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Berthoud Weekly Surveyor, Berthoud, Colorado


  • Berthoud Weekly Surveyor June 19, 2014 Page A3COMMUNITYCALENDAR Send your calendar items regarding non-profit organizations only to by Monday at noon.

    Saturday, June 21The Berthoud Area Chamber of

    Commerce presents the Quilt, Art and Craft Show on Saturday, June 21 in Fickel Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendor spaces are available for $40.

    The Berthoud Historical Society presents the McCarty Fickel House Historic Home Tour on Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 645 Seventh St.

    Highlights include: Tours of the McCarty Fickel

    House start at 12 p.m. Suggested donation $5 per adult

    Art display of local artist Michael Georges. Unveiling of our 2014 Gala Painting at 11 a.m.

    Vintage Car Show starts at 10 a.m. and runs to 1 p.m.

    Light refreshments will be served

    Call the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum at: 970-532-2147 or email or visit:

    The Carter Lake Sailing Club is celebrating their 61st anniversary this year will join sailors around the world to celebrate the sailing

    lifestyle by participating in the Summer Sailstice annual celebration on Saturday, June 21. As part of the celebration the Carter Lake Sailing Club is inviting the public to an open house of their facilities from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Registration and refreshments will take place at the Carter lake Sailing Clubs clubhouse. After registering and enjoying free refreshments current or prospective sailors are invited to join CLSC for short sailing excursions on members boats where everyone can enjoy the beautiful mountain waters of Carter Lake. To contact the Carter Lake Sailing Club directly call Michael Morgan at 970-395-0073 or via email at

    Berthoud Greeley Aglow Light-house will join the Genesis Projects second Annual Family Funfest as a vendor. It will be Saturday, June 21 at Bittersweet Park (16th Street and 35th Avenue) from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The event is free. Come out and see us and help support The Genesis Project to help purchase a home for single moms and their children. There will be more vendors, games, face painting, bounce houses, food and more.

    Sunday, June 22Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/

    Neuter Clinic is holding its Cat Cara-van Adoption Fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at the Thomas M. McKee 4-H Building at The Ranch in Loveland, featuring its 9 Lives for $9 cat adoption special. To add a new kitty to the family, visit Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinics Loveland or Fort Collins loca-tions, or come to The Ranch, 5280 Arena Cr., Loveland, on Sunday. For more information, contact the cat rescue at 970-484-8516 or visit

    AnnouncementsStroke, diabetes, heart Disease

    Screening on July 8 at First United Methodist Church of Berthoud, Ninth Street and Lake Avenue. Preregistra-tion required: Call 1-888-653-6450 or visit

    River Bluffs Open Space, lo-cated east of I-25 between the towns of Windsor and Timnath, will reopen today following a temporary closure due to flooding along the Cache la Poudre River.

    Flood repairs to the roads at Hermit Park Open Space are pro-ceeding on schedule. There will be limited access to the area beginning on the July 4th weekend and other weekends during July until the proj-ect is complete. Camping reserva-tions for the July 4th and subsequent weekends can be made beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 15 by visiting or calling 1-800-397-7795.

    Availability will include Hermits Hollow and Bobcat Campgrounds and select cabins. Visitors can begin accessing the area for both overnight and day use at 8 a.m. on Thursday July 3. The area will close again at 6 p.m. on Sunday July 6, but will re-open the following weekend. The Kruger Rock Trail will be open, but there will not be any public access beyond the pavilion area, therefore no access to the Home-stead Meadows Trail from Hermit Park Open Space will be available until repairs are complete. As July 4th is a holiday weekend the stan-dard reservation rules will apply. Reservations must be for three days, Thursday July 3 through the night of Saturday July 5. During this period of time water will only be available at the Open Space entrance. The most current information about Hermit Park Open Space will be available on

    The Big T Conservation District has a 50-year history of conservation service to landowners, as originally established by President Roosevelt. Governed by a board of volunteer local landowners, the district is NOT supported by a mill levy. Big T is cur-rently paying all costs for meetings, travel, mailings, administration and three staff members in full support of the Little Thompson Watershed Restoration Coalition. Please help us out with a donation of any size. We have chosen the website to collect donations.

