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SmokeFree fundraiser is Sept. 24

The SmokeFree Summit organization will have a fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 24 at Ti Amo Ristorante in Frisco.

Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Admission includes a buffet including main course, salad and bread.

There will be a cash bar, live music and raffle items.

For information, call Laurie Blackwell at the Summit Prevention Alliance, (970) 668-2077.

Synagogue of the Summit Sunday school starts Sept. 7

Synagogue of the Summit will host another year of Sunday School starting Sept. 7. Janet Wolfson will teach the older students, taking over for Heidi Dickstein. Susan Payer and Mark Lincenberg will continue as teachers.

Sunday school will cover the Jewish holidays, songs, rituals, prayers and the Hebrew alphabet.

Special events are also planned, such as Israeli dance classes and field trips. Cost is $125 for the first child, $100 for a second child and $75 for a third child. All ages

are welcome.

Synagogue of the Summit is seeking Jewish guests to share stories, talents and experiences. Those interested should call Denise Lincenberg at (970) 513-7811 or e-mail Sunday School meets from 10-11:30 a.m.

Breckenridge Nature Series presents Bear Aware Aug. 31

BRECKENRIDGE – Black bears are preparing for winter by eating nearly 20,000 calories a day. Find out what you can do to keep black bears out of trash and out of trouble during “Bear Aware,” a Breckenridge Nature Series presentation.

Join naturalist Peg Alig and Colorado Division of Wildlife Bear Aware volunteer Gail Marshal to learn about black bear natural history and feeding habits 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Blue River Plaza.

There will be information from the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the Breckenridge Nature Series and more. This program is free and designed for all ages.

For information or to pre-register for programs, contact Peg Alig at the BOEC, (970) 453-6422 ext. 19, Or visit or

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