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Sunday, July 5, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

Sidewalk art in Loveland

Sidewalk art in Loveland

  Saturday, September 10: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Over 60 artists will be creating sidewalk art on 5th Street this coming Saturday. This first of its kind event in this area is a fundraiser for the Alternatives to Violence (ATV) Safehouse project. The sidewalks on both sides of 5th Street between Lincoln and Cleveland Avenues will be the canvasses for Pastel drawings. Come see the artists working and enjoy the music from the stage at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. Food venders will ... Full Story

Citizens Protest Gardner’s stand

Citizens Protest Gardner’s stand

  Press Release FORT COLLINS: As Republicans in Washington continue to war among themselves over how radically they want to slash America’s social safety nets, Northern Coloradans gathered in Fort Collins today to demand that Republican freshman Rep. Cory Gardner stop playing games with the nation’s financial future. “This is truly an unprecedented situation,” said Mark Evans of Eyes on Congress. “Republicans are willing to sacrifice the health of our economy and our ... Full Story

Help Kids Succeed with school supplies!

Help Kids Succeed with school supplies!

  The annual community Help Kids Succeed school supply drive is under way for students in need. This year, the drive will provide 1,300 backpacks filled with supplies to students in the Thompson School District. This is an all-out community effort that involves donations from individuals, organizations, churches and businesses. A $15 donation can supply one backpack filled with about $40 of supplies for one ... Full Story

Foundation on aging helps seniors

The Foundation on Aging for Larimer County has announced an increase in 2011 funding for its emergency assistance program.  According to Bonnie Shetler, President of the Foundation on Aging Board, this decision was in response to an increase in requests for funds on behalf of individuals in need. “The purpose of this program,” said Shetler, “is to support low income seniors with immediate, one-time assistance with unanticipated expenses for such basic needs as medicine, housing, ... Full Story

Weld County organization has resources for senior

Senior Resource Services Offers Valuable Programs for Weld County Senior Citizens Senior Resource Services, a non-profit organization located in Greeley, CO, offers many valuable programs for Weld County Senior Citizens.  Founded in 2007 by DeeAnn Groves, the mission of Senior Resource Services is to help the elderly and their families in addressing the issues of aging.  Senior Resource Services strives to assist the elderly in remaining independent in the least restrictive environment for ... Full Story

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Ball Aerospace expands for F-35 production

Just in time for the Fourth of July, Ball Aerospace held a ribbon cutting for its expanded Aerospace Manufacturing Center in Westminster, Colo. Community leaders, elected officials, and employees were on hand for the June 29 ceremony and tours of the $14.6 million expansion project. President and CEO of Ball Aerospace & Technologies, David Taylor hosted the event and praised the Ball employees for their dedication and ability to deliver what the customers wanted and needed. He said ... Full Story

Loveland Library and Chilson close early Thursday

Loveland Library and Chilson close early Thursday

      Loveland Public Library will close two hours early at 6 p.m., Thurs., May 26 to accommodate some electrical work as part of the major expansion project currently under way.  The library should reopen at its regular time, 9 a.m., Fri., May 27. Next door to the library, the Chilson Recreation Center will also need to close early that day, at 5:45 p.m. due to the power shutoff.   It will reopen at its regular time the next day, 5:30 a.m. Also, the library ... Full Story

“Healthy Rivers Alternative” better than

“Healthy Rivers Alternative” better than NISP

"Healthy Rivers Alternative" better for economy and environment than NISP Fort Collins, CO -- Today, Save the Poudre: Poudre Waterkeeper outlined many of the economic benefits that the "Healthy Rivers Alternative" would provide to northern Colorado cities.  The Healthy Rivers Alternative offers a plan for a water supply alternative for subscribers to the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) that better protects farms, minimizes public debt, and better protects the Cache la Poudre ... Full Story

State Chamber of Commerce Endorses NISP

State Chamber of Commerce Endorses NISP

The Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), the state chamber of commerce, today announced its endorsement of the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP) as an essential project for the economy of the Northern Front Range. CACI President Chuck Berry said that the CACI Executive Committee agreed to support the building of NISP at its April meeting. “An adequate, reliable supply of water is essential for economic development and quality of life of residents of Northern ... Full Story

Bill Dye, an “Every Day Hero”

Bill Dye, an “Every Day Hero”

Denver Channel 7 is honoring World War II veteran Bill Dye as an “Every Day Hero” Dye is being recognized for: His service aboard the aircraft carrier Lexington in the Battle of the Coral Sea. His dedication to the memory of Pearl Harbor and all who serve our country in WW II. His ongoing care of the Police Officers Flood Memorial in the Big Thompson Canyon and his care of South Highway 7 for the Adopt a Highway. At 86 years of age, Dye keeps a busy schedule. The ... Full Story

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