    If you prefer to donate by check, please make the check payable to Big T CD/LTWRC Fund and mail the check to:Big Thompson Conservation District, P.O. Box 441, Berthoud, CO 80513

    House of Neighborly Service still needs food of all kinds, especial-ly breakfast cereal and peanut but-ter. Urgent need for paper products.

    BHS woodworking classes are looking for any unwanted hardwood or softwood boards for student proj-ects. We can also use Corian coun-tertop pieces of various sizes. Please contact Robb Sommerfeld at 970-613-7719 or

    Do you have a problem with math? Free math-tutoring services are provided every Wednesday from 1:10 - 3 p.m. in room 135 at BHS. This informal service for students of any math subject including AP math subjects is provided by a former math teacher.

    You got a problem with chemis-try? There is help. Free tutoring ser-vices are provided every Thursday from 6:30 8 p.m in room 135. This is an open, informal environment for all AP Chemistry and Chemistry II students. This is a volunteer ser-vice provided by a chemist with 20+ years professional experience.

    Scheduled MeetingsAARP meets on the second

    Wednesday of each month at the Lions Depot on Third Steet at 5 p.m. for a covered-dish supper. Please bring something to share with every-one. For more information, please contact Curtis Wilson at 532-2638.

    Al-Anon is an anonymous fellow-ship that offers support to people whose lives have been affected by relatives and friends who suf-fer from the disease of alcoholism. Anonymity is protected at all times. A weekly Al-Anon meeting is held in the nursery of the First Presbyterian Church of Berthoud (531 Eighth St.) on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please enter through the

    main door on Eighth Street, then go straight ahead into the nursery. An elevator is available for those who might need it. For more information, contact Liz at 970-290-4359.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Berthoud Lions Club every Monday and Friday nights from 8 to 9 p.m. Anyone desiring to quit drink-ing is welcome. There are no dues or fees. For more information, please call 532-4653.

    A Balance and Fall Prevention Class is being held weekly. Its free. Drop-ins are welcome to attend. Classes are held at the Berthoud Area Community Center every Tues-day from 9 -9:45 a.m. Please call 970-532-2730 for more information.

    Berthoud Area Transporta-tion Service (BATS) is available for Berthoud residents on a demand-response basis. Call 532-3049 to make a reservation or for more infor-mation. Service is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Berthoud Fire Protection Dis-trict board meets on the third Tues-day of every month at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 248 Welch Ave. Agendas are available two days prior to the meetings by calling 532-2264. All meetings are open to the public.

    Berthoud Library board meets on the first Wednesday of every month in the library community room at 7 p.m.

    Berthoud Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Lions Depot at Third and Massachusetts. The depot is available for rent. Contact Sam Waldo at 532-2001. For more in-formation about the Lions Club call Bob Talley at 532-2228. The Lions are available to loan out supplies for handicapped or disabled people. Contact John Bona, 970-532-2605, Bob Talley, 970-532-2228.

    Berthoud Parents As Teachers is a free service for all families liv-ing in Berthoud who are expecting a child or with children ages birth to five. It includes personalized visits/parent education, group meetings and developmental screenings. Bi-lingual services available. Contact Rhonda Richer at 970-215-0305 or

    Berthoud TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Lions Club depot. Call Julie for information at 970-587-6424. TOPS is a non-profit, non-com-mercial weight-loss support group.

    First Presbyterian Church adult bible study, every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Facilitated by Rev. Jerry Groves. Eighth Steet and Massachusetts Av-enue. Everyone welcome.

    Friends of the Library board meets in the library community room at 3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every other month. Please call 970-532-2121 for exact dates.

    Historic Preservation Advisory Committee meets monthly on the second Monday at 7 p.m. in the Town of Berthoud offices boardroom. For information call 970-581-4603.

    Jobs Daughters Bethel #37 meets on the first and third Friday of each month at 7:15 p.m. at the Longmont Masonic Building, 312 Main St. The organization is open to girls between the ages of 10 and 20 who are interested in self-improve-ment and service to community. For details contac


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