Tuesday Night's Social At The Museum
Thanks to all who attended tonight's Social (including a special appearance by the mayor and entire Board of Trustees!) at the Lyons Redstone Museum. Special welcome to brand new and new-ish Chamber members: River Cliff Realty, Sailor 66 (Peter Baumgartner's new venture/adventure), and Scope Accounting.
Gifts For Visitors And Free Marketing Material For Your Business
Maps Coming Soon
The new tourist maps are almost ready for distribution. We had a preview at the Social. Printed copies should be arriving next week. Stay tuned for more details.
Ms. LaVern's Birthday And Red Rock Ramblers' 60th Year Anniversary This Saturday
It's going to be a doozy! Come on out and have some cake as an audience member at the Red Rock Ramblers' dance this Saturday. Round at 7 pm, square 7:30 pm-10 pm. At the Lyons Elementary Gym.
Mindfulness Ambassadors International
Are you or a teenager in your life living with stress, anxiety, depression, or chronic pain? Mindfulness Ambassadors International, a new community organization founded by local masseuse and counselor Cynthia Garner, is presenting two new classes this Fall that could help decrease the negative effects of stress, with a special discount for Lyons residents. Additionally, Cynthia will be offering school presentations and community programs based on need in Lyons and surrounding areas.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction for adults was developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at UMass in 1979, now taught at over 250 medical centers across the country. Participants will practice mindful awareness and meditation, with proven techniques that allow a greater sense of connection to and acceptance of life as it is in this moment. MBSR is an 8-week course that will run Tuesdays from 12-2:30 pm (Starting Sept. 4) at The Meditation Place in Longmont. Visit www.MindfulAmbassador.com/MBSR to register.
The Mind on Fire program for teens focuses on foundations of mindfulness, creativity and movement, and compassion through service. The goal of the Mind on Fire course is to empower youth through taking action through personal mindfulness practice, service in their communities, and moving into the world to become mindful global citizens. The class will run will run for 12 weeks starting in the first week of September from 4-6:30 pm in Longmont at The Meditation Place on Tuesdays, and 4-6 pm in Boulder at Strength in Motion Counseling on Wednesdays. More information and registration is available on the website: www.MindfulAmbassador.com/MindonFire.
Going for Green in Lyons
By Kathleen Thurmes
Nestled in an unassuming strip mall on the northern edge of the bustling 29th Street Mall in Boulder is a small-but-expanding shop dedicated to serving two types of people that Boulder County seems to be teeming with: recyclers and artists. Part thrift store, part craft shop, and part art gallery, the Art Parts Creative Reuse Center serves as a bridge between these two mainstays of local culture.