Author: Jordan Secher

Fort Collins Symphony’s Maestro Wes Kenney Selected as Honored Artist of the American Prize

Wes Kenny Selected American Prize Winner for Best Orchestral Performance in the Youth Orchestra Division The Fort Collins Symphony’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Maestro Wes Kenney is one of six musicians and ensembles recently selected as Honored Artist of the American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts. According to David Katz, American Prize founder and chief judge, Maestro Kenney “has proven himself to be an artist of sustained excellence.” Founded in 2010, the American Prize is the nation’s most comprehensive series of contests in the musical arts. The nonprofit organization evaluates, recognizes, and...

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University of Northern Colorado Plans for In-Person Course Delivery for Fall 2021 Semester

The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) is planning to return to a full schedule of in-person courses for the fall 2021 semester, which begins on Aug. 23, and restoring activities and events that will allow students to enjoy experiential learning, campus life and community engagement opportunities. Throughout the 2020-21 academic year, the university adjusted its course delivery methods based on public health guidelines by offering an increase of hybrid and online-only courses because of impacts from the coronavirus (COVID-19). “As students and their families consider academic plans for the fall, it is important for them to know UNC is planning to return to a more normal operating schedule, much like we had prior to the start of the pandemic,” said...

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Points West Community Bank Launches Historical Series

Points West Community Bank Launches Historical Series to Celebrate 115 Years of Service and Showcase Local Communities   Points West Community Bank has announced 115 years of service with the new year. In a typical year, Points West would host a celebration for their communities. With no telling what 2021 will bring in regards to the COVID-19 virus, Points West will showcase its 115 years of history through newspaper archives, photos new and old, and interviews spotlighting its communities, bankers, and patrons. The series will be released through Points West’s website and social media pages in 2021. As the...

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Roche Constructors, Inc. Celebrates 50th Year in Business

Roche Constructors, Inc. (Roche) — a full-service general contracting/construction management company headquartered in Greeley, Colorado, with regional offices in Colorado, Nevada, and Indiana — has announced the company’s 50th year in business. Over the past 49 years, Roche has completed projects totaling $3.4 billion spanning across 16 states — east to west from California to Washington, D.C. and north to south from Montana to Florida. Tom Roche, president, and CEO for Roche Constructors credits the company’s success to its core principles – Respect, Responsibility, and Relationships. “These three principles have been the foundation of our company and are represented...

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UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation Announces Two New Board Members 

Appointments of cardiologist and process management leader bring additional perspectives and talents to the foundation’s board.  UCHealth Northern Colorado Foundation has added two new members to its board of directors, Dr. Bradley Oldemeyer, MD, a UCHealth interventional cardiologist, and Vikki Wagner, recently retired director of process and performance improvement for UCHealth Northern Region.   Erica Siemers, regional executive director of the foundation, said Oldemeyer and Wagner have deep ties to northern Colorado and its people. “In their expansive careers, they have each touched many lives and have helped ensure that the best health care is available close to home...

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The Group Real Estate Delivers Holiday Meals to Homebound Seniors

THE GROUP REAL ESTATE DELIVERS HOLIDAY MEALS TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS FOR CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF LARIMER COUNTY At a time when nothing feels very normal, a holiday meal can make a big difference. This was the sentiment of the 17 team members from The Group Real Estate who volunteered to deliver holiday meals to homebound seniors around Fort Collins and Loveland for Catholic Charities of Larimer County. “Living under a pandemic made it difficult to find volunteers to serve this much-needed task,” said Regional Director of Catholic Charities, Joseph Domko. “Once word reached to The Group Real Estate, they immediately...

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Boys & Girls Clubs Opens Year-Round Program in Estes Park in Partnership with United Way of Larimer County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County (BGCLC), with help from United Way of Larimer County and the Estes Park School District, will now be serving youth in Estes Park year-round. Since 2015, Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County, in partnership with Estes Park Elementary School and the Food Bank for Larimer County, have operated a summer program to give Estes Park youth access to a fun, safe, and enriching environment while their parents worked.  Each summer since then, Boys & Girls Clubs has returned to continue the program with the hopes of eventually growing it into a...

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The New Year Brings New Leadership to Larimer Humane Society

CEO Judy Calhoun to step down from her position after 12 years of leadership Larimer Humane Society announced today that CEO Judy Calhoun has resigned her position as CEO effective January 8, 2021. Kara Pappas will serve as interim CEO beginning January 9th while the Board of Directors conducts a formal search to hire a new CEO. Judy Calhoun has served as CEO since 2008. She helped usher in a new era for Larimer Humane Society working tirelessly on the new facility, which opened in 2017, and contributed to a period of strong growth that further solidifies Larimer Humane...

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Vote your Favorite NOCO Style 2020 Cover

We want to know which 2020 cover is YOUR FAVORITE! NOCO Style wouldn’t be where it is today if it was not for the support and partnerships from our community! Thank you for your readership and friendship! You drive what we do to continue to produce the region’s leading lifestyle publication. LET US KNOW AND VOTE BELOW  When you vote you enter to win local prizes! We will draw our winners at random and announce them on Friday, January 29th on our social media so be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook! Revisit and re-read each magazine...

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