From the changing light and golden leaves to the crisp mornings and earlier nights, it’s clear that the season is upon us! Welcome glowing foliage and warm sweaters; bring on the pumpkins, s’mores, and bonfires!
Read on to learn what we’ve all been up to since summer and what is coming around the corner!
Thanks to YOU and Mancos Brewing Company, the Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest raised a whopping $15,380 this year! In addition to MVR, these funds directly benefit our projects Montezuma Youth Alliance and Mancos United. Thanks so much for your support–we can’t wait to celebrate with you again next year!
Our August Grant Writing Workshop was a great success! We had 34 participants from all over Montezuma County join us for a morning of interactive learning. Thanks to all who attended! Get on the list for future workshops by emailing email@example.com.
Congratulations to Alex Bond of our project Turning Wild, whose sculpture, “Handmade” won 3rd place in the Colorado Springs 2023 Art on the Streets!
We are thrilled to welcome Mancos Gear Share on as our 16th project and look forward to watching them grow their lending model! Learn more about their work and become a member on their website.
The 5th Annual Mancos Valley River Film Festival is being held at the Mancos Opera House this Saturday, October 14th! Get your tickets today!All proceeds and ticket sales benefit us and the support of our projects!
It’s the final weeks of the Mancos Valley Farmers’ Market! Stock up for winter with the last of summer’s bounty while you still can!
Kudos to Mancos Trails Groupfor finishing the Crosscut Trail, which completes the Aqueduct Trail System. The final workdays of the season are coming up! Learn more on their website and join them:
Saturday: October 21, 2023 – Aqueduct Trail workday
Saturday: November 11, 2023 – Aqueduct
The next Community Dinners at Mt. Lookout Grange are happening on November 12th and December 10th! Come meet, eat, and celebrate with your neighbors!
Hope to see you soon! And, as always, thank you for your continued support!
Dana and All of Us at Mancos Valley Resources
What a crew! THANK YOU to Mancos Brewing Company for hosting the Mancos Valley Brewfest this year! (Featured, L-R) Jorie McCann of Montezuma Youth Alliance; Dana Sprayberry-Thompson of MVR; Kate Grass, silent auction organizer extraordinaire; the inimitable Angela Sayler of Mancos United and Brew Fest volunteer organizer and MC; the ever-generous Kathy Hands and DeWayne Jackson of Mancos Brewing Company!
Read all about the success of the Mancos Summer Hub 2023 in the article Colorado Trust article linked above. Thanks for all you do Mancos United!