Making Your Wish: Anniversary Events for the Community

To mark this milestone year, the Foundation is awarding up to 20 grants throughout the county and throughout 2017. They are our gifts to Weld County to underwrite events/activities that invite community participation, involvement, and inclusion. Below is information about these community gatherings:

Windsor/Severance School District: -  Presents two community discussions - Start the Conversation: Let's Talk About Mental Health 

      When: May 2nd and May 9th from 5:30—8:30 pm
      Where: Windsor High School 

      Click here for more information. 

Greeley Historic Preservation Program - Presents an interactive presentation on historical preservation and music in Greeley titled In Tune With the Past...and Present

      When: May 8th from 6:30 pm
      Where: The Kress Cinema and Lounge in Greeley.

     Click here for more information.

Weld County RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) - Presents Police Appreciation Day

       When: May 13th from 11 am to 5pm
       Where: Gunter Green, UNC Central Campus

      Click here for more information. 

Other Events:

  • Mead Downtown Development District Farmers’ Market - To support their Sunday markets during the summer.
  • Colorado Humanities - To present a free educational event titled “From the Trenches to Technology: On the Brink of World War I”: July 31st 6:00 pm and 7:45 pm at the Cornerstone building of Aims Community College's Greeley Campus.
  • Life Stories Child & Family Advocacy – To hold a family carnival: September 9th from 9am - 11am.
  • Arc of Weld County – To present a sensory-friendly film event: September 12th at 10 am, 1:30 pm and 5:30 pm at Kress Cinema.
  • City of Evans – To support their Heritage Day community celebration.
  • Envision H’Art of Envision  - To hold an art show that showcases paintings, ceramics and other types of media created by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities that participate in Envision’s Art Program: October 6th 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Art Werks Studio/Gallery 924 8th Ave. Greeley
  • Colorado VNA – To host “Aging in Place: A Community Conversation”: October 19th at 6:30 pm
  • Soccer Without Borders – To hold an international food festival.
  • Colorado Dance Collective – To host the “Hot Chocolate Collective.”