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Volunteers needed for Construction Blitz

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Volunteers needed for Construction Blitz

The Summit Habitat for Humanity Construction Blitz is scheduled for October 4-5.

Volunteers are needed to complete construction of a home in Gibson Heights in Breckenridge. The project is located at 238 Locals Lane, off of Reiling Road.

For more information, contact Tom Begley at (970) 453-2325 or Lisa Annaheim at (970) 453-3283.

Dogs welcome on nature hike

The Continental Divide Land Trust (CDLT) will celebrate the newest conservation easement under its protection – Iron Springs – with a nature hike on Saturday.

The hike is 10:30 a.m. to noon, rain, snow or shine. Dogs on leashes are welcome to attend this event with their owners.

The Iron Springs property is highly visible from Highway 9 near Summit High School. It is the land north of the high school and west of Highway 9, including the open meadow and bluff, sections of the bike path, and the Iron Springs Road leading up to the old church camp.

For the nature hike, park at the fishermen parking along Highway 9 and cross the highway – carefully – to the Iron Springs property. Meet at the gate near the intersection of Highway 9 and Iron Springs Road.

Please dress for the weather, and bring a leash and pooper-scooper bag for your pet.

Light refreshments and dog biscuits will be provided.

Please call for further directions. R.S.V.P. by Oct. 3 if you plan to attend by

contacting CDLT at (970) 453-3875 or info@cdlt.org.

Crime Stoppers to hold fundraising auction

FRISCO – Summit County Crime Stoppers will hold an inaugural benefit auction beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Community and Senior Center at the County Commons in Frisco.

The auction will have three components: a garage sale and silent and live auctions. The garage sale will feature items county law enforcement agencies have found, including skis, snowboards and bikes. The silent auction will feature snowmobile tours, ski passes, a gas grill, jewelry and dinners. The live auction will feature cars, ATVs, boats, snowmobiles, a horse trailer and saddles.

All proceeds will benefit Summit County Crime Stoppers, a nonprofit dedicated to making the county a safer place to live, work and visit by taking criminals off the streets.

To report tips about crimes, call (866) 453-STOP.

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