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News Release

Larimer County, SERVE 6.8, Red Cross = Operation Sandbag, 30,000 this weekend!

Department: Board of County Commissioners
Release Date: May 29, 2014

Contact Information:

Suzanne Bassinger, Larimer County Recovery manager, 970-498-7148,
Kari Stewart, SERVE 6.8, 970-231-2904,
FROM: Deni La Rue, Community Information Manager, (970) 498-7150,

SERVE 6.8, Red Cross and Larimer County are collaborating to provide 30,000 filled sandbags this weekend to residents in Larimer County, however this program will continue through the summer.

To help fill this need of filling 30,000 bags this weekend, SERVE 6.8 is recruiting volunteers. There are 6 shifts available to help fill sandbags. Sign up using the following link:
Sandbags are available or will be available in the following locations:
ESTES PARK: 1754 Fish Hatchery Rd: Bags on Site
GLEN HAVEN: Fire Station: Coming Soon 
DRAKE: South side of HWY 34 & East of River Fork Rd Bridge:  Coming Soon 
WEST LOVELAND: East of N County Rd 27, South side of HWY 34 (CDOT Right-Of-Way): Coming Soon 
VFD Station 1: 11835 Rist Canyon Rd: Coming Soon 
Just South of 4390 Stove Prairie Rd: Coming Soon 
POUDRE PARK: 10069 Poudre Canyon Rd: Coming Soon 
BELLVUE: Watson Lake 1936 W Rist Canyon Rd:  Coming Soon 
LOVELAND/FORT COLLINS: The Ranch, 5280 Arena Cir: Bags on site/Call to Schedule a pick-up – Zane Strange 970-214-0020 
For information on when sandbags are available go to:
SERVE 6.8 is based in Fort Collins, CO.  For more information about SERVE 6.8, call 970-231-6445, email, or visit, twitter @serve68, facebook Serve 6.8
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