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Ferris wins $25 certificate

Breckenridge resident Judy Ferris won a $25 gift certificate in the Silverthorne and Dillon factory outlet stores’ locals appreciation drawing. The drawing was the factory outlet stores’ way of saying “thank you’ to the locals for supporting the stores.

The drawing took place Monday. Anyone who stopped by the Green Village to pick up a coupon book and enter the drawing was eligible.

Frisco Oktoberfest,

Volksmarch is Saturday

FRISCO – The Frisco Chamber of Commerce and the town of Frisco are hosting the second annual Frisco Oktoberfest in conjunction with the third annual Volksmarch from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Five breweries will pour Oktoberfest and other fine brews. Peter Krainz and his band, TAG (Those Austrian Guys) will perform on the Gazebo stage in the Frisco Historic Park.

Learn German dance steps, sway steins and enjoy brats, knockwurst, pretzels, strudels and other German fare from Frisco’s finest restaurants.

Join the Volksmarch group to hike any one of the 5-, 10- or 15-kilometer trails in the morning. Registration is free.

The festivities will continue in Frisco’s restaurants and bars with special happy-hour prices after 5 p.m. For more information, call (970) 668-5547.

Crime Stoppers seeks burglary clues

BRECKENRIDGE – Breckenridge police are hoping people might have seen a few missing items around town – and they are willing to reward them for efforts.

Police are looking for a .300-caliber Browning rifle, a Trek or Black Diamond mountain bike, a blue and white pair of Dynastar Autodrive 64 skis, $1,000 in cash and $80 in change.

The items were stolen in a late-night burglary Sept. 16 in which the perpetrators broke into five businesses and stole various items.

Anyone with information about the items or the crime are encouraged to call Summit County Crime Stoppers at (866) 453-STOP. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

Make a Difference Day essay contest

The Summit Daily News presents the “Got Community” writing contest for Make a Difference Day. The contest seeks essays of no more than 350 words by Oct. 1 on the subject of, “what does community mean to you?” There are categories for elementary, middle and high school and the community. Winners will receive $100 to donate to a favorite Summit County charity, and their essays will be published.

E-mail entries to jpokrandt@summitdaily.com. Include your name, category, phone number and e-mail address. Contact Sherry at (970) 668-4155 for more information.

– Daily News staff reports

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