Mayor Julie told about what to do and see in Lyons, after which the band played, we held up signs, and cheered for Lyons.
Thanks to Dave Chase and Sam Tallent of The Stone Cup, we had a warm spot to wait, hot coffee, and cocoa. Yes, it was very exciting, and worth getting up so early for! Hope to see a lot of you at the award ceremony on Wednesday! Thanks for your vote!
DW KING FUNDS STILL NEEDED
D.W. King’s daughter, Ticha, who had to go to the doctor while here, has been billed for $236 because her Texas Medicare Card does not work in Colorado. Therefore, we are asking for your generosity once again. We are trying to keep this a positive, heartwarming story, in spite of all the backsets. Send to the D. W. King Fund, Box 920, Lyons, CO 80540, which will be much appreciated. Our thanks.
This Friday, April 15, at 2 p.m. is Arbor Day at Lyons Elementary School. Contest winners will be announced, and a tree planted. Parents and friends invited.
Wildlfower Pavilion Concert with folk singer, dharma teacher, comedienne, Ellis with Driftwood Fire, $15 in advance and $17 at the door. 8 p.m.
This Saturday, April 16, the 9HealthFair at the Lyons M/Sr High School from 7 a.m. to noon. Free to low-cost screenings (for blood chemistry, fast for 12 hours). Sponsored by
The Lyons Community Foundation. Everyone should participate in this great offering. Be sure to attend.
April 16, the Lyons Community Dog Day Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the dog park, with music, canine games, health and training tips, off leash socialization, and contests. Dog licenses available at a discount.
April 16, Inspiration Concert and Art Show at Rogers Hall. Art show at 6 p.m., and concert at 8 p.m. Tickets $15. Music by Diane Dandeneau, with Brian and Erin Schey (of Rue), Tyler Grant, Enion Pelta-Titler, and Brian McRae. Tickets available at the ohm salon + gallery, or at www.dianedandenaeau.com.
Sunday, April 17, at Matsuri Restaurant a fundraiser for Japan, from 3 to 8 p.m., 432 Main Street; 3 p.m. – Karaoke Contest; 4 p.m. - Karate Demonstration; 4:30 p.m. - Live Auction & Guest Speaker; 5:30 p.m. - Taiko Drummers; 6:30 p.m. – Japanese Music; 7 p.m. – Live Auction & Guest Speaker.
To donate items for the auction, call (303) 823-9175. Matsuri has donated 20% of March sales, and needs interested kids to help fold paper cranes. All to benefit Japan.
Saturday, April 23, Acoustic Open Mic at The Stone Cup, 2 to 4 p.m., with Diane Dandeneau as host. Sign up starts at 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30, & Sunday, May 1, the Chamber’s Foundation Seminar for non-profits to learn how to send for, who to send to, how to fill out, who will help your organization, etc. Watch for more information.
Art On Display at the Lyons Fork through May 1. Stop by to view the art of Jennifer Mosquera, now on display. Jennifer was a working Deputy District Attorney in Denver when she decided to change the path of her life, and now illustrates the essence of the joy of finding herself, the bold colors of her newfound character, and the beauty she sees in the world and her future.
CLEAN UP DAY – MAY 14
Must be a Lyons resident. Bring your “stuff” to the public works yard, and a utility bill showing you live in Lyons. Spring Cleaning!
MEALS ON WHEELS
We want to thank those that have been delivering Meals on Wheels this past winter: Bill Martin, Lori Matthews, John Loukonen, and Wayne Werner. Meals are delivered to the shut-ins by these folks for $2.75 a meal; a good, balanced meal, to be enjoyed by all. Call (303) 823-6386.
LYONS MIDDLE SENIOR HIGH ACTIVITIES
Thursday, April 14, High School Show Choir at the CHSAA Show Choir Festival in Westminster. Middle School Student Activists, 6:30 to 8 p.m., IMC
Friday, April 15, Middle Shool Talent Show, 1 p.m. in the Cafetorium.
