Summit County Community Notes 6-15-12
Students from The Keystone Center’s Youth Policy Summit will present their energy infrastructure recommendations at 4:30 p.m. today at the center, 1628 Sts. John Road in Keystone. The event is open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend.
The July 4-6 craft show in Frisco, sponsored by the Alliance for Historical Preservation, still has booths available. Spaces are 10 x 10 and may be shared. The fee is $250 and there is a discount for Frisco crafters. Call (970) 370-5726 or email AHPFrisco@gmail.com for additional info. Handmade items only.
ARC Thrift Stores, in conjunction with The Outlets at Silverthorne, will be hosting a donation drive on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in The Outlets parking lot. The donation drive will allow individuals to drop off gently used clothing, furniture and household items with ease. ARC team members will be on site to help unload all donations. Donations are distributed to the 21 ARC locations across Colorado, where profits from their sale go to fund programs and support for mentally disabled adults and children in Colorado. The ARC truck collecting the donations can be found at The Outlets at Silverthorne, (The Green Village). The first 50 donors will receive a voucher to be picked up at the Silverthorne Outlets Welcome Center. Call 1-800-283-2721 with questions about any and all donations.
Joining Silvana’s Community Gardens in Silverthorne is a great way to stay involved in the community, meet new people and learn more about gardening. There are still garden plots available. If interested, contact Michelle at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speaker Pam Stenzel will talk on the costs of unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease during a program called “Sex Still Comes with a Price Tag” on Monday from 7-9 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion. The free program is geared toward parents, teens (7-12th grade) and young adults.
Help Copa (community partners association) and Philip Wolf support kids in the Dominican Republic with a free basketball camp. If you have any new or gently used athletic shoes, athletic clothes or basketball equipment you can donate them at the Silverthorne or Breckenridge rec centers. For more info or financial donations, visit http://www.HelpKidsWinInTheDominican.com.
The Summit County Libraries is seeking to fill upcoming vacancies on the library board. The board meets once per month for a couple of hours to discuss library policy, oversee the library budget and implement the strategic plan, plus attend additional meetings for special projects, etc. Experience with fundraising and building projects helpful, but not required. Those interested should submit a letter of application and resume to: Summit County Library Board, P.O. Box 770, Frisco, CO 80443 by 5 p.m. Friday. If you would like more information on this position or on any other volunteer opportunity with the Summit County Libraries, please call Joyce Dierauer, library director, at (970) 668-5555. To learn more about the numerous services available at the Summit County Libraries, please visit our website at http://www.summitcountylibraries.org; “like” us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter; or simply come by and check with us at any of our three locations, in Frisco, Breck and Silverthorne.
6/23 – Francie’s Cabin Volunteer Day This will be a Saturday workday with a primary objective of cleaning up in and around the cabin in preparation for the cabin’s summer opening on July 1. Volunteers will have the option of spending Saturday night at the hut and all volunteers will receive a voucher for one night in the hutmasters’ quarters to be used at a later date. 6/30 – Francie’s Cabin Open HouseOn Saturday, right before it opens for the summer season, SHA will have the first-ever open house at Francie’s. This is meant to be an opportunity for those who have not been to check out the hut, see how things work, ask questions and generally get a feel for the place – a “Hut Trip How To” right at the hut. SHA will have board members and staff up at the hut to answer questions. Take a hike, bring your lunch and hang out on the deck from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7/14 – Janet’s Cabin Volunteer DayThis will be a Saturday workday with a primary objective of cleaning up in and around the cabin in preparation for the cabin’s summer opening on July 15. Volunteers will have the option of spending Saturday night at the hut and all volunteers will receive a voucher for one night in the hutmasters’ quarters to be used at a later date.
Save the date for the Summit-Lake Dillon Optimist Club’s annual golf tournament fundraiser on June 25 at the Ranch Course in Keystone. Tournament fees are $125 per golfer and include cart, driving range usage, box lunch and a gift bag. Come for a fun day of golf and help support our club so we can support local youth. Our club sponsors youth activities including basketball, volleyball, chess tournaments, oratorical and essay contests. Put a team together, sponsor a hole or advertise your business by donating a silent auction gift. Call Mark Nunn at (970) 668-3811 or RJ Gildea at (970) 468-7250 for additional info.
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