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Children’s Museum breaks ground on multi-million dollar expansion

Children’s Museum breaks ground on multi-million dollar expansion

Will more than double programs, exhibit square footage The Children’s Museum of Denver broke ground April 8 on a major museum expansion, announcing the plans, timeline and a naming gift for the $15.8 million campaign. Museum President and CEO Mike Yankovich cited the “critical role” the museum plays in early childhood education, and its 74 […]

Mayor Noon helps Tropical Smoothie open 3rd location

Mayor Noon helps Tropical Smoothie open 3rd location

Mayor Cathy Noon helped owners Michelle and Kriss Shriver cut the ribbon to open Centennial’s third Tropical Smoothie Cafe at 9615 E. County Line Road. ‘Champagne’ smoothies and tropical fare made the event special and all had a great time. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is proud to create healthy, high-quality alternatives to the usual fare featuring […]

Les Schwab Tire Center celebrates Centennial opening

Les Schwab Tire Center celebrates Centennial opening

The newest Les Schwab Tire Center at 15787 E. Arapahoe Road in Centennial celebrated its Grand Opening with a Spring Fever themed party complete with a live radio broadcast, indoor baseball-themed games, gourmet hotdogs & brats, and prize giveaways. Family, staff, clients and fellow Chamber Investors all had a great time and gathered for the […]

South Metro Denver Chamber mounts BIG push for the B.I.G. Day

South Metro Denver Chamber mounts BIG push for the B.I.G. Day

With less than two weeks to go, The South Metro Denver Chamber’s Nonprofit and Business Partnership is pushing to fill the last slots left for the 4th Annual B.I.G. Day taking place on Saturday, April 26. 25 nonprofits have signed up for the event. This year’s goal is to have more than 1,000 volunteers helping […]

CCSD students excel at Regional Science and Engineering Fair

CCSD students excel at Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Submitted by CCSD Cherry Creek School District students presented some outstanding projects at the 2014 Regional Denver Metropolitan Science and Engineering Fair, March 5, at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. More than 600 students in sixth to 12th grade from schools across the metro area participated in categories ranging from cellular and molecular […]

A farewell to John Brackney

A farewell to John Brackney

Chamber pays tribute to longtime CEO Members of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce bid a very fond farewell to former President and CEO John Brackney on April 14 at Ivy at the Glenn in The Streets at SouthGlenn. The party organized by Frame de Art’s Brian Hart saw business and political leaders from […]

Arapahoe County candidates continue to educate CCRW

Arapahoe County candidates continue to educate CCRW

By Scottie Taylor Iverson It’s fascinating to learn what public office holders actually do. Cherry Creek Republican Women continues its series with what it calls “Outstanding Arapahoe County Candidates.” The most recent meeting featured three – all members of CCRW. Arapahoe County Treasurer Sue Sandstrom is seeking re-election. She has been an Arapahoe County resident […]

Meet celebrity trainer, author Chris Powell April 26

Meet celebrity trainer, author Chris Powell April 26

Meet celebrity trainer, author Chris Powell Prepare to be inspired and join the Arapahoe Library District for a presentation featuring celebrity trainer, author and transformation specialist Chris Powell on Saturday, April 26, 4 p.m., at the Denver Marriott Tech Center, 4900 S. Syracuse St., Denver 80237. Powell will share about being a fitness trainer and […]

Ensuring a Safe Community

Ensuring a Safe Community

National Prescription Take-Back Day April 26 On April 26, the Drug Enforcement Administration will coordinate a collaborative effort with the Greenwood Village Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from every household’s medicine cabinets. Collection activities will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Greenwood Village […]

Beth Henry Jenkins, 1923 – 2014

Beth Henry Jenkins, 1923 – 2014

Beth Henry Jenkins went home to be with the Lord on March 23. Beth was born in Philadelphia on July 8, 1923, to Robert and Mabel Henry. The family moved to Chicago when she was 6. She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in mathematics and married her sweetheart George Jenkins, to whom she […]

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