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Sheriff’s Office and Alternative Sentencing Department Treats Children

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office and Alternative Sentencing Department treated 140 kids from lower income homes to a festive Christmas party Dec. 5, 2011 complete with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Boy Scout Troop 184 provided a delicious meal and assisted … Continue reading

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Help for single parents

Single parents who need a single hand are invited to learn how to make healthy nutritious meals on a shoestring budget on the First Saturday of every month (that means this Saturday) from 1 to 3 p.m. at New Freedom … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for parade of lights

Northern Colorado’s newest Parade of Lights is in need of volunteers to assist with staging, traffic control and other miscellaneous duties associated with the parade on Saturday, Dec. 10, in downtown Loveland. The time frame is approximately 3:30-6 p.m. A … Continue reading

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Support the Troops

The Marine Corps League Auxiliary Loveland Sweetheart Unit has a box at the Loveland Reporter-Herald newspaper lobby to collect items for a “Support the Troops” Christmas drive. Donations are needed to help with shipping. Donations can be mailed to MCLA … Continue reading

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Second-grade class helps out

Second-graders helped out at the Community Kitchen last week.  Students in Mrs. Metcalfe’s second-grade class at Immanuel Lutheran School assembled 337 snack bags. The students donated food and drink items to help fill the bags. – Submitted by Leona Metcalfe … Continue reading

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Benefits for Uganda and Arthritis

“Jewelry for Jenipher” will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Mandolin Cafe, 210 E. Fourth St. Think Humanity will sell handmade recycled paper jewelry, jewelry made from seeds, banana leaf baskets and other items to raise money for … Continue reading

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Thanks from R-H Staff

In the spirit of the day tomorrow, a few Reporter-Herald staffers made note of what they’re thankful for.  Leave a comment and tell us what you’re thankful for! Theresa Haines, sales representative: I’m thankful for my husband who scrapes the … Continue reading

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Thanks from the R-H Line

And all the more special Nov. 24: “Thank you to the organization and/or city officials that put the holiday lights along Fourth Street. They look really great and they make a big difference in the holiday spirit along the downtown … Continue reading

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Santa Cops Events

Santa Cops of Larimer County will host several upcoming events in late November. The Santa Cops Fall/Winter Craft Sales will be until 2 p.m. today, Nov. 23, at Larimer County Building, 200 W. Oak in Fort Collins.  There will be … Continue reading

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Adopt a Family with HNS

The public is encouraged to participate in an Adopt-a-Family Christmas program. House of Neighborly Service will match people with families or seniors. You’ll shop for food and deliver it to the recipient’s home. When HNS runs out of donors, they … Continue reading

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