November 2013 – March 2014

Nov
15
Fri
Veterans Career Exploration Workshop @ Dillon
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CMC Career Workshops

Veterans Career Exploration Workshop

Attention Credit Students!

Take advantage of these FREE career workshops during the fall semester!

Anthony Hersh with Work Force Center

Class # 78663, Cost: FREE, CMC Dillon

Dec
2
Mon
Spring 2014 Registration begins at 8am
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am
Dec
3
Tue
Avalanche Awareness Level 1 Avalanche Safety 1 (1CR) 12/3-12/10 @ CMC Aspen
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

OUT-snowshoe-storm.jpgThe first class meeting day is mandatory. In order to receive a certificate of completion ALL classes must be attended. Students must be at least 18 years old to register and will be responsible for their own avalanche equipment (beacon, shovel, probe pole). All students must have back country snow gear (AT or Tele skis) with skins, or snowboard and snowshoes, or split-board with skins. A one ride lift day pass may be needed (about $33) and a $25 fee will be collected at first class for AIARE material.

Please call Scott at 970-948-3111 for any questions.

Class meets T&W, 12/3-12/10 from 6p-8:30p at the Aspen campus, and  Sa&Su, 12/7-12/8, from 8a-4:05p, in the field.

Dec
14
Sat
The Met Opera LIVE in HD – Falstaff by Verdi @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 14 @ 10:55 am

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Please join us with the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD at the CMC Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium in Breckenridge 107 Denison Placer Road, Saturday at 10:55 am for Falstaff. Tickets are $10 for students, $16 for seniors and $20 for adults. For more information and to purchase tickets please follow the link below.
www.nromusic.com

Dec
19
Thu
Deep Trouble: Ocean impacts of Climate Change @ CMC - Breckenridge
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Last Chance on Earth to See a Dying Wonder

The spectacular Coral Reefs are victims of climate change. Some of the most amazing reefs have already disappeared.

Chuck Dayton a retired environmental lawyer sailed across the central Pacific Ocean this summer, visiting islands we dream of as paradise, only to be hit hard with the realization that we are one of the last generations who will experience the Earth as we now know it. Come listen to Chuck Dayton speak of his travels and discoveries of this precious ecosystem.

Jan
22
Wed
Empty Hands, Open Arms @ CMC Breckenridge
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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When acclaimed author Deni Béchard first learned of the last living bonobos—great apes that are, alongside the chimpanzee, our closest relatives in the animal kingdom—he was astonished. How could the world accept the extinction of this majestic species, along with the rainforest they call home?

As he looked more closely, Béchard discovered that one relatively small NGO, the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI), has done more to save bonobos and their natural habitat than any number of far larger organizations. Based on extensive travels in the Congo and Rwanda, and hundreds of hours of interviews with conservationists all over the world, this book explores how BCI has been so successful, offering in the process a truly postcolonial model of conservation.

For a quick explanation of Deni’s account and point of view, check out this short video:

Jan
29
Wed
Summit Community Forum on Amendment 64 @ CMC Breckenridge Auditorium
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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Get the facts on Amendment 64 from community experts on ski hill policy, renting, student expectations, and how local law enforcement are handling everything in a community discussion hosted by Colorado Mountain College and Healthy Futures Initiative!
Please note: This will be a discussion on Amendment 64 and what that means for our community members.

This will not be a legalization debate

The forum will include:
* Appetizers
* Question and Answer Session
* Hand outs of community resources
* Giveaways and Door Prizes

Feb
26
Wed
Achieving Health Equity in Colorado @ CMC Breckenridge
Feb 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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 Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PolicyLink

Angela Glover Blackwell, started PolicyLink in 1999 and continues to drive its mission of advancing economic and social equity. PolicyLink has become a leading voice in the movement to use public policy to improve access and opportunity for all low-income people and communities of color, particularly in the areas of health, housing, transportation, education, and infrastructure.

Blackwell is the co-author of Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future (W.W. Norton & Co., 2010), and contributed to Ending Poverty in America: How to Restore the American Dream (The New Press, 2007) In 2013, Blackwell and PolicyLink collaborated with the Center for American Progress to write and release All In Nation: An America that Works for All. Blackwell earned a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, and a law degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She serves on numerous boards and has served on The President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

Wednesday, February 26th

11:30 – 1:00pm

Live webinar available at CMC’s Rifle, Central Services (802 Grand Ave in Glenwood), Edwards and Breckenridge locations! Followed by a community discussion.
Lunch provided!
Please RSVP by Monday, February 24th
USE this LINK: http://whoozin.com/W64-3YW-XGCR

Or call 970-384-8523 (please let us know which location you will be attending.)

Mar
4
Tue
Keystone Symposia Presents “Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Research” @ CMC Breckenridge Auditorium
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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An evening for the public with three leading Alzheimer’s research scientists.
Exciting scientific progress is being made in discovering potential ways to predict, treat, delay and even prevent Alzheimer’s Disease. Concurrent with its joint scientific research conferences on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases, Silverthorne-based nonprofit Keystone Symposia is hosting a free evening event for the public with three leading Alzheimer’s researchers: Dr. David M. Holtzman from Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Richard Mayeux from Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Dr. John Q. Trojanowski from the University of Pennsylvania. Brief presentations by the panelists will be followed by audience Q&A.

Mar
19
Wed
How to Forecast Powder for Summit County @ Colorado Mountain College - Breckenridge
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Join us at the Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium CMC Breckenridge for an hour long free speaker event discussing how to forecast powder in Summit County.  Joel Gratz founder of Opensnow.com will speak about what makes our weather work in Summit County, when to expect good powder days and why weather forecasts around here are so hard to predict.