Author: Ashley Duval

Blue Federal Credit Union Celebrates 100,000 Members Worldwide

— Blue Federal Credit Union is celebrating a momentous milestone – 100,000 credit union members worldwide. For the past 4 years, Blue has seen tremendous year-over-year growth in new member acquisition and loan generation. While new members are coming in from around the world, the vast majority reside and work in Wyoming and Colorado. “We are honored to count 100,000+ people as members of Blue,” says Stephanie Teubner, Blue Federal Credit Union President & CEO. “When Blue, then Warren Federal Credit Union started in 1951, it was built as an institution living the credit union creed, of people helping...

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Museum of Art Fort Collins 17th Annual Masks Exhibition & Fundraiser Opens to Public

The Museum of Art Fort Collins is looking beyond last year’s restrictions, due  to COVID 19, and will open to the public to view the 17th annual Masks Exhibition and Fundraiser in the museum and online, April 16 – June 20. The 17th Annual Eye Center of Northern Colorado Masks Exhibition and Fundraiser offers two ways to view the masks: in the museum and through an online auction at https://app.bidcoz.com/moafc/masks2021 . Online bidding begins April 16th to the general public. Masks artists, exhibition title sponsor, the Eye Center of Northern Colorado, and long-time sponsors, donors, mask buyers and visitors have supported the museum’s mission to...

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CSU Welcomes Magdalene Odundo to Virtual Symposium, Now Available to the Public

The Gregory Allicar Museum of Art and Colorado State University’s Department of Art and Art History are proud to present the recordings from a virtual symposium welcoming celebrated ceramicist Dame Magdalene Odundo DBE, OBE, MA. Over a two-day period, Odundo graced CSU students, faculty, and staff with a compelling keynote lecture and lent her expertise to a panel discussion on the nature of clay in the arts.   The symposium was held in conjunction with two concurrent exhibitions at the museum—Shattering Perspectives: A Teaching Collection of African Ceramics (on view until April 25) and Richard De Vore and the Teaching Collection (on view until June 20)—and can be accessed by the public through the museum’s website and via the art department’s YouTube...

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Fat Tire contributes $100,000 to restore watershed via NoCoFires Fund

Encourages community to donate to support long-term river recovery plans In fall 2020, the Cameron Peak and East Troublesome fires devastated Northern Colorado’s watersheds, burning for 100 days and consuming over 400,000 acres of timber and vegetation.  The NoCoFires Fund is working to restore the Cache la Poudre and Big Thompson watersheds by getting our vital rivers and streams back to sustaining wildlife, recreation, and agriculture, as well as supplying high-quality drinking water for 1 million people. New Belgium Brewing’s flagship brand, Fat Tire, understands the need for clean water firsthand; the process to create the U.S.’s first certified...

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Centerra Sweepstakes

Enter the Centerra Sweepstakes from Thursday, April 15 to Thursday, April 29. The winners will be announced on Friday, April 30! Five lucky winners will receive one of the following: A Colorado Eagles Team Signed Jersey  Gift Basket from Olive & Herb Wine from Bentley’s Liquor $250 gift card to The Promenade Shops at Centerra 1 Month of Unlimited Barre Classes at Barre Forte Meet your best with Barre Forte’s effective and empowering barre, sculpt, and dance inspired fitness classes. They offer options to experience the barre burn in-studio or from home with livestream. Conveniently located in the Marketplace...

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Grace Pointe Senior Care Community Releases ‘C.A.R.E. Report’

Issue Details COVID-19 Decline, Vaccine Administration, Safety Precautions, and More Grace Pointe Senior Care Community (Grace Pointe) — Greeley, Colorado’s only family and locally-owned assisted living community and rehab center — has published the third issue of its quarterly C.A.R.E. Report — which serves to showcase the efforts put forth to care for residents through data and information covering topics such as specialty care situations, health, and safety precautions as well as information about the overall senior care industry. Each quarter, Grace Pointe publishes the C.A.R.E. Report, categorized into four parts following a set of relevant guiding principles: C...

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Join the Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, April 1-30

Greeley Mayor John Gates joined mayors across the country for the 10th Anniversary of the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation in asking residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources more wisely. In return, residents could win $3,000 toward their home utility bills, water saving fixtures, and hundreds of other prizes. Plus, one lucky charity from a winning city will receive a 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid to serve the community. “As a leader committed to efficient use of natural resources, I support this friendly competition to remind people of the importance of conserving water and other...

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The Hand That Feeds Monument Receives $125K Challenge Grant from Bohemian Foundation and Fort Collins DDA

Mujeres de Colores is excited to announce that the Bohemian Foundation and the Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority are collaborating to offer a matching challenge grant to The Hand That Feeds Sculpture Monument to be built at Sugar Beet Park in north Fort Collins. They have pledged to match dollar for dollar up to $125,000, all donations given to the project. About The Hand That Feeds Monument  The Hand That Feeds, both a monument and a sculpture, is designed to preserve and honor the rich family history and significant contributions of the Mexican and Hispanic people who worked the...

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The BIPOC Alliance Launches ‘Our Roots: Brick by Brick’ Honoring Latinx Community

 Fundraising Campaign to Commemorate Local Sugar Beet Workers for International Workers’ Day   The BIPOC Alliance of Larimer County is honoring the legacy of sugar beet workers with the ‘Our Roots: Brick by Brick’ campaign, bringing awareness to the back-breaking work of Mexican and other Hispanic and Latinx people who worked in the sugar beet fields of Fort Collins in the early 1900s. In observance of International Workers’ Day, the campaign seeks to raise $25,000 by May 1. Funding will be used to engrave 100 bricks at the base of the forthcoming The Hand That Feeds monument with the names...

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Growing Community

By Laurel Thompson A new development has broken ground in southwest Berthoud, but it’s not a typical cookie-cutter project. It’s actually quite the opposite, with custom homes on quarter-acre lots that served as a local family’s farmland for well over a hundred years. Swan Peter Johnson and his soon-to-be wife, Sophia, immigrated to the U.S. from Sweden in the 1880s and purchased 160 acres of farmland near a small town that had been recently established as Berthoud, Colo. Growing crops and raising livestock was the Johnson way of life for several generations, and the land was eventually divided evenly...

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