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MEDIA ADVISORY AND PHOTO OP: Aims Community College to Seal New Time Capsule to Be Opened in 50 Years

GREELEY, CO – October 18, 2017– The community and media are invited to Aims Community College for the “Arty Underground: The Legacy Continues,” on Wednesday, October 25 at 11:30 a.m. where a new time capsule will be sealed at the new Applied Technology and Trades Center on the Greeley campus. Items will be revealed and placed into the time capsule to be opened in 50 years.

The event will be a celebration of past, present and future success at Aims with a Día De Los Muertos theme. Guests are encouraged to gather with friends and share stories of Aims past, as well as their vision for the next 50 years. They will be treated to a candy apple bar, where they can create their own dessert with different toppings. Marshmallows can be decorated to create sugar skull pops, and there will be masks to decorate to go along with the Día De Los Muertos theme.

“We are excited to reveal what items will be sealed in the time capsule, and I can only wonder what our students and community will think when they unveil it 50 years from now,” said Aims President, Dr. Leah L. Bornstein. “The entire community is invited to partake in this 50th anniversary activity, and I encourage everyone to take a tour of our brand new state-of-the-art Applied Technology and Trades Center during these festivities.

WHAT: Aims Community College presents Arty Underground: The Legacy Continues (Time Capsule Dedication to be Opened in 50 Years)
WHEN: Wednesday, October 25 at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Aims Applied Technology and Trades Center, 5401 W. 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80634
VISUALS: Aims President, Dr. Leah L. Bornstein, and Board President, Carol Ruckel, will reveal the items going into the Aims time capsule to be placed in the wall of the new Aims Applied Technology and Trades Center for the next 50 years. The ceremony will have a Día De Los Muertos theme. Activities will include a candy apple bar where guests can create their own candy apple with different toppings, creating edible sugar skull pops and decorating masks.
MEDIA RSVP: Please email laura.coale@aims.edu, Use #Aims50

The “Arty Underground: The Legacy Continues” event is in conjunction with Aims’ 50th anniversary celebration. The College is wrapping up the year-long celebration on November 4 with the “Beat Goes On” celebration and fundraiser to support scholarships through the Aims Foundation. For information and stories about Aims’ 50th anniversary and other upcoming events visit www.aims.edu/aims50. Use #Aims50.

Loveland Reporter-Herald