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Left Hand raises awareness for lymphoma and leukemia

Left Hand raises awareness for lymphoma and leukemia

Hundreds gathered at Longmont’s Roosevelt Park to raise money and show appreciation for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The day also highlighted 10-year-old leukemia survivor Quade Marks. Left Hand Brewing Co. hosted the event that generated immense support for the society. Craft beers and a tribute band also showcased this year’s Leftapalooza party. Leftapalooza joined other […]

Festival of Felines shows off adoptable cats for Cat Care Society

Festival of Felines shows off adoptable cats for Cat Care Society

The Festival of Felines, held July 29 at the Cat Care Society, gave the public an opportunity to meet all their cats currently up for adoption. Cat lovers walked into a hallway littered with cats. Black cats, calico cats, tabby cats, white cats, orange cats-there was no shortage of variety. Some of them approached people […]

Pets for Vets benefits from lacrosse tournament

Pets for Vets benefits from lacrosse tournament

Shootout for Soldiers held its annual 24-hour lacrosse tournament during July 29-30 at Aurora Sports Park. The tournament featured a new lacrosse game every hour for 24 hours and raised money for veteran-focused nonprofits. Public fundraising events are important for nonprofits like Pets for Vets. They increase awareness of the organization and raise necessary funds. […]

Review: ‘Thrill Me’ just wants justice

Review: ‘Thrill Me’ just wants justice

There has been a growing trend and love for the roaring 1920s, especially among millennials and others who long for the days of old. The idea of being transported back to a simpler time of flappers and gangsters has such an appeal that some might think that anything associated with the time period must be a hit.

Latino festival sheds light on cloudy day

Latino festival sheds light on cloudy day

Organizers endured months of hardships to coordinate and complete the festival for the day. It only took a few seconds for attendees to revel and celebrate in it. Citizens of Longmont celebrated diversity and unity at the 2nd annual Latino Festival on June 25, 2017. At noon, crowds were lured into the heart of Main […]