Summit County Community Notes: 7-28-2012 |

Summit County Community Notes: 7-28-2012

Silverthorne will host the second annual Rocky Mountain Triathlon on Sunday at North Pond Park. During the event, the park will not be available for public use. This event will be staging participants starting at 5 a.m. with the first wave in the pond at 8. The event will be using all parking available and will have police stationed at Bald Eagle and Hamilton Creek for traffic assistance. Be aware that racers will be on Highway 9 north of the park and will be on the Blue River Trail. The event will wrap up by 1 p.m. Info about the event can be found at

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center is opening a second thrift store in Breckenridge at 1745 Airport Rd. Summit Thrift & Treasure in Breck is accepting donations Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will be open for shopping starting Aug. 1. Revenue from the store supports the parenting and emergency assistance programs of FIRC and donations are tax deductible. Donation items include clothing, shoes, jewelry, books, toys, bedding, kitchen items and small electronics. For more info, visit

Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church will again host a four-day church camp for elementary school-age children and preschoolers from Monday through Thursday. “Camp Compassion” will focus on feelings and responsibilities toward the world and people around us. Each day will have a different theme such as compassion for the world, our community, for nature and environment and self. Activities will include music, bible stories, arts & crafts, scavenger hunts, service projects, outdoor games and indoor swimming. Pre- registration is due by Sunday. Potty-trained preschoolers, age 3-4 will meet from 9 a.m. to noon. Camp costs are $30 for the week or $10 per day if pre-registered, and $40/week or $15/day if registering after Sunday. Elementary-school children in grades K to 5 will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camp costs are $60 for the week or $20 per day if pre-registered, and $70/week or $25/day after Sunday. Scholarships are available. All children are welcome to attend. An info packet may be picked up at the church office, by email at, from or at (970) 468-6809.

Join Girl Scouts today and become one of our volunteers. Both men and women 18 and older are invited to join. In addition to positions working with the girls, we’ve got volunteer needs in our offices around the state to help with paperwork and other administrative duties. For more info, visit, email or call 1-877-404-5708.

The Summit County Libraries would like to invite you to their annual August Book Sale. This summer’s sale will start on Aug. 10, from noon to 6 p.m., and will run on Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This sale is held by the Summit County Friends of the Library and will help raise much-needed funds for the libraries, which are used to sponsor programs that will benefit both residents and visitors in Summit County.The Library needs people to help set up for the sale on Aug. 9, around 3 p.m., in the Buffalo Mountain room at the Main Branch, Frisco. In addition, help is requested during the take-down process, which will begin promptly at 5 p.m. at the completion of the sale.Please come by and check out the extensive selection of available books, while supporting your local libraries! For additional information, or to volunteer to assist with Library events, please contact Joyce Dierauer, at (970) 668-5555 or You may also visit our website at; “like: us on Facebook; follow us on Twitter (@summitlibraries); or simply come by and check with us at any of our three locations, in Frisco, Breckenridge and Silverthorne.

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