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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

El Pomar Foundation and Toulouse-Lautrec

In 1891, on the muggy avenues of a changing Paris, a young artist’s new lithograph posters appeared for the first time. A painter by trade, his colorful and curvilinear prints were elegant in their simplicity, but most of all, provocative.

by Lori Bellingham, the Jan. 6, 2015, midnight

Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

Pueblo Cooperative Care Center seeks to prevent hunger in the Pueblo community by providing emergency food and services as well as medical prescription assistance, emergency transportation, and donations of clothing and personal hygiene products for more than 30,000 individuals.

by Lori Bellingham, the Dec. 30, 2014, midnight

Limon Movie Theater Perseveres as Community Hub

Movie theaters have been a gathering place for Americans for over a century , and the conversion of Hollywood to digital prints over the last several years has threatened to close 10,000 theaters nationwide. A digital projector can cost as much as $100,000, a cost few rural theaters can absorb.

by Devanie Helman, the Dec. 29, 2014, midnight

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