Community Matters

Featured Author

Cindy Lempke


Community Matters highlights upcoming charitable events organized by local nonprofits. To have your fundraiser considered for inclusion, please send your material to communitymatters@ by the 20th of the month prior to the month in which you would like coverage of your event. Cindy Lempke is an Evergreen resident, community volunteer and communications professional with experience in the educational, governmental and corporate arenas. She owns Lempke Communications, LLC


Supporting Self-Sufficiency, Special Needs and Scholarships

Organizers of upcoming fall fundraisers have been working hard to create fun, impactful events that respect the current health and safety guidelines for larger gatherings. Let’s applaud this ingenuity and support the nonprofits benefiting from these refashioned,...

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Art, Gourmet Food and Even a Fox

As COVID-19 continues to shape the way we live our lives, our mountain area nonprofits and small businesses are finding new opportunities to help the community stay involved with their activities and fundraisers. Their ingenuity continues to amaze! Find the Fox and...

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Discovering New Ways to Support Nonprofits

Cindy Lempke  Our mountain area nonprofits are hosting creative alternatives to their traditional fundraisers. In the wake of COVID-19, they have risen to the challenge of redesigning their events to make them accessible, safe and engaging. Won’t you take part?...

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Reentering and Reconnecting

Reentering and Reconnecting While the safety protocols around the pandemic have curtailed social and community activities, there are still opportunities to support our local nonprofits as they face the challenge of making ends meet during difficult economic times....

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