May
20
Sat
LWVCO Convention 2017 @ Hilton Fort Collins
May 20 – May 21 all-day

April 21 is the deadline for League Delegates and Observers to register and reserve hotel rooms.
All delegates representing local Leagues should register through their League.

 

Speakers include:

K-Lynn Cameron, Director of Conservation for the Legacy Land Trust

Vicky McLane, LWV Larimer Environmental Action Team Chair

Andrea Wilkins, LWVCO Staff Lobbyist, with the Legislative Wrap Up

 

Silent Auction is a Win-Win

Local Leagues earn money from items they contribute to auction.

Attendees take home art treasures and fun baskets!

 

Optional tours offered on Saturday afternoon: (indicate choice on registration form)

Avery House honors life at the turn of the 19th century.

Garbage Garage offers interactive look at history and present state of trash disposal and recycling.

Rocky Mountain Raptor Center rehabilitates owls, hawks, ospreys and eagles.


Convention 2017



Aug
19
Sat
Lasso the Historic Rockies Tour
Aug 19 – Aug 26 all-day

 

Retrace the historic Circle Route, popular in the 1920’s! Two days in Denver include dinner at the Molly Brown House. Travel up the Big Thompson Canyon for two days in Estes Park, with lunch and a Ghost Tour at the Stanley Hotel. Climb the Fall River Road over the continental divide to Grand Lake for a boat tour, then back over scenic Berthoud Pass to Denver, with stops at Chief Hosa Lodge and Buffalo Bill’s grave.

Download Full Itinerary and Details

1920's touring car parked at Grand Lake Lodge

 

Cost:
From $3,200 per person
$250 per person to LWVCO Education Fund (tax deductible)
$209 per person Travel Insurance (optional but highly recommended)
$1,037 single supplement

Download application form

 

The first fifteen people who send their checks for the reservation ($200 to Krayton Travel and $250 to the LWV Colorado Education Education Fund) will receive a complimentary copy of: Shared Moments: Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park Remembered in Postcards with historical text by Jim Pickering, Historian Laureate of Estes Park, and with 1000 vintage postcards from the collection of Bobbie Heisterkamp.