Summit Giving: Annual PEO flower sale funds scholarships for local women |

Summit Giving: Annual PEO flower sale funds scholarships for local women

Annual P.E.O. flower sale today

The local P.E.O. chapter FU jhas given scholarships to graduating Summit High School senior girls for over 40 years. Recently the group started the P.E.O. Chapter FU Empowering Women Scholarship with CMC which will help women earn their GED and provide funding for women transitioning into college credit courses. The group’s annual flower sale is taking place Tuesday, June 19, from noon to 4 p.m. at Neil’s Lunceford Nursery in Farmers Korner. The goal is to raise $5,000 for scholarships.

Zero Waste warriors needed for Frisco BBQ

Join High Country Conservation Center at Frisco’s 2015 Colorado BBQ Challenge Friday, June 19 to Saturday, June 20. We need your help to keep this event a Zero Waste Event by educating guests of the barbecue challenge at our Zero Waste tents about how to divert waste by composting and recycling. In exchange for your time, each volunteer will receive a waste warrior t-shirt and 10 hog back bucks. You are the key to a successful Zero Waste Event so email or call (970) 668-5703 to learn more or sign up.

New Summit Thrift & Treasure donation hours

Due to high donations and the lack of space, Summit Thrift & Treasure in Dillon and Breckenridge will be accepting donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Please only donate gently used items that can be resold. The store does not accept electronics. For more information visit Summit

HC3 seeks volunteers

The High Country Conservation Center is providing volunteers for the 2015 Town Party taking place in Breckenridge on Friday, June 19. Listen to live music by Paper Bird, socialize for the season, and let the kids run free. All volunteers will receive drink tickets in exchange for their services. Visit or call 668-5703 to sign up.

Rummage sale surplus available to nonprofits

The annual gigantic rummage sale by the Summit County Seniors is looking for folks who support orphanges 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 August 2.

Friends of the Lower Blue River presents annual community gathering

The Friends of the Lower Blue River annual community gathering and ice cream social will take place Saturday June 20, from 2-5 p.m. at the Slate Creek Community Hall. Meet your Lower Blue River neighbors and friends. The Slate Creek Community Hall, a 1936 WPA structure, is in the process of being restored by FOLBR. The building is located on Slate Creek Road, just south of Ute Pass Road, approximately 10 miles north of Silverthorne. Everyone interested in the preservation and history of the Lower Blue River Valley is invited.

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