Summit County Community Notes 1-24-13 |

Summit County Community Notes 1-24-13

Daily News staff reports

Summit Thrift & Treasure in Breckenridge and Dillon is in need of volunteers and clothing, shoes, bedding, kitchen items, books, games and toy donations for our thrift stores. Sales from Summit Thrift & Treasure benefit the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC). We have locations at 1745 Airport Road in Breck and 340 Fiedler Ave. in Dillon. Donations are accepted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday at both locations. Volunteers are needed to sort donations and organize the store. Contact Anita at (970) 262-3888 ext. 306 for questions or stop by the stores. For more info, visit

For centuries, inverted yoga postures have been considered the fountain of youth. Discover the benefits of incorporating them into your practice tonight from 6:30-8 at the Frisco Day Lodge, located at 621 Recreation Way. Dress comfortably and in layers. Bring a yoga mat if you have one, water and your sense of adventure. This workshop is presented by Lauren Brand. Cost: $25 at the door.

Continental Divide Land Trust will be hosting an Arapahoe Basin Appreciation Ski Day for its supporters on Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at A-Basin Beach Spot #1.Friday’s ski day is a way for CDLT to thank A-Basin employees who support the land trust through their employee-giving program and to spread the word about CDLT’s work.All are invited to join the ski day. CDLT will supply snacks, refreshments and information about CDLT. There will also be multiple prize drawings for A-Basin employees and CDLT supporters who stop by to visit. Stop by between 10:30 and 12:30 for info and ski partners. CDLT is Summit County’s only nonprofit, non-governmental organization dedicated to preserving and protecting our community’s natural beauty and irreplaceable open spaces through conservation easements and public education. For more info, contact CDLT at or (970) 453-3875

The Summit County Community and Senior Center will offer a computer seminar on “Working with Windows 7” on Saturday, from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $5 to attend. You may bring your Windows 7-based computer to the seminar to follow along, but be aware that we won’t be able to stop to help you on your individual computer. Class size is limited to 25, so call (970) 668-2940 to pre-register. Walk-ins will be turned away if the class limit is reached on the day of the event.

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