As of April 8, Grand County is holding at 4 positive cases of COVID-19: 2 confirmed and 2 probable. 80 tests have been performed, 73 with negative results and 5 tests are pending.
The community is benefiting from social distancing and the state-wide stay at home order that goes through April 26.
Wearing homemade masks is helping reduce the potential spread of the virus, and has stimulated the local economy as creatives and makers shift to fill the need.
Stay on top of local COVID-19 information by subscribing to Grand County Public Health notifications at co.grand.co.us/COVID19.
Grand County Community Survey
The Work In Grand Business Emergency Recovery Team (BERT) needs data immediately to understand what is happening in the community, but will also need the data in the future to best position Grand County for recovery grants, loans, etc… once the pandemic has passed.
This county-wide survey to gauge the impact of COVID-19 on the community. It is encouraged for all locals, second homeowners, businesses, and more to fill out this online survey. WorkInGrand.com/Covid-Resources/Survey. When complete, your name will be automatically entered to a chance to win one of three $100 cash prizes.
For more information on The Work In Grand Business Emergency Recovery Team (BERT) and the survey, visit workingrand/Covid-Resources or email Economic Development Coordinator, DiAnn Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HYPE has gone virtual! This year’s theme: WHAT NOW?!
On Thursday, April 16th, the Winter Park & Fraser Chamber and Ullrs Tavern are bringing today’s inspirational thought leaders to Winter Park’s online community to guide your ideas to life! This one hour HYPE event is designed as a summit for all professionals networks of Grand County. If you like motivational speakers, then get HYPED! Prepare for a night of accelerated presentations that will be powerful and compelling.
4:30pm: The ZOOM login link will be sent to the email used to register.
5-6pm: Order and pick up your favorite takeout from a local dining establishment.
6-7pm: Virtual HYPE, featuring six keynote speakers.
7:30pm – Dance party in your living room. Choose your tunes.
This is a free event, however, donations are welcomed for the Grand Foundation Grand County Emergency Assistance Fund at checkout. Please note, there are limited tickets, so don’t miss out and get your registration ticket today! Visit playwinterpark.com/hype to register.
Community Blood Drive
On Monday, April 20th, Vitalant (formerly Bonfils), will host a Community Blood Drive at the Granby Community and Senior Center (3rd and Jasper) from 10am-2:30pm. Every drop can help save a life. Call (303) 363-2300 to schedule an appointment, or email Lori_Freerksen@bonfils.org.
Pole Creek Golf Club passes now available
Looking forward to golf, sunshine, flowers and fresh air? It is never too early to start thinking about golf and, the 2020 golf season at Pole Creek is just around the corner! Resident ID cards and season passes are now available at polecreekgolf.com.
Questions about how to file for Unemployment?
With the closure of the local Workforce Center in Granby, Grand county residents can contact the Frisco Workforce Center unemployment office with questions about their unemployment insurance (UI) claims. Professional caseworkers are available to assist you with your CO unemployment claim inquiries and concerns.
At the Frisco Workforce Center, you can ask general questions relating to unemployment insurance benefits eligibility. You can also ask specific questions about your unique claim. Qualified workers are ready to assist you with your questions.
2020 Fraser Mural Program
The purpose of the Mural Program is to provide funding assistance to local property owners to enhance Town identity, to define the downtown area by turning ordinary spaces into community landmarks and to install a sense of community pride through the arts.
Any property owner in the Town of Fraser who is interested in adding a mural to their building may apply for a grant for a mural project. A match is required to be eligible for the 2020 program; the applicant’s match can be either a financial or an in-kind contribution.
To apply, property owners (or tenants with owner authorization) within the Town of Fraser may submit an application outlining their proposal using the 2020 Fraser Mural Program Application form (available on the Town website). Murals must be completed within the current year.
For more information about the program or to submit an application, contact Sarah Wieck at email@example.com, or (970) 726-5491 ext. 218.