Summit County Community Notes: 6-21-2012
The Community Veggie Dinner invites you to be our guest at 6:30 p.m. toady, at the Summit County Community and Senior Center. Leasa Hodges will be our featured guest with a theme “Around the World in One Evening” demonstrating how to make simple and delicious recipes after dinner. Limited seating, call or contact (970) 513-7242 or CopperMtnSDA@aol.com.
Join friends and family to remember the life and times of longtime local resident Guenther Hofeditz, especially well-known for everything associated with the Ore Bucket Lodge and Parlor Restaurant. The memorial is slated for 3 p.m. on Saturday. For questions, call (970) 393-2425.
Round up the family for a day of horsing around on Saturday at Carter Park in Breckenridge. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. enjoy a western barbecue, painting horseshoes, games, old-fashion photos, live music, baked goods, pony rides and silent auction, all to benefit the Far View Horse Rescue. Come hungry, the barbecue is complete with deluxe hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, baked beans, watermelon and soda for only $7. Kid’s fun pass is valid for one pony ride, decorating a real horseshoe plus two games/activities for only $10. A la carte tickets can be purchased for each activity as well.All proceeds benefit the Far View Horse Rescue, a nonprofit organization located in Fairplay and Breck. The main ranch is situated on 40 beautiful acres near Fairplay and offers individual rehabilitation pens as well as cross-fenced pastures with shelters and a stream for the horses. Some horses are located at the Breckenridge Stables in the summer months. The organization’s mission is to provide shelter, care, rehabilitation and adoption services for abused, neglected and abandoned horses. FVHR is also committed to reducing the number of unwanted horses by providing Summit & Park County with resources through equine education, information and referral services. For more info about the horse rescue or the horsing around, visit http://www.FarViewHorseRescue.com.
That’s right folks, Friends of the Dillon Ranger District is one of the beneficiaries of the Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour put on by the Keystone Neighbourhood Association. Funds donated from this event will directly help implement programs designed to maintain the trail system in Summit, educate forest visitors and support community efforts for forest stewardship. So, here’s your chance to be a part of these efforts. FDRD is looking for volunteers to help with a variety of shifts (avg. three hours) at the Bacon Tour on Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24. Shifts are from 12:30-3:30 p.m. and 3:30-6 and range from customer service info, will call, bacon runners and kids craft table. Each volunteer will receive free entry into the event, a free T-shirt and a drink ticket to be used after their shift. To sign up email email@example.com or call (970) 262-3449.
Saturday – 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. June 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.July 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.
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