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Summit County: Community Notes

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Volunteers are needed on Saturday to help replace decking on a bridge on the Frisco side of the Peaks Trail. Meet at the Frisco Peaks Trailhead at 8:30 a.m.    Dallin Hill and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District have planned and organized this event. Call (970) 485-1714 with questions.

The award-winning film, BUCK, will benefit the Mountain HOPE Foundation during its showing at The Speakeasy Movie Theatre in Breckenridge on Sunday at 7 p.m. through proceeds from the movie ticket sales. Tickets cost $20 and refreshments, including beer and wine, will also be available for sale during the movie.

BUCK is the story of Buck Brannaman, a true American cowboy and real-life “horse-whisperer,” who travels the country for nine months a year helping horses and people. To watch the BUCK movie trailer, visit http://www.buckthefilm.com/.

The foundation is a nonprofit hippotherapy program located in Summit County that benefits individuals with a variety of disabilities, including but not limited to: cerebral palsy, autism and brain injuries. The money from this fundraising event will be used to fund scholarships for those who would otherwise not be able to participate in the Mountain HOPE Foundation’s program. Hippotherapy can improve balance, posture, mobility and also has an effect on psychological, cognitive, behavioral and communication processes. If you would like to learn more about attending the movie fundraiser, send an email to info@mountainhopefoundation.org.

Summit County Preschool is now accepting enrollment for children 2.5 years old to turning 4 years old. Contact Kristin at (970) 668-5508 ext 28 with any questions

The best protection is early detection. You may be eligible to receive a free breast exam and mammogram. To be eligible your family income should be at or below 250 percent the federal poverty level. You should also be uninsured, or have health insurance that does not cover these services. Contact Jenniffer at (970) 668-4057 to find out if you qualify.

We are a nonprofit store raising money for Animal Rescue of the Rockies and we need volunteers to help run our store in Breck. Our volunteer orientation day is Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. It’s fun and you can earn in-store credit while helping save the lives of hundreds of animals.

Call Jenny to register at (970) 333-0281.

Nationally renowned nature photographer John Fielder, will host a photography workshop on Sept. 20 at his home in Silverthorne. This event will include personal instruction in nature landscape photography and technique, as well as dinner prepared by Doug Schwartz, chef at the CMC Culinary School. The cost is $250/person, with all proceeds going to Domus Pacis Family Respite. The mission of Domus Pacis is to provide families impacted by cancer a week of respite and peace in Summit County’s High Country. For additional info or to reserve a space, call Vince at (970) 547-4745. Space is limited, so call early.


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