At the Jan. 10 meeting of the We Are Referrals group, Julianne Garton with the Women's Crisis Center (180 Ministries) group and Leslie Sparks with the Hilltop Domestic Violence Services each received a $500 donation.
Both organizations play a vital role in our community.
180 Ministries for Women/Women with Children (formerly House of Promise) serves women 18 years of age and older who struggle with substance abuse and want to find a new direction for their lives and their children's lives. Women receive help with their personal and relationship issues, while their children participate in day care and preschool education. For more information, contact Garton at 970-323-6013.
For 65 years, western Colorado has turned to Hilltop for compassionate and comprehensive human services. It puts people first and gives them the tools and support they need to face life's challenges. Wide-ranging programs offer real world solutions designed to give people of all ages a chance at long-lasting success. Services include emergency safehouse, counseling and advocacy for those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault. For more information, contact Sparks at 970-252-7445.
We Are Referrals group donates its membership fee proceeds annually to a charitable group or cause. The mission of We Are Referrals group is helping businesses grow -- one referral at a time. Membership is limited to one type of professional or industry with that representative committed to referring and promoting other businesses in the group. The WAR group meets the first and third Wednesday mornings of each month starting at 7:30 a.m. at Brown & Camp law firm located at 550 Palmer Street. Presentations, training and networking are the focus of each one-hour meeting. For more information about this group, contact its president, Terry Camp, at 970-874-4451.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.