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Oktoberfest Dinner, Live and Silent Auctions

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SAVE THE (Tentative) DATE!!!

Date TBD 2023 for an “Oktoberfest” Dinner, Live and Silent Auction.

DINNER will start serving at 4 pm,
LIVE Auction starting at 6 pm
SILENT AUCTION bidding STOPS promptly at 6:30 pm

3rd  Annual “KID’S Only” Live AUCTION!!! Don’t Miss it!

Donations Letter – Oktoberfest 2022

The Howard Hall Community Center is back….. fully open and once again serving the community!

Letter from Howard Hall Association President:

Dear business owner,

The Howard Hall Community Center is a Colorado State registered non-profit tasked with the oversight and day-to-day operation of the Howard Hall Community Center In Howard Colorado.

Periodically, we hold fundraisers to help raise money to maintain and improve the Community Center and introduce new programs to the community such as our free computer classes for the technologically challenged, vaccination clinics, senior dance classes, monthly community luncheons and neighborhood business symposiums. We are also serve as the meeting place for many of our other local community associations and groups. 100% of the proceeds from this event, including the auction items, will go towards the ongoing maintenance and improvements needed for the Community Center

Our next upcoming community activity is our annual Oktoberfest celebration which will be held on Saturday, October 1st from 4 pm to 7 pm at Howard Hall. We will feature a traditional Oktoberfest menu, music, prizes, silent and live auctions and fun for the community.

We’d like to invite you to participate in the activities through a donation of goods or services to be included our silent or live auctions. Any service or item donation, small or large is very welcomed and greatly appreciated. Along with your generous donation, we would be pleased to display your related business cards, flyers or brochures during the event as well as include your business name in our display ad in the Mountain Mail newspaper as well as in our Facebook page and website so our attendees can be aware of your generous support and hopefully return the favor through their continued patronage.

AND don’t miss our 3rd Annual “Kids Only” live Auction!

It’s greatly through the wonderful support of local businesses such as yours that allow us to continue offering community programs and support!

Thank you so very much,
David Van Nattan

5th Annual 4th of July Community BBQ and Fun!

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July 2, 2023 (July 4th) Celebration”

(Due to the July 4th 2023 is on a Tuesday,

the Howard Hall BBQ & Festivities
will be held on Sunday July 2, 2023, from 11am until 3pm or…..)

5th Annual 4th of July

“Community BBQ AND FUN”

Come & join us for a day of “Food & Fun”

“Carnival Games” to play for prizes!

Join in on the “Cake Walk” & OH! Don’t forget the “BBQ”!!!

Tour the NEW Ambulance and receive FREE…

Ice Cream from AVAD!

Held at the Howard Hall Community Center,

5510 County Rd 45, Howard, CO

Sunday July 2, 2023, from 11am until 3pm OR…

Hamburger OR Brat OR Hot Dog, Potato Salad OR Chips, Corn on the Cob (cooked on the grill), Baked Beans, Drink – $15-Adults, Children 10 & under FREE. Historical Guided Tour Rides around Old Howard by the Western Fremont Historical Society. The  “Old Church” building open for tours and information.

The AVAD Ambulance crew will be passing out FREE Ice Cream treats and

Tours of the NEW  AVAD Ambulance!

By the way…..  Check out the Car Show!!! Sponsored by the

Western Historical Society!

Need Food Assistance?

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Swissvale, Howard, Coaldale, Cotopaxi Residents DO YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEED FOOD ASSISTANCE? Howard Hall in Howard, CO has partnered with Salida Community Center to help people get a little more food on the table-on a MONTHLY basis! Food Pick – ups will be the 1st Wednesday of EACH month from 11:30-1:00 at Howard Hall. (Sorry no deliveries) Swissvale thru Cotopaxi! Please call 719 371-3893. Please leave a message and we will call you back to get you set up. As this is an assistance program there is a very short form to fill out. There are modest income requirements. Please let us know if you are a senior (over 60) as we have extra food for you. Not to worry…. We WILL NOT share your name or ANY info with ANYBODY! To pick up your food you will only need to go to the drive through at the Howard Hall, 5510 County Rd 45, Howard CO, open your trunk and tell us your last name (that’s why we need to get you on that list). Just stay in the car and let us get you loaded up! If you think you might qualify, call 719 371-3893

Click here to print a PDF copy. 

6th Annual Mexican Dinner & Fundraiser

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“Mexican Dinner & Fundraiser” On Approximately February 18, 2023 – 4:30 pm to 7 pm, Silent Auction bidding stops at 6:30 pm sharp!

This is our 6th Annual “Mexican Dinner & Fundraiser”, Mark your calendar – February 21, 2019….. AND notice the new serving starting time…. Serving from 4:30pm to 7:00pm or until we run out of food.

Same low price…..

Adult’s and youth age 11 & above $10, children 10 & under FREE.

Come & bid on the many great “Silent Auction” items that have been donated by local merchants and local community artists.
Silent auction bids start at 4:30 pm and bidding ends at 6:30 pm.

Door Prize drawings throughout the meal (door prize recipients must be present to win)!

Beef Burrito Smothered with (green chili)
Mexican Rice
Refried Beans
Taco Bar / Nachos
Dessert – Many to choose from

Proceeds to benefit the Howard Hall for upkeep and maintenance.
For more information or if you would like to donate an item for the silent auction contact:

FREE Computer Classes

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All classes will be on Tuesday Nights and will last for approx. 2 hours at Howard Hall Community Center.
All classes are free however, any donations will go towards advancing additional training at Howard Hall

Registration for classes can be accomplished by visiting http://TEKnicalLearning.orgnull or by calling Tom at (719) 371-0354.
Registration will open up on Monday, 4/23. Click Here for a printable version of the class Schedule.

Update on 2018 Mexican Dinner & Silent Auction

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The Howard Hall Community Center is located at 5410 County Rd 45, Howard CO 81233

The Howard Hall Community Center (HHCC) belongs to the community and is maintained by the Howard Hall Association (HHA). The HHCC is available for a minimal fee for weddings, birthday & anniversary parties, meetings, computer classes, dance classes, public speaking events etc. If you are interested in booking the HHCC go to our website and click on the ‘Reserve the Hall’ link.

To help maintain the Hall with the monthly expenses and maintenance, the HHA has several fundraisers during the year. A Mexican Dinner and Silent Auction held every year in February, in the fall a Chili or Spaghetti Supper, and on July 4th – an old fashioned Community BBQ is held as a THANK YOU to the community for their support. We hold the BBQ in conjunction with the Western Fremont Historical Society (WFHS). At this BBQ the WFHS gives a riding tour of old Howard on an old fashioned Trolley Car. We also have for the kids and adults a ‘Barrel Train’ that gives rides. Not to mention the food!!!

This Community BBQ starts on July 4th at 11 am – 3 pm so that you still have time to get to your favorite spot to watch the 4th of July fireworks.

You can also help with maintaining the Hall with the monthly expenses and maintenance, with sending your donation to the Howard Hall Association at P.O. Box 92, Howard, CO 81233

For more information or if you would be interested in volunteering to be on the HHA board, contact Howard Hall Association President: Norm Stegeman 719-484-9956.