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COMMUNITYCALENDAR Send your calendar items regarding non-profit organizations only to by Monday at noon. Saturday, Feb. 1 Berthoud Dance Co. presents “The Love Boat,” at the Rialto Theatre, Loveland. Saturday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 2, 1 p.m. Tickets adults, $12 - students $10 - seniors - $10. For more information or to purchase tickets call 970-962-2120. Monday, Feb. 3 Feel like your finances are controlling you? Turn that around and be in charge of your money matters. Learn how to use a spending plan, pay less interest on debts, and get your credit report. These are among the top 10 practical tools available to you to be in charge of your financial future. Presented by Laurel Kubin, CSU Extension, Larimer County Director. Monday, Feb. 3, 9 – 11 a.m., CSU Extension – Larimer County, 1525 Blue Spruce, Fort Collins. Monday, Feb. 3, 3 – 5 p.m., CSU Extension – Larimer County, 1525 Blue Spruce, Fort Collins. Both workshops are free, but registration is required. Contact Sam Leonard at 970-498-6018 to register. Tuesday, Feb. 4 On Tuesday, Feb. 4, water historian Brian Werner will discuss the development of water supplies in Northern Colorado and the Berthoud area. Werner’s presentation will include the earliest irrigation projects in the 19th century, the construction of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, and how water has shaped the region. Historical photos will help tell the story of how water played a critical role in Northern Colorado’s history. “Water, History and the Development of Colorado’s Largest Trans-mountain Water Diversion Project” will be presented at the Berthoud Community Center at 248 Welch Ave. There is a suggested donation of $3 for Berthoud Historical Society members and $5 for non-members. Call the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum at 970-532-2147 for more information. Friday, Feb. 7 Join us Friday, Feb. 7 when the Valentine Fannie Palmer lunch will be served at the McCarty-Fickel Home Museum at 645 Seventh St., Berthoud, starting at 11 a.m. Berthoud romance wirter, Gini Rifkin will be present to sign copies of her new books, “Victorian Dream” and “Lady Gallant.” The cost of the paperbook is $10. The cost of the lunch is $12 per person and reservations are necessary by noon on Thursday, Feb. 6. Call 970-344-5160. Saturday, Feb. 8 Fort Collins Aglow will meet on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 9 a.m. at Risen Hope Church,1621 W. Harmony Rd., Fort Collins. We will have a pot-luck brunch followed by the meeting. Our speaker will be Kawika Cornelius, the Director of Freedom and Joy Ministries in Colorado. Kawika loves the supernatural realms of God, equipping and training people in identity, the prophetic, and power and prophetic evangelism. The prophetic, signs, wonders, and miracles accompany his meetings. Come and bring a friend. All ages are welcome. For more information, call Carol at 970532-3117. Monday, Feb. 10 Berthoud Town Clerk Mary Cowdin reports the first day to take out a nomination petition to run for town board is Monday, Feb. 10. The completed peti-

tions must be turned in no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28. Thursday, February 13 Berthoud Parents As Teachers event at the Berthoud Community Center from 5:30-6:30 p.m. All Berthoud families with young children ages birth to five years are welcome to join us for “Family Yoga” with Vickie McLane from Yoga Adobe. Wear comfortable clothing so you can participate with your child. A free dinner will be served afterwards. Make your reservation by calling 970-215-0305 or emailing rhonda@ Website http:// Saturday, Feb. 15 Berthoud High School After Prom Event Progressive Dinner will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 5 - 9 p.m. Participating Berthoud businesses include: MiCocina, City Star Brewery, Whistle Stop Cafe, Brick Oven Pizza, Trailhead Cafe (formerly Lighthouse Cafe) and DaBean. $50 per couple, $30 per person. 100% donation to APE. Tickets may be purchased at Berthoud High School in the office. Colorado State University Extension is teaming with the NRCS, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, the University of Wyoming and West Greeley Conservation District to offer the Passion for Food workshop on Feb. 15, in the McKee 4-H Building at The Ranch in Loveland. The workshop is for anyone with a desire to grow plants or raise animals for economic gain, self sustainability or the sheer pleasure of producing their own products. Topics will include raising bees, backyard fruit production, growing hops, brewing your own beer and wine, producing high-quality goat milk for the home dairy, weed management, bread making, soil basics, organic insect management, and much more. For the complete workshop schedule and to register, visit The cost to attend this workshop is $45 per person, which includes lunch. Registration deadline is Feb. 8. For online registration assistance or questions, please contact Karen Crumbaker at 970-498-6003 or Saturday, Feb. 22 Fiber Fest, presented by Larimer County 4-H. Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the McKee building at the Larimer County Fairgrounds. Open to the public. Vendor booths, demonstrations, fiber workshops and much more. Go to for information on fiber art workshops preregistration. Announcements Say I Love You with a song! Order your Singing Valentine from Valentine City Chorus at 223-6404. $39 includes a red rose, two love songs and a Valentine card. Feb. 13 and 14, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Make your appointment now as Larimer County’s Senior Tax Work-Off Program is underway. Senior citizens who meet the eligibility requirements can work off up to $400 of their Larimer County property tax by applying at one of several upcoming information and application sessions. Applications will be taken the week of Feb. 3 by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 970-498-7751. Eligibility requirements include: • Applicants must be at least 60 years of age. • Applicants must own property and

