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COMMUNITYCALENDAR Send your calendar items regarding non-profit organizations only to by Monday at noon. Saturday, Oct. 26 The Longmont Christian Women’s Connection will hold its brunch and annual auction on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Plaza Conference Center, 1860 Industrial Cr. in Longmont. Bring your friends for a fun morning of silent and live auction action, a delicious brunch, an inspirational speaker, door prizes and a cook off contest. Tickets for the entire event are only $16 per person, inclusive. Reservations are required. Please e-mail any questions and your reservation request to Longmontcwc@ or call Jane at 303-6822752 for information and reservations by Wednesday, Oct. 23. Friday, Nov. 1 Lunch from Fannie Palmer’s Pantry will be served on Friday, Nov. 1 at the McCarty-Fickel Home at 645 Seventh St. in Berthoud from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fannie Palmer was the McCarty family’s domestic helper in the early 1900s and prepared the family’s meals for many years. The lunch is offered a cost of $10 per person and provides a unique opportunity to step back to a less-harried era when the noonday meal was a relaxing interlude in the middle of the day. Seating is limited. It is necessary to make reservations no later than noon on Wed., Oct. 30. Call 970-344-5160 to RSVP or for more information. The Bunyan Observatory located at the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum at 228 Mountain Ave., Berthoud, is open for stargazing through banker John Bunyan’s original 1930s Brashear telescope beginning at dusk on the first Friday of the month. The November viewing will be on the evening of Friday, Nov. 1. Free admission. Open to the public. Call 970-532-2147 or visit www.berthoudhistoricalsociety. org/ for more information. Saturday, Nov. 2 On Saturday, Nov. 2, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of Loveland and the Berthoud United Methodist Church are partnering to hold a Dutch Hop in the Odd Fellows building. They will be serving bratwursts, kraut and potatoes and the church will be providing homemade desserts as well as coffee and punch. The Odd Fellows will also have several items for a silent auction. If you are unable to attend, but would still like to help support these two organizations, you can purchase tickets to the event and the tickets will be given to the volunteers that are helping with the Loveland and Berthoud flood recovery efforts to give them an evening out. The Dutch Hop will be held from 6-9 p.m. at 315 E. Fourth St., Majestic Gathering Place, Loveland. $15 adults, $5 child 6-12 and under 6 free. Tickets are available at “B” Sweet Cupcakes at 425 E. Fourth St., in Loveland or BUMC.For additional information, contact Sue Brungardt at 532-2680. Monday, Nov. 4 The Foothills Audubon Club will be having their program on Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Berthoud Community Center located at 248 Welch Ave. Our November program will be pre-

sented by Foothills Audubon member Virginia Dionigi. Last June she and husband Rudy, along with son Chris, spent two weeks on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Chris works for the Dept. of the Interior and was involved in a project surveying invasive trees and also the browsing effects of introduced mammals on the Haleakala volcano. After the program, refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public, all ages are welcome. For more information, please call 970980-7932 or 970-532-2194. Tuesday, Nov. 12 To highlight the importance of reading aloud to children, Thompson School District will celebrate Read Aloud Day on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Community members are invited to read to classes in elementary schools. The time commitment is approximately 30 minutes. Various schools and time slots are available. Register online at www. or contact Chris Ingold, 613-5072 by Oct. 18 to sign up. Thursday, Nov. 14 Join us for a fun and frivolous romp through the Roaring Twenties at the BHS fall musical production of “The Boy Friend.” This great show will be presented on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets go on sale Nov. 1 in the BHS main office and are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Announcements McKee Medical Center’s Volunteer Services Department is looking for volunteers to greet guests and provide assistance to people entering the main lobby at the new Stepping Stones Adult Day Program facility in Loveland. Stepping Stones, a service of McKee Medical Center, provides a safe, caring environment where participants can socialize, build friendships and enjoy stimulating activities. The volunteer position requires individuals who enjoy working with people, have a caring attitude, a willingness to seek information, and the ability to promote goodwill. Volunteers must also have excellent communication skills. Shifts are available from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications are available by calling Melissa Wiederspan at 635-4166. The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado is releasing guidelines for grant requests to assist in flood relief and recovery efforts in Larimer County, and it is encouraging nonprofits and governmental entities to review the guidelines and apply if they qualify. The Community Foundation created three charitable funds to address intermediate and long-term flood relief and recovery needs within Larimer County in response to last month’s devastating floods. The funds cover the following areas: · Estes Park and its canyon communities (Drake and above) · Loveland and its canyon communities (below Drake), including Little Thompson River area · Poudre River communities Funding requests from nonprofit organizations and governmental enti-

