Stories from the Valley



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VIEW THIS PRESS RELEASE ONLINE MIND SPRINGS HEALTH CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER HONORED BY BEST DOCTORS OF AMERICA® CONSECUTIVELY SINCE 2003 GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo., August 9, 2017……. Jules Rosen MD, Chief Medical Officer at Mind Springs Health and West Springs Hospital, has been named one of the 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America®. Only 4% of United States physicians are named to this prestigious recognition, and this year marks the eighteenth time that Dr. Rosen has earned the honor. “It is truly an honor to be chosen to join these select physicians representing over 450 specialties” said Rosen, whose ...
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Fall 2017 South Routt Education Fund Newsletter

South Routt Education Endowment Fund is managed by the Yampa Valley Community Foundation. Quartley, the group publishes a newsletter to share their fundraising efforts.  Enjoy the newsletter below and to support the South Routt Education Endowment Fund, visit: To download a PDF: ...
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August Nonprofit Newsletter

NONPROFIT NEWS August - 2017 Funding Opportunities Periodically throughout the year, the Yampa Valley Community Foundation is notified of additional grants through competitive opportunities. In an effort to better serve Yampa Valley nonprofits, we have created a web page to inform local nonprofits of any current granting opportunities outside of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation. Visit to learn more. This month we are highlighting two granting opportunities from the Laura Jane Musser Fund. Through the Intercultural Harmony Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund provides grants up to $25,000 to projects that promote mutual understanding and cooperation between groups and citizens of different cultural backgrounds. Applications will be ...
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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund launches $10,000 matching challenge

From the July 31 Steamboat Pilot & Today: A new tactic is being deployed to raise money to maintain the millions of dollars worth of new trails being built in Steamboat Springs.The Yampa Valley Community Foundation manages the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund to support the trails built with lodging tax dollars in perpetuity. Helen Beall, who manages marketing for the foundation, said that, so far, about $150,000 has been raised. The goal is to grow the fund to between $1 million and $1.5 million in 10 years. If that goal is reached, earnings from the fund could be used to ...
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Cyclist’s Menu brings local food, fun, and funding for trails in the Yampa Valley

Based in Longmont, Colorado, The Cyclist's Menu seeks to connect people to the food and land in beautiful places.  Zander and Heidi provide an adventure on the bike and in the kitchen.  They brought this passion and local experience to Steamboat during their Array Pop Up tour.  The Cyclist's Menu hit three Rocky Mountain states with a visit to Whitefish, Montana and Jackson Hole, Wyoming before landing in Steamboat Springs, CO on July 20th.  The evening started with a 1.5-hour non-drop mountain bike ride after a powerful summer thunderstorm on Emerald Mountain.  After the tacky singletrack ride, the group joined back at ...
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Stories from the Valley – July 2017

The story of the valley is created daily.   Together, we are shaping our valley for tomorrow. To download the PDF:  July Newsletter ...
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Yampa Valley Gives Board Members receive $5,000 grant from Operation RoundUP

Yampa Valley Gives Receives Operation RoundUp Grant

Yampa Valley Gives, the local regional champion of Colorado Gives Day has received a grant from Operation Round Up of the Yampa Valley Electric Association.  The mission of Operation Round Up is to extend the principle on which electric cooperatives were built over 75 years ago,  Small change that changes lives.  Yampa Valley Electric Association strives to strengthen and improve local communities. Funding from Operation Round Up can be granted to nonprofit organizations that show as 501(c)(3) organizations within YVEA's service territory. The grant will be used to provide marketing efforts to promote the 2017 Yampa Valley Gives Day.   In total, ...
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