Summit County community notes Sept. 10 |

Summit County community notes Sept. 10

For 14 years the Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival has provided an extraordinary musical experience for Summit County residents and visitors.

Festival dates are Sept. 11-16.

Public concerts will be at the Lord of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Dillon at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 and Friday, Sept. 16. Admission is $ 20 for adults, no charge for students and children. Additionally, soirees in private homes on Sept. 11 and Sept. 15 will provide the intimate setting in which this music is meant to be played.

A goal of the festival is to acquaint young people with chamber music technique and performance. Accordingly, students are invited to the public concerts free of charge and the festival musicians coordinate with high school music classes to provide a workshop during festival week. Alpenglow also awards a scholarship annually to a senior planning to continue music studies in college.

The 18-hole four-person scramble will take place Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Copper Creek Golf Club. There will be a 10 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $550/foursome and includes the following: 18 holes of golf, a commemorative tourney Nike golf shirt per player, a tailgate party at Jonny’G’s on Monday, Sept. 12, starting at 6 (includes buffet dinner, drink specials, team package pickup and the Calcutta hosted by Mike Mindell at 7:30), a box lunch at the tourney, ditty bags, post tournament buffet dinner and a raffle at JJ’s Rocky Mountain Tavern.

Space is limited. Turn in team package and check/cash as soon as possible. Spots cannot be reserbed without payment. Entry forms with payment may be turned into anyone at Jonny-G’s. We open daily at 4 p.m. or call (970) 389-5835 or email for more info.

Summit County Preschool is now accepting enrollment for children 2.5 years old to turning 4 years old.

Contact Kristin at (970) 668-5508 ext 28 with any questions.

It is a part-time job with a commitment of about 4-10 days a month. We serve youth between the ages of 8-18. As a mentor you would ski or snowboard with a group of youth once a month. You would also attend service days, workshops and fun activities planned throughout the 2010-2011 season with your youth. SOS’s goal is to help build character and self-esteem in underserved youth through snow sports. Call the SOS Office at (970) 763-7168 or stop by our office located at 110 3rd Ave in Frisco.

Advocates for Victims of Assault is starting its fall volunteer training on Sept. 19. If you are interested in working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other traumas please contact us for more info. The training is on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-8:30 from Sept 19 through Oct. 19. Dinner will be provided. Call Lori at (970) 668-3906 if interested.

The Greenlands Reserve Land Trust invites you to join us, in partnership with the Friends of the Dillon Ranger District on Sunday, Sept. 11, to help build sediment- control structures in the Straight Creek Watershed. Straight Creek is the primary water supply for the Town of Dillon.

Volunteers should meet at the Straight Creek Trailhead in Dillon (at the 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. All ability levels are welcome.

This effort is part of the FDRD’s Forest Stewards Program (see For more info on GRLT, visit

Volunteers are requested to RSVP at (click on “Volunteer”) by Friday, Sept. 9, so that we can provide sufficient tools and crew leaders. For more info, contact Sarah at (970) 262-3449 (, or Marge at (970) 468-4887 or

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