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Friends of the Dillon Ranger District seeks volunteers for shooting range project

Volunteers sought for shooting range project

Join the Summit Range Association and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District for a day out on The Range. FDRD is seeking some volunteers for some sign installation and beautification of Summit County’s finest shooting range. Concluding the project, burgers and cold drinks will be served; so come help keep Summit County beautiful, and meet some fellow do-gooding community members along the way. Contact for more information or call (970) 262-3449.

Summit County Garden Tour is July 25

Tickets are now available for the Summit County Garden Tour Saturday, July 25. Purchase at Alpine Gardens and Neils Lunceford in Silverthorne, Community and Senior Center in Frisco, REMAX in Breckenridge at 220 S. Main or in Alma at Mountain Grown Gardens; also online at

Art-loving volunteers wanted

Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee (SCAEC) is looking for people to help solicit artists, coordinate displays and generally serve on the committee with their time and talents. The SCAEC is responsible for coordinating public arts displays in Summit County, most specifically The Art Forum in the County Commons Library. The committee meets once a month. If you’re interested in being a part of the SCAEC or would like more information, please email

Rummage sale surplus available to nonprofits

The annual gigantic rummage sale by the Summit County Seniors is looking for folks who support orphanages or other needy children or adults who could use surplus. There is always lots of clothing, bedding, etc., left over. If you have a cause that could use these, reserve by calling 668-2943 and leave a message, or email All items will be available for pickup at noon on Aug. 2.

Donate to Advocates for Victims of Assault

Advocates for Victms of Assault is in need of diapers — size newborn to five — along with wipes. Call Tracie at (970) 668-3906 for additional information or to drop off.

Tuesday Sunset Dancing at Lake Dillon benefits local nonprofits

The Lake Dillon Amphitheater and Summit Swing Dance will be offering dances every Tuesday night from 6-8:30 p.m. beginning June 16 through Aug. 25. The event is an opportunity for local nonprofit organizations to raise money for their causes. No admission will be charged; however, donations are gratefully accepted. All donations will go to the direct benefit of the charitable organization. For more information, check out or call (970) 468-4876.

Summit Historical Society seeks volunteers

Are you interested in history, or are you eager to share the heritage of Summit County with visitors? The Summit Historical Society is looking for volunteers to be guides at the 1883 Schoolhouse Museum, Myers cabin and the Honeymoon cabin located at 403 LaBonte St. in Dillon.

The museum is open to Tuesday, June 16 through Saturday, Aug. 29. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Two-hour shifts are available for those of you with very busy schedules. A script is provided.

For more information, contact Christy at or (970) 468-2207.

New date for the rummage sale

The Summit County Seniors have announced new dates for their annual gigantic rummage sale. This is the largest sale of its kind in the county. Some space is available for items to be donated now by appointment. Call Brenda at (815) 258-5843, Angel at (309) 243-7275 or Carol at (847) 903-4521.

Normal drop-off times will be Tuesday and Wednesday July 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Senior and Community Center. Sale begins Thursday, July 30.

Rummage sale volunteers needed

Summit County Seniors are calling for volunteers for their gigantic rummage sale to be held the last week of July. Urgent needs at this time are: Women’s Dept. (Call Charlotte at 970-376-5153), cashiers, outside sales (ski equipment, furniture, etc.), childrens tent, parking and many others. Call (970) 668-2940, and leave your phone number.

Volunteers needed for August book sale

We are seeking volunteers to assist with the upcoming Summit County Friends of the Library August book sale. Set-up begins on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m. in the Buffalo Mountain room at the Main Branch, Frisco. Volunteers are needed for set-up and for helping with the book sale.

The book sale starts on Friday, Aug. 7, from noon to 6 p.m., and on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition, help is requested during the take-down process, which will begin promptly at 5 p.m. at the completion of the sale.

If you are available at any of these times and would like to help out your local library, please call the Main Library at (970) 668-5555.

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre seeks volunteers

Your Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is experiencing a grand-nomadic adventure as our beloved space is being renovated. Even so, we are active and performing.

If you feel drawn to the theatrical and support creative performance, come volunteer with the Breckenridge Backstage. For more information, contact

Library benefits from Whole Foods Community Giving Day

Summit County Library Foundation is the Whole Foods 5 percent Community Giving Day recipient for July 1. On designated days throughout the year, Whole Foods Market holds community giving days.

On these days, five percent of the store’s net sales are donated to a local nonprofit or educational organization.

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