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:

  • Fort Lupton Recreation Center - Free Friday evenings: June 2nd to August 4th 5-8pm.
  • 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.”