Summit County community Notes; 2-15-2013 |

Summit County community Notes; 2-15-2013

The FIRC Bag Shop will be open Saturday at La Riva Mall in Dillon from 1-4 p.m. A variety of bags are sewn by volunteers out of donated material and 100 percent of sales are used to support the Family & Intercultural Resource Center’s food bank. Volunteers and material is needed. For more information, call Anita at (970) 262-3888 ext. 306.

Join us Saturday, from 5-9 p.m., 108 S. Main St., for the grand opening of Breckenridge’s first full-service technology boutique. We’ll be celebrating with music, snacks, wine & beer and product giveaways. Visit to enter to win a free iPad Mini as well as other gifts throughout the night! Must be present to win.

The Summit County Elks Club will be hosting an all-you-can-eat breakfast fundraiser for Friends of the Dillon Ranger District on Sunday, in Silverthorne from 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children 12 and under are $5 at the door. Breakfast includes eggs, bacon, pancakes, green chili, sausage, biscuits and gravy, sweet rolls, waffles, french toast and fruit! Great price for an awesome breakfast with Smokey Bear making an appearance. FDRD will receive 50 percent of the ticket sales and will be hosting a great silent auction in conjunction with breakfast. To pre-purchase tickets, call (970) 262-3449 and for more info visit

On Tuesday, the monthly Trout Unlimited meeting will take place at Cutthroat Anglers, at the Silverthorne Pavilion. Barbecue at 6 p.m., meeting starts at 6:30. “Healthy West Slope Rivers” presented by Richard VanGytenbeek, fisheries biologist, wetland and planning commissioner, Grand Junction will give components, economics, threats, mitigation of threats, riparian and stream restoration, water sharing and hear how TU is involved in various projects insuring the health of our west slope rivers. Healthy rivers means more fish. Always free. Bring your buddies, new folks always welcome! Help your local chapter support healthy rivers! RSVP at (970) 389-5883 or (970) 401-4697.

“The Benefits of Naturopathic Medicine & How It Can Help You” is a free talk set for Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 6-7 p.m. presented by Kim Nearpass at Mountain-River Naturopathic Clinic, located at 507 Main St. in Frisco.

Join the Family & Intercultural Resource Center for Dialogue Over Dinner on Thursday, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Summit Middle School Cafeteria. We’ll be discussing “Cyber Safety for Adolescents” with Det. Alex Blank of the Breckenridge Police Department. Dinner and child care provided. RSVP with Kerri at at (970) 262-3888.

Open Arms Childcare and Preschool has a limited number of openings in both the infant and preschool rooms. We are Christ-centered and provide learning opportunities for infant through preschool-aged children. Parents are welcome to visit our center, located within Christ Lutheran Church at 16072 Highway 9 Farmer’s Korner. For more info, call (970) 237-3229, visit, or follow us on Facebook.

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