Author: Ashley Randolph

Library District Debuts the New Seed Library

Poudre River Public Library District is taking Marcus Tullius Cicero’s quote literally: “He who has a garden and a library wants for nothing.” With the debut of the Library District’s new Seed Library, located at Old Town Library, the community can add vegetable, fruit, and herb seeds to their list of check outs. Eileen McCluskey, Old Town Library manager says the seed library is, ” a unique way to introduce new gardeners to the gardening world and to encourage people to grow their own food.” The Seed Library is an ever-changing collection of open-pollinated, non-genetically modified, and/or heirloom seeds...

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Annual Walk a Mile in Their Shoes Event

On April 13th Loveland’s “Walk a Mile in Their Shoes” community event invites you to enter into the real stories and struggles of homelessness. This awareness and collaborative event between One Community One Family, House of Neighborly Service, Loveland Public Library, Salvation Army, Community Kitchen, and 137 Connection will have community members literally walk the path that those who are homeless have to walk daily. Together these NOCO organizations seek to bring awareness to the problem of homelessness in Colorado. W.A.M.I.T.S. participants will travel the path of those going through homelessness in Loveland as they listen to a podcast...

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Frezi’s Birthday Celebration at Purpose Brewing

Purpose Brewing is hosting a birthday celebration for the Brewery owner Frezi Bouckaert on April 5 from 7-9 p.m. at Purpose Brewing & Cellars. Frezi has done it all—financial planner, cop, bartender, mother, wife and brewery owner—you’re invited to celebrate with delicious eats by Z Catering, Staffing & Events paired with inspired craft beer. Not only is the event celebrating Frezi’s genuine heart for the NOCO community but $5 of each ticket price will be donated to Realities for Children. As a community we simultaneously get to celebrate with a delicious meal while supporting a local organization that provides for the unmet and ongoing support needs...

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UNC Offering Free & Low-Cost Health Screenings for the 9Health Fair

Talented UNC students and faculty are generously extending their talents to the community. The University of Northern Colorado will offer free and low-cost health screenings for the public as part of Greeley’s 2019 9Health Family Fair from 7 a.m.- 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, in Greeley’s University Center. Free screenings include testing for blood pressure, bone health, breast exam, diabetes risk, oral health, nutrition, pap smear, stress management, lung function, pap smears and many others. The following low-cost screenings will also be available: For $25: Blood count and vitamin B12 For $30: Colon cancer screening kit and blood type For $35: Blood chemistry, Prostate Specific...

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Joyce E. McConnell Named as Finalist to Become CSU’s New President

Joyce McConnell, provost and vice president for academic affairs at West Virginia University, has been named as the finalist to become the 15th president of Colorado State University. The Board of Governors of the CSU System made the announcement following a highly competitive five-month nationwide search. Rico Munn, chair of the CSU System Board of Governors said that Joyce, “has shown a unique ability to lead with vision while bringing diverse groups alongside in a common drive for excellence.” “I am extremely grateful to be considered for the opportunity”, McConnell said. “For almost 150 years, Colorado State has led the...

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Upcoming Events

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Classical Convergence Concert: International Contemporary Ensemble

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - March 28 @ 12:00 am
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LINE DANCE PARTY

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - March 31 @ 3:00 pm
Estes Park
Sat 23

11TH ANNUAL GREEN AND GOLD SHOWDOWN

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - March 24 @ 5:00 pm
Loveland
Sat 23

INDOOR FUN TRIATHLON

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Windsor
Sat 23

NOCO VENDOR & CRAFT FAIR

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greeley