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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eight candidates running for SSPR board

Eight candidates running for SSPR board

Nonpartisan election next month at 5 polling places By Peter Jones Running the largest recreation district in the south metro area is no walk in the park. Eight candidates have filed for next month’s election, each seeking one of three available seats on the South Suburban Parks and Recreation Board of Directors. In addition to […]

Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry dog walk

Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry dog walk

Locally grown tradition returns on May 3   Mark your calendars for the Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry on Saturday, May 3. Washington Park will once again be going to the dogs for the return of this much-loved Denver tradition that brings together thousands of pets and people all for one common goal—to raise money […]

Inaugural National YouthBuild Day

Inaugural National YouthBuild Day

Mile High Youth Corps celebrates Corpsmembers   Mile High Youth Corps participated in the inaugural National YouthBuild Day on April 3. Mile High Youth Corps has one of only 264 YouthBuild programs in the US. These young people work toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while simultaneously receiving job training and earning a living […]

South Suburban honors volunteers

South Suburban honors volunteers

South Suburban Parks and Recreation held its 24th annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony April 9, honoring individuals who served a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work throughout the district last year. Of nearly 4,000 volunteers, 11 outstanding volunteers and members of South Suburban’s Public Art Committee were nominated by staff. South Suburban continues to benefit […]

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