Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:07
The GearSPOT (138 East Main Street) in the Lyons Village Central Plaza is celebrating their grand opening/ribbon cutting on Friday, March 22, from 3 to 6 p.m. Proprietor Lisa Ruoff invites the community to come on in, check out the outdoor sporting gear, and enjoy some munchies and refreshment.
Ruoff, who moved here from Carbondale late last year, had spent most of her adult life owning and operating restaurants in the Roaring Fork Valley. An avid outdoor enthusiast, she was surprised that there weren’t many places to get quality used outdoor gear in the general vicinity, and decided to fill the niche. She explains, “We’re happy to be a part of the
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:00
Several years ago Lyons resident Gary Peterson was concerned about the safety of his children while they were riding their bikes when visibility was less than optimal. He began tinkering with some ideas, and eventually came up with the “Super Nova Blue” safety bike light.
The small, lightweight, incredibly bright, blue light is mounted on the spokes of a bicycle, and can be see from all directions (360 degrees) at over a thousand feet (more than three
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 04:49
The Lyons Community Foundation exists to improve the quality of life, build a culture of giving, and encourage positive change for the Greater Lyons Area.
With the start of 2013, your Lyons Community Foundation begins its sixth year of giving supported by community events, fundraising and the hard work of many in our community. As we begin planning our work in 2013, we should take time to review our achievements in 2012.
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 04:58
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC/CO) named Nancy Clanton, of Clanton and Associates, Inc., the 2013 Outstanding Woman in Engineering at a special ceremony held last month at the Lakewood Country Club. The prestigious award recognizes an outstanding woman in a leadership position who is recognized for professional achievements in the engineering profession, and who is a visible role model for young engineers. Clanton was among six professionals who were nominated for the award this year by their peers.
Published on Thursday, March 15 2012 09:17
Just last month, the Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce held their monthly social at the CrossFit St. Vrain gym. The well-attended affair was catered by Lyons resident Bobby Clark of Clark’s Catering. Clark has been working as a chef for nearly four decades. He got his start as a young kid training as an apprentice under a Master Chef from Switzerland. Once bitten by the cooking bug, he enrolled and graduated (class of 79) from the Kansas City Culinary Institute. Since then he has spent his life moving up through the ranks of Sous Chef to Head Chef at various Country Clubs, retirement communities, and the University of Missouri (Columbia).