LARIMER COUNTY LEVERAGING LOTTERY FUNDS FOR OUTDOOR AMENITIES

LARIMER COUNTY LEVERAGING LOTTERY FUNDS FOR OUTDOOR AMENITIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DENVER, July 9, 2013 –The Colorado Lottery has returned more than $97 million to Larimer County for parks, recreation, open space, conservation education and wildlife projects since the Lottery started in 1983.

The Horsetooth Reservoir improvements, the Laramie Foothills Mountains to Plains project and the Poudre River Trail are just some examples of the great amenities available throughout the county that have benefited from Colorado Lottery funds.

Check out http://www.coloradolottery.com/PLAY/VIDEO/vid/0H31STYIqJ8to view a short video abouthow Larimer County’s Natural Resources Department is leveraging Lottery funds to provide amenities to Larimer County residents.

Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery’s games – Mega Millions, Powerball, Cash 5, Lotto, Pick 3 and Scratch – stay in Colorado to improve the quality of life in the state. The Lottery has returned more than $2.4 billion to the state of Colorado since it was established. Through Great Outdoors Colorado, the Conservation Trust Fund and Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Lottery has provided funding for new trails, precious open space and wildlife protection. For more information, visit www.coloradolottery.com.

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July 9, 2013
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