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From the 400 Freestyle to the Fellowship

I was born with a benign tumor in my spinal cord, which caused enough nerve damage and weakness in my legs to make me eligible for the Paralympic sport system.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 9, 2015, midnight

Greeley Dream Team: A wrap-around approach to student success

The high school graduation rate for Greeley-Evans School District 6 hovers around 80 percent, one of the lowest rates in the North Region. While various nonprofit organizations in the 3 county region of Boulder, Larimer and Weld address academic success and high school completion, The Greeley Dream Team takes a slightly different approach.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 4, 2015, midnight

Reverend Dr. Milton E. Proby: A Lifetime of Achievement

In 1926, the historic contributions of African Americans in the United States were largely misrepresented or ignored. In response, Carter G. Woodson joined and helped lead a movement to recognize the past, present, and future achievements of African Americans.

by Lori Bellingham, the Feb. 27, 2015, midnight

ACYPL: Oceans Apart, and Yet We're the Same

At the height of the Roman Empire - when Istanbul was still Constantinople - a one-way trip between Rome and the Empire’s eastern capital spanned at least a month. Likely, the trip would have taken much longer.

by Jordan Miranda, the Feb. 19, 2015, midnight

Happy and Healthy Children are Worth Any Investment

Since 1979, Tu Casa, Inc. has empowered children and adults to live healthy lives, free of domestic violence and sexual assault in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.

by Lori Bellingham, the Feb. 12, 2015, midnight

Fellowship Spotlight: Delicious Success

Touted as “a knockout new restaurant” by The Denver Post, Work & Class was named one of the Top 25 Restaurants in Denver by 5280 magazine, one of the Best 21 New Restaurants in America by Thrillist, and one of the 14 Best New Restaurants in America by Zagat.

by Lori Bellingham, the Jan. 26, 2015, midnight

From the Grants Office

2014 was a busy year with more than 870 requests from across the state representing all of El Pomar’s 11 regions in Colorado.

by Lori Bellingham, the Jan. 23, 2015, midnight

Dial-A-Ride

In 1979, residents of Montrose County stepped in to fill a growing need in their community: providing transportation for their elderly and disabled friends and neighbors.

by Nathan Mackenzie, the Jan. 20, 2015, midnight

Albert Einstein, I love you but you're wrong

Albert Einstein once defined insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I love quotes, and I certainly appreciate Albert Einstein. However, in this case, I have to disagree with Mr. Einstein.

by Hannah Staller, the Jan. 15, 2015, midnight

Fellows as Kids

El Pomar's Fellowship is built around the idea that outstanding organizations and communities don't just happen--they evolve when great potential meets great leadership.

by Lori Bellingham, the Jan. 13, 2015, midnight

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