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Summit County; Community Notes

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Nothing is more important than your health and the health of your family. But the decisions we make as a community – and state – shape the health and health care experiences of people living here.Attend a community forum on Wednesday, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Fremont Room at the Summit County Community and Senior Center, to hear the health stories of fellow Summit residents and join the conversation about health in our community and how we – as individuals and as a community – want health care to work for us.For more info, contact the Summit Community Care Clinic at (970) 668-6681.

The Summit Choral Society is a community chorus looking for both men and women singers. We rehearse on Monday evenings, excluding holidays, 7-9 p.m., at Agape Outpost, 15404 Highway 9, Breckenridge. No auditions necessary. Let’s make beautiful music together! For more information, call Elisia at (970) 368-0268.

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center is in need of volunteers to help with beverage sales at the Frisco Block Party on Saturday. Shifts are from 12:30-4:30 p.m. and 4-8. FIRC is benefiting from 80 percent of the beverage sales. Contact (970) 262-3888 ext. 306 or email if you are able to help.

The Alliance for Historical Preservation still has six unsold booths for its annual art and craft show in Dillon. Local artists, crafters and musicians wanted. Call (970) 370-5726 or email for more info. Booths are $175.

Many people tend to put off or ignore developing a sound estate plan, but it’s one of the most important things an investor can create. During the seminar, slated for 6 p.m. on Thursday, at 975 N. Ten Mile Drive, Suite E3 in Frisco, participants will learn more about: What to consider when creating a will; Benefits of trusts in estate planning; How to help reduce taxes on one’s estate; How insurance can help protect one’s familyThe seminar is free, but space is limited. To make a reservation, call Cindy Nemeth at (970) 668-3811.

Beach attire was in full force last weekend during Frisco’s first sandcastle competition and attracted over 60 kids from Summit County, Nebraska, Kansas and Texas. The weather was perfect for ice cream sandwiches from the Island Grill and every contestant got just that! We saw some really creative sandcastles on the beach and it was a challenge finding the winners. Age Division 2-6: 1st place – Team Goofy Goobers; 2nd place – Team Horse Castle; 3rd place – Team Diva Age Division 7-12: 1st place – Team Shark Attack; 2nd place – Team Tie Die; 3rd place – Team Castle Rock . And the overall 1st place winner was Team Pirates Cove Castaways!

SOS is looking for positive adults to help with programs going on this summer with youth. We are looking for volunteers to help with the following activities: teaching youth to skateboard; Helping youth on their trail projects and other service days; Going stand-up paddle boarding with the youth; Helping out on Breck local days with mine tours and hikes; Going rock climbing with the youth. Call the SOS office at (970) 763-7168 if interested.

Summit School District will hold its regular biennial Board of Directors election on Nov. 1. There are four board seats available which carry four-year terms. People interested in becoming candidates for the Board of Education may pick up nomination petitions. Petitions are available from Karen Mack at the district’s central administration offices, 150 School Road, in Frisco. Potential candidates will then have until 4 p.m. on Aug 26, to gather the 50 nominating signatures of people registered to vote within the boundaries of Summit School District which are needed to qualify for candidacy. For further info about running for a school board seat or to pick up a petition to run, contact Karen Mack, designated election official for the district at (970) 368-1002.

On Saturday, Brooklyn Billiards in La Cima Mall/Breckenridge is sponsoring a fun foosball tourney, with all proceeds to benefit League for Animals & People of the Summit. No charge to enter, just a donation requested, which gives you a chance to win some great gift certificates for food, hair cuts, bike tunes and a Trek 3500 bike, along with free Coors Light and snacks. The winner will receive a Coors Light tent and a $50 certificate to Brooklyn Billiards.Registration for the tourney runs from 1-1:30 p.m. and door prizes will be given away up through 5. You don’t have to enter the tourney to win prizes, just make a nice donation at the door to LAPS and enjoy the party! You must be present to win. For more information, contact Austin Kriete at (970) 980-7681 or

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