Kenneth Hansen strolls up to one of the tables at last week’s National Nursing Home Week barbecue. Seated there, pictured clockwise from Hansen, are Larry John Killin, Patricia Adams, Beverly Sharpe, Lila Einspahr, Howard Einspahr and Clark Rueter. Friends and family were invited to join residents outside of Regent Park for the May 15 lunch. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Local

Tracy Trumper, Dennis Jelden

    For 27 years, Holyoke’s Tracy Trumper has renewed her CPR certification. She used it for the first time Saturday afternoon, May 18, at the Colorado State Track meet and saved a life.

Holyoke EMT Lisa Werts, pictured at left, explains the ins and outs of her “office.” The ambulance was one of several stops on a Melissa Memorial Hospital tour she gave Simon Okello of Children’s HopeChest in Uganda. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    All over town, people received enthusiastic greetings from Simon Okello last Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

    Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment advises people who are traveling abroad, or to areas in the U.S.

Sports

Correy Koellner throws her way to a second-place finish in the 2A girls discus event. She also placed fourth in the shot put last weekend at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Led by one gold and five silver medals, the Lady Dragon track team represented extremely well when every single state qualifier made it to the podium to claim medals in the 2A State Track and F

Aaron Sierra is on his way to a third-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles in 2A state track competition. — The Holyoke enterprise | Johnson Publications

    For the first time in seven years, the Dragon boys track team scored in double digits at the 2A state meet May 16-18 at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood.

    CSU Extension is bringing back the community triathlon challenge as a way to encourage summer activity, fitness and fun, while supporting local community improvement projects.

Ag & Business

Bull riding will return to the Phillips County Fair along with bullfighting and mutton bustin’ on July 27 as part of Bulls Gone Wild! — The Holyoke Enterprise file photo | Johnson Publications

    Phillips County’s 2019 fair is encouraging locals to show off the county’s agricultural resources with this year’s theme “Bushels of Fun at the Phillips County Fair,” while making memories and

Holyoke FFA members who were recognized as 2019-20 officers or major award recipients are pictured from left, front row, Kaylee Camblin, Brenna Sullivan, Jillian Hunter, Janessa Lutze, Lauren Bergner, Haley Van Overbeke and Josie Schlachter; and back row, Ethan Andersen, Tuff Sigler, Alex Vieselmeyer, Tristen Roll, Seth Watson, Kristin Vieselmeyer and Lauren Herman. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Under the guidance of adviser Shauna Strecker, the outgoing Holyoke High School FFA officer team led the chapter banquet May 14.

    Alex Vieselmeyer earned the National Junior Angus Association’s bronze and silver awards, according to Jaclyn Upperman, education and events director of the American Angus Association® in Saint

School

Holyoke awardees from the 2019 Outstanding Migrant Student and High School Graduation Ceremony are pictured from left, outstanding student Regina de Jesus Diaz, outstanding educator Cynthia Bahler, most improved student Yaneli Portillo, outstanding arts student Angel Escamilla and most improved student Delvin Marquez. Not pictured are 2019 Holyoke High School graduates Diana Gonzalez and Erick Garcia. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

    Six Holyoke students and one outstanding educator were recognized at the Eighth Annual Outstanding Migrant Student and High School Graduation Ceremony on May 11, hosted by Northeast and Centenn

Lauren Bergner, Josie Herman

    Representing Holyoke at the 2019 session of Colorado Girls State, HHS juniors Lauren Bergner and Josie Herman were selected by Holyoke Unit No. 90 of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Slaten Burris, Seth Watson

    Holyoke’s American Legion Post 90 has selected Holyoke High School juniors Slaten Burris and Seth Watson to attend the 2019 session of Colorado Boys State.

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