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Solutions and stories in the Centennial State.

Story Pool Upgrade Ensures Bright Future for Local Swimmers—And Cortez

When the starting blocks at the city pool fell into disrepair, Cortez's local swim club's existence was uncertain. With LOR’s support the club upgraded the pool, which helped the team stay afloat and brought an economic boon to Cortez.

Solution Monte Vista Makes the Season Bright for Local Businesses
Local Champion:
City of Monte Vista
Date funded:
September 26, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,000
Solution Bringing Performing Arts Back to Life in Cortez
Local Champion:
Community Radio Project (KSJD)
Date funded:
September 14, 2022
Grant Amount:
$6,658
Solution Cortez’s Noxious Weeds Guide Proves the Pen Can Be Mightier Than the Thorn
Local Champion:
Montezuma County
Date funded:
September 2, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,400
Solution New Website Helps Cortez Parents Connect Kids to Activities
Local Champion:
Cortez Area Youth Activity Center
Date funded:
August 19, 2022
Grant Amount:
$5,000
Story Radios Help the Cortez Community Intervention Program Reach People in Need

Montezuma County launched its Community Intervention Program to better respond to noncriminal 911 calls. But in order to get the innovative program running, they needed radios to communicate with dispatch—that's where LOR came in.

Solution Lunchtime Training in Cortez Aims to Save Lives
Local Champion:
Cortez resident
Date funded:
August 2, 2022
Grant Amount:
$10,600
Solution Cortez Invests in Solving the Same-10-People Problem
Local Champion:
Montezuma Leadership Network
Date funded:
July 29, 2022
Grant Amount:
$24,700
Solution Cortez Ups Its Al Fresco Lunch and Learning Game
Local Champion:
Children's Kiva Montessori School
Date funded:
July 25, 2022
Grant Amount:
$29,990
Solution New Radios Help Cortez Bus Drivers—and Students—Stay Connected
Local Champion:
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1
Date funded:
July 2, 2022
Grant Amount:
$29,970

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