Kathryn R. Burke

Community Involvement

Events, Programs, Public Relations, Publicity, Memberships, Communications

Events and programs I planned, organized, and/or participated in as  guest presenter or featured speaker*. Businesses, non-profit organizations, and government entities where I served on boards(b), published(p) a magazine or guide, helped market, publicize, fundraise, and promote.
Magazines and location-speciic or topic-specific guides I published(p) (with offices in Durango, Silverton, Ouray, Ridgway, Grand Junction, Canyon City, Moab Ut., Cottonwood, AZ) include: San Juan Silver Stage (Western Colorado and the 4 Corners); San Juan Living (SW Colorado); Ouray County Magazine; Silverton Magazine; MEDC Anniversary Publication; Durango & Silverton NG RR Magazine; Royal Gorge RR Magazine: Verde Valley (AZ) Magazine; 4 Corners Native American Trading Posts; art, food, railroad festivals, and special events in Cortez, Durango, Silverton, and Ouray.

SW Colorado, Regional
Region 10 ADRC, Montrose Economic Development Corp.(p), Interpretive Association of Western Colorado, Colorado Tourism Office, CTO Western movies, San Juan Mountains Association, Partners of Delta, Montrose, and Ouray. San Juan Silver Stage newspaper and magazine(p).

Native American Heritage. Mesa Verde National Park, Montezuma Heritage Museum, Cortez Cultural Center, Hovenweep National Monument (all in or near Cortez). Dolores Visitor Center. Ute Museum (Montrose). Tuzigoot National Monument, Montezuma Castle National Monument (all near Sedona, AZ). Navajo Nation and trading posts in Gallup, NM, Cortez, CO, Shiprock, NM, Bluff UT, others. 4 Corners Native American Trading Posts(p).

Recreational Railroads. Royal Gorge Railroad(p), Grand Canyon Railroad, Verde Valley Railroad(p), Durango & Silverton NG Railroad(p), Grand Canyon Railroad. Wrote copy for Grand Canyon RR.

Montrose County
Montrose.  City of Montrose, Montrose County, Montrose Golden Circle & Senior Center*, Montrose Pavilion,* Montrose Center for the Arts*(b), Montrose Assoc.,of Realtors*, Montrose Historical Society and Museum*, Montrose Women’s Club*(b), Montrose Botanical Gardens, Montrose Farmers Market, Magic Circle Players, Montrose Chamber of Commerce, Time Bank of the Rockies(b), Montrose Library, Montrose County Fair Art Show, Museum of the Mountain West*, Ute Museum, Montrose Historical Society. MEDC Anniversary Publication.(p)
Olathe. Valley Food Partnership.

Ouray County
City of Ouray, Ouray Women’s Club(b), Ouray Historical Society & Museum*, Ouray Chamber of Commerce(b) and Visitors Center, Ranch Rodeo, PRA Rodeo. Ouray County Magazine.(p)
Ridgway. Town of Ridgway, Ridgway Railroad Museum, Weehawken Creative Arts*, Sherbino Theatre, Ridgway Creative District, Ridgway Railroad Museum, Ridgway Chamber of Commerce(b), Ridgway Ranch History Museum*(b), Ridgway Farmers Market.

Delta County
City of Delta, County of Delta, Fort Uncompahgre, Delta Visitors Ceenter, Delta County Historical Society and Museum.
Cedaredge. Town of Cedaredge, Grand Mesa Arts & Entertainment Center, Pioneer Town, Applefest.
Paonia.  Town of Paonia, Blue Sage Art Center*. KVNF Radio Show* (art & entertainment).
Hotchkiss. Creamery Art Center, Delta County Fair.

Mesa County (Grand Junction & Palisade). Colorado Winefest. Colorado Lavender Association, Palisade Peach Festival, Cross Orchards Museum, Museum of the West.

LaMesa County
Durango & Silverton NG Railroad(p), Durango Chamber of Commerce*, Fort Lewis College and FLC radio show* (art and history), Arts and Food Festival publicity and publications(p).

Silverton. Town of Silverton, Silverton Chamber of Commerce(b), Silverton Arts District. Silverton Magazine(p).

Colorado.  Pagosa Springs, Gunnison, Crested Butte, Cripple Creek, Canyon City(p), and Florence. Royal Gorge RR Magazine.
Utah. Moab and Bluff.
Arizona. Cottonwood,(p) Sedona, Williams.
New Mexico. Santa Fe, Albuquerque.