Support Group will meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday at The Church at Agape Outpost. This group always meets the second Monday of every month at The Church at Agape Outpost, Breckenridge. Please note the new time is now 6 pm to 7 pm. This is a fun and supportive group that is for survivors, their supporters and friends. For more information, please contact Kim Ramey at 668-6980 in the therapy department at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center/Avalanche PT and Sports Rehabilitation.
Lowe’s Build and Grow Kids’ Clinic is combining efforts with the annual MDA fundraiser at 10 a.m. on Saturday. A face painting donation booth will be set up at the workshop. Suggested donation of $1 will be taken and a child can have their face painted. All donations raised go to a local family who is dealing with MD. Families are encouraged to register online for the kids’ clinic, as kits are limited to 75 and unclaimed kits are handed out at 10:15 a.m. Call 968-4000 for more information.
High Country Conservation Center has officially launched the new Summit Community Garden Network website. The SCGN benefits all community gardens by providing gardeners, visitors, teachers, youth and families with a one-stop-shop for garden and local food resources. Thanks to the SCGN, one plot application now applies to all five of our gardens including Silvana’s , Nancy’s, The Living Classroom, Breckenridge and Dillon Valley Elementary. We are now accepting applications from new and returning plot holders. All garden plots are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Completed applications are due by March 31. Find out more or download an online application for your garden plot at www.SummitGardenNetwork.org.
Summit Middle School is recruiting volunteers to help judge National History Day Projects. You do not need to have a history or social studies background – just a willingness to give of your time and talents. National History Day is from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on March 16 at Summit Middle School. Contact John Spierling at firstname.lastname@example.org or Susan Arrance at email@example.com or call 368-1200 for more information.
Affordable daycare offered at the Breck recreation center
Do you work or want to ski on the weekends and struggle to find affordable childcare? The Breckenridge Recreation Center is offering weekend day care. Activities will include swimming, climbing, gym games, ice skating, Nordic skiing, arts and crafts and field trips. Upcoming mini camp dates include this Saturday, March 16, 23 and 30. For more information, call 453-1734.
The search is on for Colorado’s outstanding senior volunteers. Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, the Salute to Senior Service program recognizes senior volunteers for the contributions they make in local communities. Friends, co-workers, family members and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to nominate deserving seniors for possible state and national honors. Nominations will be accepted through March 31. Each state’s winners receive $500 and one national winner receives $5,000 to donate to the winners’ charities of choice.