Starpoint consumers and staff are beginning to see the fruits of their labor at their garden plot located in the Vineyard Community Garden. Starpoint provides services to adults with cognitive and physical challenges. Staff member Margie Bergonzini and a team of consumers and fellow employees have been caring for their plot throughout the summer, at least four days a week, watering, pulling weeds, harvesting and sometimes even helping others care … Read More
The Starpoint Board of Directors recently appointed Lisa Houston as a new community board member to the Starpoint Foundation Board. Janet Trujillo, Board President said, “We are pleased to appoint another member to the Foundation Board and look forward to her enthusiasm and contributions.” Originally from Ft. Worth, TX and currently living in Florence, CO Lisa is a pharmacist at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs Oncology Department and occasionally at … Read More
Salida Day Program wash and dry used feed sacks for a community member who in turn makes shopping/tote bags, seat cushions and trash can liners. Community helping community!
The St. Thomas More Health Foundation Board of Directors presented nearly $250,000 to local recipients of this year’s Benedictine Sisters Health & Safety Grant during a reception Thursday. The Foundation offers grants to community groups who support enhancing the health, safety, and wellness of the community. Diane Trujillo, Starpoint director of children’s services, said this grant will go toward a universal access home visitation program. “Any family that has a … Read More
Seventy-three SPIN kids from the Starpoint SPIN Elm and North Diamond (Spin North) facilities graduated from preschool on Thursday evening at Washington Elementary School Auditorium. Students from each of the classrooms performed for their families, along with their teachers, before being presented their preschool diplomas. Misty Hinkle, SPIN Elm Director, read a poem called “A Preschool Good-bye” at the beginning of the ceremony.
Starpoint’s note of thanks to bowling league sponsors appeared in the June 2nd edition of the Canon City Daily Record, Opinion pg. 4A: Letter to the Editor Starpoint Bowlers Thank Sponsors and Community The 70+ Starpoint consumer bowlers, staff and family members would like to offer a sincere thanks to the following sponsors who helped make the 5th Annual Consumer Bowling League a huge success! Every Wednesday afternoon from February … Read More
The Rotary Student of the Month for May is Canon City High School senior Danielle Trujillo, daughter of Paul and Diane Trujillo. Danielle’s school activities include being involved with the Dance Team and National Honor Society. She is involved with the Starpoint Foundation as an active volunteer at SPIN Preschool and serves as a Junior Board Member.
The Starpoint Board of Directors announced today two Fundraiser Save the Dates and the Return of the Annual 10k/5k Race at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park. Michael’s on Main will host the 2nd Annual Starpoint Benefit “All You Can Eat” Breakfast on Saturday, June 27 from 8-10a. Cost is $10 per person. The Inaugural Starpoint Sliders & Green Chili Sloppers Sampling and Competition is scheduled for Sunday, September 7 … Read More
For 76 years, the Cañon City Music & Blossom Festival has welcomed countless visitors to the area to celebrate one of Colorado’s oldest festivals. The Blossom committee Thursday inducted 10 individuals into the inaugural Cañon City Music & Blossom Festival Hall of Fame dinner at the Abbey Events Center. The induction ceremony also honored volunteers and board members who have donated a great deal of time to not only keep … Read More