Chronicle News: ‘Weekend Edition’ Feb 3-5, 2017
Stonewall, Colo. – The Tercio Foundation, the local affiliate of Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation, provided nearly $90,000 in 2016 to support community and conservation organizations in the greater Stonewall and Trinidad communities. The Foundation’s support, critically informed by Tercio Ranch staff, Aaron Swallow and Kelly and Tracy Rael, helped organizations continue to provide critical human services, support local communities, enact meaningful wildlife habitat projects and protect important natural resources.


TSJC Boosters: Aaron Swallow, Mike Salbato Athletic Director for TSJC, Tracy Rael and Kelly Rael.

“The greater Culebra Range is a unique and stunning landscape with vibrant local communities. We are proud partner with organizations that work tirelessly to protect and benefit the people , land, water and wildlife of Stonewall, Trinidad and Colorado,” said Ann Colley, Executive Director and Vice President of The Moore Charitable Foundation and its affiliates, including The Tercio Foundation. “We’re honored to be able to support the important work these organizations do and we look forward to celebrating their many successes ahead.”


The Tercio Foundation donation to Trinidad History Museum (L-to-R): Museum Education Coordinator, Megan Petersen; Director, Kirby Stokes; Tracy Rael, Kelly Rael and Aaron Swallow from The Tercio Foundation.

The Tercio Foundation 2016 Partners include:
Colorado Parks and WildlifeCulebra Range Community Coalition
Fisher’s Peak Soup Kitchen
Las Animas County Fair Board
Mt. San Rafael Hospital
Noah’s Ark Animal Welfare Association
Segundo Kennedy Senior Center
Spanish Peaks Cycling
Stonewall Fire Department Auxiliary
Terra Firma Recycling
Trinidad Community Foundation
Trinidad Fire Department
Trinidad History Museum
Trinidad State Junior College – Booster Club
Trinidad State Junior College Educational Foundation


Trinidad Community Foundation: John Tucker the CEO for MSRH and TCF board member, Margaret Apodaca TCF Executive Director, Lou Simpleman USMC (Ret.) TCF Board President, Tracy Rael, Kelly Rael and Aaron Swallow.

About The Tercio Foundation
The Tercio Foundation, the local affiliate of Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation, supports conservation nonprofits that focus on protecting threatened landscapes, habitats, wildlife and waterways. The Tercio Foundation also supports educational and community programs in the region.


Stonewall Fire Auxiliary: Kelly Rael, Tracy Rael, Loyd Holliman SFPD fire Chief, Barb Holik Stonewall Fire Auxiliary and Aaron Swallow.