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Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is a recipient of the distinguished El Pomar Foundation's Awards for Excellence for the Metro Region in 2016. The award includes a $25,000 grant.
VOC will be among a select few other outstanding nonprofit organizations throughout Colorado honored during El Pomar Foundation's Awards for Excellence Presentation Ceremony and Dinner on October 2 in Black Hawk.
Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and as the unofficial kick-off to summer, many Americans will begin vacation adventures that will take them to our nation’s spectacular public lands. In perfect timing, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this month that establishes a new state holiday to commemorate Colorado’s federal, state, and local public lands. Starting in 2017, the third Saturday in May will be Colorado Public Lands Day.