BOEC to host Quandary trail-building project
BRECKENRIDGE – The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center will sponsor a trail-building and maintenance project on Quandary Peak in June.
The local nonprofit has adopted the 14,265-foot mountain under the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI) and plans to work on the trail there June 28-29.
For more information, call the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center at (970) 453-5633.
Additionally, the CFI will hold a fundraiser May 1, featuring a “Fourteeners Near and Far” presentation, climbing stories from various Western states and a silent auction of gear and other merchandise. The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. in the American Mountaineering Center at 710 Tenth St. in Golden. Tickets are $10; all proceeds benefit CFI’s preservation programs.
The Golden-based nonprofit is dedicated to the preservation of the natural integrity of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks. This year, volunteers will work on Mount Evans, Mount Sneffels and Mount Massive; educate fellow fourteener enthusiasts as CFI Peak Stewards; serve as members of the Volunteer Leadership Program; and work in the field as Adopt-a-Peak team members.
Colorado Ski Country USA annual meeting set for June
BEAVER CREEK – Colorado Ski Country USA will hold its 40th annual meeting and forum June 11-13 at the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, in Beaver Creek.
The first speaker will be Amy Ziff, editor at large for Travelocity. Ziff’s presentation will cover travel trends, on-line booking trends, and how the war and weak economy impacted leisure and business travel this year. Ziff and other speakers will present on Thursday, June 12.
For more information, go online to http://www.coloradoski.com.
Summit Chamber mixer set for Thursday
FRISCO – The Summit County Chamber of Commerce will hold its April Mixer 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Maxwell St. Grill and Pizzeria in the Dillon Ridge shopping center.
The Summit Daily News has teamed up with Maxwell St. to host this mixer on short notice because of a cancellation, and they are ready to put on a great party.
Enjoy food from Maxwell St., including pizza, appetizers and the famous hot dog cart while you meet other chamber members and network your business.
Admission is a $5 donation for members and a $10 donation for nonmembers. For more information call (970) 668-2051.
Summit Middle School art on display
FRISCO – The Summit School District Superintendent’s Spring Invitational Art Show, featuring artworks by roughly 100 student artists from Summit Middle School, is on display at the central administration building near the middle school in Frisco.
The display, organized by art teacher Jane Buchanan, showcases works of art that are chosen based on student effort and demonstration of visual art concepts.
Some of these concepts include style, color theory, composition, elements of design, principles of design, creative problem solving and use of materials.
The public is invited to view the displayed art works any weekday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
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