Happy Monday Yuma! It’s Valentine’s Day week, which means that it’s time to start shopping for the sweetheart in your life! Today’s Week at a Glance is going to have all of the info that you need to get your flower order in and delivered as well as a bunch of additional events that you’re going to want to keep tabs on!

Valentine’s Day Supper – February 14th at Red Willow

Enjoy a tasty dinner with Red Willow on Main and Tumbleweed Brewing on Valentine's Day. RSVP is required and can be done online or by phone. Tickets range from $20.00 to $30.00.

Head on over to www.redwillowonmain.com/make-your-reservation.html to make your reservation.

Order Your Valentine's Day flowers from The Broken Vase!

If you're looking for a gorgeous bouquet of flowers to give to your special someone, The Broken Vase is the place to go! Already know that you're going to place an order? Call The Broken Vase and place an order by February 1st to enjoy 10% off your purchase! FREE DELIVERY on February 10th, 11th, and 12th!

If your sweetie doesn't want flowers, don't forget that The Broken Vase also offers chocolate covered strawberries and cookies available for purchase. Call today 970-848-2898.

Place a Flower Order at Flowers Express

Flowers Express will be extending their hours of operation this week for YOUR convenience. From February 11th – February 14th, Flowers Express will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. They are offering free delivery in the town of Yuma if you order your Valentine’s Day flowers, gifts and balloons to be delivered February 11th – February 13th. 

Monica King will be returning again this year to make some of your favorite Valentine’s Day flower designs. Call Flowers Express at 970-848-5506 or stop in at 217 S. Main St.

A Journey Through My Lens – Art Exhibit

The Orphanage’s first art exhibit of 2020 started on February 1st. This particular exhibit will showcase photographs by artist Zach Chapman! The exhibit will run from February 1st through March 1st. Make sure to stop in and check it out!

Tax Credit Benefits

Donations are a fantastic way to help the organizations throughout Yuma County. One of the areas that we all see the need to support are the organizations that manage our child care and early childhood education. Something that many don’t know, however, is that when you donate to organizations like these, you receive a generous credit on your taxes!

When you donate to the Early Childhood Council for Yuma, Washington, and Kit Carson Counties, you can receive a 50% credit on Colorado tax. Individuals or business donations will help give kids access to quality child care by enabling these counties to recruit and retain quality child care providers and professionals. For any questions on making a donation or the tax credit, visit the Early Childhood Council website at www.eccywk.org or by phone at 970-360-9099.

File Your Taxes for FREE

Tax season is coming up and texhelp Colorado is a fantastic way to file your taxes for free! If your household income was $56,000 or less in 2019, you are eligible for FREE trustworthy tax filing services from an IRS-certified preparer!

Take advantage of in-person help at Morgan Community College in Wray or file your own taxes for free online if you make $66,000 or less at MyFreeTaxes.com.

Census 2020

The Census is going to be taking place from March through August of 2020. The information collected during this time contributes to the amount of funding that our county receives. The postcards will be sent to individual households to inform people where they can fill out their information. All information collected is completely confidential and can be answered in over 13 different languages. If you have any questions about the census, feel free to ask!

Sara House Yuma Office Open House

We are so incredibly excited to welcome Sara House to the city of Yuma! Though they've had an office here for a while, their team has grown and so has their efforts in being a helping hand in the community. On February 21st, they will be hosting an open house so that the community can get a tour of the office, meet the staff, and enjoy refreshments. Stop by from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at 910 South Main St. on the second floor.

Spanish Classes at MCC through Global Classroom

Morgan Community College is going to be offering two separate Spanish classes from February 3rd through May 8th. You can learn conversational Spanish or, if you're a business owner, learn the basics on communicating with your customers. These classes are done through the global classroom. Register online at MorganCC.edu.

Red Willow Bridal Expo – March 28th, 2020

Saturday, March 28th, 2020 will be Red Willow's 5th expo. The bridal expo will go from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and have a variety of vendors for couples to browse through. Vendors are currently being accepted now.

Learn more at www.redwillowonmain.com/bridal-expo.html.

Tumbleweed Brewery

There are always so many fun things happening at Tumbleweed Brewery. If you're looking for the perfect gift to give the beer-enthusiast in your life, you can't go wrong with a growler from our local brewery. Get your order in to make sure that it's here in time for the holidays.

Here is their window into the week. 

Wednesday (2/12) —  Happy Hour from 4:00 to 6:00 // $3 Beers & $4 Wines

Thursday (2/13) — Uncork & Unwind Happy Hour from 4:00 to 6:00

Friday (2/14) — Full Menu on Bar Side – Red Willow Valentine’s Day Dinner

Saturday (2/15) —  Corn Hole Tournament @ 7:00

Yuma Middle School Activities

Band

  • Monday, February 10th – LPAA League Band Concert
    • 6:30 p.m. at Yuma High School Auditorium

Girls Basketball

  • Tuesday, February 11th vs. Holyoke
    • 4:00 p.m. – C Team
    • 5:00 p.m. – B Team
    • 6:00 p.m. – A Team

Wrestling 

  • Tuesday, February 11th at Akron
    • 2:00 p.m. Start

Yuma High School Activities

Band

  • Monday, February 10th, LPAA League Band Concert
    • 6:30 p.m. at Yuma High School Auditorium

Boys Basketball

  • Monday, February 10th vs Hi-Plains @ Yuma Middle School
    • 5:45 p.m. – D Team
  • Thursday, February 13th at Caliche
    • 4:00 p.m. – JV Team
    • 5:30 p.m. – C Team
    • 7:00 p.m. – Varsity
  • Saturday, February 15th at Byers
    • 2:00 p.m. – JV Team
    • 3:30 p.m. – C Team
    • 5:00 p.m. – Varsity

Boys Wrestling

  • Friday, February 14th – Regional Wrestling @ NJC
    • 2:00 p.m. Weigh In
    • 4:00 p.m. Start
  • Saturday, February 15th – Regional Wrestling @ NJC
    • 8:00 a.m. Weigh-In
    • 9:30 a.m. Start

Girls Basketball

  • Thursday, February 13th at Caliche
    • 4:00 p.m. – JV Team
    • 5:30 p.m. – Varsity
  • Saturday, February 15th vs. Sterling at Yuma 
    • 12:00 p.m. – C Team
    • 1:30 p.m. – JV Team
    • 3:00 p.m. – Varsity

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