Summit County Community Notes: 1-18-13 |

Summit County Community Notes: 1-18-13

The FIRC Bag Shop will be open Saturday from 1-4 p.m. in Suite 22 of La Riva Mall in Dillon. The bags are made by volunteers out of donated material and 100 percent of sales are used to support the Family & Intercultural Resource Center’s emergency assistance program. New volunteers to sew and help with decorating and donated material of all types are needed. For more information, visit or call Anita at (970) 262-3888 ext. 306.

The town of Frisco’s sustainable business program is now accepting a limited number of business. Go to to sign up. Businesses receive a $200 cash stipend toward a green project, a free energy audit and free sustainability audit. This program is designed to support and recognize businesses that are doing good things for the environment.

A new year…an exciting new season… and we are looking for enthusiastic souls who want to participate in the myriad opportunities we offer. Whether staffing the box office during performances or helping to build the actual sets, intriguing possibilities await. Interested? Contact for more information.

The Keystone Science School is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help facilitate a hands-on free astronomy program for all Summit County fourth-graders and their families. No previous astronomy knowledge is required and all volunteers will have the chance to experience our on-site observatory to view the night sky. The program runs on Jan. 22 and 29 starting at 5:45 p.m. and lasting until 9 at the Keystone Science School campus. For more info or to sign up for a date, contact Amanda Seidler at (970) 468-2098 or email

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