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Berthoud Weekly Surveyor May 30, 2013 Page 3 COMMUNITYCALENDAR

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Berthoud Area Girl Scouts will be accepting canned goods for the Berthoud House of Neighborly Services and/ or old towels/blankets for Wags and Menace on Berthoud Day, June 1. Donations will be accepted at the Girl Scout booth from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Thank you for supporting the Berthoud Area Girl Scouts in their community projects. Friday, May 31 Take it outside with your Commissioner hike at Devil’s Backbone Open Space with Commissioner Tom Donnelly and Open Lands Program Manager Kerri Rollins on Friday, May 31 at 9 a.m. This informal opportunity to visit with an elected official will give you the chance to ask anything you’d like about the county in a spectacular outdoor setting. Hike rating: easy. Please bring water for the trail and dress appropriately for the weather. Approximately two-hour program. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to NRregistration to sign up. Please direct questions to Heather at 970-679-4489. Saturday, June 1 59th Annual Berthoud Day — see poster on page 4 for details. The Berthoud Foursquare church will sell burritos from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. A Mexican dinner fundraiser and silent auction will be held at 5 p.m. The events for the day will also include a raffle: 32-inch flat screen TV, bicyle, Blu-ray player and MP3 player. Proceeds go toward the youth group and women’s ministry. To purchase tickets call Debby Salazar at 970535-4015 or message our Facebook page: Berthoudfoursquare Church. Sunday, June 2 BHS Alumni Potluck Picnic — Make plans now to attend the 5th annual Berthoud High School Potluck Picnic on Sunday, June 2 from noon to dusk at Berthoud Town Park. Anyone with a connection to Berthoud schools at any time is invited. Spouses and friends are welcome. The event is free. There is no RSVP. You are asked, however, to bring a potluck dish and your own tableware and lawn chairs. Please help us continue this annual Berthoud tradition that is always held on the Sunday following Berthoud Day (first Saturday in June). For more information call Judy Sterkel-Bernard at 970-667-5299. Friday, June 7 Lunch from Fannie Palmer’s Pantry will be served on Friday, June 7 at the McCartyFickel 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 Thursday, June 6. 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 every month. The June viewing will be on the evening of Friday, June 7. Free admission. Open to the public. Call 970-532-2147 or visit for more information.

Thursday, June 13 Social Media Lab for Job Seekers —Networking is one of the most important components of job searching. Social media sites have proven to be important for facilitating connections, demonstrating interests, and ultimately landing the job you actually want. Learn how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and even a Blog to enhance your career and boost your job search. The facilitator, Viveka von Rosen, is a recognized LinkedIn expert and social media strategist. What: Social Media Lab Workshop When: June 13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Fort Collins Office of Larimer County Workforce Center, 200 W. Oak St. When: July 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Loveland Public Library, 300 N. Adams Ave. Cost: $69 Presented by the Larimer County Workforce Center. For more information and to register on-line, go to: Saturday, June 15 The Berthoud High School Volleyball Team is hosting a summer tournament at BHS on Saturday, June 15. The tournament will consist of women’s six’s teams and starts at 9 a.m. This is a fundraiser for the volleyball program so ladies get your best team together and sign up. Attached is the registration form and liability release form. E-mail Coach Agho with any questions you may have. Players should have high school varsity experience to participate. Bring one, take one — Community Plant Exchange, Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 532 N. Eighth St., Berthoud. Information at or call 532-4555. VBS at Grace Place —Bring your friends to the SonWest Round-up. Here’s all the details: June 24-28, 9 a.m. – Noon, Children ages kindergarten through fifth grade. Cost is $18/child if registered by June 19; $20/child at the door. Register online at www.kidz-graceplace. org or pick up a paper registration at Grace Place. Announcements The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office and Fort Collins Police Services are looking for compassionate and caring people to serve as victim advocates. Victim advocates provide a valuable service for the community by assisting victims and protecting their rights. In addition to needed emotional support and crisis intervention, advocates offer information about the criminal justice system and the resources available to the victim. Advocates often act as a liaison between the victim and the officers investigating an incident. Services are provided to victims 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Advocates are asked to work four to six 12-hour shifts per month and attend a meeting each month. Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, complete 40-50 hours of training and successfully complete the application process which includes a criminal history check and a background investigation. For more information contact: Larimer County Sheriff’s Office: Susan Johnston, Victim Response Team Coordinator 970-498-5149 or e-mail Fort Collins Police Services: Melissa Funk, Victim Services Supervisor 970-224-6089 or e-mail The Larimer County Dive Rescue Team is looking for qualified, professional candidates who are highly motivated and are eager to serve the community in the challenges

