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MCERF Partners with SW Community Foundation

By Administrator | May 4, 2020

MARCH 2020 – In the first round of funding, Onward! partnered with the Community Foundation Serving Southwest Colorado’s CERF fund to quickly distribute money to the following nonprofits: 1) Pinon Project  $5,000 2) Good Samaritan/Sharehouse $4,000 3) Mancos Foodshare  $2,000 4) Bridge Emergency Shelter  $3,000 5) Reaching out to Community and Kids (ROCK) in Dolores County – […]

Time to register for Putt-Putt

By Administrator | January 27, 2020

Register today for the February 29th Putt-Putt Tournament in Downtown Cortez. Pick your favorite movie character and dress up! Prizes will go to best team score, best individual costume, and best team costume. Join the fun! We will have 12 holes this year! Thank you to our hole sponsors: Moose & More Stonefish Sushi and […]

Happy Thanksgiving

By Administrator | November 28, 2019

The Onward! staff has many things to be thankful for this year. What is something you are thankful for? Many blessings to you and yours on this Thanksgiving day.  

Onward! Celebration Luncheon 2019

By Administrator | November 18, 2019

It is always fun to recognize the good work nonprofits are doing across the five county region. $90,000 in grant dollars designated to nonprofits in Dolores, La Plata and Montezuma counties.

Dolores Playground Group Needs Your Help

By Administrator | September 30, 2019

Hey Dolores Playground friends! The town needs your help! Part of the application for the GOCO grant requires letters from the community. If you feel so inclined please consider writing a letter to Great Outdoor Colorado Board and let them know the impact a playground, or lack thereof, will have/had on you, your business, community […]

2019 Pickleball Tournament a Success

By Administrator | September 23, 2019

September 14 & 15 marked the Friends of Recreation inaugural Pickleball Tournament. It was a great event with tons of fun! Keep an eye on our facebook page to mark you calendar for the 2020 event. Never played PICKLEBALL? There is plenty of time to learn! A HUGE THANK YOU to our sponsors: Southwest Health […]

Onward! Grant Cycle Now Open

By Administrator | September 16, 2019

YAY! It is grant cycle time. Open to nonprofits in Montezuma, Dolores, La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties. Visit our grants page for more information: http://bit.ly/2019OnwardGrant.  Don’t forget! The Onward! Grant Application is reviewed by four other donor advised funds managed by Onward!. The grant cycle closes October 15 at 5 PM.

Volunteer for Teen Maze

By Administrator | September 16, 2019

School Community Youth Collaborative (SCYC) is seeking volunteers for Teen Maze 2019! Since 2002, Teen Maze has been an interactive health fair for 8th graders from Montezuma and the surrounding counties. It covers topics such as; safe teen driving, mental health, healthy lifestyles, positive choices, sexual health and parenting, career choices, self-esteem, acceptance of diversity, […]

Dick Hoover Memorial

By Administrator | August 9, 2019

It is with sadness that the Onward! staff mourns the loss of Dick Hoover. Mr. Hoover has always been a strong supporter of Onward! and its mission. Two years ago, Mr. Hoover began the Hoover Endowed Medical Scholarship. In his memory, the Hoover asks that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mr. […]

Pickleball Tournament Registration

By Administrator | August 9, 2019

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! Registration is now open for the Inaugural Cortez Pickleball Tournament. Visit our tournament page to register! CORTEZ PICKLEBALL Join us September 14 & 15 Offering: Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles. First event is $25/person, second event is an additional $10/person. Money raised supports the Friends of Recreation for a Healthy […]