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Tour de Steamboat raffle offers chance to win custom Eriksen road bike

This year, the Tour de Steamboat benefit bike raffle has 5 prizes for one $50 ticket. For the grand prize, Steamboat-based Kent Eriksen Cycles and Shimano are partnering to give away a custom-designed, titanium road frame completely built with Shimano Ultegra components. The hand-crafted road bike is valued at $8,000. Other prizes include a DT Swiss wheel set, […]

“Le Ride” film retraces 1928 Tour de France

As part of the local Bike Week celebration, the Chief Theater is showing the documentary film Le Ride at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 9. The Amazing Race’s Phil Keoghan recreates the original route of the 1928 Tour de France to tell an extraordinary story of achievement against the odds. Four intrepid young men from Australia and New […]

People, Prosperity, Planet – What’s important to us

Valued supporters:   Here in the Yampa Valley, so much of our cultural identity and local economy is tied to our environment. But if we don’t value this place, then we’ll lose it before we even know it’s gone.   Yampa Valley Sustainability Council (YVSC) is focused on the triple bottom line-People, Prosperity, Planet. This […]

Annual Soup Bowl Supper benefits YVSC and CAA

YVSC and the Community Agriculture Alliance were chosen for this year’s Soup Bowl Supper Fundraiser put on by the Steamboat Clay Artisans!  Funds raised will go towards the organization’s efforts towards growing their local food programming. Tickets can be purchased at the YVSC and Community Agriculture Alliance office at 141 9th Street for $35. All […]

Tour de Steamboat Gives Big!

This week Eriksen Tour de Steamboat planners finished tallying their income/expenses and presented the event’s beneficiaries a check for $72,000! The four community organizations – Routt County Riders, Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide, Partners Mentoring Youth in Routt County and Yampa Valley Sustainability Council – each received $18,000. That’s almost a 50% increase over last year’s […]

YVSC Launches “30 in 30″ – 30 Friends of YVSC by July 8 – Exclusive benefits!

YVSC is excited to kick off our new Friends of YVSC campaign!  We’re aiming for 30 friends in 30 days and offering exclusive benefits to those that join NOW!       7 Benefits to being a monthly YVSC donor: 1. Be entered to win a tablet computer when you sign up by July 8. 2. […]

Donate to YVSC thru Amazon Smile and pay nothing extra

Not just this holiday season, but throughout the year, you can give a little extra when you shop on Amazon through Amazon Smile.  FAQ:  What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at […]

Routt County Riders wins Bell Built Grant for $33,000

Routt County Riders won their $33,000 grant from Bell Built by a very narrow margin! A big thanks to everyone who voted and all those who volunteered to bring in votes at the base area! Bicycle Retailer news article Bell Built Announces on Vimeo (video, 2:19) From RCR: Thanks to everyone involved.  Bell & IMBA […]

New signature fundraiser is huge success

YVSC spent the last month and a half building up the suspense of our new signature fundraiser, the Secret Supper Club, where adventurous diners don’t know the location of their meal until the day of the event. A global trend started in many cities known for their culinary arts, the Secret Supper Club is an […]

YVSC Launches Partnerships!

For many years, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council (YVSC) has encouraged free membership to all.  As a result, that number has grown and includes over 2000 residents, businesses, visitors and youth.  This has been accomplished through the numerous events and public outreach efforts including:  Zero Waste Initiative, Green Building, Talking Green and Sustainable Schools. As […]