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Archive for May 10, 2010

Limiting Berthoud Volunteer Membership?

Limiting Berthoud Volunteer Membership?

There are some opinions blowing around Berthoud these days that claim the town needs a voted ordinance that would require a volunteer to have a primary residence within town limits for a year in order to serve on any advisory board or commission, period. I’m worried about this for several reasons. While some statutory requirements exist for commissions such as Planning and Zoning, there are none for other commissions. There’s a good reason for that: Each commission is very different, ... Full Story

Denkai Animal Sanctuary appeal for help

Denkai Animal Sanctuary appeal for help

Denkai Animal Sanctuary is asking the general public for immediate assistance. We have until May 27th, according to the State Veterinarian’s PACFA office paperwork, to bring our 30 year old building up to code. Since Denkai took over the former K-9 Bed & Biscuit facility and all if it’s rescue animals, not only have we been faced with renovating a 30 year old building per our State Veterinarian guidelines, we have also been working non-stop to find homes for the original 60 or so ... Full Story

14th Annual Taste Of Fort Collins

14th Annual Taste Of Fort Collins

Ed Kowalczyk of LIVE, Soul Asylum, Gin Blossoms and Charitable Efforts Showcase 2010 Event Live Music, Local Cuisine, Beer Garden, Wine Pavilion and Kidz Zone Promise Fun for the Entire Family FORT COLLINS, CO (May 2010) – The 14th Annual Taste of Fort Collins will be held on June 12th and 13th at Civic Center Park in Old Town, Fort Collins. This family friendly event features activities that are perfect for the Northern Coloradoans’ active lifestyle and benefits Special Olympics Larimer ... Full Story

Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at

Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary’s Lake and East Portal Reservoir

It’s not too late to reserve a campsite for Memorial Day weekend! The Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary's Lake and East Portal Reservoir (formerly known as the Estes Park Campground) will be open for camping starting Saturday, May 15, through October 15. There are still plenty of campsites available for this weekend and next, as well as some for Memorial Day weekend. To make a reservation: www.larimercamping.com or 1-800-397-7795. For more information about the campgrounds: ... Full Story

2010 Joseph Jabailly Public Health Hero Award

2010 Joseph Jabailly Public Health Hero Award

Carol Plock and Health District of Northern Larimer County to receive the 2010 Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award The Larimer County Board of Health is pleased to announce that the Health District of Northern Larimer County (HDNLC) and its executive director, Carol Plock, will receive the 2010 Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award. The award is given yearly in honor and remembrance of the many contributions to public health and the selfless spirit of Dr. Joseph Jabaily, a Loveland ... Full Story

Larimer Humane Society’s 20th Annual “fire Hydrant

Larimer Humane Society’s 20th Annual “fire Hydrant 5”

5k Run/Walk and Pet Fair welcomes runners, walkers and canines alike. Fort Collins, Colorado (May 10, 2010) – Larimer Humane Society (www.larimerhumane.org) is proud to announce the date of its 20th Annual Fire Hydrant 5, 5K Run/Walk and Pet Fair, the county’s largest family‐ and canine‐friendly 5K run/walk of the season. The event, which benefits the nearly 12,000 lost, stray, orphaned and injured domestic and wild animals that are entrusted to Larimer Humane Society each year, will ... Full Story

‘Horse Business Facilities’ Public Hearing, Monday

Larimer County, Colorado - The Larimer County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 6:30 p. m. in the Hearing Room at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, on proposed code amendments for horse business facilities in Larimer County. Since February 2009 a citizens Working Group has worked with the County on revisions to the current code requirements. ‘Horse business facilities’ include boarding stables, riding ... Full Story

Volunteer rangers needed on the Ranger Boat

Volunteer rangers needed on the Ranger Boat

Larimer County Natural Resources boat rangers have created an opportunity for Larimer County residents to assist at both Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir. Boat rangers educate visitors about regulations, safety, and help with emergencies out on the reservoirs. Boat Ranger volunteers must be able to swim, be willing to work a five hour shift on the boat (option for longer shifts), and have some experience either with boats or law enforcement as well as great customer service ... Full Story

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening for all ages By: Shari Thomas Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Did you know that gardening is one of America’s favorite pastimes? Many people enjoy the benefits of being outside, growing their own food, and feeling a sense of accomplishment and purpose in their gardens. Gardening can also provide a way of socializing with others. Sometimes, however, gardeners experience physical or other challenges which limit their ability to pursue ... Full Story

Berthoud 2nd Annual Business Appreciation Breakfast

Event Invitation Second Annual Business Appreciation Breakfast The Town of Berthoud hosts, and cordially invites all Berthoud area business owners to the 2nd Annual Business Appreciation Breakfast   May 15, 2010,  08:00 AM - 10:30 AM Brookside Gardens Event Center 619 E. Hwy. 56 - Berthoud Contact: Don Dana, Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce Email: bcc@berthoudcolorado.com RSVP online at www.berthoudcolorado.com or call 970-532-2643 and ask for Brenda ... Full Story

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