Summit Giving Briefs: Flight For Life memorial park designers seek feedback |

Summit Giving Briefs: Flight For Life memorial park designers seek feedback

A group of Summit County locals will host an open house next week to give the public a chance to offer feedback on plans for a Flight For Life memorial park. The event will be held at the Frisco Day Lodge on Feb. 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
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A committee working to develop a memorial park following July’s Flight For Life crash will present initial designs to the public next week. With a local branch of Norris Design drafting up landscape architecture drawings, the “pocket park” will be located just off the bike path near St. Anthony’s Summit Medical Center, the site of the crash.

“We’re really at a conceptual stage still,” Julie Kelble, park committee chair said. “We’re going to present to the community what we’ve accomplished so far, what our plans are, and take their comments.”

The open house will take place at the Frisco Day Lodge on Feb. 11, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Public feedback is welcomed.


With the countdown to summer already starting, Keystone Science School’s scholarship applications for their summer programs are open until March 1. The “Camperships” are available for children ages 5-17 interested in attending Day Camp, Discovery Camp, Counselor Assistant Program or Keystone Mountain Adventures.

All applications will go to the Campership Committee, and will be distributed based on financial need in addition to a variety of circumstances. With applications due by March 1, families will receive notification of the committee’s decision by April 1.

For more information, or to start an application, visit the Keystone Science School’s website or email Applications are available in both English and Spanish.


The Summit County Community and Senior Center will host Food For Families on Friday, Feb. 12. With recipes, ingredients and containers provided by Domus Pacis, volunteers are welcome to help cook meals for families fighting cancer.

Domus Pacis Family Respite hosts families in Breckenridge, giving cancer patients, friends and loved ones a weeklong respite in the mountains. Meals are prepared for these families on a monthly basis. Donations of ingredients and food storage supplies will be accepted. Cooking will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community and Senior Center at 83 Nancy’s Place, Frisco.


Food Bank of the Rockies is teaming up with the Denver Broncos to assist with hunger relief this season. A $1 donation can provide four meals for families across the state.

Individuals who donate $50 will be entered into a drawing for two tickets to the 2016 Taste of the Broncos, on June 14 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and a team autographed chefs’ jacket from last year’s event.

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