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Summit Giving: Keystone Science School seeks volunteers for astronomy night

Keystone Science School seeks volunteers

Keystone Science School is looking for community volunteers to help facilitate a grant-funded astronomy program being offered to all Summit County fourth-graders and their families. Volunteers will have the chance to work with students in station-based activities and take a tour of the observatory. No previous astronomy knowledge is required. The program will be held on the following dates: Jan. 13, 14, 15, 29 and Feb. 3 and 4. Volunteers will be asked to arrive at Keystone Science School’s campus at 5:45 p.m. and stay until 9 p.m. Dinner and coffee will be provided. For more information or to sign up for a date, please contact Kristina Horton at (970) 468-2098 or email

Team Summit Colorado seeks volunteers

Team Summit Colorado will be hosting a Smartwool Ski Cup Series Slalom at Copper Mountain on Dec. 29 and 30. There are a few volunteer position still available to help with this event. Come out to support these future Champions. Please contact

Summit County Cares donations benefit locals

Please help the Summit County Cares holiday fundraiser reach $50,000 by Dec. 31. One hundred percent of donations are used to help locals facing eviction, disconnection of heat or difficulty paying for medical care. This is Summit County’s largest emergency assistance fund, and last year it helped more than 700 children and individuals in crisis. Donations accepted through The Summit Foundation’s Summit County Cares fund. For more info, visit

Elks Lodge Fundraiser Breakfast supports Girl Scouts

Sunday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon, Girl Scout Troop #4061 would like to invite the community for a breakfast fundraiser at the Elks Lodge #2561 located at 1321 Blue River Parkway in Silverthorne. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast of eggs, biscuits and gravy, potatoes and bacon. Tickets are only $10 pre-purchased or $12 at the door. Children under 12 are $5. There will be cookies available to taste, and Girl Scout cookie sales will begin on Feb. 8. To purchase tickets, please contact Joan Jardon at or (970) 406-0778 or Sue Moran at

Fundraiser for former Summit local

Friends Matt Robinson, a longtime Summit County local currently living in Grand County, have created a fundraiser to help Robinson with medical bills. This year he was diagnosed with colon cancer and an inoperable brain tumor. He is currently undergoing chemotherapy. Friends and family held a fundraising dinner on Dec. 20. Those who also wish to donate to Robinson may do so online by going to and typing “Matt Robinson” into the search.

Keystone Resort coat drive a success

Keystone Resort recently donated coats and non-perishable food items to local families in need through the Family and Intercultural Resource Center, a nonprofit working with families and individuals in Summit County. Keystone’s Alpenglow Stube and Der Fondue Chessel, signature restaurants located atop North Peak, hosted their annual coat drive Dec. 12-13 and collected 156 coats to be donated to FIRC for local families in need. Guests received a 50 percent discount on their check at either restaurant when donating a coat. The Keystone Lodge and Spa collected 450 non-perishable food items during their fall collection, far surpassing their goal of 300 items. The Keystone Lodge and Spa has donated more than 1,000 non-perishable items to the FIRC this year via seasonal food drives. Patrons donating items received discounts on select spa services.

Romp to Stomp seeks volunteers

It’s Romp To Stomp Time on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Frisco Nordic Center. Volunteers are needed for several positions the week prior, Friday night’s Pink Party and all day Saturday for the event. Save the date and please reply ASAP. Please contact Melissa if you are interested, or register to volunteer at:

Volunteer with Backstage Theatre

The 41st season is here with an exciting array of theatrical presentations. If you love live theater, support the artistic endeavors of amazingly talented folk, can occasionally wield a hammer, saw, or paintbrush and enjoy the camaraderie and fun of working the box office, come join an enthusiastic group of dedicated theater volunteers. Contact for more information.

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