Thursday, September 6, 2007
Safehouse offers no-cost bilingual legal services
Steamboat Springs The Bringing Justice Home Project of Crossroads Safehouse assists low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by providing no-cost bilingual legal services and representation in civil protection orders, dissolution of marriage/legal separation, allocation of parental responsibilities - also known as custody - child/spousal support, legal safety planning and support services, and other civil matters on a case-by-case basis. The project serves Larimer, Grand, Jackson, Moffat and Routt counties.
If you or someone you know is a survivor of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking and needs civil legal assistance, call (970) 224-2966 to discuss the application and eligibility process. Cases are reviewed on an individual case-by-case basis to determine eligibility and acceptance to the program.
Optimist Club accepting applications for award
The Steamboat Springs Optimist Club is now accepting applications for its Teen of the Month program. Area high school students can pick up applications from school counselors or call Rob MacCarthy at 871-7179. The Teen of the Month program culminates in a recognition dinner in May for all of the teens and their parents, and a scholarship is awarded to the student chosen as Teen of the Year.
Soup Bowl Supper tickets on sale at All That Jazz
Tickets for the sixth annual Soup Bowl Supper, Sept. 18 at the Depot Art Center, are now on sale at All That Jazz. The cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets include one handmade ceramic bowl created by a local artist, soup donated by local restaurants, bread, beverages, desserts and a chance for door prizes. This year's fundraiser benefits Steamboat Mental Health, which will use the funds to update and refurnish a Family Therapy Room and Waiting Area to make them more appealing to young children. The Soup Bowl Supper is sponsored by the Steamboat Clay Artisans. There will be 5:30 and 7 p.m. seatings. Call Deb Babcock at 846-9349.
Mountain Quilters accepting reservations
The Delectable Mountain Quilters are accepting reservations for the Fall Retreat Quilting Workshop to be held Oct. 12 to 14 at the Holiday Inn in Steamboat. Nationally recognized quilter Louisa Smith will be the instructor. Smith will offer two classes - "Strips and Curves" and "One Patch Plus." Reservations must be made by Sept. 1. Call Sue Leeson at 871-0985.