ties for projects related to the 2013 floods are now being accepted via an application form on the Community Foundation’s website ( Applications will be reviewed and decisions will be made over the course of three funding cycles (additional funding cycles may be added based on availability of funds). The application deadlines are: · Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. · Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. Applicants should visit the Community Foundation’s website (www. to review the grantmaking guidelines and submit an application. The 17th Annual Secret Santas for the Elderly is currently seeking volunteers. The purpose of the Santas is to bring a smile and feeling of love and encouragement to elderly by providing a loving visitor.Volunteers will be paired with an adopted resident living in a nursing or assisted living home in Larimer County. A list is also provided if you’d like to take a simple gift along. Since 1996 the nonprofit group has organized more than 7,300 visits to elderly. For information call Diane or Ken 613-1411 or Nancy 2069569. House of Neighborly Service still needs food of all kinds, especially breakfast cereal and peanut butter. Urgent need for paper products. BHS woodworking classes are looking for any unwanted hardwood or softwood boards for student projects. We can also use Corian countertop pieces of various sizes. Please contact Robb Sommerfeld at 970-613-7719 or Robert.sommerfeld@thompsonschools. org. Have ideas on what would make students more successful with math or reading and writing? Be part of a subcommittee by posting at http:// Contact: Liz. Do you have a problem with math? Free math-tutoring services are provided every Wednesday from 1:10 - 3 p.m. in room 135 at BHS. This informal service for students of any math subject including AP math subjects is provided by a former math teacher. You got a problem with chemistry? There is help. Free tutoring services are provided every Tuesday from 6:30 – 8 p.m in room 141. This is an open, informal environment for all AP Chemistry and Chemistry II students. This is a volunteer service provided by a chemist with 20+ years professional experience. Visit the McCarty-Fickel Home historic house museum at 645 Seventh St. in Berthoud. Operated by the Berthoud Historical Society. Tours by appointment. Call 970-532-1916 in advance to arrange a tour. Scheduled Meetings AARP meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Lions Depot on Third Steet at 5 p.m. for a covered-dish supper. Please bring something to share with everyone. For more information, please contact Curtis Wilson at 532-2638. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Berthoud Lions Club every Monday and Friday nights from 8 to 9 p.m. Anyone desiring to quit drinking is welcome. There are no dues or fees. For more information, please call 5324653. A Balance and Fall Prevention Class is being held weekly. It’s free. Drop-ins are welcome to attend. Classes are held at the Berthoud Area Community Center every Tuesday from 9 -9:45 a.m. Please call 970-532-2730 for more information. Berthoud Area Transportation Service (BATS) is available for Berthoud residents on a demand-response basis. Call 532-3049 to make a reservation or for more information. Service is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Berthoud Fire Protection District board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 248 Welch Ave. Agendas are available two days prior to

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Berthoud Community Fund offered $200,000 matching grant Who takes care of the families in Berthoud who struggle? What organization helps our schools meet special needs? Where does the community’s emergency money come from? How do art works and observatories magically appear in our town? The Berthoud Community Fund, which supports worthy causes every year, has an opportunity to grown exponentially this year. Born with a matching grant from the Boettcher Foundation 15 years ago, the fund has just been offered a $200,000 match from the Doyle and Luvesta Jones Fund.

the meetings by calling 532-2264. All meetings are open to the public. Berthoud Library board meets on the first Thursday of every month in the library community room at 7 p.m. Berthoud Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. They meet at the Lions Depot at Third and Massachusetts. The depot is available for rent, contact Sam Waldo at 532-2001. For more information about the Lions Club call Bob Talley at 532-2228. The Lions are available to loan out supplies for handicapped or disabled people. Contact Curtis Wilson at 532-2638. Berthoud Parents As Teachers is a free service for all families living in Berthoud who are expecting a child or with children ages birth to five. It includes personalized visits/parent education, group meetings and developmental screenings. Bilingual services available. Contact Rhonda Richer at 970-2150305 or Rhonda@thefamilycenterfc. org. Berthoud TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Lions Club depot. Call Joan for information at 667-4206. Celebrate Recovery — 12-step program for anyone with hurts, habits or hang-ups. Wednesdays 5:30 - 9 p.m. at 250 Mountain Ave., Berthoud. Call 532-9886 during office hours. Call for more information 532-9886. First Presbyterian Church adult bible study, every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Facilitated by Rev. Jerry Groves. Eighth Steet and Massachusetts Avenue. Everyone welcome. Friends of the Library board meets in the library community room at 3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Historic Preservation Advisory Committee meets monthly on the second Monday at 7 p.m. in the Town of Berthoud offices board room. For information call 970-581-4603. Job’s Daughters Bethel #37 meets on the first and third Friday of each month at 7:15 p.m. at the Longmont Masonic Building, 312 Main St. The organization is open to girls between the ages of 10 and 20 who are interested in self-improvement and service to community. For details contact Megan Fritts 970-213-9050. All girls are welcome. Justin Bauer Memorial Post #67 of the American Legion meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 7 p.m. Contact Paul Talafuse for more information, 532-4498. Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly is in Berthoud the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Lighthouse Cafe at 8:30 a.m. The Larimer County Republican office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up to volunteer and help with voter registration, set up and staff booths at events, walk in the parades, make phone calls, assist in your precinct and many other activities. 4020 S. College Ave., Unit 11 in Fort Collins. 970-224-2577 or www. Larimer County Open Lands — All meetings will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month with the exception of November and December at 500 E. Third St. in Loveland. Meeting time is from 5 – 8 p.m. Please call 6794534 if you need more information.

