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The 10th annual Wellington Golf Tournament is set for Aug. 20 at Mountain Vista Golf Course. The four-player scramble will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Larimer County.
Sign-in for the event begins at 7 a.m., with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. A steak lunch is planned for 1:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive, closest to the pin, the longest putt and hole-in-one shots.
The registration deadline is Aug. 7, and the registration form can be found at www.wellingtoncoloradochamber.net. A foursome costs $400, a hole sponsorship costs $150 and a combination package is $450.
For more information, call Bert McCaffrey at 970-493-3401.
Over 600 quilt art items will be on display at the Rocky Mountain Quilt Festival August 19 to 21, at The Ranch in Loveland. Featured will be vendor shopping, workshops, lectures, free stage presentations and quilt appraisals by Jeananne Wright. The festival includes a silent auction with proceeds going to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
Admission is $10 to $25 for three-day pass. Registration Opens at 8 a.m. and classes start at 9 a.m.
For information, go to www.rockymountainquiltfestival.com or call 800-367-5651.
Controversial pastor Pete
Pastor Peter Peters died July 7 at age 64. He died of natural causes at his home.
Peters was the pastor at the Street Church of Christ in LaPorte and founder of Scriptures for America Worldwide website and radio service. He also wrote the “Dragon Slayer” newsletter.
Throughout his 30 or so years of service to the church, Peters was controversial. The Anti-Defamation League deemed him an “anti-Jewish, anti-minority and anti-gay propagandist.” In 1996, Peters was quoted as saying, “Identity is the only Christian faith left in this country that opposes and exposes the myth of Judaism.”
At the time of his death Peters had about 100 followers.
No one from the church could be reached, but a message on his website said, “We will share with you, in the near future, the direction that he left us with, which was an inspiring vision to his family and staff.”
Time to get those cameras clicking
The North Forty News annual photo contest will take place again this year, and we’re looking for your perspective showing the people, places and scenery that make northern Colorado a great place to live.
Open to amateur photographers, this year’s categories include weather, wide open spaces, macro photography and youth photographers.
Photos are displayed at the North Forty News office, and winning entries will be published in print and online.
Deadline for photos is Jan. 10, 2012. Photos must be taken in 2011, in Larimer or Weld counties.
Look for complete rules in upcoming issues.
Senior Law Day August 13
Elder Care Network’s seventh annual Senior Law Day will be held 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at Colorado State University’s Lory Student Center. Some of the scheduled sessions include estate planning, Medicaid long-term care benefits, advanced directives, long-term care, powers of attorney and navigating Social Security benefit programs.
A $10 fee allows participants to attend four of 12 seminars, in addition to receiving breakfast, lunch, a copy of the 2011 Senior Law Handbook, and access to numerous helpful resources in northern Colorado.
For more information, visit www.eldercarenet.org or call 970-495-3442.
After many delays, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers terminated its review of Aaron Million’s Regional Watershed Supply Project on July 14.
Million proposed a 550-mile pipeline to draw Green River water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming and transport it to the Front Range of Colorado.
The proposal was under review by the Corps because it would affect streams and wetlands, said Rena Brand, a regulatory official with the Corps’ Clean Water Act Regulatory Branch. The Army Corps estimated the cost of the review to be $3 million, all of which had to be paid by the applicant.
However, in April, Million added the possibility of hydropower generation to his proposal, which moved regulatory responsibility away from the Corps.
Brand said Million had 60 days to research a move to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. After not hearing from him by deadline, the Army Corps decided to terminate its review.