August 15th & 22nd Minturn Fitness Center Open House, 9am -11am
A great opportunity to tour the facility and meet our staff. Free to the public. Learn more about hours, classes, and membership rates: www.minturnfitnesscenter.com
August 16th & 17th and August 23rd & 24th - 50th Annual Rummage Sale - 8am-5pm
The Rummage Sale benefits the Eagle Valley Community Fund, which distributes funds to non-profit organizations, school groups and important causes throughout Eagle Valley. www.eaglevalleyrummagesale.com
August 23rd - School of Rock Benefit Concert
5pm at Little Beach Park.
Featuring Rob Eaton of Dark Star Orchestra; Rob Eaton Jr. of Drunken Hearts, Jake Wolf of Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Review and Tyler Grant of Grant Farm Band. Children who have participated in the School of Rock week-long day camp will also perform. Moe's BBQ and drinks will be available for purchased and/or requested donation. The proceeds from the concert will benefit Eagle County Schools' elementary music education programming. BUY TICKETS
Saturdays thru September 6th - Minturn Market 9am-2pm
the Market features an assortment of items from farm-fresh and organic produce to great breakfast and lunch items to gourmet foods, gifts, clothing, jewelry, handmade crafts, items for the home, fine art and more. www.minturnmarket.org
Thursdays thru August 28th - Minturn Summer Concert Series - 6pm-8pm
Saturdays thru September 6th - Yoga in the Park - 10am-11am
FREE at Little Beach Park.
WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS
Do you want to be involved in the excitement of 2015?
Do you have a home in the Vail Valley with an extra bed or two?
Over 2,200 volunteers are needed for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and many of them will come from out of town, or even out of the country, at their own expense. They need accommodation while they volunteer their time and talent for this special event.
To register as a Host, go to: homestay.vailbeavercreek2015.com
For questions, please email us at Homestay2015@vvf.org. LEARN MORE
The Town of Minturn Economic Development Department is busy preparing its 2015 budget. If your business is interested in financially contributing and being featured in Minturn's 2015 World Cup, Vail Daily advertising campaign, which will run in the Vail Daily during the World Cup event this winter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eagle Valley Music & Comics is your number one place to find CDs, vinyls and comic books in the Vail Valley. They carry a vast selection in each category and the staff is incredibly knowledgeable about all the products they carry. Their inventory is constantly changing so stop in and see what's new! 970-476-1713, 211 Main Street, Minturn
Minturn will save more than $100,000 a year through a deal with the Eagle County Sheriff's Office to provide police protection.
Photo: Minturn Mayor Hawkeye Flaherty, left, shakes hands with Undersheriff Mike McWilliam after Minturn completed an agreement with the Eagle County Sheriff's Office to provide police protection for the town. The move will save Minturn more than $100,000 a year. LEARN MORE
Public works is currently working on several projects, including installing power to our school tank.
The Town of Minturn has applied for a Department of Transportation (CDOT) Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant for the surveying and engineering of pedestrian and non-motorized forms of transportation (sidewalk and shoulder) along U.S. highway 24 within the town of Minturn. This is an 80-20 matching grant for the engineering and surveying plans from Williams Street to Maloit Park Road. Estimated cost is $320,000 for final engineering and surveying of 10,500 linear feet. Minturn's 20% match is approximately $64,000.
Special Notice: Minturn is in the initial stages of creating an Economic Development Committee for the purpose to advise, assist, support and advocate for the economic development of the town of Minturn in an effort to strengthen and expand economic opportunities within the community. The primary mechanism through which this work will be achieved will be through the creation and management of Minturn's strategic economic vision. A select number of Committee seats will be available for members of the Minturn community at large. When available, more information will be posted to the town's website.
IT'S YOUR 'TURN!
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This newsletter is created by the Town of Minturn in conjunction with Downtown Minturn to inform residents and visitors about the Town of Minturn, Colorado.
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