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17th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

17th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

The 17th Annual Secret Santa’s for the Elderly is currently seeking volunteers. The purpose of the Santa’s is to bring a smile and feeling of love and encouragement to elderly by providing a loving visitor. Volunteers will be paired with an adopted resident living in a nursing or assisted living home in Larimer County. A list is also provided if you’d like to take a simple gift along. Since 1996 the nonprofit group has organized more than 7,300 visits to elderly. For information call ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics at Xtreme Altitude

    2012 Xtreme Altitude Fall Classic By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies had their final meet of the compulsory season before the Colorado State Championships. Xtreme Altitude Gymnastics hosted the “2012 Xtreme Altitude Fall Classic” on November 17 and 18. Premier’s Level 5 Team took second Place and the Level 4 Team took third Place in the Team Competition. Level 4: Top five Individual All-Around Finishers: In the Child Division, Naima Contreras Placed fifth. In ... Full Story

Anyone Can See Love

  By Daris Howard It was my second Thanksgiving far from home. I was invited to dinner by a family that I dearly loved. Norma, the mother, was a wonderful lady. Though she was blind, nothing much slowed her down. She ran her home with efficiency and precision. But there was something else that made her more amazing. She had eight children; four had mental handicaps, and the other four had physical handicaps. Each mentally challenged child was paired with a physically challenged child. ... Full Story