Leadville News – August 12

Nutrition Assistance  for Low Income Seniors

Adults aged 60 and over in Lake County may be eligible to receive a monthly nutritious food box consisting of non-perishable protein, milk, juice, cereal, canned or dried fruits and vegetables, and refrigerated cheese. 

Food Bank of the Rockies and the Leadville Senior Center want to make sure no senior goes hungry. For more information, seniors and their families can contact: 719-486-4500.

For more information about our programs for seniors, visit foodbankrockies.org/seniors. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


The Food Bank of the Rockies at St. George Church. Photo: Leadville Today

About Food Bank of the Rockies

Food Bank of the Rockies, a non-profit organization, distributed nearly 49 million meals last year through our direct service programs and partner agencies, serving clients in Northern Colorado, including Metro Denver, and the entire state of Wyoming. 1 in 10 Coloradans, including 1 in 6 Colorado children, struggle with hunger.  Since 1978, FBR has provided more than 615 million meals to people in need in our community. Food Bank of the Rockies is a member of Feeding America.  For additional information, please visit their website.  “Like” FBR on Facebook and Instagram, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to their blog!

FREE Workforce Workshops Continue

If you are looking for a new job or different job, then you’re in luck, because FREE help is available to increase your chances of landing that dream job. And remember, not every small mountain community has a Workforce Center in the heart of its business district, so why not take advantage of the help that will put you on the path to success! Get a job!

Continuing this week on Tuesday, August 14 at 2 p.m. the Leadville Colorado Workforce Center is offering it’s next workshop series to help job seekers, with “Interview Strategies.” This will help put your name at the top of the HIRE list. Take advantage of this opportunity to get your resume up-to-date and looking good. And it’s FREE!Workforce August flyer.jpg


The “Tuesdays at 2 p.m.” series continues with “Getting Started with LinkedIn” on August 21 and wraps up with “Job Search Strategies ” on August 28. All workshops start at 2 p.m. Not every small rural community has this FREE service right in town, sp take advantage of it. 

You can participate from your smart device, PC or in person at one of the Workforce Centers. The Lake County Public Library also offers a WORKFORCE LAPTOP for persons looking for employment or filing for unemployment. This system is dedicated to help job seekers. 

For workshop attendees, you need to register and can do so ONLINE or contact Sue Miller at the Leadville Workforce Center at Sue.Miller@state.co.us or by calling (719) 486-2428. Increase your skill set, put your best foot forward, and get that great job that’s waiting just for you!



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