On September 27, the City hosted the Greeley Remarkable event at the new Hilton DoubleTree hotel and with support from Greeley businesses continued to align workforce development efforts, i.e. high school and college educational offerings, with real-life employment opportunities. That alignment, coupled with community leadership development, has the power to create valuable assets for students, educators, and industry.
Greeley Remarkable ties directly to our 2017 Achieving Community Excellence (ACE) priorities: Workforce Development and Community Leadership.
The event raised $47,425. All proceeds go to support students in local internship and apprentice programs to help build a career-ready workforce. The funds are managed through the ACE Fund at The Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County.
The forum and banquet were definitely a success, hosting close to 350 Greeley business and education leaders and raising much-needed funding for the internship program. This message wouldn’t be complete without acknowledging the supporters who created this success on so many levels: our presenting sponsor First National Bank, and our other major sponsors Ehrlich Toyota, SRC Energy, Chick-fil-A and the DoubleTree by Hilton-Greeley at Lincoln Park.
To learn more about Greeley Remarkable and get the City Manager's take on this effort, check out Roy Otto's October 2017 blog post.
The G. Town Promise impacts the lives of over 20,000 students in the Greeley Evans area every year. In the ACE spirit of relational excellence, humility, and love, we can accomplish unexpected outcomes together with unity and alignment. You can give money, volunteer time, or share your thoughts to fuel this meaningful community effort.
Greeley and Weld County Community Foundation Site