Hypothermia

The American Red Cross defines hypothermia as “the cooling of the body caused by the failure of the body’s warming system.” (1) Hypothermia can lead to death, if untreated! While everyone is at risk of hypothermia, some individuals are more susceptible: (2) The elderly. Children. Individuals with lower body fat. Males because their bodies generally…… Continue reading Hypothermia

2016 Newsletter

Click for PDF version Mackenzie’s Mission institutes loaner life jacket program in Larimer County May 2016 brought the beginning of our loaner life jacket program.  Safe Kids Larimer County donated 70 life jackets of varying sizes to the program.    Without this donation our program could not have been initiated this year.  THANK YOU SAFE KIDS!… Continue reading 2016 Newsletter

First Loaner Jackets

Our first loaner jackets are being delivered to their new summer home this afternoon (May 27th).  We are so very excited that Harmony Village Mobile Park has opted to provide life jackets to the individuals to that utilize their community pool, especially since the park does not provide a life guard. Thank you  Harmony Village!…… Continue reading First Loaner Jackets

CSU SLiCE Adaptive Swim Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 8, 2015 drowning.is.preventable at macksmission.org Keywords: (SLiCE Adaptive Swim), (Mackenzie’s Mission), (Colorado State University) Mackenzie’s Mission Joins with SLiCE Adaptive Swim for Guest Presentation * SLiCE Adaptive Swim through Colorado State University is hosting Mackenzie’s Mission to speak at their weekly swim sessions. * The presentation will cover a variety of…… Continue reading CSU SLiCE Adaptive Swim Program

Keni’s Par 1 Bar Crawl

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  Heather Roecker June 8, 2015                                                                                                                970.484.3947 drowning.is.preventable@macksmission.org Mackenzie’s Mission to Host First Annual Old Town Bar Crawl FORT COLLINS, CO – Mackenzie’s Mission is officially announcing their first annual “Keni’s Par 1 Bar Crawl Fundraiser” to take place in Old Town, Fort Collins. On Saturday, August 29th 2015,…… Continue reading Keni’s Par 1 Bar Crawl

January 15, 2015

Happy New Year. Our executive director and chairperson of the board had a very productive meeting with the local US Coast Guard Auxiliary last week. We discussed the creation and implementation of a life jacket loaner program in Larimer County Colorado.  These gentlemen will be an excellent source of support for this program. The first…… Continue reading January 15, 2015