February 2020 VISTA Spotlight

This month’s VISTA Spotlight is Bo Blodgett of Habitat for Humanity of the Roaring Fork Valley. What is the background behind your organization? “Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley has been building homes for low to middle income individuals in the region (Aspen to Parachute) for 20 years. Habitat’s philosophy is to give families a…


Skier Appreciation Day Benefits United Way

Sunlight Mountain Resort’s 35th Annual Skier Appreciation Day is now on January 10. Marketing and Sales Director Troy Hawks describes this year’s theme and events on United Way Cares. Listen to the episode by clicking this link: https://www.kdnk.org/post/skier-appreciation-day-benefits-united-way?fbclid=IwAR2fhqBmh3-XlIXm4Ra1n8SwxzTvaTG8G3-3GpZoyHe3pC-PJEa08PHSeb8

January 2020 VISTA Spotlight

This month’s VISTA Spotlight is Cindy Packer of Colorado Mountain College. “I have been a VISTA at Colorado Mountain College since March 2019. Colorado Mountain College has been serving the higher education needs in the mountain communities of Colorado since 1965. CMC takes pride in being rated as the top adventure school.  My department, The…


December 2019 VISTA Spotlight

This month’s VISTA Spotlight is Carolyn Sherrick of Family Visitor Programs. “Family Visitor Programs has been serving the Aspen to Parachute region for the past 36 years. We assist new and expecting mothers and their families with free educational and support services. These free services focus on childbirth preparation, child growth and development, early literacy,…


November 2019 VISTA Spotlight

This month’s VISTA Spotlight is Nichole Westfall of GarCo Design Works. “GarCo Design Works is a collaborative program birthed by Garfield County and Colorado Mountain College in 2012. It’s one part of a large program — GarCo Enterprise. I don’t want to be bias, but it’s my favorite part. This program helps its students get…


United Way Remembers Christopher May and Amy Barr, Discusses AmeriCorps VISTA

Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, executive director for United Way Battlement to the Bells, gives tribute to former board president Christopher May and former executive director Amy Barr and discusses the AmeriCorps VISTA project with program manager Andie Scott and leader Amber Burns. https://www.kdnk.org/post/united-way-remembers-christopher-may-and-amy-barr-discusses-americorps-vista