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Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations

August 24, 2023

You can nominate an exceptional woman for the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame 40th Anniversary class through January 31st. As summer fades, chances are running out to join the monthly garden class at Good Sam’s Food Pantry in Cortez. There will be plenty of chances to catch a vibe in Cortez at an upcoming global music event. By Connor Shreve. This story is sponsored by Blondies Trophy Room and TruWest Auto

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Do you know an exceptional woman in your community who's made an impact on the state of Colorado and its residents? Nominations for the Colorado Women's Hall of Fame are open. Don't miss your chance to learn about indigenous gardening and foodways. Ann Cortez is once again taking part in an annual global music event. If you join the fun, you can win Cortez cash. You're watching the local news roundup, brought to you by Blondie's Trophy Room and Truwest Auto. I'm Connor Shreve. If you know of an extraordinary woman who has made an impact on Colorado and its residents, be sure to submit your nomination for the 2024 Colorado Women's Hall of Fame. Nominations can be of historical or contemporary women, who have made a significant and enduring contribution to their field or specific life focus, who have elevated or affirmed the status and helped expand new opportunities for women and others in society, and who've inspired others as a role model, especially women and girls, by her actions and behaviors and who have significant ties to Colorado. Since 1985, the Colorado Women's Hall Fame Fame has inducted 189 women from all walks of life, homemakers, Nobel Prize winners, authors, community and governmental leaders, some known outside of Colorado, and others who were pioneers in their small communities. Nominations for this year's class, which will be celebrated at the Colorado Hall of Fame's 40th anniversary, close on February 1st, 2024. Just two garden classes remain this season at the Good Samaritan Food Pantry. Brandon Francis will host the free classes from 4-6:00 PM on August 30th and September 27th. The purpose is to learn about indigenous gardening and foodways. Francis is a seed keeper, gardener, teacher and soil scientist. All ages and abilities are welcome. Snacks and drinks will be provided. You can find more information on the garden classes online at Cortez is getting its musicians on the map, celebrating play music on the porch day, by joining thousands of other communities on the virtual map, as well as hosting a variety of musical experiences around town on Saturday, August 26th. In an effort to bring our community together, the Cortez Retail Enhancement Association is hosting a music walking tour, starting at the farmer's market at 8:00 AM, with events running all day through 8:00 PM with a show at the Wild Edge Brewing Collective. You'll also have the opportunity to win Cortez cash cards at the various venues around town. Check out the schedule and details at You can learn more about this and other stories at Thanks for watching this edition of the local news roundup. I'm Connor Shreve.


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