of the aquatic environment. Applicant must have an interest in public service and ability to function as part of a highly-skilled team of rescue professionals. We are looking for individuals with any of the following experience: water rescue, dive rescue, commercial divers, military divers, recreational SCUBA, EMT, paramedic, law enforcement, or simply people with a big heart for helping people in their time of need. Larimer County Dive Rescue is a volunteer rescue organization dedicated to providing emergency water services for the citizens of Larimer County — and state wide upon request. Our organization is one charged with a mission of water rescue (surface and sub-surface) for Larimer County, Colorado. We have been in existence since 1972. The current level of training and expertise within our team is on the same level or higher than many paid organizations. In addition to our life safety and rescue mission, we perform underwater criminal investigation, evidence search and victim and vehicle recovery for the law enforcement agencies within our response area. Find our application at, e-mail us at, or stop by our headquarters for our monthly meeting at 1303 N. Shields, Fort Collins on the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m.. Save the date — 1st Annual Berthoud Open golf tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 13 at Highland Meadows Golf Course in Windsor. The tournament is sponsored by the Berthoud Area Chamber of Commerce and a college scholarship will be awarded to a Berthoud High School student. The tournament is open to everyone. Thompson Early Childhood Program is now accepting applications for tuition-paying and Colorado preschool students. There will be a limited number of slots available in the Berthoud area. Children will need to turn either three or four years of age by Oct. 1. Call 613-5052 or 613-5761 for more information or to receive an application. You can also go to the district website at, go to Schools>Early Childhood to complete the application. Be a part of what makes BHS great. Parents, students and community members are always invited to School Accountability Advisory Committee (SAAC) meetings. We meet the second Wednesday of every month in the BHS Library/IMC. Following are the dates for the rest of the school year: May 8. Berthoud Parents As Teachers is a free service for families expecting a child or with children ages birth-three. It includes parent education, group meetings and developmental screenings. Contact Rhonda Richer at 970-215-0305, or 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 970613-7719 or Have ideas on what would make students more successful with math or reading and writing? Be part of a subcommittee by posting at Contact: 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 970-5321916 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 532-4653. 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 970532-2730 for more information. Berthoud Area Transportation Service (BATS) is available for Berthoud residents on a demand-response basis, which means that BATS will pick you up at your home and take you to your destination in Berthoud, Loveland or Longmont. Call 532-3049 to make a reservation or for more information. Service is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 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 High School parents and student volunteers. Please come to the monthly School Accountability meeting held the second Wednesday of every month at 3 p.m. in the school library. Call 970-613-7701 for more information. 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 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. The Berthoud Transportation Advisory Committee meets quarterly at 8 a.m. at town hall. For information call 532-2643. 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 8:45 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 fourth Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the Town of Berthoud offices board room. For information call 970-5814603. 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. 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 679-4534 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. www. 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.

FREE GARAGE SALE ADS THROUGH SEPTEMBER Neighborhood Yard Sale, Saturday, June 1, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Rainbow Lake Estates, County Road 23 and 8, Berthoud. All kinds of good stuff.

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. Parks and Open Space Advisory Committee regular meetings every fourth Wednesday at town hall - 6:30 p.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. Rocky Mountain Machine Knitters meets from September through May, the third Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church, 2000 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland. Join our lively club for knitting fun, refreshments and great ideas from some of the greatest knitters in Colorado. Mary Jones, 303-466-3320. 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 5:30 p.m. Utility Advisory Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at town hall.

Berthoud Library May & June events May 31 — Family Story Time, 10:30 a.m., at the library. Special story time — meet local artist, Lisa Davis DeMattei to learn about simple drawing. Beneath the Surface summer reading events 2013 All events will be held at the Berthoud Community Library on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. June 4 — Jeopardy and Whose book is it anyway? Join us for two fun game shows where you are the contestants. First, show off your knowledge and bring your team to victory with Jeopardy. Next participate in our library version of the dating game; can you guess the book characters? June 11 — Draw Deep into the Ocean, Tweens and teens attending this free workshop will dive deep into the ocean while learning how to draw an oceanic scene. Instructor Lisa David DeMattei will guide students step-by-step teaching them how to draw creatures from the sea. Art supplies provided. The Dig into Reading program is designed for grades 1-5 but all are welcome to come to the summer events sponsored by the Berthoud Community Library District. All events listed below will be held at the Berthoud Community Center, Wednesdays at 2 p.m. June 5 — Rocky Mountain Puppets NOTICE OF PROPOSED SCHOOL BUDGET Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Board of Education of Thompson School District R2-J for the year 2013-14, and has been filed in the office of the Superintendent of Schools where it is available for public review. The 2013-14 proposed budget of said District has also been posted on the district website at for public review. A hearing of such proposed budget will be held during the meeting of the Board of Education of said District on June 5, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Administration Building Board Room, 800 S. Taft Avenue, Loveland, Colorado, and such proposed budget will be considered for adoption at the meeting of the Board of Education of said District at the Administration Building Board Room, 800 S. Taft Avenue, Loveland, Colorado, on June 19, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Any person paying school taxes in said District may at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget file or register his objections thereto. Shana Garcia Executive Assistant, Board of Education Thompson School District R2-J Dated: May 23, 2013

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 Warehouse with hobby items for sale. See and make offer. 970-5322448. LOST Missing black cat (Lucky) on Wilford Road southeast of Berthoud. 532-0869 or 685-2507. 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 Merry’s Home Child care has openings for all ages. 970-409-8807.

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