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JULY 2013 EDITION
 
In This Issue
:: Interview series- Duane Smith
:: Notes and Notables: Duane and Gay Smith
:: Fortifact 7-Weminuche Travelogue
:: Letter from the Exec. Director
:: Letter from the Alumni Director
:: Fourth at the Fort Mash-up
 
   
Interview Series
Duane Smith Retires
 

Dr. Duane Smith joined the FLC history faculty in 1964 and taught continually in that program for 49 years, making his tenure one of the longest at the history of the college.  

 

On the eve of his retirement from teaching, Duane graciously agreed to sit down to discuss his views on history and reminisce about the changes he's seen at Fort Lewis over the years.

 

(click for video)  

 

Notes and Notables 
Duane and Gay Smith 

Foundation Executive Director Margie Deane Gray recorded a special interview with Duane and Gay Smith for her KDUR radio program 
Notes and Notables. You can hear it by clicking here.

 

Fortifact 7  
Weminuche Travelogue
A Five-Day Trek Through Eden.
 

Explore awesome vistas, high mountain lakes, and amazing wildlife in this episode. Along the way we'll hear about the founding of the wilderness from Britt Bassett, and get some thoughts on wilderness from Michael Rendon, the former Mayor of Durango.

We'll end our trip by catching a ride home on the famous Durango & Silverton narrow Gauge train. 

 

This episode also features stunning images of the Weminuche by Ouray photographer, Jack Brauer

 

 

Alumni Discount Card

 

The Fort Lewis College Office of Alumni Affairs is proud to offer you discounted goods and services- via the FLC Alumni Discount Card. Now available only to FLC alumni for $60/per card.

 

Proceeds from sales directly benefit the Alumni Association. Many Durango businesses have committed to offering substantial discounts to cardholders, with more on the way! 

 

 
 Discount for FLC Alumnini
Special Offer on Auto and Home Insurance!
 
Margie Deane Gray
Executive Director, Foundation
 
 
Greetings! 
 

This email blast is a bit different from past issues.  In this issue we are dedicating a good portion to celebrate and honor recently retired, beloved history professor, Dr. Duane Smith...

 
Dave Kerns 
Director of 
Alumni Relations
 
  
 
 
Greetings! 

 

Last week on my way to the Front Range for an Alumni Rockies game at Coors Field I stopped and spoke to the Alumni Relations departments at several other Colorado colleges and universities. It was fascinating to hear what these schools are working on to support their alumni... 

     

(click for full article)

 

 

Old Fort Farm Stand - 

Thursday, August 01, 2013 1:00 PM

 

Concert, Concert Hall at the Park, with The Assortment - 

Thursday, August 01, 2013 5:00 PM

 

Concert, Los Lonely Boys, with special guest Thom Chacon - 

Friday, August 02, 2013 7:30 PM

 

Skyhawk Women's Lacrosse Camp, for varsity level players - 

Sunday, August 04, 2013 9:00 AM

 

Skyhawk Women's Lacrosse Camp, 

for ages 8 - 12 -

Sunday, August 04, 2013 12:00 PM

 

VIEW ALL EVENTS AT THE FORT

AND GET MORE DETAILS HERE.

 
Planned Giving Q&A
 
Have you considered a planned gift to benefit Fort Lewis College? Here is a brief Planned Giving Q & A to help you get started...
 
 
 
 


Fourth At the Fort 2013
Alumni Association's 1st Annual Celebration 










Director of Alumni Relations Dave Kerns and the crew from Foundation and Alumni launched our first ever Alumni 4th of July picnic on the rim this last holiday. Have a peek at our one-minute music mash-up of the event, then put it on your calendar for next year!

Read more about it on Facebook!

 


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