Summit County Community Notes 8-27-12 |

Summit County Community Notes 8-27-12

Daily News staff reports

Join Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and great volunteers for our last twilight project of the season on Tuesday. Meet at the Bakers Tank on Boreas Pass Road in Breckenridge at 5:30 p.m. Volunteers will swing tools and have fun until dusk for our final evening project of the summer. For more info and to register, visit

Participating Wendy’s in Colorado are hosting a fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday. Twenty percent of all sales during 5-8 will be donated to the Aurora Victim Relief Fund. Balloons, a visit from Wendy and a free Jr. Frosty’s to children under 6 will be available at Wendy’s of Frisco during the fundraiser. Bring your friends and family and help out for a good cause. If not in the Frisco area, neighborhood Wendy’s along the Interstate 70 corridor are also participating.

A “Women for Obama” kickoff will take place on Tuesday from 5:30-8 p.m. at 320 North Sixth Ave. in Frisco. If you are a woman and support our president and his policies benefiting women, or if you simply want to learn what these programs really mean to you, join us for this exciting event. Meet and chat with other women, share your stories and learn how you can help move us forward. If you like, bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Adult and other beverages will be provided. RSVP: or call (970) 274-6844

Along with the Summit County area, Rocky Mountain National Park was once part of the expansive Ute territory and today remains part of the Ute’s heritage. Join park ranger Sue Langdon for a look at Ute history in Northern Colorado and current use of the park by the Ute. Lectures are at noon in the Frisco Historic Park & Museum located at 120 Main St. For more info, feel free to call (970) 668-3428 or visit

The Knights of Columbus and FIRC need monetary donations for the Summit County “Coats for Kids” campaign. Boxes containing 12 new winter coats cost $200. Any monetary donation will be greatly appreciated! Would you consider helping the children in need? Tax-deductible contributions may be sent to the Knights of Columbus, P.O. Box 3637, Dillon, CO 80435. Call Mike Kramer at (970) 468-6566 for additional information.

We’re looking for Summit High School graduates who want to be included in Tiger Tracker, the monthly profiles chronicling what people have been up to since graduation. If you are a SHS grad, or have a suggestion, contact Kathryn Turner at or (970) 668-4633.

As of Sept. 1, all Care Cards will be by appointment only. Call us for more info or to schedule an appointment with our eligibility coordinator at (970) 668-6681.

Show your support for the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame by playing in the museum’s charity golf tournament Wednesday at Keystone Ranch. Join us in honoring our sports’ innovators and achievers with a day of fun. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and there will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start with a four-person scramble format. Form a team, join one or become a tee box sponsor. Your support will help preserve the legacy of snowsports in Colorado. Call (970) 476-1876 or visit for more info.

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