23 Apr Colorado Politics: In a small community, the center makes a difference
By Lynn Bartels
KERSEY — This town’s new community center opened in January to the delight of senior citizens who met Tuesdays and Thursdays for lunch and activities, and of parents who booked the venue for graduation parties and baby showers.
“It’s a new, bright space and we love it,” said James Neill, the recreation director for the town of Kersey.
These days, the center is locked as part of the state’s coronavirus shutdown. But those few weeks it was open were glorious.
Neill’s still at the community center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, along with recreation assistant Kaylee Guerin, assembling meals and driving them to the seniors, who are now shut in their homes for the most part.Read more