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Never a Dry Day

Perhaps it was with foresight that Spencer Penrose installed secret doors behind the library’s north bookcases when he remodeled his new home in 1916.

by Lori Bellingham, the April 27, 2015, midnight

Stories of Impact: House of Neighborly Service

The days are cold, and the nights are colder. Imagine you have nowhere to seek shelter from the ever-changing Colorado weather. What do you do to stay warm in Loveland, Colorado?

by Lori Bellingham, the April 17, 2015, midnight

Sharpen Your Axe

One day, two lumberjacks decided to compete to see who could chop more lumber in 24 hours.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 31, 2015, midnight

Bringing in the New Year in Africa

As an African-American woman, I always hoped to visit a continent with rich history and ties to my ancestry. Little did I know I would bring in the 2015 New Year on a plane heading to Uganda.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 12, 2015, midnight

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

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