Summit County Community Notes: 10-5-2012 |

Summit County Community Notes: 10-5-2012

Building a cohesive, dynamic team is one of the most effective ways for your organization to grow effectively. Kaleidoscope Concepts, which has been providing nonprofit training sessions in partnership with The Summit Foundation throughout this year, will be hosting a two-hour session today to address “How to Make your Board a Winning Team.” The session will run from noon to 2 p.m. and includes a delicious soup/salad lunch. Consider bringing your key board members. The training will be in the Buffalo Mountain Room of the County Commons. To register or for more info, contact Judi at (970) 389-6470.

Tonight from 6-7 there will be a “From Bach to the Beatles 2012” information session. Basses and tenors are still needed for a community choir performance of “From Bach to the Beatles 2012.” This information session will allow singers to review the choral music. Join organist/pianist Len Rhodes and director Chris Keelan for four Saturday rehearsals, leading up to the Oct. 28 concert. This event is jointly sponsored by Summit Music and Arts and the Breckenridge Music Festival. Email or call (970) 468-6809, Lord of the Mountain Lutheran Church, 56 Hwy. 6 in Dillon.

Summit Huts Association is looking for volunteers to help out with its final volunteer work weekend of the fall on Saturday at the Section House and Ken’s Cabin atop Boreas Pass. Volunteers help prep the cabins for the upcoming winter season, splitting and stacking firewood and cleaning the cabins. Volunteers earn a voucher good for a free night at the hut for each day worked. Preregistration is required, contact Summit Huts for more info or to sign up or

The town of Frisco is offering the cost of an energy audit for multi-family boards or homeowners associations that apply to the High Country Conservation Center. If the audit shows promising energy and cost savings, another $2,000 is available toward upgrades. This is a first-time program and we are looking for leads on multi-family housing in need of this service. Think your housing organization might benefit from an upgrade? Give us a call at (970) 668-5703 or email Lynne,

The Summit-Lake Dillon Optimist Club is now conducting its annual ski pass raffle. A $2 ticket (or six tickets for $10) buys a chance to win a season pass to Copper Mountain, Loveland, A-Basin, or the Vail Epic Pass.

Your local Optimist Club supports a wide variety of activities for the youth of Summit County, including basketball, volleyball, oratorical and essay contests, and chess tournaments. The proceeds from the ski pass raffle are used to provide scholarships to graduating seniors at Summit High School. The drawing is Oct. 17 at 12:30 p.m. at the Summit County Community and Senior Center and you do not need to be present to win. Tickets are available at any Alpine Bank or First Bank location, Dillon Ridge Liquor, or the Edward Jones office of Mark Nunn in Frisco.

The Breckenridge Resort Chamber is accepting submissions for the 2013 Ullr Fest poster art contest. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. on Nov. 5, and should tie in to the 50th “Golden” anniversary theme. Winning artwork will appear on 2013 Ullr Fest poster, merchandise, advertising and other event collateral; the winning artist will receive a prize package of event merchandise.

Concept sketches must be no larger than 14″ x 17″ and can be submitted via email (, in person at the BRC offices (111 Ski Hill Rd. in Breck) or via U.S. mail to the Breckenridge Resort Chamber, ATTN: Special Events, P.O. Box 1909, Breckenridge, CO 80424. The winning artist will be required to submit final art at a poster size of 14″ x 17.” For questions regarding the contest, contact Gavin Dalgliesh at (970) 453-5055 or

The 14th annual Make a Difference Day is Oct. 13. Volunteers and sites needed! Join a day of service and give back to Summit County. Free breakfast, lunch and T-shirt giveaway for volunteers. To register as a site or to volunteer for the event, go to Questions? Call (970) 668-9196.

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