ABOUT TOWN 11/26/20 #40
Another week gone by..no fire..snow on Tuesday..It has been unusually warm..but is supposed to snow later this week.
LYONSRECORDER.ORG: We are happy Kathleen Spring is now the Editor of the lyonsrecorder.org, bringing Lyons news to all of Lyons..To send her your news, click on LyonsRecorder.firstname.lastname@example.org See www.lyonsrecorder.org To read her news, as well as About Town by LaVern–on Thursdays.
VACCINE! HELP IS ON THE WAY..Pfizer and Company have announced that a vaccine is close. Such wonderful news! Over 250,000 have died with this Virus. The vaccine will consist of two shots three weeks apart. All are susceptible to getting it. Thank you to those working hard to save the world.
CHRISTMAS PARADE – SAT. DEC. 4Th is being modified by the Recreation Department, such as decorated floats around Main Street, decorated cars parading around town, so the townspeople can watch from their homes, a music truck, etc. Stay tuned.
HOLIDAY GIVING DRIVE, Lyons Town Hall Mon-Fridays., Bring donated gift toiletries, gift cards or funds-items to be collected and distributed by LEAF
DINNER: The River Church. 18668 North St. Vain Dr. congregation will be serving their Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 10 AM to 1 PM — it’s free and everyone is welcome. We will be following all health/safety protocols. Hope to see you!
See “Senior Article” in last week’s Lyons Recorder.
The Wednesday Walkers Exercise Group is meeting at 11 am at Walt Self.(new time) NOT this week. Here is a link to a fun exercise video sent out to the Wednesday Walkers. Pease go at your own pace! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UabUNrjSE4
Senior meals furnished by the County for $3.00 can be picked up at the Senior Center each Wednesday and Friday from 11:30-12:30 Call 303 441 1415 the day ahead.
SENIOR CALENDAR: The River Church will not serve breakfast at the River Church this Saturday morning, but will next Saturday, 8am-12-noon; The River Church will serve a FREE Dinner from 11-1:30 on Thanksgiving Day. All Invited.
BINGO HELP IS NEEDED EACH SUNDAY FOR THE MS\HS BINGO..CALL BRIAN- (Tigeryell91#gmail.com) Cell/Text: 303-907-5048 go@lionsboosterclub., Bingo is at Rainbow Alley in Longmont every Sunday from 1-3pm; with funds raised used for the schools’ extra curricular activities-bus rides, uniforms, etc. etc. Very important. (The M\HS Bingo raises around $80,000 for the year for school necessities-take your turn..help out..your students all benefit) Operations, Lyons Lions Booster Club.
NON-FOOD=Paper Products: toilet paper, paper towel, tissues, Laundry Products, Personal hygiene: shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotion, disposable razors
FOOD =Snacks: crackers, cookies, popcorn, etc. Soup, Canned chili, stew,, Flavored rice: pilaf, Mexican, long grain & wild, Spanish, etc. Cereal, Juice boxes, Fruit & applesauce cups, Fruit snacks
The River Church. 18668 North St. Vain Dr. congregation will be serving their Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 10 AM to 1 PM — it’s free and everyone is welcome. We will be following all health/safety protocols. Hope to see you!
SHOP IN LYONS – DO YOUR SHOPPING AT HOME-HELPS LYONS’ BUSINESSES AND TOWN.
LYONS SALON & BARBER – 970 744 2111
LYONS MANE at the Shopette is open daily; call.
LYONS REGIONAL LIBRARY (TAKE OUT) Mons & Thurs 10AM-4:00pm; Tues\Wed 12-6:00pm; Sat. 9:00-12:00, 303 823 5165.
YOGA – Saturdays – 9am – yoga online
WESTERN STARS open 10am-6pm, Mons -Thursday, 303 747 3828;
DOG GROOMING 10\20\-28 303 823 6260, Vet Clinic – Make appointment
LAMARIPOSA-Friday Lunch – 11am-3:00pm – $10.00-Stop by
A-LODGE-FORMERLY ASPEN LEAF MOTEL – Open for business. A discount is given to local residents who bring their family and friends
CHILD CARE & EDUCATION BY JACQUE SHANK-303 823 5020
LYONS PHYSICAL THERAPY will come to your home thru Tele-Health Call 303 823 8813
MENTAL HEALTH MEETINGS, each Thursday at 3pm, on Zoom by Cheri Maureaux, LEAF.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ACCUPUNCTURIST is now open for business 303 775 2940 – Julie Smith
For Live Music and a meal stop at the at the Lyons Den
KAREN’S HAIR SHOP is now open daily. – back of old hotel.
Willis Horn is operating a cupcake company..Call him, 303 823 6770
==Please call each business to confirm their current hours and days open==
SCHOOLS: SEE LYONS RECORDER Page for this month’s school news: Including phone numbers, times, meals, and names. == the NEW NOVEMBER SCHOOL NEWS.
See Also Weekly School News articles. (Go to MENU bar at top and click on SCHOOLS)
To order your year books – see Anna Marie Stryaz 823 6631
CHRISTMAS POINSETTAS from the Lyons Band – 303 823 6631 or email@example.com. Although past the deadline, there may be extras.
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REPORT–LYONS TOWN BOARD
MUSEUM NEWS+THE LYONS REDSTONE MUSEUM
The Museum has conceded that it was unsafe for the Museum to open this season. If you are here from afar and need to make research call 303 823 5925 and we will make arrangements to let you in on a Wednesday thru the winter months
== 2019 Virtual tour of 40 Artifacts – go to www.LyonsRedstoneMuseum.com== Lyons Historic District On-line Tour to CLIO -A map attached will guide your drive-by tour with the History of the 15 sandstone buildings that are designated as a Historic District, now on-line. ==Lyons Cemetery virtual tour, where you can drive around to find the tombstone with history on-line. https://virmuze.com/m/lyons-redstone-museum/x/stories-from-the-lyons-cemetery/
==Also a brochure and on-line of Sally Colt’s wedding dress is pending. (wife of W. A. Colt, who built the Trail Ridge Road, Highway to Estes Park, Foothills Highway; the dam near Colorado Springs, and etc. He had a son Jim Colt Lyons High School Class of 1940, whose son was killed in WWII, a son, David, deceased om 1968, and a daughter, Mary Filley; Kay and Ted Laws who lived in the Colt home on Apple Valley road in the 1970’s now of Alamosa brought the Museum an old trunk of Grandpa Colts to display.
The Museum was closed all season due to the COVID ,and, is asking for donations for the Museum expenses since could not open and had no sales. (Who would ever dream we could not open!) This is the time that we need to hear from our Lyons High Alumni and past and current residents. We will appreciate your support. Send a check to Lyons Historical Society, P O Box 9, Lyons, Co. 80540
HISTORY: Someone is asking for the history of the gnarled tree that is along the Picture Rock Trail..e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, if you know anything. (That land now belongs to the County Open Space; it did belong to Vic Olson, and previously Adam Todd.) A trip to the court house is needed.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: President-Elect Joe Biden, Sara Boland, Karen Seldon, Neil Crumb, Norma Duff (dec’d); Theresa Richmond, Crystal White, Grandpa Elmo Thompson (age 77), Dee Johnson, Elana Cinnamon, Tiffany Brodie, Steve Kelling, MinTzi Wu ; Sasha Britner-Age 14
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Judy Morgan & Norm Wagner – 54th Anniversary; Al and Terri Huck-47th Anniversary.