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Colorado Mountain Express donates van to Keystone Science School

Colorado Mountain Express donates van to Keystone Science School

As part of Vail Resorts’ EpicPromise program, Colorado Mountain Express is partnering with the Keystone Science School by donating a 15-passenger Ford E350 van to the school.

The school runs off-site educational programs to teach scientific principles and leadership skills to young people, teachers and community members through engaging hands-on field experiences.

“We are so grateful for CME’s donation of a van through Vail Resorts’ EpicPromise,” said Ellen Reid, the school’s executive director. “This new van will enable us to transport even more students to the countless beautiful places in and around Summit County, positively impacting local youth as well as students across the state and country.”

“Every year, CME sells some of its vehicles and buys new ones to keep the fleet ‘fresh,’” said Robert C. Tschupp, vice president and general manager of Colorado Mountain Express. “A few years ago we decided it would be great to donate one every year.”

CME and Vail Resorts have donated a van each year for the past three years to a deserving nonprofit organization in Summit or Eagle counties.

Support the NRO on #GivingTuesday

This year, the National Repertory Orchestra is participating in #GivingTuesday, which will take place on Dec. 2. Similar to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday will use the power of social media to create national momentum around the holidays dedicated to giving. Support the NRO on #GivingTuesday by calling (970) 453-5825 or visiting http://www.nromusic.com. Follow the story at #nromusic or @nromusic.

Thank you HC3 CAIC Zero Waste volunteers

High Country Conservation Center would like to send a huge thank you to all of our zero-waste volunteers from Nov. 8’s CAIC dinner. The event went really smoothly, and we couldn’t have done it without your hard work. Thank you for taking the time to educate yourselves on the zero-waste guidelines, and making sure that the waste went in the right place. We really appreciate you.

Become a library board member

Summit County Library Board of Trustees has two openings for five-year terms starting Jan. 1, 2015. These volunteer positions will end Dec. 30, 2019. The board welcomes candidates of all ages and from all areas of Summit. Responsibilities include attending monthly meetings, developing policy, overseeing the library budget, evaluating staff, developing long-range goals and plans for the library. Serving on a committee appointed by the board president may also be expected. A letter of interest indicating why you want to serve on the board, what skills and talents you have that would benefit the library, past board experiences and a resume are required and due on Nov. 10. Interviews are on Nov. 20. This is a volunteer position with no compensation.

SCAEC seeking board members

The Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee is seeking additional board members to assist with promoting Summit County artists. The committee is looking for members who have a good eye to help in displaying art pieces at The Art Forum at the County Commons in Frisco. Other duties could be establishing a Facebook presence or help with the website. The committee meets once a month, usually on the first Thursday of the month at 4 p.m., for about one hour at the County Commons in Frisco. If you’re interested contact summitcountyaec@gmail.com.


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