Code of the West is always looking support causes that aid in the betterment in the lives of our residents and the community. Every member of our staff has roots in Southern Colorado and we are invested in the state of the beautiful place we call home. We are proud to maintain an active role in the community and are committed to donating whatever we can to local charities and events year round! In 2016 alone we have donated to the following:
La Veta Book Nook
Code of the West has donated 2 years in a row to the Friends of La Veta Library and the La Veta Book Nook..
"Run by the Friends of the La Veta Library, the Book Nook provides a continuing source of funds to help support the Library and provides a low cost source of books to the community. Books sold at the store are replaced by a continual flow of new donations."
Huerfano County Sports
Code of the West is always glad to sponsor teams or individual students from Huerfano County to assist them in furthering their athletic achievements. We understand the value of athletics and appreciate the value being a part of a team!
Code of the West Real Estate was happy to donate equipment for our local youth soccer teams! The equipment has become worn through the years and they were in desperate need of new gear to get kids excited for the upcoming soccer season! Code of the West is always proud to donate to local kids groups and sporting teams!
La Veta Open Golf Tournament
We have donated to the La Veta Open Golf Tournament held on August 6th of this year to help support the community’s long history with the great sport of golf!
Photo credit: G Wagner
We achieved Gold status with our contributions to Camp 911. Camp 911 is a free, one-day camp for youth ages 9-12. Participants worked through a variety of stations with local Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Dispatchers. Activities included first aid and CPR, fire safety, when and how to call 911, and various other safety topics.
La Clinica in Gardner, CO
Our generous monetary donation will help keep La Clinica in Gardner open and operational for many years to come. Stay tuned for the latest updates and the many great things to come to La Cliniica and Gardner, CO
Spanish Peaks Music Festival
Everyone loves live music! Code of the West is the main sponsor for the Spanish Peaks Music Festival donating over $10,000.. This event is incredibly successful year after year featuring local and mainstream artists from all over America.
Music Festival Autograph Signing with Kinsey Sadler
We also hosted an autograph signing at our office for Nashville recording artist, Kinsey Sadler. Fans had a blast meeting her and receiving autographs!
Walsenburg Revitalization Project – Casino Night @ La Plaza Inn
Code of the West donated tickets to The Casino Night @ La Plaza Inn.
From the Huerfano Journal:
“On November 5, from 6 to 10 pm, La Plaza Inn will bring a little Las Vegas excitement to Walsenburg. This event is the only fund raiser for Walsenburg Downtown Revitalization Committee. The funds from Casino night support festivals and activities as well as matching money for grants.”
This event was an amazing success! We had people from all over the area and out of town come to see Cuchara’s finest homes. Everyone who completes the tour received drink tickets for the Timbers Restaurant and one lucky winner scored a free dinner for two at the Timbers.
Code of the West La Veta Parade of Homes
Code of the West was proud to showcase La Veta’s most beautiful homes during the FIRST La Veta Parade of Homes! Code of the West had a great turnout and also had a virtual tour as well as yummy snacks and drinks at the office for those who participated in the tour. We love to have events and look forward to next year’s Parade of Homes!
Code of the West Huerfano County Haunted House
Code of the West was so excited for our first annual Huerfano County Haunted House! We had a fantastic turnout and kids and adults alike both had a great & spooky time! We had pumpkin painting, caramel apple station, photo booth, the Mad Scientist from Walsenburg made his appearance along with a zombie room, and other games, snacks, and drinks! We love holding events like these and hope to have more in the future. The staff was so happy to see the community come together and have a great time during the spookiest time of year!
Parade of Lights
Code of the West was excited to participate in the Parade of Lights 2016. We won “best use of lights” award and had so much fun seeing everyone’s floats and look forward to participating next year!
La Veta FFA
Code of the West is a proud sponsor of Huerfano County FFA. We make it a point to attend and support the many events that FFA offers year round. So far in 2017 we have donated $500.00 to the FFA Auction!
We are proud to donate to our local 4-H. The organization has over 6.5 million members in the United States, from ages 5 to 21, in approximately 90,000 clubs. The goal of 4-H is to develop citizenship, leadership, responsibility and life skills of youth through experiential learning programs and a positive youth development approach. We are so proud to support our local 4-H!
Adams State Volleyball Camp
We donated to this renowned volleyball camp with the knowledge that it is important that the youth of the community gain valuable sport skills from the best! Our sponsorship helped athletes join Head Coach Lindy Mortensen and Grizzlies staff for fun and informative volleyball camps on the Adams State University campus in Alamosa, CO!
SPACe Art Program
Art has played a large role in making La Veta what it is today. SPACe is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community based and member owned organization dedicated to support of the arts and art education. Resources which support SPACe include community volunteers, membership dues, donations, booth fees from the annual Art in the Park festival and a percent of sales of artwork in the Gallery and Gallery Gift Shop. Code of the West proudly supports SPACe and their community projects.
SOCO Endurance Horse Races
Code of the West gladly donated the historic Andreatta ranch for the SOCO Endurance Horse Race.
4th of July Parade
Code of the West had too much fun participating in the 4th of July Parade on Main Street!
Spanish Peaks Healthcare Foundation Wine Tasting Fundraiser
Code of the West was proud to donate over $1,000.00 to the Spanish Peaks Healthcare Foundation to aid in scholarships for Huerfano County residents.
Stay tuned to see the many more events and organizations Code of the West plans to support in the very near future.....