Land trust seeks volunteer stewards |

Land trust seeks volunteer stewards

SUMMIT COUNTY – Continental Divide Land Trust (CDLT) officials will hold training for those interested in volunteering as land stewards and monitors of property the CDLT protects as open space.The training will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 10 at the Summit County Community and Senior Center in Frisco.Land stewards have the most knowledge of the property and its conservation easement. Those interested in participating can sign up by calling (970) 453-3875 or e-mailing Forest Servicehopes to selectdistrict ranger this weekSILVERTHORNE – The past several weeks have proven to be a regular round of district ranger musical chairs at the U.S. Forest Service office in Silverthorne.White River National Forest officials have been searching for a new district ranger since Jamie Connell left to accept a position as a field manager with the Bureau of Land Management in Glenwood Springs in October.For the first few months, Michael Liu served as the acting district ranger. That changed this year when Rick Newton came on board.But Newton has left, leaving Liu to be the acting ranger this week; community planner Paul Semmer will serve next week.Forest Service officials have narrowed down a final list of applicants for the position and hope to make a selection sometime next week, Liu said.For these clowns,self-esteem is no jokeBreckenridge – The zany We’re Not Clowns! juggling act for children of all ages comes to the Riverwalk Center at 2 p.m. today. This is the fourth in the Kidz Calliope summer series scheduled each Tuesday for young people and their families.This trio will mesmerize its audience with juggling, comedy and all sorts of silly antics. The kids won’t even realize they’re learning about teamwork, self-esteem and other positive attributes as they enjoy the show.We’re Not Clowns! has been delighting audiences for the past six years. In 2000, they won a silver medal in the team competition at the IJA festival in Montreal. Its unique blend of comedy and juggling is guaranteed to entertain the entire family.Tickets are $5; for groups of 10 or more, tickets are $4. For tickets, call (970) 547-3100, or visit and select Riverwalk Center.July is Recreation and Parks MonthSILVERTHORNE – The Silverthorne Recreation Center is a proud sponsor of the National Recreation and Park Association’s designation of July as Recreation and Parks Month. The Silverthorne Recreation and Culture Department encourages all citizens to celebrate by participating in their choice of activities.The Silverthorne Recreation Center also invites citizens to take advantage of its NRPA Month Specials:n July 1-7 – free Racquetballn July 8-14 – Members may bring a guest to the Silverthorne Recreation Center for FREE of charge.n July 14 – Free fireside storytelling at the Silverthorne Pavilion at 7 p.m.n July 15 – 21 Personal Training Session Special – Sign up for 3 personal training sessions at a reduced rate.n July 24 – Ice cream social and free concert at the Silverthorne Pavilion at 6:30 p.m.n July 28 – Free fireside storytelling at the Silverthorne Pavilion at 7 p.m.n July 22 – 31 – Receive a 20 percent discount on any item in the Pro shop.”It’s July – the kickoff of the summer season. It’s time to enjoy what your community offers. Play your favorite sport, visit the outdoors, spend time with family and friends, or just kickback and relax,” said Tammy Jamieson, Silverthorne Director of Recreation & Culture.- Daily News staff reportsBreckenridge Festival of Filmsays thank you to the communityThe Breckenridge Festival of Film would like to thank all those involved in making the fourth annual Hollywood and Wine fundraiser a success. The event treated more than 50 guests to a four-course wine, food and film pairing that represented some of the most generous businesses in Summit County.From fabulous appetizers to tantalizing desserts, our guests could not stop raving about the food provided by: Clint’s, the South Ridge Seafood Grill, Fatty’s, Angel’s Hollow, City Market, Safeway, the Quandary Grille and the Blue River Bistro. Discount Liquor Mart and Midwest Beverage graciously paired each course with the perfect wine and champagne to add elegance to the evening.The evening would not have been complete without the participation of our local businesses that supplied our silent auction items. From lodging in Aspen to jewelry, your donations helped us reach our financial goals. Thank you: Stage Fright, Alpine Hair, BMI, NRO, Silverthorne Recreation Center, River Mountain Lodge, Designs for Time, miZuppa, the Whale’s Tail, Peak Performance, Flying Colors, Blue Sage Spa, Breckenridge Brewery, East West Resorts, Mountain Anglers and KSMT.To all those involved in making the event go off without a hitch: Michael and Karin Penegor, Tom Myers, Julie Foster, David Downer, Adrienne Bannister and Mitch and Vicki Kaman, thank you for your participation. Finally, a special thank- you KSMT, KYSL, RSN and the Summit Daily News for keeping the community informed of this great event.Suzanne Burkefestival director

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