285 Corridor

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Cliff Bowron


Cliff Bowron has lived in the Evergreen community for over 20 years. His kitchen business is Conifer Kitchen Design and Branches Cabinetry and Design. Cliff is a member of local nonprofit boards including Center for the Arts Evergreen and Leadership Evergreen. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Conifer.


From the Colorado Foothills to Kenya With Love

This month’s column is contributed by Conifer Rotarian Leonor McCall-Rodriguez, who interviewed her friend and longtime Conifer resident, Carol Carper. Carol is a former member of both Rotary Clubs of Evergreen and Conifer. Carol’s work is well-known in our community...

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Bailey Day: An Old West Fest

Thanks to Jim Meyers for his contribution covering the renewed tradition of Bailey Day, an Old West Fest in Bailey. There’s one day a year when the whole town of Bailey gathers for fun, laughter, shopping, meeting new friends and renewing old friendships and, of...

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Local Rotarians Present Wildfire Awareness and Education

Watching local Rotary clubs serving their communities is always motivational. From their literacy programs for school kids to scholarships for college-bound high schoolers, Backpack school food programs, youth leadership camps, and the Rotary Foundations’ grants...

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A Community Treasure: Conifer Historical Society and Museum

A grateful “Thank you” this month goes to Sharon Trilk, longtime resident, entrepreneur and volunteer in our mountain community. Owner and hands-on manager of My Mountain Town (mymountaintown.com), Sharon’s site is a community resource for the area. It is full of...

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MASKerade for the Holidays!

With gratitude, we thank Leonor McCall-Rodriguez of the Rotary Club of Conifer for her contribution of this month’s story on engaging and generous community involvement on the 285 Corridor. If ever a year brought opportunities to display resilience, flexibility and...

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CLUB’s Great Outdoors Virtual Event for the Conifer Lobos

Colleen Butler heads up CLUB: Conifer Lobos Unified Boosters. She has a working team of 10 and an entire community of parents, fans, supporters, athletes and involved local businesses behind her. CLUB has been supporting the school, the teams and the athletes for six...

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StageDoor Theatre

StageDoor Theatre Finding Ways to Meet the Challenges of the COVID-19 Shutdown Gavin Maurer has served on StageDoor Theatre’s board of directors since 2009. He has appeared in many shows presented at the theater, the most recent of which was “A Gentleman’s Guide to...

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