In June 2016, we took a leap of faith and held a fundraiser at the Hilton Hotel in Fort Collins. Because of the success of our efforts, we were overjoyed to be able to hire a restoration specialist, Bill Bailey, Historical Applications, to assess the project and begin work on the exterior of the building.
Contributions, including both cash and in-kind from January to November, 2016, total $20,243. Thank you to all of our generous contributors! Time donated by member volunteers for the same period amounted to well in excess of $16,050. Thank you to all of our faithful and selfless members who worked so tirelessly this year!
Work to complete the 1862 vintage look and restore the building to good condition includes:
We will continue our fundraising efforts and apply for appropriate grants until the project is completed. Donations of cash, materials, and volunteer labor are needed and greatly appreciated. If you are interested in helping or need more information, please contact us.
Submitted by: Vicki Uthmann
VDCC Board Member and Treasurer