Summit Giving: Donate to Summit High School After Prom event
Donations for After Prom now accepted
The fourth annual Summit High School After Prom will take place on Saturday, April 25, immediately following prom. The goal of this all-night event is to provide a safe, substance-free and fun environment for Summit High School juniors and seniors and their dates to attend after prom. The cost for students to attend is $10 which covers all festivities including a casino and hypnotist show at the Silverthorne Rec Center. Sponsors are looking for both door prizes that students would enjoy such as gift certificates and other fun items, as well as cash donations to help purchase larger prizes. Make a donation by either going online to http://www.breckenridgemountainrotary.com or mailing a donation to After-Prom Committee, c/o Peggy Hiller, PO Box 3723, Dillon, CO 80435. For more information, contact Peggy at email@example.com.
Volunteer for the Breckenridge Film Festival
The Breckenridge Film Festival is seeking extra helping hands to review films due to an overwhelming number of submissions. Interested individuals may send an application containing the following information to Dianna at Breckfilmfest@gmail.com. Applications are due April 20, and the time commitment is at least eight hours of reviewing, to be completed by June 8. Answer the following in your application: why would you like to review, can you commit to at least eight hours of reviewing and do you have access to a computer with a good Internet connection (most films are submitted online)? Please also send a 30-50 word critique of one of your favorite films (mention the film in the critique).
Yoga class donations support Keystone Science School
On Saturday, April 25, Peak Yoga will host an Align & Flow class from 9-10:15 a.m. The class is by donation and all of the money raised will be donated to Keystone Science School. This is a true all-levels class. This class will build strength, flexibility and knowledge. Instructors offer modifications to support or challenge students as needed. Practiced in a heated (85-90 degree) room.
Eagle Scout fundraiser this Sunday
Thomas Francis is building sailboat storage for Dillon Junior Sailing for his Eagle Scout project. To help his efforts there will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast fundraiser at the Elks Lodge in Silverthorne on Sunday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. The tickets can be purchased for $10 for adults and $5 for children in advance (adults $12 at the door). Please contact Gayle Knorr at the Elks to locate members in your area for tickets (970) 468-2561.
New openings in FIRC home visitation program
The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) offers a free home visitation program to help Summit County parents provide the best start for their child. Monthly visits cover a variety of activities that are used to help children learn new skills, improve the parent-child bond and answer parents’ questions. The other goal of the program is to help children enter kindergarten ready to learn. Developing reading, language and motor skills are main areas of focus for the activities of the home visitation program, but FIRC parent educators also work with parents on ways to use positive discipline and have patience with their children. FIRC serves over 150 children through the home visitation program and for the first time in 10 years, the waiting list for the program is almost down to zero. The home visitation program is free and open to anyone who lives in Summit County with a child or children ages 0-5. There are no income restrictions to the program. Families who are interested can contact Noelle Sivon at 970-455-0226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CDLT accepted into Whole Foods Market Frisco’s Change Creates Change Program
The Continental Divide Land Trust has been selected as one of three beneficiaries this quarter for the Whole Foods Your Change Creates Change Program. Every time you shop at Whole Foods Market Frisco and bring your reusable grocery bags you receive a 10 cent bag credit. You may choose to save your bag credit or donate it to the organization of your choice. Shop any time from now until July 5 and support CDLT. The Continental Divide Land Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving open space in central Colorado through land preservation agreements, stewardship and public education.
Free food available for qualifying seniors
The Commodities Supplemental Food Program is available through the Summit County Senior Center, 83 Nancy’s Place, Frisco, for seniors 60 and over. At the time of certification/sign-up you must bring: Picture identification, proof of income (no bank statements) and proof of recent address (utility bill mailed within the last 30 days). Income guidelines to qualify: one household member, $1,265; two household members, 1,705; three household members, 2,144; four household members, 2,584; five household members, 3,024; six household members, 3,464; seven household members, 3,904; eight household members, 4,344. For each additional household member add $440. For more information please call Emilie Matthaei (303) 375-5861 or toll-free: (877) 460-8504 ext. 300.
Become a Peak Steward
The Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (www.14ers.org) is seeking volunteers for service as Peak Stewards. Peak Stewards are Forest Service volunteers who go out on Colorado’s 14ers to aid and educate hikers. They provide advice about weather, proper clothing and footwear, food and water, wildlife, and safety issues. But, more importantly, Peak Stewards urge hikers to follow practices that encourage respect for the mountain and its community of life. To become a Peak Steward, you’ll need to attend a one-day training class. There are two opportunities to do that: Silverthorne (May 2) or in Denver (May 16). To sign up for the training or get more information, contact Len Shipman, CFI Peak Steward Coordinator at email@example.com.
Artists wanted for The Art Forum
Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee (SCAEC) is offering local Summit County artists the opportunity to showcase their work at The Art Forum. SCAEC is looking for artists who can display an art piece in a yearlong exhibit. The Art Forum, an exciting public exhibition space is located in the heart of Summit County at the County Commons Lobby, located at 37 Peak One Drive, Frisco. The exhibition site has space limitations and guidelines in terms of size, visibility and other physical requirements and SCEAC is looking for artwork in a variety of media from individuals and groups: 2D visual art, sculpture, installations. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is May 15.
Spiritual group for law enforcement
Free weekly Spiritual Support Group for Law Enforcement Professionals offered in Frisco. Group will meet in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the Frisco Community Building from 4-5 p.m. on Sundays. Open to all law enforcement officers. This non-denominational group will keep the focus on being uplifted, supported, positive and spiritually healthy. For more information, please contact Tanya Lelo at (720) 362-1874.
Call for nominations for the Theobald Award
In honor of the Theobald family’s long-standing history in Breckenridge and their commitment to historic preservation and heritage tourism, the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance is pleased to present the fourth annual Theobald Award. The award recognizes a person, business or project that has made an outstanding contribution to the historical preservation of the Breckenridge area. The BHA will accept nominations for the Theobald Award from the public through May 1. A committee will select the 2015 award recipient and the Theobald Award will be presented at a reception this summer (date and time TBD). Visit BreckHeritage.com for more information and nomination form.
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