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Where Do You GOCO - October 2018 Projects

Monday, November 19, 2018 -- GOCO

There’s a lot of fanfare around grant awards, but what happens after the ceremonial checks are presented and the reporters have published their articles? Our partners get down to business.

For 26 years, GOCO has improved Colorado’s great outdoors with the help of Colorado Lottery proceeds. We’ve invested more than $1.2 billion in proceeds in 5,200 projects to improve the lives of Coloradans across the state.

Faces of GOCO: Meet Shelby Winter

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -- GOCO

What did you do before you came to GOCO?

Before my time at GOCO, I worked as a manager of The BlowDry Lounge Cherry Creek for a couple years. I am also a full-time student in my final year at Johnson and Wales University, and after attending the Miami campus for my first term, I returned to my home state of Colorado to make the switch from Marketing to Media and Communications. 

How Northwest Colorado Rallied Around the Yampa River to Create a Lasting Legacy

Friday, October 5, 2018 -- GOCO

By Laura Cardon

It’s difficult to describe exactly what it is about water that draws humans to it.

Retired state park manager Ron DellaCroce puts it well.

“When you get on the river and you're floating, it really takes over your mind, body, and soul,” he said. “You're nothing but water with a little bit of bone dust floating on the water. Silly as it sounds, you’re truly one with your universe.”

Where Do You GOCO- August 2018 Projects

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 -- GOCO

There’s a lot of fanfare around grant awards, but what happens after the ceremonial checks are presented and the reporters have published their articles? Our partners get down to business.

For 25 years, GOCO has improved Colorado’s great outdoors with the help of Colorado Lottery proceeds. We’ve put more than $1 billion in proceeds back into 5,000 projects to improve the lives of Coloradans across the state.

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