Summit Giving: Charity golf tournament to benefit school STEM programs |

Summit Giving: Charity golf tournament to benefit school STEM programs

Charity golf tournament benefits STEM program

The second annual Summit County IT Open is a charitable golf tournament and networking event on Sept. 9 benefiting the Summit County STEM program. For those in the know, STEM is an acronym representing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The tournament will be held at the Copper Creek Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Teams of four will tee off in a shotgun start beginning at 8 a.m. Entry includes green fee, cart fee, lunch and a baseline donation to the Summit County Schools STEM program. Mulligans and on-course games can be purchased for those looking to gain a competitive advantage and improve the value of the group’s overall donation. If you do not have a four-person team, don’t fret — you can be paired up with other teams in need of additional members. Team entries can be submitted online at If you are interested in sponsoring a tee or donating prizes, please contact Rob Catalano at 970-390-4166. Breckenridge Grand Vacations has yet again generously donated a raffle Grand Prize of seven nights lodging in Orlando, Florida. Raffle tickets can be purchased now online at

Amazon purchases can now benefit Summit libraries

Summit County Library Foundation is now an appoved AmazonSmile program. Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the purchase price of eligible Amazon products to the library foundation when you choose the SCLF at AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. They have the same products, same prices, same service. Support Summit County Library Foundation by starting your shopping at You shop and Amazon gives. To add SCLF follow these steps: 1. Go to 2. Type Summit County Library Foundation in the bottom righthand corner where the box asks for a charity. 3. Then click ‘select.’ You should get a response that your purchases will now support SCLF.

Jazz Night at Adriano’s benefits Summit Music and Arts

Summit Music and Arts artistic director and artist in residence Len Rhodes will perform with Kelly Renoux and friends on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Adriano’s Bistro, 240 Lake Dillon Drive, Dillon. The fundraiser is to benefit the Summit Music and Arts 2014-15 Concert Series beginning in October. Tickets are $35 per person and includes dinner buffet, two “house” drinks (beer or wine) and live music. Purchase tickets online at (look under “Events”) or call (970) 485-3356 for information.

Volunteer for Breckenridge Oktoberfest

Would you like to be part of the fun during the 20th annual Breckenridge Oktoberfest? Breckenridge needs your help to make the biggest street party in the county a continued success. This year Oktoberfest will be held on Sept. 12-14 and volunteers are needed Sunday the 14th to help serve beer or sell steins and drink tickets. Volunteer shifts are about four hours and everyone who helps out will receive a 2014 Oktoberfest beer stein and two drink tickets. Call Gavin Dalgliesh to sign up at (970) 453-5055 or email

Beat breast cancer at Breck Rally for the Cure

The Third Annual Breck Rally for the Cure will be held at the Breckenridge Golf Club on Monday, Sept. 8, at 10 a.m. This tournament will benefit the Summit Community Care Clinic and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Bring your friends for a great day of golf supporting a cause that touches all. Team prizes, skills prizes, silent auction and awards for best-dressed carts and people. Cost of $125 includes 18 holes of golf, cart, practice balls and lunch and a goody bag. Contact Marge at (970) 668-8751 for additional information.

Summit Classico Golf Tournament benefits high school lacrosse and soccer

Summit Stix & Kicks present the First Annual Summit Classico Golf Tournament on Sept. 21, at Keystone Ranch Golf Course. There’s a 10 a.m shotgun start, raffle, prizes, appetizers, cash bar and lots of fun for a great cause. All proceeds benefit the Summit High School lacrosse and soccer teams. Register to play and/or sponsor a hole today at (970) 453-2400 or e-mail

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