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Summit County: Community Notes

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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 Friday, 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.

Summit Habitat for Humanity is in need of volunteers to help move the ReStore to a new space which is the quonset hut in Breckenridge. There are lots of volunteer opportunities, including cleaning, moving, landscaping, you name it! Shifts are available today through Friday, and Aug. 29-31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (970) 423-7445 or email barbara_shaffer@hotmail.com to schedule a shift.

High Country Conservation Center is looking for volunteers to help support zero-waste efforts at this year’s Oktoberfest. Volunteers will help educate visitors about composting and recycling as they go to sort their discards. This is a fun, high-paced volunteer opportunity that will help divert waste from the landfill, while raising money to support conservation efforts in Summit County. Volunteer shifts are two hours long and all volunteers receive an Oktoberfest T-shirt and two beer or wine tickets. For more info or to sign up for a shift, visit http://www.highcountryconservation.org.

The Breckenridge Resort Chamber Ambassadors are hosting the August mixer from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the T-Bar, located inside One Ski Hill Place at 1521 Ski Hill Road in Breck.

Admission is $5 for BRC members and $10 for non members. For more info, contact the BRC at (970) 453.2913.

Volunteers are needed to work at Oktoberfest Frisco 2011, which will take place Sept. 2 from 6-10 p.m. and Sept. 3-4, from noon to 4 p.m at the Frisco Adventure Park. Pour beer, sell tickets, direct parking or anything in-between. For a four-hour shift, receive an Oktoberfest Frisco T-shirt, beer ticket and meal ticket for your favorite German food. To volunteer, got to http://www.oktoberfestfrisco.com/?page_id=146 and fill out an online form.

The High Country Conservation Center needs volunteers to help with early morning shifts at The Colorado Relay – 195-mile race from Breckenridge to Snowmass. Shifts are from 4-7 a.m. and 7-10 a.m. on Friday. Volunteers meet at the Breck ice rink. Volunteers receive a T-shirt and good karma for supporting a donation from event proceeds to HC3’s programs. For more info and to sign up, contact jen@highcountryconservation.org.

Sign up now for the fifth annual Thomas Bradford Odekirk Memorial Golf Tournament set for Friday at the Keystone Ranch Golf Club. Cost is $100 per player or $400 for a foursome. There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start and a chance to win a slew of great prizes, including golf lessons, cash, restaurant and retail store gift certificates and more.

To register or donate a raffle item, call (970) 668-4638. All proceeds benefit the Brad Odekirk Scholarship Fund which is given annually to two local SHS seniors.


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