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South Suburban’s matching gifts fund needs throughout district

South Suburban’s matching gifts fund needs throughout district

Submitted by SSPR South Suburban Park and Recreation District is proud to announce recipients of its 2014 Matching Gifts Program, which allows neighborhoods, homeowner associations, sports groups, businesses and other organizations to partner in the continuing development and improvement of parks, facilities and programs. Projects selected from applications submitted this year include the planting of […]

Littleton Twilight Criterium set for Aug. 9

Littleton Twilight Criterium set for Aug. 9

Come join in the fun for the Littleton Twilight Criterium presented by Littleton Adventist Hospital and Little Jam on Saturday, Aug. 9. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. and continuing throughout the evening, amateur and professional bicycle racers face a challenging 1.6-kilometer closed-circuit course that winds through Downtown Littleton. The criterium also serves as the Colorado State Championships […]

Go West, young artist

Go West, young artist

The romance of the West, as portrayed by Hollywood, is the theme of the most recent art display at Englewood’s Cuttn’ it Loose, a hair salon that doubles as a rotating art gallery. “Electric Western” debuted July 17 with a reception that included that chuck-wagon classic of wieners and beans.  

Riot Fest files an appeal

Riot Fest files an appeal

Denial for music festival spurs action  By Tom Barry Organizers of a planned three-day rock music festival in eastern Arapahoe County have filed a formal appeal to the denial of their request for a permit – despite plans to now hold the event at Sports Authority Field, Sept. 19 – 21. The concert promoters have […]

South Suburban dedicates sculptures

South Suburban dedicates sculptures

South Suburban’s Public Art Committee celebrated the installation of three new sculptures, which are part of the Art-on-Loan program at Goodson Recreation Center, on July 9.  The artists were Mike Juarez, Mike Cody, Don Orr and Bill Noland. The South Suburban Public Art Committee recommends the installation of sculptures for a one-year temporary display. The […]

A&E Briefs 7-24-14

A&E Briefs 7-24-14

Mohr to Perform at Comedy Works South July 31- Aug. 2, Comedy Works South, Greenwood Village. Jay Mohr has appeared 25 movies including in Jerry Maguire, Picture Perfect with Jennifer Aniston, and Are We There Yet? He has also guest starred in more than 50 different television dramas and comedy series episodes. Tickets at www.comedyworks.com. […]

Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award Program grants nine scholarships

Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award Program grants nine scholarships

Arapahoe County commissioners and local mayors and city council members honored 31 teenagers, ages 13-19, from area high schools who have overcome significant personal adversity during the Arapahoe County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award Program recognition ceremony. The commissioners also awarded nine $1,000 college scholarships. Arapahoe County Commissioners Nancy Doty, Nancy Sharpe, Rod Bockenfeld, Nancy […]

MidFirst Bank to acquire Steele Street Bank & Trust

MidFirst Bank to acquire Steele Street Bank & Trust

Steele Street Bank & Trust announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by MidFirst Bank, a $9.5 billion privately owned bank headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla. Both banks consistently rank among the top performing privately held banks in the country.  Steele Street Bank & Trust was the only Colorado bank named […]

Making sense of a reverse mortgage

Making sense of a reverse mortgage

Boomers seeking ways to fund longevity By Peter Jones Have you ever wondered if a reverse mortgage is right for you? Bet you’ve heard that one before – perhaps on television commercials, starring the likes of Fred Thompson or Henry Winkler. More to the point, what exactly is a reverse mortgage – and isn’t anything […]

Denver comes alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

Denver comes alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

Musical plays Aug. 2 – 10 at Ellie Caulkins Opera House   Submitted by Central City Opera Audiences of all ages can hum along to their favorite songs like “Edelweiss,” “My Favorite Things” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” and title song “The Sound of Music” when Central City Opera brings to Denver one of the most popular […]

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