Local Stories

Big shots: Champion hunters compete at Powderhorn

August 1, 2017 0
There’s the game, and then there’s real life. Outside observers would never consider Train to Hunt competitions games, of course. Games are supposed to be fun, and the elite hunter-athletes running up and down Powderhorn Mountain Resort’s steep runs in the July heat were not having fun. In fact, most [ . . . ]

Meet your new therapist, Mr. Ed

August 1, 2017 0
Blue skies framed calm stables as Jay D. Muller and I walked up to meet the horses at Reimer’s Rainbow Ranch, home of the Grand Valley Equine Assisted Learning Center (GVEALC). They were quiet, munching on their breakfast before their workday began. The center, located at 979 25 Road, aims [ . . . ]

Support our vets at the Patriot Picnic

August 1, 2017 0
Who wouldn’t take the opportunity to enjoy the summer weather, eat well and celebrate our nation’s heroes? On August 12, those in the Montrose area have the chance to do just that. Each August for the past five years, Montrose’s Welcome Home Alliance for Veterans (WHAFV) has hosted the Patriot [ . . . ]

VOA gives community an AdvantAge

August 1, 2017 0
Have you had a benefits checkup recently? Finding resources and applying for assistance can be a daunting task for seniors and their families. Understanding the complicated language and the proper documentation required to apply is overwhelming. Our community has an abundance of resources available to support the journey that is [ . . . ]
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Upcoming Community Events

Aug
18
Fri
all-day Palisade Peach Festival @ Riverbend Park
Palisade Peach Festival @ Riverbend Park
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day
Celebrate perfect peaches at Palisade’s Riverbend Park. Enjoy carnival rides and an abundance of peach-infused foods, plus cooking demos and a peach-eating contest. Visit www.palisadepeachfest.com for more information.
Aug
19
Sat
all-day Summer Barn Dance @ Fruita Community Center Senior Center
Summer Barn Dance @ Fruita Community Center Senior Center
Aug 19 all-day
Saddle up and ride on out to the Fruita Community Center for live music with Bill Bartley, a country potluck dinner and a good time! This is a 55+ event. The cost is $5; please bring a covered dish to share. Call the community center at 858-0360 for more information.
all-day Summer Barn Dance with Bill Bartley @ Fruita Community Center
Summer Barn Dance with Bill Bartley @ Fruita Community Center
Aug 19 all-day
Summer Barn Dance with Bill Bartley @ Fruita Community Center |  |  |
Summer Barn Dance with Bill Bartley: Saddle up & ride on out to the Fruita Community Center for live music with Bill Bartley, Country Potluck dinner & a Stompin’ Good Time! Date: August 19th Cost: $5 plus a covered dish to share – potluck. 55+ special event. More information: Fruita [ . . . ]
Aug
20
Sun
10:15 am Telluride Chamber Music Festival @ Montrose Senior Center
Telluride Chamber Music Festival @ Montrose Senior Center
Aug 20 @ 10:15 am
Join us for an afternoon of dining and music! Bring money for lunch in town, followed by the 44th Annual Chamber Music Concert. Meet at the senior center at 10:15 a.m. The cost is $48; bring money for lunch.

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