Soon after getting word of the disastrous fire in Colorado Springs, members of the Evergreen Salvation Army Extension Unit voted to send a $5,000 check to the Intermountain Headquarters to assist in providing relief services throughout Colorado.
The donation represents about 12 percent of what was raised in the annual Red Kettle drive last November and December when area volunteers rang bells in front of King Soopers, Safeway and Walmart.
Craig Dickson, a 1985 graduate of Evergreen High School, was recently inducted into the Adams State Athletics Hall of Fame. Dickson won the national NAIA Cross Country Championship in 1986, was a member of three national championship teams and was an eight-time all-America in cross country and track.
Leslie MacPherson proudly announces the engagement of her daughter, Stephanie Winther, to Nathan Hawley.
Winther was a 2004 graduate of Evergreen High School and attended the University of San Diego, where she graduated with a degree in accounting. She currently is a certified public accountant for Hein and Associates in Denver.
Hawley grew up in Saxonburg, Pa., and attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where he received a master’s in accountancy.
On Sept. 22, two Wilmot Elementary School classes helped the Mountain Rendezvous Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate Constitution Week by ringing the school bell near the old schoolhouse.
In addition, the Sunday school children at Church of Transfiguration rang the church’s bell on Sept. 18. Bells were rung to celebrate the signing of the Constitution 224 years ago. The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started by the Daughters of the American Revolution and signed into law in 1956.
Morgan Nielsen displays her winning entry in this year's Evergreen Jazz Festival poster contest. Morgan's work was selected from more than 30 posters designed by graphic arts students of Evergreen High School teacher Andrew Spears.
Most of their creations can currently be seen at Center for the Arts Evergreen and at the Jazz Festival beginning July 29. Morgan is heading into her junior year at EHS and looks forward to a career in some area of graphic arts. She is the daughter of Clark and Kris Nielsen of Evergreen.
Have you noticed the new shine on familiar sculptures around Evergreen? On Friday, May 27, fifth-graders from Evergreen Country Day School paired with Art for the Mountain Community to clean and re-wax 10 of the permanent sculptures around town.
As part of a community service day, the fifth-graders spent their last full day of school learning about AMC’s permanent and temporary sculptures, touring the 2010-11 sculpture walk, and washing and waxing their assigned sculptures.