ALAMOSA — On Friday, Nov. 2 CRHDC recognized its long-standing executive director with a celebratory event last Friday evening in Alamosa.
The retirement celebration was to honor Al Gold and his 43 years of service at Community Resources and Housing Development Corporation. Alamosa Mayor Ty Coleman and Councilman Charlie Griego read and presented Gold with a proclamation from the City of Alamosa honoring his retirement. A slideshow of photos was on display throughout the night depicting Al Gold and his broad body of work over the years.
Colleagues, friends, and family were in attendance had an opportunity to share stories and give their thanks. Gold took a moment to address and thank the people who have worked for and with him over his years at CRHDC and recalled his upbringing as the child of farmworkers in Monte Vista.
Under Gold’s leadership the organization has built of 2,500 units of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income earners, many of which are in the San Luis Valley.
CRHDC has been providing pathways to housing resources and asset-building opportunities in Colorado for 47 years. The organization uses innovative approaches in providing sustainable and affordable housing, life-skills, and economic development opportunities to benefit low-to-moderate income households throughout Colorado through property development, financing, education, partnership, and technical assistance. www.crhdc.org, 719-589-1680.