Meet Lois Hart: Putting the “H(e)art” in the Sweetheart City

Lois Hart, experienced gardener, leadership consultant, author and resident ambassador for The Lakes at Centerra truly puts her heart into our Sweetheart City. For as long as Lois can remember she’s always been an outdoor enthusiast. Her childhood was filled with the...

MEET SARA TURNER – THE MASTER OF SIP & SPLATTER

When Sara Turner moved to Loveland in 2011, she was in search of a new job that would allow her to pursue her love of painting while also spending time with her young children. What began as a job at Studio Vino became a passion project when Sara and her husband...

Meet Jim Tolstrup: Green Thumb at HPEC

High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC) has played an integral role in the Centerra community for as long as residents can remember. The idea for the center was originally thought up by Tom Hoyt, president of McStain Neighborhoods, builder of High Plains Village at...

Meet Valentina: bringing love and joy to the Sweetheart City

Loveland, once a small town rooted in agriculture, has grown into a bustling city bursting with activity. A vibrant art scene, impressive dining options and outdoor adventures with breathtaking views have put Loveland on the map, drawing visitors from throughout the...

Meet Stacy Kliner: Putting that pep in your day

Colorado Coffee Company has a long history in Northern Colorado. It opened 25 years ago as one of the first coffee shops and roasters in the area. Its first location was in Fort Collins at the Foothills Mall. Stacy remembers going to the mall as a child and the...

Meet Wendy & Vicki Thompson: Living an Unexpected Life at The Lakes

Wendy and Vicki are from a small town in South Dakota, the type of place where everyone knows your business. It’s also a town that holds a lot of great memories for the Thompsons: it’s where they first met over cotton candy and mini donuts at Art in the Park, it’s...