Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Sterling Public Library Hosting South Platte River Renaissance Program April 22

***Press Release***

Sterling Public Library will be hosting Tom Noel as he provides his program “South Platte River Renaissance” on April 22 at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Colorado will take you on a slide show looking at river revitalization from its South Park Headwaters to the celebratory Rainbow Arch Bridge in Ft. Morgan.

Tom Noel is a history professor at the University of Colorado Denver. Tom completed his M.A. and Ph.D. at CU-Boulder where his mother (a psychiatrist) and grandmother (a teacher) also did their graduate work.

He is also the author or co-author of 40 books and has written many columns for the Denver Post. He has written books about Denver landmarks, and saloons, buildings of Colorado, Colorado history and much more. He also appears on Channel 9 regularly as Dr. Colorado. Mr. Noel does numerous historical tours in Denver. He specializes in railroad, saloon and church tours to name a few. Mr. Noel experience is extensive. He has been Professor of History since 1990 and chair from 1992 – 1996. He has been a tour leader for Smithsonian Institution’s week long “Railroading the Rockies”. Mr. Noel has had part time jobs as a paperboy, bus boy, soda jerk, pool hall attendant, library page, due ranch roustabout and collections and photo librarian.

Sterling Public Library Marvelous Monday Program April 21

***Press Release***

Sterling Public Library will hold the Marvelous Monday program on Monday, April 21 at 6:30pm. The program will celebrate Earth Day with Dr. Seuss. Denise will read the Lorax and take a picture walk through several other books. The craft project for the evening will include Dr. Seuss’ Lorax.

The One Book 4 Colorado program in which all 4 year olds can get a free book continues through April 21st. Sterling Public Library staff will be at McDonalds on Thursday, April 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to read the book and hand it out to all 4 year olds. The book being given out this year is Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard. Children may also stop in the library during all library hours to pick up their book through April 21st.

High Plains Music Fest & Poker Run June 14

***Press Release***

 The 15th annual High Plains Music Fest & Poker Run will be Saturday, June 14th at the Cow Creek Ranch Iliff, Co. Gates will open at 3:30pm and is open to all ages. Admission is just a donation of $20 per carload or $25 week of. This is a fundraiser for local school band programs. Camping will be available starting Friday night.
   It will be a night of tributes featuring the National Guns & Roses Tribute band from LA, “Hollywood Roses”, The John Denver Tribute “Brad Fitch & The Tropicowboy Band”, The incredible Kiss Tribute band “KISSm” great blues from “Austin Young & No Difference” and Local rap artist “Whyte Out” will open the event.  A cash prize poker run for just $20 per hand that includes free admission to the music fest and a show & shine with trophies and prizes. Bounce House, Dunk Tank, Many vendors, Great food & more. Bring lawn chairs & blankets for seating.  For car passes, to register for the poker run or for directions call Mega Music in Sterling, Co. 970-521-9020 or megamusicstore.net for schedule.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Looking for Volunteers to Help Restore Sunset Memorial Gardens in Sterling

The Sterling Home Depot is looking for volunteers to help with the restoration of Sunset Memorial Gardens on Saturday, May 3 at 8am. The Sterling Home Depot is using money from their own budget to help bring Sunset Memorial Gardens back to its former glory. The cemetery has fallen into disarray and they are assisting with raising grave markers back to ground-level, cleaning them up, and raising those of our fallen veterans. The cemetery is 2 miles North of Sterling. Taking Sidney Ave (CR41) North is the easiest route.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Kevin Hickey Benefit April 26 in Fort Morgan

***Courtesy of AM 1400 KFTM and www.kftm.net***

A fundraiser, benefiting Kevin Hickey who is battling a very aggressive cancer, will be held on Saturday, April 26th at the Fort Morgan VFW. There will be a spaghetti supper beginning at 5pm followed by door prizes, an auction and karaoke. All proceeds will go to the family to help with expenses. For more information or to donate items or cash, all Jeri at 970-483-5574, Darlinda at 970-370-4699 or Linda at 720-641-7582

Thursday, April 10, 2014

City of Sterling Garage Sale April 19

The City of Sterling Garage Sale will be held Saturday, April 19 from 8am-4pm at the Logan County Fairgrounds. Come sell anything you want. Tables are only $10 for a 10x10 space outisde for all day. To RSVP for a space call 522-5070 for email execdir@logancountrychamber.com

Spring Fling 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk April 26 in Brush

***Courtesy of AM 1400 KFTM and www.kftm.net***

Centennial Mental Health Center will be hosting a "Spring Fling" 5k run and 1-mile walk on Saturday, April 26th beginning at Memorial Park in Brush. For more information or to register, call 970-580-1970, email events@centennialmhc.org or long on to active.com.