Trish Thibodo recently joined Region 10 as the new community development director. Her experiences in working with the State of Colorado's Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) and Delta County Economic Development (DCED) set the stage for the easy transition to Region 10 and will allow her to support and provide greater capacities in smaller communities.
Delta senior citizens, and those who work with seniors, are invited to help chart the direction of senior services in our area.
Region 10 Area Agency on Aging is conducting a focus group to help determine the direction of aging services in Delta County and in Region 10.
At their Oct. 15 meeting, Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Don Suppes and Mark Roeber supported a grant request presented by Elyse Casselberry, county community and economic development director, and Robbie LeValley, county administrator.
The applicant for the Community Development Block Grant is Montrose County for Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties.
Region 10 is happy to announce its new location at 145 S. Cascade in downtown Montrose and will be celebrating the move with an open house on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 4-6 p.m. The open house will feature refreshments and door prizes from the six-county area Region 10 serves.
Dr. Jess F. Deegan II, a resident of Crawford, has joined the Regional Advisory Council managed by Region 10. Dr. Deegan is a former university professor of psychology.
Kathy Baes, a resident of Paonia, recently joined Region 10's Regional Advisory Council representing Delta County.
Baes has lived and worked in Paonia for 45 years.
An agreement to allow Region 10 the use of excess fiber moves the City of Delta one step closer to opening its broadband network to the providers who will deliver high speed internet service to homes and businesses in the community.
The intent is for Region 10 to actively market the fiber to last mile internet service providers for low cost, high quality and high speed broadband services.
Cedaredge will not participate in the Region 10 broadband project by providing fiberoptic links to anchor institutions in town after all. (Anchor institutions are libraries, schools, fire departments, medical facilities that need broadband internet.)
The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) - Region 10 is soliciting proposals for Older Americans Act funding from public, private and nonprofit organizations interested in providing services for older adults (60+) within Region 10.
Region 10 Community Living Services and its community partners are committed to educating the public about elder abuse and exploitation. Yes, it does happen in western Colorado, hundreds of times a day!
Delta County Memorial Hospital is requesting members of the community to please take time to respond to the Region 10 Community Survey.
The counties of Colorado's Region 10 -- Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel -- have come together to determine the health and wellness needs facing these communities.
Region 10 - Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC) is a six-county collaboration of businesses, community members and caregivers that serves and works with the aging and disabled populations. Goals are to enhance programs, reduce gaps and increase access to resources.
A failure to properly locate and mark a utility line where drilling was planned resulted in a 12-hour outage of phone and internet services for TDS and other customers throughout much of Delta County and the North Fork area last Wednesday. The outage, which lasted from approximately 9:10 a.m. to 10 p.m., left many without vital means of communication.
Throughout the day businesses were unable to process credit and debit card payments, prescriptions went unfilled, and some area banks were forced to close.
Construction of Region 10's broadband fiber-optic network is underway in the City of Delta. Contractor TCS Communications has begun with underground boring and also with attaching fiber optic cables to poles within the city.
Region 10 - Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC) announces the following programs for September:
There Has Been a Death in the Family! Now What?
Region 10 has selected TCS Communications LLC, a Colorado-based contractor, to build broadband infrastructure in the City of Delta. Region 10 welcomes TCS to its broadband implementation team and looks forward to working with one of Colorado's best network construction companies, with extensive experience in middle mile and fiber to the premise projects.
The Region 10 broadband project is looking to the state for more grant money to extend fiber optic cable to "anchor institutions" within local communities. The Region 10 plan has received grant commitments from the state and federal governments, and also cash support from the cities of Delta and Montrose and Delta County.
Region 10's efforts for improving broadband services is becoming a reality. Region 10 League for Economic Assistance and Planning announces the arrival of the first order of fiber optic cable for construction of its regional broadband network.
Region 10 - Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC), a six-county collaboration of businesses, community members and caregivers that serve and work with the aging and disabled populations, meets at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 9 at the Grand Mesa Oncology Center, 1501 E. 3rd Street.
Region 10 Area Agency on Aging - Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC) is spearheading a six-county collaboration of businesses, community members and caregivers that serve and work with the aging and disabled populations. Goals are to enhance programs, reduce gaps, increase and access to resources.
Region 10 welcomes Dan Scinto as its new business loan fund director. With a knack for commercial lending, Scinto brings over 25 years of banking experience to this newly redesigned post.
Region 10 welcomes Nancy Murphy as its new director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). With over three decades of executive business experience (with a keen eye for marketing), Murphy will play a vital role in continued support of the small business community in Delta, Montrose, Ouray, Gunnison, Hinsdale and San Miguel counties.
In a telephone conference held on Monday, the Board of County Commissioners received an update on the Region 10 broadband middle mile project from director Michelle Haynes.
She noted some progress, but also indicated that work has slipped months behind schedule in other areas.
Region 10 Area Agency on Aging - Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC) is spearheading a six-county collaboration of businesses, community members and caregivers that serve and work with the aging and disabled populations. Goals are to enhance programs, reduce gaps, and increase access to resources.
He's been a familiar face in the business community. He's helped many local businesses open their doors for the first time. He's also helped them figure out innovative ways to improve their businesses. And at the end of April, Vince Fandel, director of the Small Business Development Center, will be retiring from his position.
Region 10 and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) continue to expand services in the Delta area.
Using a new shared space with Delta County Economic Development (DCED), SBDC recently added two locally-based business consultants -- John Angelo and Jay Stooksberry -- to support small business owners and entrepreneurs in Delta and surrounding municipalities.
Those who have been working to develop and expand broadband in western Colorado received good news this month.
The Partnerships for Opportunity, Workforce, and Economic Revitalization (POWER) program awarded Region 10 -- the six-county council of governments representing Delta, Montrose, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Ouray and San Miguel counties -- a $1.2 million grant to go toward its continued efforts in increasing access to affordable and abundant high speed Internet services.
Delta County Economic Development (DCED) and Region 10 are partnering to create a new business center and community hub for Delta. To kick off this collaboration, these two organizations moved into the former Bank of Colorado building located at 145 W. 4th Street.
The goal of Options counseling is to connect those in need -- specifically the elderly and disabled -- with the services and benefits that will make them self-sufficient. Region 10 and Aging and Disability Resources for Colorado (ADRC) have provided Options counseling for Montrose residents for years, but will soon be expanding into neighboring counties.
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