On Being Direct
Tim Jenkins, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, learned the power of being direct while handling a challenging situation as a camp counselor in New Hampshire. He continues to use leadership lessons from camp to inform his work as a Fellow.
Intern Blog Series: Jordan Lobato's Meal with the Penroses
El Pomar Intern Jordan Lobato illustrates the importance of El Pomar's Regional Partnerships program for Julie and Spencer Penrose as if she was able to travel 82 years into the past to connect with them in person. Jordan aspires to make a difference in her home town in the San Luis Valley, and this program has granted her the insight and the tools to spark positive change.
Enhance, Encourage, Promote
El Pomar CEO Kyle Hybl reflects on 2019 and a few ways the Foundation honored the mission of Spencer and Julie Penrose: to enhance, encourage and promote the current and future well-being of the people of Colorado.
Intern Blog Series: Katie Torres' Meal with the Penroses
El Pomar Intern Katie Torres highlights El Pomar's capacity to convene and empower local leaders for Julia and Spencer Penrose as if she was able to travel 82 years into the past to dine with them in person. Her role as the Outreach Intern and work with the Emerging Leaders Development program has emphasized for Katie the importance of investing in the leadership development of community members.
Matt Carpenter Delivers UCCS fall 2019 Commencement Address
Carpenter addressed more than 500 graduates and their families at the Broadmoor World Arena during the Dec. 20 commencement ceremony.
Fellowship Alumni Appreciations
Several alumni from the El Pomar Fellowship share their favorite parts of this program and how it influenced their personal and professional journey.
Community Engagement Starts with Listening
Claire Girardeau, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, discusses how her understanding of community service has evolved over recent years. She hopes her experience as a Fellow will teach her how to channel time and resources into well-informed endeavors that address community need.
Debbie Howard retires after 34 years of service to El Pomar Foundation
El Pomar Foundation would like to thank Debbie Howard for her service and dedication to the Foundation, its mission and staff over the past 34 years.
Covering Every Corner
Kathryn Benson, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, describes how her work at the Foundations has introduced her to the incredible diversity of Colorado and expresses her excitement to work with the Northwest Regional Council.
Helping Neighbors in Need: The Impact of the Empty Stocking Fund
Deb Mahan, Executive Director of Gazette Charities, shares how the Gazette Charities/El Pomar Foundation Empty Stocking Fund raises money for 20 health and human service agencies that support those in need in the Pikes Peak region.
Army secretary picks Colorado pair as civilian aides with eye on recruiting
From Colorado Springs comes retired Command Sgt. Maj. Terrance McWilliams.
Let Us Work Together
Jonathan Royal, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, explains his perspective on service through the experiences he had directing a youth center in a low-income neighborhood. To Jonathan, service is about building bridges across divisions and healing wounds through mutual connection.
Intern Blog Series: Max Blackburn's Meal with the Penroses
El Pomar Intern Max Blackburn discusses the more recent work of El Pomar with Spencer and Julie Penrose as if he was able to travel 82 years into the past to lunch with them in person. Work as the Award for Excellence Intern and interactions with El Pomar staff ignited his interest in serving Colorado communities post-graduation.
Resilience in the Rwandan Army
Hannah Grace, a 1st Year Fellow with El Pomar, reflects on how her Army ROTC cultural exchange program with the Rwanda Defense Force has informed the style of leadership she hopes to emulate.
Lake County Wins the 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize
Learn more from High Country Regional Trustee Dave Palenchar about the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize, the excellent work of Lake County and how the High Country Council's grantee partner played a role.
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