Published on Monday, January 27 2014 10:44
You have a compelling business model ... ambition ... entrepreneurial spirit. Add in a solid business plan and the necessary capital, and you may be well on your way toward launching a business. But before you take the leap into owning your own business, it's worthwhile to consider adding in another important element - the guidance of a mentor.
According to a recent survey conducted by The UPS Store, 88 percent of small business owners believe having a mentor has been invaluable. As evidence of the value this unique relationship brings, more than
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 10:05
Starting on the west side of town as you head up to Estes Park, Main Street Auto & Tire is under new ownership and management. Longtime Lyons resident Art Dudley has taken over running the garage (505 Main Street across from the entrance to Planet Bluegrass). Selling
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:29
Dear Lyons Community,
I moved to Lyons thirty years ago, to be part of seeing if we could build a community where we could have a community that balanced the quality of life, and economic prosperity, with a stewardship of the environment. Knowing that this would best be accomplished by a
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:52
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Correction: In the Board of Trustees article of two weeks ago (January 9), I inadvertently left out the word “not” when reporting that Trustee Dan Greenberg expressed concern about the impact a contemplated electric base rate user fee increase would have on users who were currently in their homes. The sentence should have read, “not currently in their homes.” I apologize to Trustee Greenberg and our readers for any confusion and misunderstanding this caused. Joseph Lekarczyk, Editor – The Lyons Recorder
Considering there was a public hearing on a purposed electric base rate increase on the agenda, there wasn’t much of a crowd at Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting.
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:24
While attending a Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force meeting, which was considering housing possibilities for the people who lost their homes during our flood, I had a flash back. The flash back was of a court decision made during my youth in New Jersey.
Published on Thursday, January 23 2014 09:39
To the Editor, Lyons Recorder:
As all who care about the Town of Lyons work towards post-flood restoration, I hear certain assumptions repeated. Some of these are myths and not reality. The sooner we discard
Published on Thursday, January 16 2014 14:34
By C. Chrystal DeCoster
The number of Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) academic scholarships has recently increased thanks to a huge outpouring of generosity, vision, and volunteer efforts. There are now four opportunities: two $1,000 Steve Ralston memorial awards; one $500 honorarium for Lyons’ alum Joel Mack; and the evolving Gerald Boland’s namesake