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The Good News
2018 April/May
Pg 4 - The Sunshine Express
Cultivating Leadership
Take Mom
Popular Mother¡¯s Day
derby known for great
fishing and fun
Nucla/Norwood: It¡¯s time
once again for the Sun-
shine Express Miramonte
Mother¡¯s Day Fishing
Derby, at Miramonte Lake
on Sunday, May 13, 2018,
from 6a-3p, with $500 in
cash and more prizes up
for grabs.
Miramonte Lake, located
in the Dan Noble State
Wildlife Area, is approxi-
mately 20 minutes south
of Norwood, Colorado, and
will be the place to be for
Mother¡¯s Day.
Fishermen and women
from all over the western
slope as well as neigh-
boring states show up
every year to have a shot
at catching the longest
trout and the $500 top
prize, and are invited once
again to test their luck on
Sunday, May 13, 2018,
between 6a-3p.
¡°With some of the state¡¯s
best fishing, in one of it¡¯s
most beautiful and wild-
life rich locations, right
at the base of Lone Cone
Mountain, Miramonte Lake
is the perfect place for
a beautiful Mother¡¯s Day
gathering, bringing to-
gether family and friends
for fishing, fun and lots of
great prizes!¡± said King-
Daddy, Sunshine Express
editor, publisher and event
organizer, adding, ¡°It is
our way of giving back to
the community and saying
thanks Moms.¡±
¡°We also want to say
thank you,¡± added KingDa-
ddy, ¡°to CPW for making
the event possible and to
our sponsor Timberline
Ace Hardware in Norwood
& Telluride, with special
thanks to The Country
Lodge in Montrose and
Cabella¡¯s in Grand Junction
for their donations, as well
as to all of the fine area
merchants who have donated prizes to
be given away.¡±
Over $1000 in prizes from western slope
businesses are up for grabs with a top
prize of $500 cash for the person who
weighs in the longest trout.
Only *one* trout per participant may
be weighed in and all participants must
possess a valid Colorado fishing license
and abide by all laws governing fishing
in the state.
Entry into the derby is only $10/person
for any age.
Entry forms will be available at the lake
the day of the derby and also can be
found online along with directions/map,
conditions, tips and more at:
For more information or to donate a
prize contact KingDaddy at The Sunshine
Express at: 970.864.2142.
Everyone is invited to join in this family
fun Mother¡¯s Day event. See you there!
[Media contact: Mikey, aka KingDaddy,
970.864.2142, westerncoloradoevents@]
March 27: Community Resource Center¡¯s
(CRC) prestigious Nonprofit Leadership
& Management Program welcomed 16
new and emerging nonprofit executive
directors to Denver on March 15.
This 9-month program expands partici-
pants¡¯ leadership capabilities and man-
agement techniques.
Executives cultivate meaningful profes-
sional relationships by engaging with
classmates at bi-monthly professional
development sessions and a group re-
treat to Breckenridge.
The complete list of talented leaders
that comprise the 2018 cohort follows.
Recipients of a generous scholarship
provided by Anschutz Family Foundation
are also noted. This scholarship supports
the participation and inclusion of leaders
from across the state.
Name, Organization, Location:
*Brian Willie, Father Woody¡¯s Haven of
Hope, Denver
*Bryan Holinka, Coal Creek Adult Educa-
tion Center, Broomfield
*Bud Taylor, Black Canyon Boys & Girls
Club, Montrose
Christina Pierce, West End Family Link
Center, Nucla
*Curtis Hearst, Delta Montrose Youth
Services, dba Partners of Delta, Mon-
trose & Ouray, Montrose
Jennifer Landers, Colorado Young Lead-
ers, Highlands Ranch
*Joshua Johns, Senior Services Solu-
tions Plus, Caon City
Katie Baldassar, Lake County Build a
Generation, Leadville
Kris Rollerson, Sun Valley Youth Center,
Inc, Denver
*Marcy Mitchell, Aspire Medical Services
& Education, Pagosa Springs
*Melissa Merrill, Prime Time Early Learn-
ing Center/Wright Stuff Community
Foundation, Norwood
*Michael Fox, The Foundation of Trust-
ees for the Family learning Center,
*Michele Bruhn, Colorado Therapeutic
Riding Center, Longmont
*Michelle Doiel, Akron Balanced Child
Development Center, Akron
Rita Valente-Quinn, Motus Theatre,
Ross Williams, True North Youth Pro-
gram, Telluride
(*Denotes recipients of an Anschutz
Family Foundation scholarship to cover a
large portion of the costs of the pro-
Community Resource Center (CRC) cre-
ates opportunities, tools and strategies
to develop nonprofits and community
groups to strengthen Colorado. We are
a mission driven nonprofit that offers a
continuum of services throughout the
state of Colorado.