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News Release


2014 Free History Brown Bag Series about Greeley History 


For Immediate Release
For more information, contact:
Betsy Kellums, Historic Preservation Specialist
Community Development Department
Subject:  2014 Free History Brown Bag Series about Greeley History
The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission continues the free 2014 History Brown Bag Series held on the 4th Thursday of each month from January through October, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., at the Greeley History Museum, 714 8th Street.  The next History Brown Bag will be on Thursday, February 27th, at which Colorado author Carmel “Chuck” Solano will speak about the his experiences growing up as a migrant farm worker in various states, including Colorado, specifically Northeastern Colorado.  He will base the talk on his book, The End of the Row.  Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch.
This series provides citizens the chance to hear interesting historical topics, primarily focused on Greeley and Weld County, and promotes local cultural heritage.
The History Brown Bag schedule for 2014 is as follows:
February 27:  The End of the Row – Story of a Migrant Farm Worker: Carmel “Chuck” Solano, author
March 27:  Environmental History of Rocky Mountain National Park & Connection to Greeley: Dr. Michael Welsh, University of Northern Colorado
April 24:  Colorado’s North Park – History, Wildlife and Ranching: Paul Richard, author
May 22:  On Your Mark, Get Set, Go: Non-Preservationists Make the Preservation Argument: Dan Corson, History Colorado
June 26:  Emily Griffith and the Opportunity School: Tannis Bator
July 24:  Young Chautauquans Perform: Young Chautauquans
August 28:  Preserving Weld County Places and People: Peggy Ford Waldo, City of Greeley Museums
September 25: Ranch House Redux – Appreciating Your Baby Boomer House: Dr. Janet Ore and Dr. Sarah Payne, Colorado State University
October 23: A Real Cowboy: Kent Smith, Smith Sign Company
For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at or 970.350.9222. 

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