Author: Jordan Secher

Trees, Water & People and Armando Silva Unveil Colores De La Comunidad

Murals have long served as a tool for expression and social engagement; they represent an aesthetic element that integrates diverse cultural components into our physical environment. Trees, Water & People (TWP) teamed up with artist Armando Silva to bring climate migration stories, indigenous ancestry, and resilience to life through a vibrant, larger-than-life mural in downtown Fort Collins. Spanning more than 40 feet, the Colores de la Comunidad is a dynamic, thought-provoking mural filled with symbolism. The mural was designed based on conversations and interviews with Poudre School District students and teachers, local Native American friends of TWP, and TWP...

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Loveland Pulse Capitalizes on Power Project to Bring Fiber and High-Speed Internet to Big Thompson Elementary

New service allows the school to say goodbye to slow connection and hello to Gigabit speeds Loveland Pulse, the City’s communications utility providing high-speed internet and voice services, has installed its 100% fiber-optic network with gigabit internet speeds to Big Thompson Elementary School (BTES) which had poor network connectivity. Pulse was able to capitalize on a Platte River Power Authority (PRPA) project and the power division’s recent electric line upgrades to install its network up to the school. “Our partnership with the Thompson School District made us aware of the severe need at BTES. When our team realized that...

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The Greeley Arts Legacy

The oldest continuously operating music organization in Greeley, the longest continuously operating community theatre in the City, and an iconic local visual artist are the three choices of The Board of Directors of the Greeley Arts Legacy for its Class of 2020.  Following its inaugural 2019 Class of six honorees, The Board selected this year’s inductees from a pool of more than 25 individuals and organizations which had been nominated over the past two years by Greeley citizens. The mission of the Greeley Arts Legacy, established in 2017, is to recognize, acknowledge, and preserve the awareness and history of...

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Annual Make a Difference Day is October 24 in Larimer County

NoCoVolunteers.org to host Make a Difference Day volunteer opportunities United Way of Larimer County will celebrate its 22nd annual Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 24. The public is invited to participate in this community-wide day of service, which is recognized each year during the fourth week of October. The 2020 festivities will kick off with a weeklong celebration of volunteerism in Larimer County beginning October 19. Individuals interested in participating in Make a Difference Day can do so by making a free account on NoCoVolunteers.org, United Way of Larimer County’s online volunteer resource center. The site contains hundreds...

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2020 Alice in Quarantine

In Contemporary Dance Academy’s first-ever livestream event, they took center stage at the Lincoln Center in “Alice In Quarantine.” This classic story follows Alice as she ventures down the Rabbit Hole, through the Sea and Forest, and of course, meeting the Queen of Hearts. Photos courtesy of LEXI E...

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Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Launches 10th Annual Fundraising and Membership Campaign

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of its 10th annual Moving Fort Collins Forward! Campaign. From now through November 19, more than 40 volunteers on 11 teams, with Chamber staff liaisons, are tasked with raising funds and new memberships for the Chamber. To reach their goal, volunteers will be raising funds through memberships, event sponsorships, advertising, initiatives and budget reduction trades. Started in 2011, this annual campaign was designed to strengthen financial resources to continue to broaden the value and effectiveness of the Chamber membership, advocacy, services and programs. “As a not...

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Fort Collins Symphony’s “Winds of Change” Concerts

Fort Collins Symphony’s “Winds of Change” Concert Features the Music of a Rebel and a Maverick The Fort Collins Symphony (FCS), under the baton of Maestro Wes Kenney, safely kicks off its Season 71 The Sounds of Change Signature Concert Series with The Winds of Change live performance at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020 and at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins.  Tickets for viewing the concert virtually from your own home are also available. The Fort Collins Symphony has found a variety of options to help music thrive.  In...

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Express Flu Clinics Available at The Youth Clinic 

The Youth Clinic’s annual  Express Flu Clinics have begun for 2020. The clinics are for assistance in the prevention of the influenza virus (flu) through the 2020 annual vaccine and additional professional informational resources made available to patients upon visits. Available on select dates this Fall from Aug. 20 – Oct. 2, all Express Flu Clinics will be administered at the 1200 E. Elizabeth Street office location by appointment only. Clinics will be held after hours weekdays starting at 5:30 pm and Saturdays at 8:00 am on the following dates: Saturday, 9/12 Wednesday, 9/16 Saturday, 9/19 Wednesday, 9/23 Saturday,...

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Hearts & Horses Bets Big on Virtual Event with Rascal Flats, Virtual Poker and Auctions

For 20 years, the Hearts & Horses Lucky Hearts Gala has given attendees the opportunity to roll the dice, double down and place bets during the popular casino-themed fundraising event. Now, this year, the nonprofit is gambling on a new virtual format on Saturday, Oct. 10 and it’s paying off. The nonprofit just announced the appearance of Rascal Flatts as their musical entertainment during the event and is now betting on the support and generosity of their long-time supporters, Colorado community and equine family to tune in, donate and support their organization. While other nonprofits have postponed and rescheduled...

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Vortic Watch Company Wins Landmark Lawsuit Against Swatch Group Brand, Hamilton

U.S. Federal Judge’s ruling sets precedent for the entire upcycling industry. Fort Collins, CO (September 14, 2020)  Vortic Watch Company announces victory in a trademark case filed against the company by Hamilton Watch International, a Swatch Group brand. In a decision made by the U.S. Federal Court on September 11, 2020, the judge ruled in favor of Vortic on all counts. After a five-year battle, Federal Judge Alison Nathan determined Vortic has the right to salvage and restore antique pocket watches and turn them into wristwatches, including those that bear the Hamilton trademark. “I always knew what we did...

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