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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. The decisions we make as a community shape the health and health care experiences of individuals living here.

Attend a community forum tonight, from 5:30-7:30 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.

Join us for the fourth annual Circle the Summit/Bob Guthrie Memorial Ride. Four distances, including a challenging century ride, along with a 60-, 45-, or 21-mile option. All rides start and end on Main Street Frisco and circle beautiful Dillon Reservoir. Distance riders have the flexibility of shortening the ride at any point. Join us afterwards for a free draft beer and a delicious grilled lunch, followed by the Frisco Block Party, featuring live music. Proceeds of the ride are used to maintain and improve the Summit County Recpath System and to enhance overall biking opportunities in Summit County. Come celebrate the inaugural year of the full completion of the Swan Mountain Recpath, made largely possible through proceeds from this ride! For more info and to register, go to http://www.circlethesummit.com.

Outward Bound of Leadville is looking for community service projects in either Silverthorne, Frisco or Dillon. For more information, contact Joane Yankovich at (970) 445-8178.

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, 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.

Have you ever wondered what steps are involved in purchasing a home? Come find out at our free homebuyer education class on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Buffalo Mountain Room at the County Commons in Frisco. You will learn the basics A-Z what it takes to purchase a home, as now sure is a great time to do so! The class is free and is sponsored by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, put on by the Summit Combined Housing Authority with help from local volunteers who will walk you through the lending process, real estate transaction, title company portion and home inspection. There will also be info on current down payment assistance programs and much more! Snacks will also be provided. Register by calling Joy at (970) 423-7041 or email joyk@summithousing.us with any questions or to register for this great class.


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