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Summit Giving: Tuesday night dancing at Dillon Amphitheatre benefits local nonprofits

Tuesday Sunset Dancing at Lake Dillon

The Lake Dillon Amphitheatre and Summit Swing Dance will be offering dances every Tuesday night from 6-8:30 p.m. beginning June 16 through Aug. 25. The event is an opportunity for local nonprofit organizations to raise money for their causes. No admission will be charged; however, donations are gratefully accepted. All donations will go to the direct benefit of the charitable organization. For more information, check out or call (970) 468-4876.

Summit County Garden Tour

Tickets are now available for the Summit County Garden Tour Saturday, July 25. Purchase at Alpine Gardens and Neils Lunceford in Silverthorne, Community and Senior Center in Frisco, REMAX in Breckenridge at 220 S. Main or in Alma at Mountain Grown Gardens; also available online at

Vail Valley start-up Peak Patch donates 14 percent of profits to Colorado 14ers Initiative

Formed in early 2015, Peak Patch has created patches, stickers and magnets that serve as commemorative mementos for outdoor enthusiasts who summit 14ers in Colorado. Each unique patch represents one of Colorado’s 54 14,000-foot peaks. The company has already committed to donating 14 percent of the gross purchase of their products directly to the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI). Formed in 1994, the CFI preserves and protects the natural integrity of Colorado’s 14ers and serves as a visitor education organization. Recently released, their first ever Colorado 14ers Statewide Report Card estimates that repairing and restoring the 42 existing trails will cost at least $24 million.

FDRD shooting-range project seeks volunteers

Join the Summit Range Association and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District for a day out on The Range. FDRD is seeking some volunteers for some sign installation and beautification of Summit County’s finest shooting range. Concluding the project burgers and cold drinks will be served, so come help keep Summit County beautiful and meet some fellow do-gooding community members along the way. Contact for more information or call (970) 262-3449.

Art-loving volunteers wanted

Summit County Arts Exhibit Committee (SCAEC) is looking for people to help solicit artists, coordinate displays and generally serve on the committee with their time and talents. The SCAEC is responsible for coordinating public arts displays in Summit County, most specifically The Art Forum in the County Commons Library. The committee meets once a month. If you’re interested in being a part of the SCAEC or would like more information, please email

Rummage sale surplus available to nonprofits

The annual gigantic rummage sale by the Summit County Seniors is looking for folks who support orphanages or other needy children or adults who could use surplus. There is always lots of clothing, bedding, etc., left over. If you have a cause that could use these, reserve by calling 668-2943 and leave a message, or email All items will be available for pickup at noon on Aug. 2.

New Summit Thrift & Treasure donation hours

Due to high donations and the lack of space, Summit Thrift & Treasure in Dillon and Breckenridge will be accepting donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Please only donate gently-used items that can be resold. The store does not accept electronics. For more information, visit Summit

Summit Historical Society seeks volunteers

Are you interested in history, or are you eager to share the heritage of Summit County with visitors? The Summit Historical Society is looking for volunteers to be guides at the 1883 Schoolhouse Museum, Myers cabin and the Honeymoon cabin located at 403 LaBonte St. in Dillon. The museum is open to Tuesday, June 16 through Saturday, Aug. 29. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Two-hour shifts are available for those of you with very busy schedules. A script is provided. For more information, contact Christy at or (970) 468-2207.

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