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Group to present checks to nonprofits

SUMMIT COUNTY – Local high-school students who are members of El Pomar Youth in Community Service will present checks in excess of $30,000 to local and statewide nonprofit organizations on Friday, May 9, at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum in Leadville.

These students spent all year practicing philanthropy by raising $500 and donating many hours of community service, upon which El Pomar granted them $9,500 to dole out as grants to the nonprofits of their choice.



– special to the Daily News

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Breck, Frisco move town cleanups to May 17

SUMMIT COUNTY – Both the Breckenridge and Silverthorne town clean-up days have been postponed until May 17 because of inclement weather.

Silverthorne’s Town Clean-up Day will also be May 17, as will Keystone’s Slash, Chip and Burn Day.

All events were created to encourage people to clean up their towns after the winter snow melts. For more information, call the town of Breckenridge at (970) 453-2251, Frisco at (970) 668-5276 or Silverthorne at (970) 262-7300.

– Jane Stebbins

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4-H rifle safety meeting Saturday

SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County 4-H Club will hold its spring Rifle .22 Safety Orientation meeting Saturday.

Children interested in participating in the 4-H Rifle .22 programs must attend a safety orientation meeting first, and Kathie Kralik, Summit County 4-H Coordinator, encourages parents to join their children for the meeting.

“What we really try to do is get the parents involved so they understand our approach,” Kralik said. “Our approach is definitely education and safety.”

The 4-H Rifle .22 programs are open to children 8 through 18 (children must have turned 8 by January 1 to participate) and focus on target shooting. They do not teach hunting skills. All 4-H programs are taught by certified leaders.

Saturday’s safety orientation meeting will teach interested participants gun handling safety procedures and consequences. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the County Commons.

For more information, contact Kathie Kralik at (970) 668-4142.

– Lu Snyder

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Flower sales

to benefit PTSO

Baskets and Buds on Main Street in Frisco is donating 10 percent of Summit High School graduation flower sales back to the high school Parent Teacher Student Organization. Graduation is May 31.

For more information, call (970) 668-0456.

– special to the Daily News


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