Author: Jordan Secher

Vortic Watch Company Donates $25,000 to Non-Profit Veterans Watchmaker Initiative

Veterans Watchmaker Initiative announces the donation will be used to build a new service center, named the R.T. Custer Vortic Building in honor of the co-founder. Vortic Watch Company presented $25,000 to non-profit, Veterans Watchmaker Initiative, the only technical school in the U.S. dedicated to disabled veterans and the industry need for professional watchmakers. The donation comes from proceeds of Vortic’s 2019 Military Edition watch sales, the company’s first limited edition, built from antique pocket watches used by aviators to aid in navigation during World War II. “We are beyond grateful to Vortic for their generous contributions and continued support,” says...

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If You Missed Us on Social Media…

Follow us on our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to keep up with NOCO happenings and exciting giveaways and sweepstakes Loveland Staycation Sweepstakes🏡LOVELAND STAYCATION SWEEPSTAKES 🏡 Exciting News! From now until Sunday, August 16th you can enter to win our Loveland Staycation Sweepstakes! This is a HUGE giveaway that is all Downtown Loveland Local! Thank you to all of our wonderful Sweepstakes Participants:• TownePlace Suites by Marriott• Origins Wine Bar & Wood Fired Pizza• The Cupcake Gypsies• PILAR Boutique• Colorado Coffee CompanyEnter at https://bit.ly/2PlHbr7 and to learn more about what the giveaways are!The big winner will be announced on Monday,...

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One Community One Family – WITS 2020 Video

The mission of One Community One Family is to partner with families, individuals, and unaccompanied youth moving through homelessness to strengthen life skills and achieve safe, sustainable housing. The vision of One Community One Family is to live in a community where everyone is housed and thriving in their environment. This program is designed to assist participants struggling through homelessness. The 2020 Wits – Walking in their Shoes – adapted to a socially distant event which allowed the organization to cast their net a little wider and really show how intricate their partnerships truly are. They highlighted their collaboration within...

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Horsetooth Int’l Film Festival 2020 Announces Updates

2nd Annual Festival Weekend Events To Be Held At Local Outdoor Cinemas Horsetooth Int’l Film Festival (HIFFCO), in its second annual season, is thrilled to announce an expanded, in-person events schedule to take place alongside the previously announced virtual experience. To comply with the rapidly-changing consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing efforts set forth by the community, HIFFCO will host five days of local and international films, musical acts, and art displays at local outdoor cinema partners, The Lyric Cinema (September 8th, 9th and 12th) and the Holiday Twin Drive In Theatre (September 10th and 11th). The...

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Sandbox Solar Installs Agrivoltaic System with The Growing Project

The system provides free solar power for community use while coexisting with the community garden. Sandbox Solar, a local Fort Collins solar company, recently completed an agrivoltaic solar array in a partnership with The Growing Project. The system is located at the FoCo Commons Garden, next to the FoCo Cafe. Sandbox Solar donated this 600W, two-panel solar array for the garden. The panels are manufactured by Colorado’s Lumos Solar. This system powers a USB outlet for phone chargers and the like for anyone in need. The panel is also designed to further education about the ways in which solar...

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29th Annual Colorado Governor’s Art Show & Sale Reimagined

Show rescheduled to Sept. 26 – Nov. 1, art sales moved online for the first time   The 29th annual Colorado Governor’s Art Show, one of the largest fine art shows to exclusively feature Colorado artists, has made several changes for its 2020 show in light of COVID-19 safety protocols. The show will now run Sept. 26 – Nov. 1 at the Loveland Museum and, for the first time ever, you will be able to purchase artwork online.   “While the world stood still, Colorado’s top fine artists were creating art for us. They delved deep within and masterfully...

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