Summit County Notes 5-16-13 |

Summit County Notes 5-16-13

Alma walking tour

Celebrate National Preservation Month by joining the Park County Office of Historic Preservation and the South Park National Heritage Area for a free guided walking tour of historic Alma on Saturday. Before the tour, the South Park National Heritage Area will unveil its new walking tour of Alma designed for smartphones. All participants receive a free gift. After the tour, join OHP and SPNHA staff members for light refreshments and a door-prize giveaway at the historic Alma Town Hall. The tour begins at 10 a.m. at the Alma Town Hall, 59 E. Buckskin Road, Alma, CO 80420. Contact Amy Unger at (719) 836-4292 for more information.

Umpires needed for Summit baseball and softball

Summit Youth Baseball and Softball and American Legion are looking for umpires for the upcoming youth baseball and softball season. We are also looking for an umpire in chief. Please call 262-5778. Games will begin the week of June 3.

P.E.O. chapter IB scholarship available

The Dillon Chapter of P.E.O. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a woman who is in her junior or senior year of college, pursuing a post-graduate degree, or enrolled in her final year of a vocational/technical program. The applicant must be a Summit County resident or graduate of Summit School District, or both. Criteria for this scholarship include a demonstration of academic achievement, financial need, commitment to goals and community involvement. To request an application, contact Patty Fry at or call (970) 390-8398. Completed applications must be received by May 31; transcripts will be required. Interviews will be conducted in June. P.E.O. provides educational opportunities for women by offering scholarships, grants, awards and loans to help women enhance their lives through learning.

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