Applications are open through February 9th for El Pomar Foundation’s summer internship program. Packets for Cortez’s 2024 municipal election are available for pickup at the Cortez City Hall. The city council has four seats that are up for election this year with new council members officially taking office in April. According to a Forbes Health/OnePoll survey, the majority of those who set new year’s resolutions will quit or forget about them within the first four months. Some have begun anticipating and even celebrating this with unofficial Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day and Quitter’s Day in January. By Rachel Hughes. This story is sponsored by Keesee Motors and Blondie’s Trophy Room.
El Pomar is seeking undergraduate students for their summer internship program. Information about Cortez's 2024 municipal election is now available. And if you're looking for a reason to quit your New Year's resolution, January 17th might be your day. You're watching the "Local News Roundup," brought to you by Keesee Motors and Blondie's Trophy Room. I'm Connor Shreve. Applications are now open for El Pomar Foundation's 2024 internship program. El Pomar, based in Colorado Springs, is seeking current undergrad students for their paid 10-week summer internship, which introduces students to the philanthropic sector with a focus on program administration and leadership development. Internship applications are open through February 9th. Founded in 1937 with a goal of promoting the wellbeing of the people of Colorado, El Pomar Foundation contributes millions of dollars annually through grants to non-profit organizations in Colorado. The organization recently closed applications for their fellowship, a two-year program for early career professionals. For more information on El Pomar and their programs, visit their website. Packets for Cortez's 2024 municipal election are available for pickup at the Cortez City Hall. The city council has four seats that are up for election in this year. A Candidate 101 class will also be held Wednesday, January 17th with nominating petitions due the following Monday. Elected council members will take office on April 23rd. For more information, visit Cortez's website or contact the City Clerk's office. With the new year comes new resolutions. While trends showed last year's goals focused on mental health, 2024's top goals have shifted to physical health. According to a Forbes Health/OnePoll survey, the majority of those who set New Year's resolutions will quit or forget about them within the first four months. Some have begun anticipating and even celebrating this, naming January 17th as unofficial Ditch New Year's Resolution Day, and the second Friday in January as Quitters Day. If you're wanting to keep your resolutions past January, here are three tips. Get support and accountability from others. Break your resolution down into short-term goals. And lastly, don't get discouraged by setbacks, but instead make a plan to overcome them. Learn more about these and other stories online at montezumalocal.news. Thank you for watching this edition of the "Local News Roundup." I'm Connor Shreve.