Summit County Community Notes: 4-3-2013 |

Summit County Community Notes: 4-3-2013

The Douglas Mendel Cambodian Relief Fund is having a fundraiser at Ollie’s in Breckenridge on Thursday from 7-10 pm to raise $4,000 for an engine rebuild for the fire truck in Cambodia. Please come join for an evening of fun and bidding on 65 silent auction items from local restaurants and businesses.

Advocates for Victims of Assault is hosting a Black Tie Bingo event from 6-10 p.m on Saturday at the Elks Lodge in Silverthorne. Tickets are $50, or you can buy a table of eight for $350.

The Summit County Libraries need volunteers to assist with the upcoming book sale held by the Summit County Friends of the Library. The money generated by the sale will be used for programs that benefit Summit County residents and visitors alike. People are needed to help set up for the sale at 3 p.m. on Thursday in the Buffalo Mountain room at the Main Branch, Frisco. We also need assistance during the sale, which runs from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Also, help is needed during the take-down process, which will begin at 5 p.m. at the completion of the sale. If you are available at any of these times, and would like to help out your local library, please call Joyce Dierauer at (970) 668-5555.

The seventh annual Ladies Night Out fundraiser benefiting Lake Dillon Preschool will be held on Friday at the Silverthorne Pavilion. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $140 for a reserved table of eight. This year’s entertainment will be Improv Colorado, a Colorado Springs-based group that specializes in short-form improvisational comedy. The event also will include a raffle – including a $575 Spring Cleaning Package and $500 Spa Package – pampering and shopping with more than a dozen vendor booths, cocktails, dessert and door prizes. For more info or tickets, call (970) 468-1606 or visit

Help High Country Conservation Center honor Summit County’s deserving individuals, businesses and volunteers at this year’s Party for Planet being held on Earth Day, April 22. The Green Scene Awards are a great way to recognize someone you know who has been an environmental inspiration to you and others. Visit for details and a nomination form. All nominations are due by April 16.

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