Kathryn R. Burke

Community Involvement

Events, Programs, Public Relations, Communications, and Publicity

Events and programs: I planned, organized, and/or participated in; was a guest presenter or speaker;
helped market, publicize, fundraise, and promote. For the following non-profit organizations, businesses, and government entities.

Montrose. Region 10 ADRC, Montrose Economic Development Corp, City of Montrose, Montrose Golden Circle & Senior Center, Montrose Pavilion, Montrose Center for the Arts, Montrose Assoc.,of Realtors, Montrose Historical Society and Museum, Montrose Women’s Club, Montrose Botanical Gardens, Magic Circle Players, Montrose Chamber of Commerce, Time Bank of the Rockies, Montrose Library, Montrose County Fair Art Show, Museum of the Mountain West, Ute Museum.

Ouray. City of Ouray, Ouray Women’s Club, Ouray Historical Society & Museum, Ouray Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, Ranch Rodeo, PRA Rodeo.

Ridgway. Town of Ridgway, Ridgway Railroad Museum, Weehawken Creative Arts, Sherbino Theatre, Ridgway Creative District, Ridgway Railroad Museum, Ridgway Chamber of Commerce, Ridgway Ranch History Museum.

Delta County. City of Delta, County of Delta, Fort Uncompahgre, Town of Cedaredge, Grand Mesa Arts & Entertainment Center, town of Paonia, Blue Sage Art Center, Creamery in Hotchkiss.

Durango. Durango & Silverton Railroad, Durango Chamber of Commerce, Fort Lewis College, Arts and Food Festivals.

Silverton. Town of Silverton, Colorado, Silverton Chamber of Commerce, Silverton Arts District.

Recreational Railroads. Royal Gorge Railroad, Grand Canyon Railroad, Verde Valley Railroad, Durango & Silverton Railroad, Grand Canyon Railroad.

Native American. Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez Cultural Center, Hovenweep National Monument, Dolores Visitor Center, Ute Museum, Montrose; Navajo Nation; trading posts in Gallup, NM, Cortez, CO, Shiprock, NM, Bluff UT, others.

Other. Partners of Delta, Montrose, and Ouray; Town of Cottonwood, Ariz.; Sedona, Ariz.; Moab, Utah; Cripple Creek, Canyon City,  & Florence, Colo.

Tasks involved or included some or all of the following.
Budgeting, funding, fund-raising, licensing & permits, planning, organizing, securing vendors, vendor booth rental, locating talent, presenting or keynoting, staffing, decorating, supervising committees, set up and haul in, take- down, cleanup and haul out, multi-media publicity with print, radio, broadcast, digital and social media marketing.