Community Notes for 7/9/13 |

Community Notes for 7/9/13

Legislative and Community Affairs Forum

The Summit Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Legislative and Community Affairs Forum to give an update on current issues and their potential impact on your business and your community. Listen to Representative Millie Hamner, Senator Randy Baumgardner, Sheriff John Minor, and Commissioner Thomas Davidson discuss their views on state and county rulings on issues we all care about.

This will no doubt be a lively discussion and you will have a chance to ask questions. July 10, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Frisco. Admission is FREE but space is limited so please be sure to register. Taco bar available for $12.00

To register go to or call Judi at 970-389-6470.

Wellness Seminar – Keeping Your Colon Healthy

The community is invited to join a free Wellness Seminar – Befriend Your Colon on July 11 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the classroom at St. Anthony Summit Medical Center. Dr. Jeffrey Lee, Colorado Surgical and Critical Care Associates/Summit Surgical Specialists, will be speaking about the anatomy of the colon, symptoms of colon cancer, colonoscopies and screening options available. Please make a reservation (no charge) as space is limited. Call 970-668-9532 or email

Community forum for Town Park Master Plan

The town of Dillon will be hosting the second community forum to discuss the Town Park Master Plan. Conceptual plans will be presented for public comment. The meeting will be held today from 5-7p.m., at the Dillon Town Hall. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information visit the town’s website at or call us at (970) 468-2403.

Rocky Mountain Triathlon volunteers needed

The High Country Conservation Center needs volunteers for the Rocky Mountain Triathlon happening in Silverthorne on Sunday, July 28. For each volunteer who signs up, the triathlon will make a generous donation to the High Country Conservation Center. What a great way to have fun, give back and make a donation to your favorite environmental non-profit! Please email to learn more and sign up for this fun and fast paced event.

Breck Summer Beer Festival

The National Repertory Orchestra has put out a call for volunteers for the 2013 Breckenridge Summer Beer Festival. The event, held on Saturday, from 1-6 p.m. on Ridge Street in Breckenridge, is a benefit for the NRO. Shifts will be from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 3-6 p.m. Jobs include perimeter watch, ticket sales, wrist band help, brewer maintenance help and information distribution. We also have a set-up crew from 9 a.m. to noon and a break-down crew from 6-8 p.m. Contact Julie Chandler at (970) 453-5825 or to volunteer! For more information about the festival, please visit

Pulling 4 Colorado event

The Summit County “Pulling 4 Colorado” event will be held at the Summit County Community and Senior Center, located at 0093 Nancy’s Place (CR 1014) in Frisco on Saturday. The fun will begin at 8 a.m. with a light breakfast and a short presentation. Groups will then head out to specified locations for a few hours of pulling weeds and learning more about how weeds affect our environment. Lunch will be served to returning volunteers beginning at noon at the community center. Bring your kids, gloves and a good strong back and plan on a great day. Sponsors: Summit County Weed Department, Friends of the Dillon Ranger District, Town of Breckenridge. Questions? Call (970) 668-4218. To RSVP, email:

Father Dyer needs ‘treasures’

Save your retired treasures or unwanted household items for the Father Dyer Church Treasure Sale, scheduled for Saturday, July 20. Proceeds from this event support the local human service programs of the church. Donated items will be accepted during the week of July 15. No adult clothing, mattresses or electronics will be accepted. For more information, send an email to or call (970) 453-2250.

Enjoy singing?

The Summit Choral Society, under the direction of Dr. Jill Schroeder-Dorn, is currently rehearsing for its summer program. They recently performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City, singing the Brahms Requiem. The current program is of lighter music, including songs of New York and Broadway. Rehearsals are Mondays from 7-9 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, Farmers Korner across from the high school. We do vocal exercises and work on music for our current program. If you enjoy singing, please join us. Questions? Phone (970) 262-2235.

KSS Volunteer Days

Keystone Science School welcomes volunteers to help on a remodel project July 10, July 25, Aug. 1 and Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. If landscaping is your passion, we can coordinate dates to meet your schedule. Send questions and RSVP on remodeling and landscaping to Dennis via email at Volunteers are also appreciated with various special events. Contact Liz at for special event opportunities. Thank you!

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