live on that property in Larimer County. • Applicants must have a gross monthly income at or below $1,915 (for one person) and $2,585 (for two people). Established in 1981, the tax work-off program is a method for senior citizens to work off a portion of their property tax. Those accepted into the program are placed in temporary jobs in Larimer County departments. The program was developed to address the challenge for seniors on fixed incomes to afford the higher property taxes that rising housing costs incur. For more information, call 970-498-7751 or tcorrigan@ Artists of all ages — grab your paint brushes, pencils, and cameras and help inspire public appreciation of open spaces through your art work. The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is seeking professional visual artist applicants for 2014. The selected “Artist of the Year” will have the opportunity to create a piece of visual art inspired by a Larimer County park or open space which they will donate to the county. The Larimer County Natural Resources Department will host a public celebration of the final submitted artwork, display the work for public viewing in a Larimer County building, and publicize the selected artist whenever appropriate. The artist will host one public art-related program to increase the public’s appreciation of open spaces through art. For application and other information, go to: www. artist.htm Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 2014. Please contact Meegan Flenniken at Larimer County Department of Natural Resources at 970-619-4562 or with any questions. Loveland Community Blood Drives February 2014 The Outlets at Loveland Community Blood Drive, Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations inside Bonfils’ mobile bus located at 5661 McWhinney Blvd., Loveland. Loveland Community / Loveland Police Department Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Donations inside the Police & Court Community Room located at 810 E. 10th Ave., Loveland Loveland Area Saturday Community Blood Drive, Saturday, Feb. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Donations inside Trinity Lutheran located at 3333 Duffield Ave., Loveland Loveland South Walmart Community Blood Drive, Friday, Feb. 21 from 9:30-11:10 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Donations inside Bonfils’ mobile bus located at 1325 N. Denver Ave., Loveland For more information or to schedule an appointment please call Bonfils’ Appointment Center at 800-365-0006 ext. 2 or visit more information about Bonfils Blood Center, please visit or call 303363-2300. Larimer County’s Geographic information Systems, GIS, and Mapping Group has updated the popular Land information Locator (LiL), the county’s parcel locator suite of applications which provides a window to much of the county’s most sought after land information and a variety of tools for access. The new LiL suite is accessible through the county’s Enterprise GIS launch page at http://maps.larimer. org/lcmaps and from other links on the Virtual Courthouse, Larimer County’s website at Whether a citizen is looking for tax parcel information or detail, parcel sales with available imagery, or wants to create an owner notification list in a particular boundary, documentation on how to use the new LiL application is provided in the help menu. Users can continue to use the former version, to ease through the transition, until March 1, 2014, when it sunsets. 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. Do you have a problem with math? Free math-tutoring services are provided every Wednesday from 1:10 - 3 p.m.

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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 Thursday from 6:30 – 8 p.m in room 135. 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. 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 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. at the Lions Depot at Third and Massachusetts. The depot is available for rent, contact Sam Waldo at 5322001. 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 John Bona, 970-5322605, Bob Talley, 970-532-2228 or Curtis Wilson at 970-532-2638. 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 a.m. at the Lions Club depot. Call Julie for information at 970-587-6424. TOPS is a non-profit, non-commercial weightloss support group. 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. 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. 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. 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. Thompson School District meeting schedule, February 2014. Feb. 5 - TSD BOE Special Meeting - Work session begins at 6 p.m. Administration building board room. Feb. 12 - TSD BOE Special Meeting - Work Session begins at 6 p.m. Administration building board room. Feb. 19 - TSD BOE Regular Business Meeting begins at 6 p.m. Administration building board room. 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@ NOTICE OF FTA FUNDING AVAILABILITY The North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (NFRMPO) announces the availability of $45,660 in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) 5317/New Freedom grant funds for providers within the Fort Collins-Loveland-Berthoud Transportation Management Area (TMA). Pre-submittal Application Requirements - Any project or services to be provided with 5317 funds in the TMA, must be consistent with the goals and strategies in the 2013 NFRMPO Coordinated Public Transit/Human Services Transportation Plan. A copy of the Plan is available at under About / Mobility Coordination. Completed applications must be received electronically no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, February 28, 2014. Visit and click on the home page link, “Mobility Coordination” for the complete application packet. For questions, contact Mary Warring, Mobility Coordinator 419 Canyon Avenue, Suite 300 - Fort Collins, CO 80521 - 970-416-2023 - 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 SALE Red Haworth farm for sale by owner. 35-75 acres. 970-532-2379 HELP WANTED Experienced Nail Tech needed for busy salon. Need to be self-motivated, team player, & want to build a clientele. Call 970-532-1066 to set up an interview. 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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