Sunday, April 17, High School Show Choir, Earth Day, 12:30 p.m. in Sandstone Park.
Monday, April 18, High Shool Band to Large Group State Finals and MS 7th and 8th Advanced Band to Large Group Contest.
Booster Club Lionswear Close Out Specials 3 to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 23, Junior/Senior Prom at Lionscrest and After-Prom Party at Longmont Recreation Center, from midnight to 4 a.m. $25 donation due from junior and senior parents for this event, make checks out to Lyons After-Prom.
Tuesday, April 26, Superintendent’s Feeder Meeting 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., IMC
ST. VRAIN VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR BANDS STUDENTS
CSU Honor Band: Matthew Dillon, percussion; Maddie Doering, flute; Kevin Mattes, trumpet; Mikayla Roth, trombone; Ryan Smith, trombone
CU Middle School Honor Band All-State Band: Brian Dillon, tuba; Keith Albertson, trumpet alternate; Matthew Dillon, percussion; Maddie Doering, flute; Mikayla Roth, trombone; Reed Gattmann, horn; Ryan Smith, trombone
St. Vrain Valley High School Honor Band Combined League Honor Band: Keith Albertson, Yrumpet; Jacob Anderson, percussion; Meagan Chriswell, tenor sax; Ian Courtney, clarinet; Piper Doering, trumpet; Maddie Doering, Flute; Clint Hirschfeld, tuba; Reed Gattman, horn; Kelly Herbst, tuba; Kimmy Harrison, alto sax; Ethan Pomeroy, bass clarinet; Clint Hirschfeld, tuba; Yani Ortega, clarinet; Ethan Pomeroy, bass clarinet; Steven Schopen, trombone; Maggie Smith, clarinet; Claire Stark, horn; Hayley Theriault, trombone.
Minnie’s Red Hat group enjoyed “Camelot” at the Jesters Dinner Theatre last Sunday evening. All remembered the romantic story of Lancelot stealing Queen Guinevere away from King Author. A great play and well worth seeing.
A memorial service for Elmetta Snider Eastwood of Fruita, Colorado, was held at The River Church with burial at the Lyons Cemetery, last Saturday afternoon.
Elmetta was the daughter of Ethel Goodard and Edward Snider. She was one of 11 children. Ethel and her children moved to Lyons in 1940.
Elmetta married Bud Chadwick and then Don Eastwood. She resided in Estes Park until his death. She is predeceased by her husbands, daughter Sherry, and son Mark.
Elmetta is survived by two sons - Jeff and Blaine, grandchildren, and two sisters-Ethel Bell Cinnamon of Lyons and Josephine Dittmer of Brighton, many nieces, and nephews. Nephews who are living in the Lyons area are: Gary, Carolyn, and Gordon Cinnamon; Albert, David, and Linda Johnson; Don Lamb, Loretta Bunyan, Jacque Watson, and John Lamb; Larry, Loyd, and Eddie Roe; and Mickey Svilar. We express our sympathy.
Vernon and Betty McNeill of Lyons just returned from the funeral service of Betty’s brother, Don Herndon, Age 68, in Eureka, Arkansas, and then got word of the death of his sister-in-law, Audrey McNeill, but were unable to return for her service:
We are saddened to learn of the death from a stroke of Audrey McNeill, age 89, who retired to Berryville, Arkansas, after raising her three daughters, Gloria, Patty, and Janet in Lyons, and working as School Custodian in Lyons as well as Longmont for over 20 years. (1960-1980)
She married Clarence Iverson, and moved to Missouri, upon his death, and later remarried her first husband, Harold, brother to Vernon McNeill of Lyons.
Audrey is survived by daughters: Gloria Byers of Berryville, Ark; Patty who lives in Longmont; and Janet of Arizona; several grand children, great grandchildren, and her husband Harold .
Audrey was well known to many Lyons students and parents. We express our Sympathy.