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MEDIA ADVISORY AND PHOTO OP Aims Community College Community Events June 23 through July 2018

Aims Community College will host an array of events designed to cultivate shared experiences and deliver first hand exposure to programs and campuses.

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The public, media, students, alumni and employees are invited to attend these events. For more information and graphics about these events, visit the online Aims event calendar.

WHAT:  Aims' Alumni Stampede Social (Sold Out - Open to Media Only)
Join Aims at the Alumni Stampede Social! Enjoy a catered BBQ dinner from Kenny's Steakhouse, ticket to the ProRodeo finals and a rootin' tootin' good time for only $15 per person! Optional parking passes also available for $5. Bring the family! Also, a cash bar will be available throughout the evening. RSVP by June 25 at or contact Hayley.Hull@aims.edu or 970-339-6662.
WHEN:  Thursday, July 3, 2018, 5:30 p.m. dinner and 7 p.m. PRCA Rodeo Aims Night
WHERE:  Stampede Bunkhouse at Island Grove Regional Park, Greeley

WHAT:  8th Annual Aims Car Show
Start your engines and race on down to Aims Community College's Annual Car Show. Admission for all motorized vehicles, motorcycles and spectators is FREE! New this year is the Burnout Box! "Smoke Your Tires" in support of Aims Full Throttle Club.  Enter the show or enjoy the day as a spectator. Car lovers can connect, share stories and learn about different eras and models. There will be local food vendors on site. Tours of Aims Automotive and Technology facilities will be available.
Car owners who would like to enter the show can register at 8 a.m. July 14 at the Aims Windsor campus on a first-come, first-served basis. The show is open for all years and models of cars. Awards in a variety of categories will be presented with trophies created by Aims students.
WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 2018, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (vehicle show registration at 8 a.m.)
WHERE:  Outside of Aims Automotive Technology Building, Windsor Campus, 1120 Southgate Drive, Windsor, CO 80550
VISUALS:   Families, car enthusiasts, community, collector cars, hot rod cars, Smoke Your Tires Burnout Box

WHAT:  Young Women Xplore (Registration Full - Open to Media Only)
Young women, ages 16-18, attending the academy will be mentored by female firefighters and EMTs while getting an inside look into the world of firefighting and EMS. Xplore Academy
WHEN: Monday, July 16 through Thursday, July 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily
WHERE: Public Safety Institute, Windsor Campus, Aims Community College, 1130 Southgate Drive, Windsor
VISUALS:  High school young women and female fire professionals, water, ladder, bunker gear and rappelling drills

WHAT:  Young Men Xplore (Registration Full - Open to Media Only)
New in 2018, Young men, ages 16-18, attending the academy will be mentored by firefighters and EMTs while getting an inside look into the world of firefighting and EMS.Xplore Academy
WHEN: Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily
WHERE: Public Safety Institute, Windsor Campus, Aims Community College, 1130 Southgate Drive, Windsor
VISUALS:  High school young men and fire professionals, water, ladder, bunker gear and rappelling drills

WHAT:  College 101 for Anyone Interested in Going to College
Prospective students, parents, families and anyone who would like to learn more about going to college are invited to attend Aims Community College’s College 101 presentation. Dinner will be provided and all activities are free.  RSVP through this link call 970-330-8008 and press 0 to RSVP.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 5:30-7 p.m.
WHERE: Aims Community College Fort Lupton Campus, 260 College Ave, Fort Lupton and Loveland Library, 300 N. Adams Avenue, Loveland. Two sessions will be offered simultaneously on this date.
ABOUT: In this presentation, attendees will hear about Aims Community College’s degree and certificate programs, and the differences between four-year universities, community colleges and private colleges. An overview of transfer credit and accreditation may also be explored. Attendees will learn about the Aims Admissions process. Topics will include assessment requirements, college and program orientations, college acronyms and vocabulary. College costs/debt, scholarships, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be discussed. Aims’ Who are you? quiz is a fun wrap-up activity for attendees to explore Aims opportunities.  For more information about how to apply at Aims, please visit www.aims.edu/prospective.

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