Community Notes: 4-24-13 |

Community Notes: 4-24-13

Join The Summit Foundation on Friday for a workshop and lunch from noon until 4:30 p.m. at the Fremont Room of the Summit Community and Senior Center in Frisco.

Megan Ledin, Executive Director of the Grand Foundation, will lead this informative workshop regarding financial basics for nonprofits. Topics covered will include balance sheets, profit and loss statements, budgets, annual reports, and grant management. The cost to attend is $25, including lunch. Space is limited. To register, please contact Wanda at 970-453-5970.

The homeowners series, which will discuss understanding wildfire risk, is to be continued today from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Frisco Community Center (3rd and Granite). Dan Schroder will lead the meeting while Ross Wilmore, a U.S. Forest Service wildfire expert, will present on wildfire behavior. Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs and Jeff Berino, from the Lake Dillon Fire Protection District, will share their perspectives as well.

A memorial for Monty Smith will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at Carter Park in Breckenridge. Food and drink will be served. In lieu of flowers, a fund has been created for Monty’s 4-year-old son, Owen. Donations can be made to Owen Smith at NBC Bank, P.O. Box 1848, Enid, OK 73702.

Carol Turrin, an associate professor at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge, is being promoted to full professor. Turrin has four decades of experience in clinical and administrative nursing. She has taught nursing courses as a full-time faculty member at the college since 2007. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Florida, an MBA from the University of Phoenix and a master’s in nursing from Walden University. Besides Turrin, Colorado Mountain College is promoting seven associate professors and four assistant professors throughout the college’s nine-county service area. Being promoted to full professor are Tal Hardman, Derek Johnston, Bruce Kime and Becky Loth Luetke at Spring Valley (near Glenwood Springs); Susanna Spaulding at the Leadville campus; and Lindsey Royce at the Steamboat Springs campus. Being promoted to associate professor are Kelli McCall and Jeffrey Runyon at Leadville and Connie Selzer and Rod Taylor at Spring Valley.

The Dillon Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program has an opening for an experienced sailing instructor. The new instructor will teach beginner and intermediate sailing to students ages 8-11. Pay starts at $11/hour based on experience. Please visit http: to view a more detailed job description.

Bethany Hughes of FIRC, has started a series of six snack-time lessons and activities for the 4-year-olds’ class at Summit County Preschool. The children learn about new foods, and the lessons are designed to help them start building the skills they need to make healthy food choices at an early age. The children engage in a short lesson and then are able to enjoy the healthy snack made during the lesson.

Want to know more about being a midwife or having a baby outside the hospital setting? Alli Gober of Mountain Family Midwifery will host the film “Catching Babies” and will be available for questions afterward. “Viewers are taken into an intimate space with the midwives and families by using closeups combined with the background sounds of bustling households. The midwives narrate the unpredictable shifts in the birth center on-camera as they perform the meaningful work of supporting women through the most important moments of their life.” 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24 at Alpine Earth Center in Silverthorne. The movie is free to the public. RSVP is requested, (850) 830-8448.

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