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Preparing for Long Term Care: Berthoud Library on

Planning for long term care for yourself or your parents is a concern for many. Will you be able to afford care in your home or in a facility should you need it? What resources are available? Tuesday, January 19, at 6: p.m., Laurel Kubin from CSU Larimer County Extension and Elaine Procter, Elder Law Attorney, will be at the Berthoud Public Library to discuss Preparing for Long Term Care. They will describe numerous options including how Medicaid works should that option be necessary. The ... Full Story

History Beneath Our Feet

The "History Beneath Our Feet" exhibit reopens this week at the Berthoud Public Library. If you missed this wonderful exhibit and the items Andy Nau rescued from beneath the streets of Berthoud, you can enjoy it at the Library.

Loveland Chamber Kicks off 2010 Valentine Program

Loveland Chamber Kicks off 2010 Valentine Program

In a press conference on Wednesday, the Loveland Chamber of Commerce unveiled the 2010 Valentine Card and Valentine Cachet as well as a new “Sweetheart City” logo and a line of merchandise. The winning designs are a combination of efforts by several people. The designer of the Valentine card is Tracie Jenkins. This was Jenkins first time to enter the contest. The card verse author is Wanda Quist who has entered the contest several times previously. Teresa Boynton is the cachet ... Full Story

The Fourth Annual Show Choir Showcase

The Fourth Annual Show Choir Showcase

  Featuring performances by: Kids In Red (Third through sixth graders) Turner Middle School’s Fire Choir Typecast Men's Choir The Bridge-Between Show Choir well as special performances throughout the evening and a silent auction! Dessert and beverage is included with each ticket. Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Bridge-Between or the office at BHS for $10.00. Saturday, January 16th, 2010 7:00 PM at Berthoud High School Commons This event is a fund raiser ... Full Story

Become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant

What did you want to be when you grew up?  Do you dream of being outdoors, chatting with visitors, enjoying wildlife and helping the environment?  Did you think you would grow up to be a park ranger?  It’s not too late!  You can become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help open space and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work.  As a Volunteer Ranger Assistant you will be an ambassador for natural areas and open spaces.   Volunteer Ranger Assistants (VRAs) are ... Full Story

Female Boxer found west of town

Female Boxer found west of town

A medium sized female Boxer, fawn colored with white on the chest and paws and black on the muzzle wandered on to Sandy Lunberg’s porch on West County Road 8 last night, She is very friendly, but scared of new things. No collar or tags. In very good physical condition. Sandy is keeping the dog at her house until the owner can be found. There is a happy ending to this story. We located the owner and he came and got his dog. There were actually two dogs missing, but with Lundberg's help, ... Full Story

Jumping Bean celebrates five years

Jumping Bean celebrates five years

By Judy Lehn Windy and Bob Castle purchased the Jumping Bean Coffee House and Restaurant on Jan. 1, 2005. During the month of January 2010, they will celebrate their fifth anniversary with specials, decorations and lots of memories. Done especially for the celebration, Windy and her mother Rikki Dehner have adorned the walls of the coffee shop with pictures, newspaper articles and other memorabilia from their five-year journey as a Berthoud business. It’s a walk down memory lane of ... Full Story

“Enough Excuses” Flu Vaccination Campaign

DENVER - With the long wait for 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine behind us, the state health department has launched an “Enough Excuses” media campaign urging everyone to get an H1N1 flu vaccination.  The awareness campaign is being launched just ahead of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Influenza Vaccination Week, which begins Sunday, Jan. 10 and runs through Saturday, Jan. 16. The week is designed to raise awareness about flu prevention during ... Full Story

National Western Stock Show parade Jan. 12

DENVER –Rockies player and long-time Denver sports icon Todd Helton will be serving as Grand Marshal of the 2010 Downtown Denver Stock Show Parade on Jan. 12 at high noon.  A herd of Longhorn cattle will lead the parade through the skyscrapers of downtown Denver. Followed by floats, marching bands, horses and performances by cowboys and cowgirls, this kick-off event is an annual tradition that replicates Colorado’s historic cowboy days. The parade starts at Union Station and goes 15 ... Full Story

Application window for college financial aid opened

Denver, CO – Jan. 1 was the opening window for students to begin to apply for college financial assistance using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The FAFSA can be submitted through June but CollegeInvest, Colorado’s not-for-profit higher education financing resource, encourages parents and students to submit their forms as early as possible because most financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Students need to check ... Full Story

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