Rural Colorado is defined by its ingenuity, grit, and appreciation for community, but aside from these characteristics, each region of the state varies widely in character, access to resources, challenges, and opportunities.
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Rural Voices: The Power of Community Support
Community Spotlight: Seeking Buy-In and Local Voice in Limon
Community: A word so thoroughly used in the nonprofit sector that it often fails to evoke a clear image or commonly held definition. Limon, Colorado – 100 miles east of Denver on I-70, is on the road to redefining their community. The town of 1,800 is a frequent stop for long-distance truckers and families on road trips, fittingly named the “Hub City” due to the convergence of several key transportation routes. For many of us outside the eastern plains, Limon evokes an image of looming truck stops and rows upon rows of wind turbines filling the horizon.