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,…

October 2019 VISTA Spotlight

  “Literacy Outreach teaches essential literacy skills to adults in Garfield County. Basic literacy students struggle with reading, writing, math, and/or learning the English language. Volunteers are the crux of the program and do 100% of the teaching, mainly via a one-on-one venue. The literacy skills these volunteers impart are the necessary foundation for people to…

Aspen Ideas Festival

 Stepping into an event at which the cream of the intellectual world were speaking, or in attendance, is simply a privilege beyond words. The amount of sheer influence, whether political or financial, was so palpable you could nearly reach out and cup a little helping into your hands, even if it was only to savor…