Amongst the shapes, colors, and textures inside Niwot's Osmosis Art and Architecture on 2nd Avenue, there's a face locals are well acquainted with - that of Michelle Henzel. She's raised a family, worked, and been an integral part of community events and organizations for more than 35 years. The Courier reached out to learn more about this vivacious member of the community.
Left Hand Valley Courier (LHVC) – Where is your hometown and what path brought you to Niwot?
Michelle Henzel (MH) – I grew up in North Massapequa, Long Island, New York, earned my bachelor of science degree at SUNY Plattsburgh in education. In 1974 I moved to Colorado because my parents and brothers had moved here while I was attending college. Before moving to Niwot in 1983, I lived in Lafayette, Thornton, and Boulder.
My husband and I were looking for a lot to build a house when we found Niwot and fell in love with the area. When we checked out the school system, we discovered Niwot has excellent schools and the rest is history.
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