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News Release

Larimer County Hands Over the Keys to the Van!

Department: Board of County Commissioners
Release Date: Nov 20, 2012

Contact Information:

Board of County Commissioners, (970) 498-7010, BOCC@larimer.org
Linda Hoffmann, County Manager, (970_ 498-7004, lhoffmann@larimer.org
Heather Pilkington, Executive Director, The Lift of Northern Colorado
heather@foralift.org, www.foralift.org, 970-402-4401
FROM: Deni La Rue, Community Information Manager, (970) 498-7150


LtoR: Commissioner Steve Johnson, County Manager Linda Hoffmann, Commissioner Lew Gaiter III, Heather Pilkington/Exec. Director, The Lift of Northern Colorado, Commissioner Tom Donnelly, Jack Bowman/Operations Director, The Lift of Northern Colorado

 

The non-profit ‘The Lift of Northern Colorado’ is now closer to ‘up and running’ thanks to a used mini van donation from Larimer County.
 
At one time Larimer County operated ‘The Larimer Lift,’ a transportation service to assist the elderly living in the unincorporated areas of the County get to medical appointments. Once that service was no longer up and running, the mini van, a 2007 Chevrolet Uplander, remained as did the need for transportation by seniors. A new 501c3 non-profit developed to fill the void, The Lift of Northern Colorado. “Larimer County had the unneeded mini van that would need to be disposed of so it made sense to donated it to The Lift of Northern Colorado to assist in providing this valuable service, ” said Linda Hoffmann, Larimer County Manager (OR BCC).
 
The Lift of Northern Colorado also has a Community Funded project at: www.communityfunded.com where people can go to support and learn about the program. Heather Pilkington, Executive Director, The Lift of Northern Colorado can be reached at 970-402-4401 or www.foralift.org, or on Facebook at The Lift of Northern Colorado.
 
 
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