Nonprofit briefs: Strap in for Life connects cancer patients with snowboarding fun on the slopes |

Nonprofit briefs: Strap in for Life connects cancer patients with snowboarding fun on the slopes

This will be the first year for the Mardi Paws Barkus Parade, put on by LAPS and sponsored by the Town of Frisco and the Lost Cajun restaurant.
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Strap in for Life mixer

Strap In For Life launch party and fundraiser Feb. 28 at Cecilia¹s in Breckenridge. Informative mixer from 6-8 p.m. with wine and appetizers, followed by a party with great giveaways and a performance by Juvenile.

The mixer is free. Party is $20 at the door or $15 if you go to our website and preorder. Ask about our VIP tables. We are a non profit 501(c)3 organization helping cancer patients experience the snowboard culture on the mountain and beyond. Please come out and help support a good cause.

Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer

Help to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease, by participating in the 12th annual Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer. This fun, family event will be held on Saturday, March 1 at the Frisco Nordic Center and benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Enjoy a 3 or 5K snowshoe walk or pick up the pace and try a 3K race. All ages and abilities are welcome. The day also includes a free pancake breakfast sponsored by Alpine Bank, a Lil Romper Dash, live entertainment, prize drawings as well as special team and individual pledge prizes. Registration is just $45 in advance or $50 at the event. Don¹t forget to carpool! For more information concerning parking, priority check-in, the Pink Party and fundraising visit Come join us March 1. It¹s a fun event for a great cause!

Tim McClure Memorial Benefit by HC3

Join the High Country Conservation Center for the 25th Annual Tim McClure Memorial Benefit. Doors will open at the Maggie restaurant in Breckenridge starting at 6:30 p.m. Live music from High Five starts at 7 p.m. There will be a delicious southwestern style buffet served as well. The silent auction will knock your socks off as always. Tickets on sale now. Children under 12 years old are free. Advance tickets are $20 and include a free beer or wine. You can purchase advance tickets online until Thursday, March 6. You can purchase advance tickets from the HC3 office (call 970-668-5703 or 518 Main Street in Frisco) until noon on the day of the event. Tickets at the door will be $25. Questions? Call 970.668.5703 or email We are also seeking volunteers to help put on the event.

Summit Massage & Wellness Studio supports Purple Cake Day

Join us Saturday, March 8 in our studio for Everything Purple. Stop by whether you need a massage or just want to pick up a yummy cupcake. One hundred percent of the profits go to Purple Cake Day. Purple Cake Day was founded by my friend Emily, who on January 12, 2010, lost her husband and two of her three children in the tragic Haiti earthquake. Purple Cake Day was created in memory of her daughter who wanted a purple cake for her birthday. The event raises money to build schools and provide education for kids in Haiti, Africa and Nepal. For more information visit & click “Purple Cake Day.” To schedule call (970) 968-2344.

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