Summit County Community Notes: 1-19-13 |

Summit County Community Notes: 1-19-13

The FIRC Bag Shop will be open today 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. We are looking for new volunteers to sew and help with decorating and donated material of all types. 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.

We’re looking for Summit High School graduates who want to be included in Tiger Tracker, the monthly profiles chronicling what people have been up to since graduation. If you are a SHS grad, or have a suggestion, contact Jessica Smith at or (970) 668-4633.

As an Ice Princess candidate, you are asked to collect as many votes for yourself as possible. For a valid vote you need $1 for every vote. The Ice Princess candidate with the most money (most votes) will be crowned the 2013 Summit County Rotary Ice Princess.Ice Princess candidates are nominated by local residents, Rotarians or themselves. The Rotary Ice Princess Committee will select six candidates.Submit a picture and short bio (maximum 200 words about why you would like to be an Ice Princess candidate ) to Ann Morrison Clement at Contact Ann if you have any questions about being an Ice Princess candidate. Applicants must be 18 years old or older, live in Summit County or own a business in Summit County, be willing to attend Ice Melt and community events and be recognized in the community as a participant.

Be part of the only Mardi Gras parade in Summit County on Feb. 12, and win cash prizes for creative floats. First place: $500; second place: $300; third place: $200. For more information, email Be a part of the Mardi Gras celebration in Breck.

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