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Interim Executive Director Corner

Executive Director Corner will be brought to you each week until we have a new Executive Director by Ginny Riley, Interim Executive Director for Non-Financial Duties.

April 2 - New Face at Har Shalom!

No, this is not another article about Debbi Bodie arriving as our new ED on April 8th (although I am anxiously awaiting that day!) This week, Har Shalom welcomes security guards from our new security contractor -- Code 4 Security Services. What happened to our former weekday guards? Although our former contractor specializes in security for faith communities, they are mostly located in the Denver-Boulder area. They were having to send up...Read more...

March 19

Get ready to welcome our new Executive Director Debbi Bodie!  Debbi was selected by unanimous votes of the Search Committee and the Board of Directors. Many of you got to meet her on her recent visit to Fort Collins and Congregation Har Shalom. Debbi will be moving here in the next few weeks from Portland, Oregon. By next week’s Happenings, I should know her actual start date. Debbi is an experienced synagogue Executive...Read more...

March 5

We have an exciting opportunity to meet one of our Executive Director candidates this week. After a number of Skype interviews with Debbi Bodie and a very positive response from her references, the Search Committee is bringing Debbi from Portland, Oregon, to Fort Collins to explore in person the possibility of her being our next Executive Director. 

While Debbi is here, she will be meeting with the Search Committee,...Read more...

February 26

There is so much happening at Har Shalom that it is hard to find dates and rooms for all of the activities.  Hamentashen is being baked, classes being held, committees are meeting, staff are being trained in fire safety, our young ones are being educated, 7th graders cooked and served their annual Hospitality Dinner, preschool and summer camp registrations are open, and we are laughing (Laughter Yoga), meditating, and davening to...Read more...

February 19

Assertive Greeter Training is scheduled! Training sessions will be at Har Shalom on:

Thursday, March 7, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Saturday, March 9, 9:00 am to 10 am Sunday, March 10, 9:30 am to 11 am   

Please attend any one of the three offerings and become an official Har Shalom greeter.  Look for the registration link in next week's Happenings. This training is being offered free to Har Shalom by BOSS...Read more...

February 12

My corner of the world has been energized and brightened by spending time with many of you at our recent "Aloha Har Shalom." A special word of thanks goes out to Leah Lamkin and her many volunteers, the Board, and the Strategic Planning Committee for putting together a successful and fun event.

In addition to input-gathering, socializing, costume contests, drawings for prizes, good food and drinks, and fantastic kids' programs, we had...Read more...

Sat, April 20 2019 15 Nisan 5779