Summit Giving: Elks Club breakfast fundraiser benefits Friends of the Dillon Ranger District |

Summit Giving: Elks Club breakfast fundraiser benefits Friends of the Dillon Ranger District

Elks Club breakfast to benefit FDRD

Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and the Elks Club will be teaming up for the annual Elks breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. This all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will include bacon, eggs, French toast, green chile, potatoes, biscuits and gravy, fruit and bacon. Tickets purchased before the event are $10 and $12 at the door. Children 12 and under eat for $5. Come fill your bellies, see some familiar faces, bid on silent auction items and support your local national forest. For more information call (970) 262-3449, email or pop into the Dillon Ranger District office to purchase your tickets.

2015 Young Composers Competition seeks entrants

Entries for the first annual Young Composers Competition, a project sponsored collaboratively by the Breckenridge Music Festival and Summit Music and Arts, are now being accepted. This is an opportunity for all musicians and composers ages 10-18 residing in Clear Creek, Eagle, Grand, Lake, Park, Routt and Summit counties to enter one or more original compositions. Deadline for entries is Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Full details, competition guidelines and regulations and application form are available for download on the Breckenridge Music Festival website: and from under “Events”. For this first annual competition, there is no entry fee. Breckenridge Music Festival’s “Music in the Schools” program is made possible by funding from The Summit Foundation. For more information please email Len Rhodes, Summit Music and Arts Artistic Director at

Petits Fours and Petticoats event honors women in history

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, Frisco Historic Park & Museum and Summit Historical Society are co-hosting “Petits Fours & Petticoats: Celebrating Historical Women of Summit County.” View costumes from the SHS Archive, hear Mrs. William Briggle tell the story of her life in Breckenridge and learn about tea etiquette before enjoying a real Victorian tea. Costumes are encouraged. Space is limited and reservations are required. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at, or call (970) 453-9767 x2. The event will take place on Saturday, March 7, at the Dillon Community Church, 371 E. LaBonte St, Dillon.

Eagles Tribute Concert benefits Domus Pacis Family Respite

On Saturday, March 7 come to the Riverwalk Center for a tribute to one of the most iconic bands of the 70’s—the Eagles to benefit Domus Paics. Flashback to such great hits like “Hotel California”, “Life in the Fast Lane”, and “Take it Easy” with Colorado’s very own-The Long Run. This group, known for their authentic renditions and beautiful harmonies is composed of the likes of Steve Weinmeister, lead singer for the ‘70s multi-platinum recording artist Firefall. The proceeds from the night will go to benefit Domus Pacis’ mission of providing week respites in Summit County for families go through their cancer journey. Cost of tickets are GA-$30 and VIP -$40 and can be purchased online at or For more info contact Vince at (970) 547-4745.

Green Scene Awards seeking nominations

The High Country Conservation Center is seeking nominations for Green Scene Awards to be presented at the Tim McClure Benefit on March 7. This event will be held at The Village in Breckenridge at 6 p.m. Green Scene Awards honor community members, businesses, educators and youth who have contributed to the sustainability of this mountain community in 2014. For more information, visit or call (970) 668-5703.

NRO presents the “Romantic Songs of Jerome Kern”

The National Repertory Orchestra (NRO) presents “Romantic Songs of Jerome Kern” featuring songs such as “Ol’ Man River,” “The Way You Look Tonight,” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” “All the Things You Are,” plus many more. Welcoming three performers: singers Marcia Ragonetti and Steven Taylor, and pianist Travis Yamamoto. Join the NRO at the Silverthorne Pavilion at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 27. Reservations can be made by calling (970) 453-5825 or online at

Paris Mill Master Plan public meeting and survey

The Park County Office of Historic Preservation and architects SLATERPAULL | Hord Coplan Macht are hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Alma Town Hall to gather input as they develop a Preservation Master Plan for the historic Paris Mill and its surrounding 16-acre site. Constructed in the early 1890s to process gold ore from the Paris Mine, the Paris Mill is an iconic mining structure located in Buckskin Gulch near Alma. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the mill is publicly owned and one of Park County’s premier historic resources. Come share your thoughts and ideas on the future of this exceptional historic building. Preview and refreshments at 5:30 p.m., presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. If you cannot attend the meeting, share your thoughts via the Paris Mill Master Plan Survey at

4-H Shooting Sports Leader training

Summit County 4-H Shooting Sports is needing volunteer leaders to help with archery, shotgun, rifle.22 programs held during the summer. State 4-H training is coming to Grand County Extension & Blue Valley Sportsman’s club Friday, Apr. 10 through Sunday, Apr. 12. Summit County 4-H will pay your $95 registration fee for new volunteers who are willing to help offer Shooting Sports this summer. CSU background check is required. Thanks to the Friends of the NRA, 4-H has all of the equipment for the 4-H shooting sports programs. Please contact Summit County 4-H Program Manager, Kathie Kralik, or (970) 668-4142 for details. Registration is due by March 31.

Wellness vendors needed for 9Health Fair

Apply now for vendor space at the 9Health Fair on Saturday, April 18 at Summit High School from 7 a.m. to noon. A new area that includes interactive demonstrations and education in the area of wellness is being added to the Summit County 9Health Fair. The following categories and examples are potential options in the Total Wellness Zone: Fitness/Activity/Safety — zumba, yoga, sports testing, running, hiking, biking; Nutrition/Gardening/Cooking — cooking demos, garden clubs; Complimentary Practices — massage, meditation, acupuncture, essential oils, chiropractors; Fun/Atmosphere — music, food booths; Related Wellness Activities — financial health, emotional health, living wills. If you are interested in applying for space please contact Mike Spry by email or call (303) 842-9829. Booth space is free and space will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis until all available spaces are filled. All vendors must meet the 9Health Guidelines for participation. This is primarily an opportunity to educate about your product or service. Sales of healthy snacks and food items will be permitted.

Summit Thrift & Treasure needs volunteers

Summit Thrift and Treasure on Airport Road in Breckenridge is looking for volunteers. Help sort donations and organize the store. Hours are flexible. Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. People that volunteer 10 hours a month qualify for $40 in store vouchers. Contact the store directly to setup times to volunteer (970) 423-6444. Summit Thrift & Treasure benefits the parenting and emergency assistance programs of FIRC.

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