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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

Daris Howard: Life’s Outtakes

My Little Christmas Angel By Daris Howard   My wife, Donna, says I have a real ability to see the humor in almost anything. I think that is because I have learned that I much prefer laughing to crying. If I couldn’t laugh at life, I’m afraid I would become very pessimistic, something I don’t want to be. However, even with my desire to look at life optimistically, there still are times when even the most optimistic person will struggle to view something in a positive ... Full Story

OpEd News: December 13, 2011

  Bold and Daring: The Way Progressive News Should Be To view the web version please click here  December is, for non-profits, the most important month. Can you help Opednews.com to get off to a good start next year with a generous donation? They depend upon your support. If you wish to donate to their cause, click here. The Recorder has made a donation because we believe it is important to preserve the voice of a free press not beholden to corporate interests. While the ... Full Story

Army looking for Bell Ringers

Army looking for Bell Ringers

  Ring Bells This Year -- Do It For You!  Come Join our Volunteers for the 2011 Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign!!! You’re helping folks right here at home. Plus -- You’ll get lots of smiles and thank you’s to add to your Holiday Cheer! The volunteer Loveland-Berthoud Salvation Army Service Unit raised $80,000 last year…way more than in previous years. Now, come join us in this rewarding experience as we try to beat this record this year and help even more of our needy ... Full Story

Is It Illegal to Celebrate Christmas in the Schools?

Is It Illegal to Celebrate Christmas in the Schools?

By John W. Whitehead December 6, 2010 "I think there's something wrong with me. I just don't understand Christmas. I like getting presents, sending cards, decorating trees and all that. But instead of feeling happy, I feel sort of let down."--Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Christmas, 1965 When I was a child in the 1950s, my parents didn't have much money to spend at Christmastime. I remember one Christmas when I wanted a cowboy gun and holster from Santa Claus. I got the toy pistol, but ... Full Story

Christmas Photos at McCarty-Fickel Home

Christmas Photos at McCarty-Fickel Home

The Berthoud Historical Society and the McCarty-Fickel Home (645 7th Street, Berthoud) will be offering a special seasonal photo shoot on Saturday, November 20. With beautiful decorations perfect for the season, the McCarty-Fickel Home offers the perfect backdrop for a Christmas family photo. Decorated for the holidays, the historic home will offer several opportunities for unique images, perfect for seasonal cards, newsletters, or gifts. Constructed in 1916 by Dr. and Mrs. D.W. ... Full Story

Letter of Thanks: Secret Santa’s for the Elderly

Thank you to all who called this year and adopted elderly individuals through the Secret Santa’s for the Elderly. You continue to share the true spirit of Christmas. Your ongoing visits bring much delight to those you’ve adopted. This year alone over 250 elderly were visited. Thank YOU to all the facilities we work with year after year. You strive everyday to spread compassion and love to those individuals under your care. Since 1996 the Secret Santa’s for the Elderly have focused ... Full Story

Berthoud Dance Company Christmas Program

Berthoud Dance Company Christmas Program

Berthoud Dance Theatre Presents 'Twas The Night Before Christmas Everyone had a great time. Grandma Joyce Jones opened the show reading "Twas The Night Before Christmas" and the dancers, young and old took over from there. From Ballet to Hip Hop, there was something for everyone. Check out these Berthoud boys on YouTube: Conner and Jimmie

Bridge-Between Show Choir presents Christmas Program

Bridge-Between Show Choir presents Christmas Program

The Berthoud High School Bridge-Between Choir has a delightful Christmas program based on a story about one of Santa’s elves. The choir has been spreading cheer by entertaining residents of assisted living facilities in the surrounding communities. Their busy holiday schedule also include performances at Schmidt’s Bakery in Loveland Just in case you haven’t had a chance to see the program, it is part of the presentation at Berthoud High Schools Winter Concert this ... Full Story

Christmas in Berthoud 2009

Christmas in Berthoud 2009

Photo by: Gary Wamsley Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit the Berthoud Community Center on Saturday morning. By Gary Wamsley The Berthoud Recorder Berthoud kicked off the annual Christmas in Berthoud celebration this year as you can see in the photos above.

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