Just getting started…

Just getting started…

  Just getting started… November 1, 2022, marked the 15th anniversary of the merger of the Gunnison Area Community Foundation (founded in 1997) and the Crested Butte Community Foundation (aka Friends of Paradise, founded in 2002). Dozens of community...
Own It

Own It

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     Own It If you said or did it, you gotta own it. No excuses, no rationalizations, no blaming someone else. Recently, one of my grandkids (in another community) was barred from competing in a regional sports event. He...
Tailgating

Tailgating

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     Tailgating One of the biggest frustrations during my entire driving career has been tailgating. When I look in my rear view mirror and can only see the headlights of the car behind me – my irritation level...
Synchronicity and Interconnectedness

Synchronicity and Interconnectedness

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     Synchronicity and Interconnectedness I believe in synchronicity. Sometimes things do seem to come together for no apparent reason.  I also believe that we are all interconnected and interdependent. This whole valley...
The “Now”, Responsibility and Choice

The “Now”, Responsibility and Choice

Better Together   Notes from the Director's Desk     It’s a fresh new year. Actually, right this minute and as you read this sentence, it’s a fresh new minute.  It’s our choice to be in the moment – or not. Yes, we learn from the past, yet we don’t have to drag old...
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