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Welcome to Team Orange, Troy

Welcome to Team Orange, Troy In November, Norte added Troy DeShano to our team. He will serve as our Program and Education […]

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Helping to create countless opportunities

Helping to create countless opportunities Because of the continued support from people like you, more young people experienced the empowering gift of […]

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Board of Directors: November Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors: November Meeting Minutes Recently, Norte’s Board of Directors approved the publishing of minutes after each meeting, beginning with June […]

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Dreams can come true!

Dreams can come true! A better-connected community starts with dreams. What do we wish to see? Experience? Create? Turning those dreams into […]

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2021 Explore Academy: Leading the Way

2021 Explore Academy: Leading the Way This fall, Norte hosted the third annual Explore Academy. Explore Academy is an opportunity for teenagers to change […]

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Finding your passion and giving back ❤

Finding your passion and giving back Yesterday, the Clubhouse was full of the giving spirit on Giving Tuesday. We joined forces with […]

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Home is where the love is ♥️

Home is where the love is ❤️ There are many definitions for the simple word “home.” One definition is a place where […]

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Friends ✅ Memories ✅ Cowbell ✅

Friends √ Memories √ Cowbell √ Thanks to the herculean efforts of so many marvelous volunteers, last weekend was a truly memorable 2021 […]

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Board of Directors: October Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors: October Meeting Minutes Recently, Norte’s Board of Directors approved the publishing of minutes after each meeting, beginning with June […]

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Fostering Community with Team Orange

Fostering Community with Team Orange Community is all around us, but sometimes it takes a guiding hand to connect us to it. […]

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Our scary fabulous coaches bring the magic

Our scary fabulous coaches bring the magic There’s no blueprint for what makes a great bike coach. We have a few requirements, […]

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The Halloween Walkability Test

The Halloween Walkability Test Happy Halloween! This Sunday is the one holiday that celebrates compact, friendly, walkable neighborhoods. We observe this walking […]

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More voices always begin with your own

More voices always begin with your own We created the Explore Academy to help teenagers change the world, beginning with their community. One alum from 2020 […]

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Riding through time with Norte

Riding through time with Norte My family’s early years with toddlers and young children had a predictable rhythm — often involving an […]

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Board of Directors: September Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors: September Meeting Minutes Recently, Norte’s Board of Directors approved the publishing of minutes after each meeting, beginning with June […]

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These Sidewalks are for Walking! ?

These Sidewalks are for Walking! We write about sidewalks a lot. Perhaps too much. And we’ll own that because sidewalks transform neighborhoods, and we’re […]

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Meeting the Challenge — Exceeding Expectations

Meeting the Challenge — Exceeding Expectations I remember the day it popped into my head: “I think I’ll ride my bike around […]

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Additional Statement by the Norte Board of Directors

September 24, 2021   Greetings Norte Community, The Norte Board’s decision regarding the change in the employment status of Ty Schmidt was […]

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Norte is…

Norte is… Norte is a story, and if you receive this newsletter, your story is part of it. Maybe your story began from the beginning when Ty […]

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Statement from the Norte Board of Directors on the departure of Executive Director Ty Schmidt

Statement from the Norte Board of Directors on the departure of Executive Director Ty Schmidt Last week Norte’s Board of Directors made […]

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