19th Annual CSU Diversity Symposium will be held October 14 – 18th

OCTOBER 14 – 18

Open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners.
The symposium is a great opportunity to engage with others on issues surrounding diversity and inclusion.

Kimberlé Crenshaw
Mon. Oct. 14 | 6:00 p.m. | LSC Ballrooms B/C/D
Arthur L. Valdez, Jr. | Tues. Oct. 15 | 11:30 a.m. | LSC Ballroom A
Fireside Chat with CSU President Joyce McConnell and
Vice President for Diversity Mary Ontiveros
Wed. Oct. 16 | 4:00 p.m. | LSC Theatre
RISE: Race an...

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Meals On Wheels Fort Collins Blizzard Bags- its not too soon!

Each year, Meals On Wheels Fort Collins, will assemble "blizzard bags" to give to our clients in the event of inclement weather. These will allow for clients to be covered with supplies for a few days if we should be unable to deliver meals.

We are looking for donations of shelf stable food and drink items as well as monetary help to put together at least 250 blizzard bags for our clients this year. Please let Kristy at know if you and/or your organization are interested in h...

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SBDC Presents NoCo Womens Business Conference October 3

The 4th annual Northern Colorado Women's Business Conference will have over 300 hundred local women entrepreneurs for a full day of speakers, networking, and business education sessions!  Attendee price is $75, with breakfast, lunch, and appetizers provided!

The conference will be at The Ranch in Loveland, Thursday Oct 3rd, from 7am - 6pm.

To register -   Go to  ,  Click "workshops", then the "Loveland "  tab.


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NoCo cohort for CiviCO academy determined

The first Northern Colorado group to be part of the CiviCO Leadership Academy, a statewide cross-sector, cross-region program designed to build leadership bridges in the state, has been named.

“We believe this program will be transformational,” Suzanne Peterson, chair of the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado Board of Trustees, said in a statement announcing the list of participants. “Our excitement not only stems from each participant’s leadership development opportunity, bu...

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Get Ready to take part in the Health District’s 2019 Community Health Survey

This fall, your household may be one of 12,000 across Larimer County invited to take part in the Health District’s 2019 Community Health Survey.

Since 1995, the Community Health Survey has helped local organizations understand the types of health related program and services our community needs the most! Data from past surveys has shaped community programs around mental health and substance use, health insurance enrollment assistance, low-cost dental care, and much more.

If you receive a...

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Harvest Farm’s Fall Festival Begins October 4

Harvest Farm’s Fall Festival is a family friendly event beginning on Friday, October 4th and running every weekend during the month of October.  The Festival has a professionally-designed corn maze, petting zoo, pig races, puppy yoga, hay wagon rides and much more.  Best of all, it supports recovery for the 72 men living at the Farm as they journey from homelessness and addiction to self-sufficiency and health.

For more details, please visit

As a speci...

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Nursing Students to Start New Bachelor’s Degree Courses in October

Program aims to help ease statewide nursing shortage.

Nursing students at Front Range Community College are gearing up to start their first semester of the school’s new RN-to-BSN Completion program.

“As the only nursing program in Larimer County, we’re eager to get started with our new bachelor’s degree,” said Jean Runyon, vice president of FRCC’s Larimer Campus in Fort Collins.

Colorado is currently experiencing an annual shortage of at least 500 nurses with four-year BSN d...

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Brinkman Diversifies Experiential Retail Offerings with Unique Concepts

For real estate development and investment company, Brinkman, building the right tenant mix is the key to creating meaningful places. The newest concepts to join their Fort Collins portfolio include farm-to-table tacos, Korean barbecue and DIY wood sign workshops.

Within the newest community gathering place in Old Town Fort Collins, Brinkman has announced several new tenants that will add to the experiential restaurant and retail center. The Exchange, a redevelopment of the 200 block of North...

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Roarin’ Good Time Planned for Crossroads Safehouse Inaugural Prohibition Party

Saturday, October 19, 6–10 p.m. at the Fort Collins Hilton

Crossroads Safehouse is hosting the inaugural Prohibition Party on October 19 from 6-10 pm at the Fort Collins Hilton to raise funds for Crossroads Safehouse and their mission to “prohibit” domestic violence. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased at

Nearly a century and a half ago, on April 4, 1888, James Henry Howe, a wealthy businessman and notorious perpetrator of domest...

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Otis & Bedingfield, LLC welcomes attorney Lia Szasz as a Partner to the firm

Otis & Bedingfield is pleased to announce that attorney Lia Szasz has returned to the firm as an equity member.

Lia obtained her undergraduate degree from Washington State University. After graduation, she continued her education and received her J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2015. While in law school, Lia was already honing her talents as a litigator and was awarded best overall combined brief and oral argument in the Colorado Appellate Advocacy Competition.


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