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Midtown Business Improvement District Advances S. College Avenue Improvements

$200,000 committed to help realize a project nearly a decade in the making

Efforts to advance a complete makeover of S. College Avenue within the Midtown Business Improvement District (BID) are underway, thanks to a $200,000 commitment of BID funds to advance preliminary construction documents for a significant portion of the corridor. The study is specifically focused on S. College Avenue from Drake to Boardwalk, the portion of Midtown covered by the BID – a special taxing district establi...

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Blue Federal Credit Union Pledges $100,000 to Marshall Fire Relief Efforts – With Your Help it Can Become $200,000

Blue Federal Credit Union is ramping up its response to the devastating destruction brought on by the most expensive wildfire in Colorado. The Marshall Fire has caused over 1,000 homes to be lost as well as leaving over 35,000 people displaced across Boulder County, Colorado.

Blue Federal Credit Union and the Blue Foundation has pledged $100,000 to be matched, which could become $200,000 with your help. The funds will directly benefit those that have been affected by the fire. If you would li...

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Fort Collins native, America Ninja Warrior Flip Rodriguez to speak at January Luncheon

ChildSafe, a northern Colorado nonprofit that provides therapy for victims of child abuse, invites the community to its annual Power of Healing Fundraising Luncheon, January 20 at 11:30 a.m. at Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W Prospect Rd. This luncheon is an opportunity for the community to enjoy a complimentary lunch. learn about ChildSafe’s mission. Guest speaker Flip Rodriguez will share his story of childhood abuse and the inspirational steps he took to flipping his life to recover from trauma....

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Mom N’ Pop Marketing Presents Digital Marketing Course for Nonprofits

Mom N' Pop Marketing is a digital marketing agency with a passion for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. In this course, we will discuss tips to increase and utilize your online presence to increase your volunteer activity and donations. We will give you information on the Google For Nonprofits $10,000 Ad Grant and how to utilize it. We will also discuss websites, social media, content (images, videos, articles), and how to pinpoint the correct audience for your nonprofit.

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Business Update from Larimer County Department of Health and Environment

Published January 4, 2022 

In conversations with the Larimer County Department of Health & Environment (LCDHE) regarding the current COVID-19 situation, we’d like to share the following information with you.

As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 becomes the dominant strain in our community, LCDHE expects cases to drastically increase over the next several weeks. Between last week and this week both the 7 day case rate and the percent positivity have doubled, and the percent positivity ...

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Meet the Candidates for the Next Fort Collins Utilities Executive Director

The City of Fort Collins is hiring for the Utilities Executive Director. This position oversees the strategic leadership and operations of the entire utility portfolio, including electric, water, wastewater, and stormwater services. There are currently five finalists for the role who will participate in interviews and selection events the week of Jan. 3, including a virtual community forum.

Join us Wednesday, Jan. 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. as a City moderator asks the candidates live questions on Zo...

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Did you know The City of Fort Collins offers utility rebates when you GO SOLAR?

Residential customers can receive rebates up to $1,000. Rebate amounts are calculated based on $0.50/Watt of DC system generation capacity and include a 20-year Renewable Energy Credit (REC) assignment to Fort Collins Utilities.

Want to learn more? Visit us at www.altewindandsolar.com

Man, it sure does feel good to do the right thing!...

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First Day Hike at Lory State Park

Start New Year's 2022 with a self-guided tour to Arthur's Rock

Start off New Year's 2022 on the right (or left) foot with a First Day Hike at Lory State Park! Hikers can meet at the Arthur’s Rock parking lot at 10:00 am on January 1, 2022. To promote a COVID safe hike, participants will hike the Arthur’s Rock trail on a self-guided tour. Interpretive stations will be set up along the trail to provide information on park history, geology, wildlife, and more!

While it's been a dry f...

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Installing Solar Increases Property Value

Here is an interesting fact I’ll bet you didn’t know about solar…

Purchasing and installing solar on any facility (home or business) in Colorado will increase the property value by roughly $.70 for every dollar spent on the solar system, before tax incentives. This means that after the customer receives their 26% federal tax credit, every dollar spent on the system equates to roughly $1.00 increase in property value.

Man it sure does feel good to do the right thing!

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State-of-the-art Laboratory Named after Allen Service Founders Marion and June Allen

Fort Collins business owners Jeff and Michael Allen—and their families—are donating $100,000 to Front Range Community College for its Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC/R) program. The funds will be distributed in the form of scholarships to HVAC/R students—in addition to supporting the program itself.

The brothers are making the donation in honor of their parents—Marion and June Allen—who founded the family-run heating, cooling and plumbing company A...

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