Non Profit of The Year
Derby Daze 2016
Thank you to our generous sponsors, donors and participants who supported our First Annual Mountain Derby Daze.
Our Derby was a fun and successful new signature event.

Event Sponsor - Firstbank Evergreen/Conifer

Derby Fare Food Sponsor - Thrivent Action Team - Gary & Jackie Antweiler

Beverage Sponsors - Mountain Parks Veterinary Hospital and Don Alvarado - American Family Insurance.

Horse Race Sponsors - Evergreen Wealth Management, Allen Technology Advising, CGT Associates, Saltzman Communications, LIV Sotheby's International Realty - Lark Stewart, Phoxphotos

Artists donating Original Artwork - Chris Krieg, Laura Mehmert, Janet Rundquist, Sharon Saunders, Jeannette Stutzman, Melanie Warsinske.

In-Kind Sponsors - Seniors' Resource Center, Amy Johnson Photography, Evergreen National Bank, John Ellis - Emcee, My Mountain Town and Score Foothills.

And, we couldn't have done it without the help of our wonderful volunteers ... with a special 'shout out' to Jefferson Unitarian Church volunteers.  


The Addams Family Preview Performance - a Fundraiser 

Evergreen Players has invited guests of Mountain Resource Center to join them Wednesday, July 6 for the preview of The Addams Family, a spooky, fun musical suitable for both children and adults. 

Suggested donation is $25 and $50 for Gold Seating (first two rows). Proceeds benefit Mountain Resource Center.  

Reception will begin at 6:30pm, seating to start at 7:15pm with 7:30pm performance.  Light appetizers, beer and wine will be served at 6:30pm and again at intermission; donations appreciated. 

Actress Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family - a man her parents have never met. And if that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's 'normal' boyfriend and his parents. 

Tickets are available at Mountain Resource Center or online via below form. To purchase multiple tickets first click the Add to Cart button and then select quantity on next screen.

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Mountain Resource Center Services

Mountain Resource Center is a community-based nonprofit organization that provides an array of services that include the following.

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Client Stories

Articulate, educated and motivated, Annika was in the midst of a difficult transition when she sought help from Mountain Resource Center this summer. Having just moved to Bailey with her husband and infant daughter, she didn’t know where to turn for local resources.  The 30-year-old with a bachelor’s degree in French and political science wanted to find employment, so her husband, just out of the Army, could spend more time bonding with their daughter. They were living on family property but had few other resources.A Johnson

When Annika saw a flyer for the Mountain Resource Center in the Bailey Library, she became relieved and excited. “Oh, yay, resources,” she thought, and immediately called for an appointment.

“I felt welcomed from the moment I came to the Mountain Resource Center, from the front desk to the rest of the staff.  I really like the motto ‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors,” Annika says. “And I got hooked into an awesome set of resources.”

Karen helped Annika navigate through the health care system, so her family had no gap in insurance coverage.  And Heather served as her career counselor. 

“Heather worked hard to get me prepared for job interviews; we did a mock phone interview, revamped my resume; and talked about how to negotiate with a potential  employer after getting a job offer,” Annika says. In addition, she took Excel computer classes and was able to get some help with the family’s immediate need for food and diapers.

“One of the things that most impressed me was that the staff bent over backward to get onsite childcare for me so I could attend the classes,” Annika says. “I was grateful they understood the complicated needs of families.”

The result – in October Annika was offered a job as a parent educator at the Family and Intercultural Resource Center in Silverthorne. She and her family have relocated to Leadville for the job.

“Mountain Resource Center is a great resource for people in transition periods.  My generation is overeducated and underemployed. The economy is recovering, but it’s still touch and go for people my age,” Annika says.  “We have student debt that we can’t get paid off. And people with an education still need some extra help in career development.”

“I was able to take advantage of a number of programs. I highly recommend the Mountain Resource Center to anyone in transition,” she says.

Mountain Resource Center  - 11030 Kitty Drive/P.O. Box 425 - Conifer, CO 80433 - (303)838-7552

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