Nordy’s BBQ & Graham’s Carpet Network Host Ultimate Fishing Experience Viewing Party February 23

Nordy’s BBQ & Graham’s Carpet Network Host Ultimate Fishing Experience Viewing Party February 23

Businesses helped reality show remodel wounded Brighton veteran’s home

Loveland, Colorado – Graham’s Carpet Network, northern Colorado’s traveling floor and window covering store, and Nordy’s BBQ’s Loveland location will host a February 23 viewing party of the reality show Ultimate Fishing Experience. The UFE episode, shot in early January, features materials and labor provided by Graham’s Carpet Network, while Nordy’s catered five days of lunches for the cast and crew when the show remodeled an injured military veteran’s Brighton home. The show is scheduled to premiere at 6:30 Mountain time Thursday, February 23, and be aired as a re-broadcast on March 22.


Ultimate Fishing Experience on NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus) is similar to Extreme Home Makeover, with dream fishing destinations and outdoor activities. The program chose Aaron Bugg of Brighton as the subject for episode #5. Aaron's wife Lisa, in cooperation with the show, went with him to Tampa, FL to fish and enjoy a trip to Disney.


While they were gone, a team – including Graham’s Carpet Network, their vendors, distributors, manufacturers and installer friends – retrofitted the Bugg home to make it more modern, accessible and user-friendly. Graham’s provided new carpet and hardwood floors, and the crew installed a new stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer, and jetted tub to help Aaron with residual pain in his legs from an IED injury. Aaron and Lisa returned home with a motorcycle escort to a celebration with the retrofit team, neighbors, family, and others.


“It was truly one of the most touching, moving experiences I’ve ever been a part of,” said Katie Ingram, Graham’s Carpet Network office manager. “The way the community rallied around this project to help a man wounded while serving his country was amazing.”


Graham’s was invited to participate in the show’s production through one of their commercial customers, Kirk Muhlenbruck of Century Three Senior Housing in Windsor. Kirk’s son, Blake, owns Naked Bait Co. Inc. in Evans, knows the show’s producers, and coordinated the project with local non-profit American Military Families.


Those who wish to view or record the program but can’t make the viewing party can check local listings or use their remote to search for “Ultimate Fishing Experience.” Local cable and satellite services carry the network on the following channels: CSU Channel 53; Comcast Channel 55 & 689; US Cable Channel 30 & 288; DirecTV 603; Dish 151 & 9466. The episode premiers February 23, and rebroadcasts March 22. See for details.


About Nordy’s Bar-B-Que & Grill

Nordy’s, with locations in Old Town Fort Collins and just off I-25 at Crossroads Boulevard in Loveland, is owned and operated by Les and Eric Nordhagen. Whether you are in the mood for fall-off-the-bone ribs, smoked brisket, fried catfish, juicy turkey, Carolina pork, BBQ chicken, or sausage, Nordy’s fits the bill. They offer catering, a gluten-free menu, and an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for just $9.95 (kids buffet $4.99). Visit for more information, or find them on Facebook at


About Graham’s Carpet Network

Graham’s Carpet Network operates on the principle that there's no place like your own home or office to make important decisions about the floor and window coverings that are best for your environment. Consultants bring a pallet of personalized colorful samples right to your home or office, so you can select from a wide variety of carpeting, vinyl, hardwood, natural stone, ceramic tile, area rugs and laminates, as well as designer blinds, shutters and shades, right in the rooms where the materials will be installed and enjoyed. Graham’s Carpet Network's low overhead and volume buying power help ensure that clients receive superior flooring and window fashion values, along with high-quality, professional installation by trained craftsmen dedicated to providing “Red Carpet Service.”


Scott & Monica Graham opened Graham’s Carpet Network to serve the northern Front Range in 2003. They are graduates of Carpet Network College and are Hunter Douglas Certified Professional Installers. Their business has been honored by the Loveland Chamber of Commerce as multi-year nominees for ‘Business of the Year.’ The Grahams work hard to be the most convenient, knowledgeable, professional and informative resource for residential and commercial consumers of carpet and related products in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming. They strive to provide their customers with the most pleasant and professional shopping experience, acting as advocates and establishing relationships to help ensure repeat customers and referrals.


For more information, call (970) 612-0214, visit, or email You can also find them on Facebook ( and Twitter (, or connect on LinkedIn (

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