As a reminder, once a month I introduce a Colorado nonprofit to my readers, and give that nonprofit one month of free ad space on HeidiTown. I’m very excited about this month’s recipient of HeidiTown Gives Back because I’ve known about them since I moved to Colorado in 2000. When we lived in Littleton, there was a bird store just down the street from our apartment. We fell in love
The following is the transcript from my weekly segment on KRFC 88.9 FM. If you’d prefer to listen to the audio —> LISTEN HERE. *** Hi, my name is Heidi and I’m the Mayor of HeidiTown.com, a blog about events, festivals and travel across Colorado. Here’s the line up for March 30th through April 1st, 2012. First, I want to point out an error in last week’s segment. I said
As a freelance writer, I’ve had the opportunity to write about a lot of great nonprofits, like the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, Denkai Animal Sanctuary, Longhopes Donkey Shelter and Guide Dogs for the Blind, just to name a few. I love these articles because it’s good to know I’m helping them spread the word. This past year, I joined People with Compassion for Pets, a giving circle. In less than
While I’m a wimp, I know a lot of you love being scared witless, so this giveaway is for you. You’ll actually have two chances to win, because I’m going to run this same contest next week. Just tell me you’d like your name entered into the drawing in the comment section and I’ll randomly pick a winner on Friday around noon. This winner will receive 4 tickets (a $68
UPDATED POST on August 22, 2013. I never used to be much of a classic car enthusiast, but in the last couple years, I’ve found myself attracted to the bubbly exteriors, the meticulous thought out interiors and even the big, gas-guzzling engines. On Saturday, September 7, 2013 classic car lovers can get their engineers revving in downtown Fort Collins, Colorado at the Nelsen’s Old Town Car Show. Hundreds of hot-rods,
Read all about one of Fort Collins, Colorado’s greatest yearly events! The lineup for this year’s Bohemian Nights headliners have been announced and I’d advise you to start breaking in your dancing shoes. My update also includes a great Tip from the Mayor, so be sure to head over and find out what fun you’ll find at this year’s event. Read all about the 2011 New West Fest and Bohemian
It’s our last giveaway of the Halloween season. This time around the Mayor of HeidiTown bought two tickets to Hearts & Horses’ haunted house in Loveland. I’ve written about this organization for a local newspaper and it holds a special place in my heart. Hearts & Horses is a non-profit that promotes the emotional and social well-being of people with special needs through equine therapy. I have witnessed first hand
Today’s HeidiTown contest is courtesy of Dancing Pines Distillery. This brand new distillery in Loveland is giving away two tickets to Fall Harvest Brewfest, the annual fundraiser for Animal House Rescue in Fort Collins. Fall Harvest Brewfest is a celebration of good drink from local breweries and Dancing Pines Distillery. It will raise much-needed funds for Animal House, one of only two non-kill shelters in Northern Colorado. The event is
The streets of Fort Collins, Colorado will be filled to the brim this weekend. It’s the 22nd Annual New West Fest and Bohemian Nights. Read all about it by clicking here.
Old Town Square will be filled with the sound of music every Tuesday and Thursday this summer. See the entire schedule here.