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Nordson Corporation to Donate and Build Playground in Estes Park

Cleveland based Nordson Corporation and its Fort Collins based subsidiary Value Plastics Inc. have selected Estes Park as the recipient of their 2014 Big Build, a charitable program in which Nordson supplies funding and employee volunteers to build playgrounds in and near the communities where it operates. The new playground will be built in September above the Carriage Hills ponds between Highway 7 and Car ...

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Community Foundation Partners With EVRPD To Make Rec Center A Reality

The Estes Valley Recreation and Park District announced today that it is partnering with the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado (CFNC) to move forward on raising funds for the Estes Valley Community Recreation Center. The facility is something that has long been a need in the community, and the CFNC coming to this project brings together another collaborator in making the community center a reality f ...

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Rocky Card Donates To Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department

With the funds from Rocky Card sales this summer, Rocky Card owners Debra Dullaghan and Anne Smith were able to make their largest donation ever when they presented a check for $5,000 to the Glen Haven Area Volunteer Fire Department. The September 2013 flood damaged or destroyed many roads to residences in the Glen Haven area. The money from the Rocky Card gift will provide for one month’s rental of a track ...

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What Makes You Love Estes Park?

Last month I shared that I had the pleasure to hear Peter Kageyama, author of the book For the Love of Cities speak. Mr. Kageyama talked about what makes people really love the place they live, and not just have an attitude of indifference to their community. His research identified some key factors common among communities where people love to live. At the end of the column, I asked you what you thought ab ...

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Estes Ark Celebrating 30 Years Of Business In Estes Park!

Estes Ark to be featured on Jeopardy! TV Show Estes Ark is pleased to announce they’re celebrating their 30th year in business in Estes Park. The icing on the cake will be on July 24th when the Estes Ark will be a clue on Jeopardy! Be sure to watch for a picture of our Ark when the clue is opened. Jeopardy!, America’s Favorite Quiz Show® and its host, Alex Trebek, are also celebrating 30 years of “answers a ...

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Estes Park Free Shuttles Set Ridership Records

Cooperative effort with YMCA brings World Council participants to town The Town of Estes Park’s Free Shuttles set ridership records in June and on July 4th. Shuttle ridership for the month of June was 10,579 representing a 21% increase over June 2013. July 4th ridership saw an increase of 6.7% over last year for a record total of 3,481. On Wednesday, July 2 the YMCA of the Rockies and the Town of Estes Park ...

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Estes Park Free Shuttle Service Hours Extended For July 4th Fireworks

The Estes Park Free Shuttle system consists of five routes, all of which link to the core downtown area. The Silver Route services the Park-n-Ride at the Fairgrounds at Stanley Park. The Blue Route services Big Thompson Avenue (U.S. 34 east of downtown) and three stops along Dry Gulch Road. The Red Route services Fall River Road (U.S. 34 west of downtown), the Brown Route services campgrounds and other esta ...

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