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Weld United Way 211 service connects flood recovery services, victims and volunteers

United Way of Weld County’s 2-1-1 Information & Referral Service provides access to services to people all across Weld County. In times of disaster, such as the Windsor Tornado in 2008 and the current flooding that has devastated the entire … Continue reading

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Weld County employees honored by United Way

Staff Reports —   WELD COUNTY, CO – Two Weld County employees will be honored next Thursday, March 15, 2012, by the United Way of Weld County for their volunteer work with the organization.   Margie Martinez Perusek, of the … Continue reading

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Evans Fire Department to hold fund raiser to assist victims

by Vanessa Dominguez The Evans Fire Department will have their annual pancake breakfast on May 7, 2011. The pancake breakfast will be held at 3918 Denver Street and proceeds go to the Evans Fire Safety and Assistance Fund. The Evans … Continue reading

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Frances Mae Vitt

Frances Mae Vitt November 26, 1913 ~ March 27, 2011   Frances Mae Vitt, 97, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Greeley, CO.  She was born November 26, 1913, in Fremont, Nebraska, the only child of Frank Smith and … Continue reading

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Democrat volunteer accused of voter fraud

Story and photo By Jack Minor A Greeley postal carrier has contacted the Police Department alleging voting irregularities by a Democratic Get Out The Vote volunteer she encountered on her route Wednesday. The carrier claimed while on her route in … Continue reading

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Barbara M. Smith

Barbara M. Smith, 92, of Greeley, died October 5, 2010 at Life Care Center of Aurora.  She was born August 14, 1918 in Ottawa, Kansas to John Isaac and Lena Antoinetta (Avenarius) Okerberg. She married Rhoten A. Smith on December … Continue reading

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Jim Riesberg, Local Businessman, Volunteer, State Representative

Rep. Jim Riesberg meets with a local constituent at a town hall Story and Photo By Jack Minor On Friday, August 27, the Greeley Gazette will host a debate between the two candidates for Colorado State House District 50. The … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Has its Perks!

By Ryan-Ashley Rodriquez Behind all the Rock Stars, Rodeo champs, and the glam of the Greeley  Stampede, works a dedicated volunteer staff of over 350 people. After almost a full year of planning, volunteer Wranglers began assembling gates, cleaning offices, … Continue reading

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Dismal weather did not prevent DA volunteers from updating safehouse room

By Jack Minor Despite chilly temperatures and constant rain, the spirits of seven Weld County District Attorney’s Office employees were not dampened on Saturday when they arrived at A Woman’s Place to update a room. A Woman’s Place serves victims … Continue reading

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Greeley Freight Station Museum

story and pictures by Zachary Jory 50,000 volunteer hours have been contributed during the construction of the Greeley Freight Station Museum. Dave Trussell, director of the museum, emphasizes the importance of this superb volunteer help in assuring the success of … Continue reading

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Missionary Manner: bringing people off the streets and into shelter

By Vanessa Dominguez Missionary Manor held their Inaugural Fundraising Breakfast last Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church in Greeley. Joe Tennessen  gave the keynote address in which he stated that non-profit groups like Missionary Manor and Habitat for Humanity are … Continue reading

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Margaret “Maggie” I. Stewart

Maggie Stewart, 93, of Greeley, CO died May 16, 2010 at Garden Square Assisted Living in Greeley. She was born October 17, 1916 in Big Flat, AR to Hubbard E. & Alma L. (Finley) Tomlinson. Maggie graduated from Ault High … Continue reading

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Weld County CASA needs volunteers to work with children

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette The Weld County Court Appointed Special Advocate program urgently needs volunteers to assist them in working with children who have been abused or neglected. CASA was started in 1972 by a judge in … Continue reading

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