Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:08
Spirit Hounds Distillery and Rick England are proud to announce that Richardo’s Decaf Coffee Liquer was awarded a gold medal recently at the 2013 Denver International Spirits Competition in Broomfield.
The Wine Country Network’s 2nd Annual Denver International Spirits Competition took place on March 2 and 3 at The Omni Interlocken Resort. This is the region’s largest double-blind spirits competition. It judges spirits on a 100-point scale and by price categories, yielding the fairest ratings. Wine Country Network assembled a prestigious panel ofRead more: Richardo’s Takes Home The Gold!
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 theRead more: Satisfying Your Outdoor Gear Needs
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.Read more: Lyons Resident Honored
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 05:05
Dear Lyons community:
Based on continued feedback from the community, the Lyons Board of Trustees identified exploration of a possible swimming pool among its priorities for its two-year term. This is not meant to raise expectations about actually being able to build a community swimming pool, but rather to initiate the background work necessary to ask the questions of whether a pool might be possible, what type of pool, how could it be funded, and where it might be placed.
A scope of work of the task force has been agreed upon between myself, the Chair of the Parks and Recreation Commission, and the Town’s Parks and Recreation Director. I haveRead more: Interested in helping out?
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 04:57
The Community Food Share Drive is coming up from Wednesday, March 20, to Easter Sunday, March 31. The Lyons Community Food Pantry (located in the basement of the Lyons Community Church) is a member agency of the Community Food Share and gets the majority of the foods they distribute from them. The Lyons Food Pantry services residents fromRead more: Hunger Hurts the Whole Community
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 threeRead more: Local Inventor To Kickstart His Product
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 04:53
Each year the local veterinary community donates their time to provide low cost vaccination services and pet sterilizations for the clients of the Longmont branch of Social Services.
They also donate their time to inspect and treat the animals adopted from the local Humane Societies, unknown animals for city and county animal control agencies, wildlife, and other rescue groups. Last year, in 2012, the veterinary community donated over $121,853 worth of time and materials to support these programs.
The veterinary hospitals and clinics participating in the Social Service program for no cost spays and neuters are: A Pet’s Place Animal Hospital, Action Housecall, Animal Emergency Center, Animal Health at Home, Animal Hospital, Animal Medical Clinic, Aspen Meadow, Cambridge Animal Hospital, Carbon Valley, Chaparral Animal Health, Coal Ridge, Community Pet Hospital, Culver Animal Hospital, Erie Animal Hospital, Lyons Veterinary Clinic, Nelson Road, Niwot, Olde Towne Animal, Tender Loving Care, and Valley Veterinary Hospital.