Summit County community notes June 23 |

Summit County community notes June 23

There will be a benefit for the Summit In Honduras projects from 7-11 p.m., June 23 at the Copper Mountain Conference Center. The Walker Williams Band will provide live entertainment, and light food will be provided. There will also be a silent auction. Proceeds will go to the organization’s medical and educational projects in Honduras.

Tickets are $22 in advance, $27 at the door and $200 for a table for 10.

To purchase tickets, go to or call Janet at (609) 937-7673, or Mary Grace at (940) 642-7345.

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, June 23, at 3 p.m. Questions: (970) 393-2425.

The Greenlands Reserve Land Trust invites you to join us on Sunday, June 24, to help construct erosion-control structures in the Straight Creek watershed. All ability levels are welcome. Volunteers should meet at the Straight Creek Trailhead in Dillon (end of County Road 51) at 9 a.m. and should dress for a day outdoors – bring lunch, water, work gloves, layered clothing including long pants, long-sleeved shirt, sturdy boots, sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen, rain gear, insect repellent and lots of enthusiasm. Project will end by 3 p.m. or earlier.

This effort is part of Friends of the Dillon Ranger District’s (FDRD) Forest Stewards Program (see For more info on the land trust, visit Future opportunities with the GRLT are scheduled for July 15, Aug. 5 and 19. Volunteers are requested to RSVP at (click on “Volunteer”) today so that we can provide sufficient tools and crew leaders. For more info, contact Sarah at (970) 262-3449 (

This American Red Cross course, at the Breckenridge Recreation Center, offers CPR techniques used on adults, infants and children. The first two nights cover CPR/AED and the third covers first aid. Certification is valid for two years. Includes Ready Reference guides. Class runs Tuesday, June 26, through Thursday, June 28, from 6-8:30 p.m. (Thursday class should end at 7:30.) Cost: $65.

More info at or (970) 453-1734.

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