Rebuild Lyons - One Life At A Time

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

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Progress Being Made

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.

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A Letter from Lyons Fire District

Dear Lyons,

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

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We Must Ensure Your Safety

Dear Lyons,

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

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Our profound gratitude

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

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A Letter from Lyons Library

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.

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The GearSPOT

Dear Lyons Community,
It’s been a bit over two weeks now since the “1000 year flood” in Lyons and surrounding areas, with effects to these communities that run deep. Our community here in Lyons has proven itself to be giving, supporting, compassionate, hard-working, and downright amazing! Sincere thanks from us at The GearSPOT goes out to all of those lending a helping hand during this time of uncertainty.

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