Recess for adults
Today, Sept. 1,
is the last day to register in the Boulder Sport & Social Club (BSSC), an
adult co-ed sports league.
In addition to
reliving childhood sports dreams and participating in an athletic community,
BSSC members can enjoy deals from league sponsors and partners. There is no
experience required to join a team, and people can register as an individual
player, with friends or as a team.
leagues year-round, with different sports, outdoor adventures and social events
each season. The yearly sports line-up that BSSC offers includes volleyball
(court and beach), softball, kickball, dodgeball, basketball, soccer (indoor
and outdoor), Ultimate Frisbee, flag football and floor hockey.
The fall season
kicks off Sept. 11. All games will be held at facilities within a 10-minute
drive of downtown Boulder.
information, see www.boulderssc.com.
Event funding requests sought
The City of
Boulder Human Relations Commission is accepting requests for its 2012 Community
The fund is a
source of financial support for community-based events. Funding is limited to
public events that encourage education, youth involvement, respect and
appreciation for communities in Boulder. All events supported by the fund must
be freeand open to the public.
are eligible for grants with a maximum amount of $1,500 for each event. An
additional $100 is available for translation of promotional materials into
must be received by 5 p.m., Sept. 30. No late applications will be accepted.
guidelines are available on the city’s website at bouldercolorado.gov or by
calling Carmen Atilano, community relations and office of human rights manager,
County seeking mentors for juveniles
County Community Services Mentor Program is looking for volunteers willing to
dedicate their time on a weekly basis to help local teens achieve positive life
The program is
seeking adults who can be a positive role model, committing three hours of
mentoring per week. Volunteer time will consist of activities such as going to
a ballgame, watching a movie or grabbing a bite to eat.
matches adults and juveniles one-on-one to provide youths with enduring links
to positive supports in the community. Mentors provide individual attention
that can separate teens from the potential influences of higher-risk peers.
required to complete training and commit to mentor a teen for one year.
mentors must pass a criminal background check. The deadline for applications is
information and additional details, contact the Justice System Volunteer
Program at 303-441-3718 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fashion gets a night out
On the evening
of Sept. 8, Boulder will participate in the international Fashion’s Night Out
will begin at 6 p.m. in front of the County Courthouse on the Pearl Street Mall.
Blair Griffith, Miss Colorado USA, will make an appearance during the kick-off,
and also will be available for a meet-and-greet session immediately afterwards.
official FNO participants include Art Soul, Barbara & Company, BE Life,
Buffalo Exchange, Chelesa, Common Era, Lilli, Pedestrian Shops, Savvy on Pearl,
Starr’s Clothing, Steve Madden, The Ritz, Topo Ranch, Twig Hair Salon, Two Sole
Sisters, Violette and Weekends.
Match up with a nonprofit
On Sept. 13, representatives
from more than 40 nonprofits will gather at an event to inform the public of
their missions and board membership opportunities.
Board Match, hosted by Social Venture Partners, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m.
at the Spice of Life Event Center.
fee is $30 and includes dinner, a keynote speech and workshops. Scholarships,
childcare and translation services are available.