Author: Jordan Secher

2021 Sweetheart Sweepstakes

Enter our 2021 Sweetheart Sweepstakes Last year we had 4,029 votes in five days and 164 couples with really great stories! We cannot wait to see what incredible photos we get this year. Submit a photo of you and your sweetheart for a chance to win BIG from The Armstrong Hotel, Olive Thompson Photography, The Cupcake Gypsies and The Bottled Olive Pantry! How to Participate + Win Submit your photo: Monday, 1/25 – Monday, 2/1 Vote: Tuesday, 2/2- Monday, 2/11 Ask your friends, family and social media followers to vote for your photo. The picture with the most votes...

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United Way of Larimer County Announces 2021 Larimer United Grant Recipients

United Way of Larimer County (UWLC) thoughtfully, and with a data-driven approach, grants local nonprofits funding for a variety of programs. From 2014 through 2020, UWLC distributed grant funding through a Collective Impact approach with the intent of aligning activities among multiple organizations to meet community level goals. A cohort of approximately 35 agencies received grants to fund a specific program for consecutive years. This resulted in shared applications, collaborative processes, as well as shared outcomes. The Collective Impact grants expired in late 2020. Working with Colorado State University, UWLC is evaluating the process and outcomes during the first...

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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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