Still a chance to win a playhouse; drawing is today |

Still a chance to win a playhouse; drawing is today

The Summit County Builders Association will hold its drawing for three playhouses today.

Proceeds will benefit the Summit Foundation. The playhouses were constructed by Apex Mountain Homes, Mountain Log Homes of Colorado and Pisces Builders.

Buy a chance at winning one of these beautiful playhouses at the Parade of Homes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Playhouses will be on display at the Silverthorne Pavilion this afternoon, and the drawing will be held at 5:30 p.m.

For information, contact Debbie Nelson at (970) 389-3562 or Jane Dvorak at (970) 389-1686.

Crime prevention workshops for local businesses

Summit County Crime Stoppers is presenting two workshops Sept. 30 for business owners and managers featuring a nationally recognized authority on business protection and crime prevention.

The primary presenter is Stevan P. Layne, author of “The Business Survival Guide” and a nationally recognized authority on business crime prevention.

Crime rates have increased with population growth, and these workshops will provide an opportunity to reduce exposure to the two most prevalent threats to area businesses – theft by employees and shoplifting.

The first workshop is from 10 a.m. to noon and will cover internal theft prevention. The second is from 1-2:30 p.m. and will cover retail theft prevention. Each costs $25 and takes place in the Breckenridge Town Hall. Call (970) 376-4149 to register.

Most Beautiful Baby Contest in Silverthorne

Bring your beautiful baby to the Silverthorne Factory Stores Sunday, Sept. 28, for the New Star Discovery, Inc., regional Most Beautiful Baby Contest. Registration begins at noon, and the contest starts at 1:15 p.m.

Boys and girls will compete in the following age categories: 0-7 months, 8-14 months, 15-23 months, 24-36 months, 3-4 years and 5-6 years. Winners will get a trophy, a professional test photo and a free entry into the state competition. Call (815) 227-1070 ext. 223 for more information.

Early Childhood Options presentation Sept. 19

Early Childhood Options invites the public to attend lunch and a presentation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the Keystone Conference Center.

Barbara Roberts, an award-winning author and former governor of Oregon will share her personal and political experiences in public service for children with disabilities and educational rights.

Proceeds from the $35 luncheon will support the programs of the Early Childhood Options, whose mission is to provide equal access to quality early care and education choices for all who live and work in Summit County.

Call (970) 513-1017 to reserve your table or for more information.

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