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Seminar on Windows 10

In this seminar, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of upgrading to Windows-10 from both Windows-7 and Windows-8.1. We’ll walk through the process of upgrading as well as the basics of how to use Windows-10 if you do upgrade. The seminar will be held at the Senior Center in Frisco on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The cost is $5, and attendance will be limited to 20, so please call the Senior Center to pre-register at (970) 668-2940.

Nominations for Ullr Fest King and Queen

The Breckenridge tourism office is seeking nominations for the 2016 Ullr King and Queen. Ullr Fest is Jan.1 3-16, 2016. Please send your nomination explaining why your nominee is deserving of this honor. Nominees should be involved in the Breckenridge community and should be passionate about Breckenridge’s wacky traditions. Nominations are due by Dec. 15. Please email your nominations to Sandy Metzger at

Thank You Summit Stage

Thank you Summit Stage for providing a lighted shelter for riders at the Summit High School stop and for providing a great service for the community.

Graphis Arts volunteer

Summit County Seniors need a volunteer with graphic arts, marketing and/or publicity experience to help with creating event posters, street banners, marketing brochures, etc. Interested folks please contact Sandy Bainbridge: (970) 584-0311.

Senior Board vacancy

The Summit County Seniors’ board is looking for senior folks (55 and over) interested in applying to fill a board vacancy. The board is especially interested in folks that have been around the Senior Center organization for some time and have some understanding how the center and the Seniors work together. Past volunteer board experience is desired but not a necessity. Folks with health care, and/or publicly and graphic arts backgrounds are encouraged to apply. In addition, they are expected to be a willing volunteer for various initiatives the board may embrace during the year. A typical minimum time commitment is 10-20 hours a month. A letter of interest and/or questions can be directed to Ron Boller (651) 260 4840,

Copper Environmental Fund Grant Cycle now open

The Copper Mountain Environmental Fund grant cycle is now open and accepting applications for 2016. The Copper Environmental Foundation was founded in November 2007 by Copper employees with a long-term goal to support environmental initiatives in Summit County and the surrounding areas. The foundation’s 2016 grant cycle is focused on providing funding for youth (ages 5-18) environmental programs for projects in Summit and Lake counties. Projects should have environmental education and/or environmental action components, as well as have a positive impact on the environment. Projects that have the potential to be replicated or continued in future years are also strongly encouraged. The deadline to submit an application is Dec. 31. Please visit to download an application.

Boy Scout Troop 187 holiday tree sale

The Boy Scout Troop 187 annual Christmas tree sales have begun. Please stop by the tree lot in the Tiger Dredge parking lot in Breckenridge to purchase a Christmas tree and wreath. Various sizes and two species of trees are available as well as holiday wreaths. Proceeds from the tree sales help send the boys to summer camp, pay for uniforms, maintain and purchase camping supplies, etc. Hours are Monday through Friday 4-6:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 pm.

Volunteer snow removal for local seniors

The leaves have changed, and winter is well on its way. Here at the Summit County Community and Senior Center, we are looking for snow shovelin’ volunteers to help out our local seniors. If you are interested in helping out this winter season, please call Alex Cooper at (970) 668-2941.

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