Every dollar contributed becomes three for Berthoud’s 501(c) 3 nonprofit which minister to so many community projects and people. Please give to the ultimate “gift which keeps on giving” in our town forever. This endowment keeps growing under the financial guidance of the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado. The local committee spends only the interest each year, ensureing community support in perpetuity. Please join your neighbors and local businesses in reaching our goal of $200,000 in donations to actually provide $600,000 for Berthoud’s philanthropic future. Questions may be directed to Tom Patterson at 970-5323294 or 970-402-3839.

Larimer County Planning Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearing Room, 200 W. Oak St., first floor, Fort Collins. meetings Little Thompson Water District Board of Directors meeting dates and agendas are posted on their website at, The district office is at 835 E. Highway 56, Berthoud. Longs Peak Networking meets every Tuesday at 9 a.m. with the goal of assisting with your job search or overall career development. Life Bridge Church, west on Highway 66 from the intersection of Highway 287 (Main St.), Longmont. Main entrance on west side. Loveland Classical Schools will hold informational meetings on Oct. 8, Nov. 12, and Dec. 10. All meetings are from 7-9 p.m. at Loveland Classical School, 3835 14th St. Southwest in Loveland. Moms in Touch is currently meeting to pray for our school-aged students, teachers, staff and schools each Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. We would love to have you join us at Grace Place (upstairs). Any questions, contact Kim Land at 532-9886. MOPS group is meeting at Berthoud Family Church located at 39820 Nations Way, just west of town on 56 to the curve, then it is to the east of the Carter Lake turn-off on County Road 23. The group meets the first and third Friday of each month at 9:30 a.m. Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m. at town hall. Reminisce meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 11 a.m. in the Berthoud Area Community Center. Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) meets the third Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in the Berthoud Area Community Center. Tree Advisory Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at town hall at 6 p.m. Wisdom Seekers will be meeting every Thursday, 9-11 a.m. at Grace Place in Berthoud, beginning Aug. 29 through March 2014. To register, or for more information, please contact Jill at 970-532-4936 or or Donna at 303-775-4006 or rose55@ HEALTH CARE OPPORTUNITIES Life Care Center of Longmont CNA — Full-time, part-time and PRN position available. Must be Colorado-certified. Long-term care experience preferred. Hours are flexible. Dementia Recreational Assistant — Full-time position available. Will work Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m.-8 p.m. Recreational Assistant — Parttime position position available for Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday shifts from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Dietary Aide — Full-time and parttime positions available. Cook — Full-time position available. Housekeeping — Full-time position available for day and weekend shifts. Will work 7 a.m.- 3 p.m. Must be Colorado-certified. Longterm care experience preferred. We offer great pay and benefits in a team-oriented environment. Contact Monica Swacha at 303-7765000, 303-776-7661 Fax, 2451 Pratt St., Longmont, CO 80501 Visit us: EOE/M/F/V/D – 43647 CLASSIFIEDS $3 per line - per week Custom + $2 LEGAL NOTICES $8 per column inch - 1st week $7.50 per column inch for each additional week Deadline to place a classified ad or legal notice is Monday at 3 p.m.for each Thursday edition. Send to or call 970.532.2252. FOR RENT Apt. for rent in Berthoud, 2 bdrm., 1 ba., new kitchen, AC, laundry, parking. Close to bus station. $895 303-7753491 or 720-384-5058. FOR SALE Red Haworth farm for sale by owner. 35-75 acres. 970-532-2379 SERVICES PT custodial work wanted. 12 yrs exp. at elem. school. 412-0642 or 214-4316 Exp. piano teacher, have openings for students. 214-4316

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