November 21, 2013

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The End of Faces of Fort Collins

After eight months since we first launched Faces of Fort Collins, the time has come to retire the blog from The Scoop Blog Network. We may bring it back if we happen to find the right blogger. But for now, Faces of Fort Collins has been placed in our Scoop Blog Network graveyard. Thank you […]

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November 20, 2013

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Meet Michael Bowles & Learn About His Journey with His Father With Alzheimer’s

Many of the profiles I’ve written for Faces of Fort Collins have focussed on a person’s career path and what they do for a living. We all know that “what we do” doesn’t and shouldn’t define us entirely. For today’s profile, I talked with Michael Bowles. In our discussion, he shared his journey with his […]

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November 8, 2013

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Meet LeAnn Massey, Executive Director at Respite Care

As the Executive Director at Respite Care, she is reminded daily that all people have more abilities than disabilities. She feels fortunate to have grown up and lived her whole life in Fort Collins, which she considers to be a uniquely generous community that overwhelmingly supports non-profits like Respite Care. Meet LeAnn Massey. Massey has […]

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November 1, 2013

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Meet Ryan Lockwood, Local Author of “Below”, an Ocean Thriller

If you enjoy reading ocean thrillers with a lot of carnage, then you should put his novel, Below, on your reading list. In addition to working on a second novel, he also currently works as the Public and Media Relations Coordinator for the Colorado State Forest Service. Meet Ryan Lockwood. Lockwood was born in California […]

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October 29, 2013

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Faces of Fort Collins “Faces on the Street”

As you may have noticed from the picture, I didn’t do this interview “on the street.” It’s still a random, spontaneous interview of someone that I thought would have an interesting story to tell. You may see more profiles like this when the fall and winter weather is less than desirable to be doing street […]

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October 25, 2013

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Meet Ali Eccleston, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Animal House Rescue and Grooming

She always knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping animals, and she originally thought her path would include vet school. After being involved with an organization that helped to adopt out displaced pets after Hurricane Katrina, she instead was drawn to the field of pet rescue. Meet Ali Eccleston, Co-Founder and Executive Director […]

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October 17, 2013

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Meet Suzanne Franklin, Odell’s Tap Room Employee and Home Brewer

Having been a home brewer for several years, she tried for three years to get a job at Odell Brewing Company. This year, she was hired to work at her “dream company” in the tap room and hopes to work with a brewer next year to create her own beer on their small batch system. […]

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October 15, 2013

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Faces of Fort Collins “Faces on the Street”

Today’s “Faces on the Street” profile: Steven Engel. I met Steven Engel in Old Town Square a couple of weeks ago. Engel is the Assistant Manager and Volunteer Coordinator at the Fort Collins Bike Library. Basically, you take a book library, one of your favorite things in the world, but instead of a book, you’re […]

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October 11, 2013

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Meet Martin Johns, Co-Owner of Raintree Athletic Club and Former Olympian

He’s a native New Zealander who moved to the United States at the age of 17 to attend college and train to become an Olympic runner. He then ran professionally for a few years, and after he retired from being a pro athlete, he decided to make fitness the center of his work life. He […]

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October 8, 2013

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Faces of Fort Collins “Faces on the Street”

Today’s “Faces on the Street” profile: Keith Johnson. I met Keith Johnson last Monday in Old Town. He had just finished a round of golf that morning and was making plans to have lunch with his wife. Johnson, a retiree from Hewlett-Packard, has lived in Fort Collins for about 25 years. “I worked at Hewlett-Packard […]

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