Summer Chaos: Plan to Pause & Do Good

During the summer, schedules and routines vary week to week or even day to day, leaving parents feeling mentally overloaded sprinkled with a constant fear of leaving a child somewhere. I would encourage every parent to take a deep breath, pause and refocus on what is important in life. After weeks of our whole family … Continue reading Summer Chaos: Plan to Pause & Do Good

The Civic 50 Colorado deadline has been extended to July 31!

Rest easy knowing you have time to complete the Civic 50 Colorado assessment and learn if your organization is one of Colorado’s most community-minded companies. In light of the July 4th holiday and summer travel, the new deadline to complete the survey is July 31, 2019. Missed our overview and support webinar with Points of … Continue reading The Civic 50 Colorado deadline has been extended to July 31!

Day of Service at The Right Step with Paytronix

On October 12, 2018, 14 volunteers from Paytronix supported, revitalized and beautified The Right Step. The projects are part of an ongoing commitment to give back to the communities that Paytronix resides in, both here and across the United States.   The Right Step is a non-profit that provides equine assisted activities to individuals with physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities.  The … Continue reading Day of Service at The Right Step with Paytronix

Volunteer Coordinator needed at Boulder County Fair

This position will help in the planning, recruitment, orientation, and engagement activities for volunteers for the 2018 Boulder County Fair, which will occur August 3-12 and attract more than 150,000 people. Several hundred volunteers are needed to support this event, in areas including guest services, vendor relations, and Ag-education. Behind-the-scenes work begins in May, and … Continue reading Volunteer Coordinator needed at Boulder County Fair

Volunteer at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo this weekend!

For 25 years, the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo has been an educational, recreational, and entertainment venue promoting the welfare, the beauty, and the bond we share with horses in our lives. The 2018 Expo will take place Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11, from 7:00am to 8:00pm (exhibits close at 6:00pm on Sunday). RMHE is … Continue reading Volunteer at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo this weekend!

An Interview with Amy Lowright, Registered Psychotherapist & Art Therapist

I sat down with one of our volunteers, Amy Lowright, a registered psychotherapist and a board member of the Art Therapy Association of Colorado to hear her thoughts on art therapy. Amy received her MA in Counseling Psychology and Art Therapy in 2016 and has since been providing art therapy services to individuals of all ages with histories of interpersonal violence.

The Value of Art Therapy: Debunking the myths of training and practice for art therapists

After graduate school, I was fortunate enough to spend time with my family in Massachusetts before moving out to Colorado. The last year and a half I had struggled with my mother’s cancer diagnosis, my best friend’s little sister’s shocking death, stress dreams leading to insomnia, and depression. Art is a force in my family. … Continue reading The Value of Art Therapy: Debunking the myths of training and practice for art therapists