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Sunday, March 1, 2015

‘Community News’ Archives

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

Evening with Arts at Berthoud High School

Evening with Arts at Berthoud High School

  Friday evening was full of activity at Berthoud High School. It was an evening of art and entertainment with something for everyone. Some of the students were also very busy with several appearing in more than one show. The gymnasium was the showcase for visual arts while both stages were in use for the music and dramatic arts. The visual arts included all types of two and three-dimensional exhibits covering the walls and floor of the gymnasium. Note: Many of the photos can ... Full Story

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

Spotlight on bullying in Berthoud

  Following the suicide of a Turner Middle School eighth-grader in March there has been a great deal of talk about bullying in the Berthoud Schools. Tuesday saw two separate events about bullying. Many definitions of bullying were expressed at these meetings, but the basic tenets were the same. Bullying is repetitive, persistent abusive behavior with the purpose of causing physical or mental harm. It revolves around an imbalance of power and may involve verbal harassment or physical ... Full Story

The Pulliam Building

The Pulliam Building

White Elephant or Diamond in the Rough Once the crown jewel of downtown Loveland, this magnificent structure has fallen on hard times. When the community center was built during the depression years, its magnificent maple floors, a stage for productions and seating for over 500 people in a town with a population of less than 6,000 made Loveland the envy of the country. The project was built as a Works Progress Administration project on land donated by D.T. and Lillian Pulliam, who also ... Full Story

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