Published on Thursday, October 10 2013 00:00
“Rebuild Lyons – One Life at a Time” is very happy to announce the beginning of its campaign to provide direct grant assistance to residents of the greater Lyons area who have been impacted by the recent devastating floods.
The Lyons Community Foundation (“LCF”) and the Lyons Community Basic Needs and Emergency Fund (“LCBNEF”), fiscally sponsored by Lyons Community Church, have established the “Rebuild Lyons – One Life at a Time” fund in the wake of the devastating flood that began on the night of September 11, 2013.
Published on Thursday, October 03 2013 18:38
By Chrystal DeCoster
The Lyons Community Foundation’s focus, as well that of the entire Lyons community, took a sharp turn on September 12.
With chairperson Dr. Liz Erley’s direction, the organization quickly shifted into urgent fundraising mode. Through the “Donate Now” button on their website, the LCF has gleaned over $200,000 to date.
The presently postponed 2013 LCF Gala and Grants Dinner, originally slated to be Hawaiian-themed and held at Lionscrest Manor on November 8th, was
Published on Thursday, October 03 2013 18:31
Dear Lyons Library Patrons,
The Lyons Library did experience flooding. We are still assessing the damage but hope to make materials available soon.
We assure that you will not incur any fines for books and materials lost or damaged in the flood. If you do have damaged items, please tell us so that we may file an insurance claim on them.
Published on Thursday, October 03 2013 18:34
By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
Date Line: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
No one should have to be told the situation in Lyons is mercurial. Things, situations, and information are changing daily; sometimes hourly. This makes it a little challenging when it comes to putting out a “weekly” paper. But here goes.
Published on Thursday, October 03 2013 18:29
Lyons Fire Protection District would like to thank all of its volunteers, staff, contractors, responding agencies, and others for all you have given during the flood event.
Lyons Fire Protection District was measurably affected by the flood. One of the district’s primary fire trucks is currently irretrievable and possible
Published on Thursday, October 03 2013 18:32
We understand that when residents of Lyons are allowed to return to their homes, they need electricity and natural gas to bring normalcy back into their
Published on Thursday, October 03 2013 18:19
Dear Lyons Community,
After completing our first week of school since the recent devastation in hard-hit Lyons, we want to express our profound gratitude for the massive outpouring of caring and support for our schools’ recovery.
Thanks to the people of the St. Vrain Valley, our students, many of whom remain in temporary housing, are back in school with teachers and friends and