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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 […]

ConocoPhillips establishes ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST

ConocoPhillips establishes ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST

New center at Colorado School of Mines   Colorado School of Mines and ConocoPhillips announced the establishment of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST (Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology) at Colorado School of Mines with a leadership investment of $3 million in the university. The center will focus on research and education that promote joint […]

Excelsior Youth Center hires healthcare leader as CEO

Excelsior Youth Center hires healthcare leader as CEO

Submitted by Excelsior Youth Center The Excelsior Youth Center Board of Directors would like to announce the hiring of Susan Hébert as the new CEO. Hébert officially joined the Excelsior Team July 7. She brings more than 15 years of progressive leadership experience in the healthcare industry, including expertise in operations, corporate culture, ethics and […]

CSU Extension hosts youth entrepreneurs

CSU Extension hosts youth entrepreneurs

Submitted by Arapahoe County Youth entrepreneurship was the focus of a thrilling business pitch competition hosted by Colorado State University Extension-Arapahoe County on May 13. The event was the culmination of a six-week program that taught valuable entrepreneurial skills to a group of nine students at the Buckley Air Force Base Youth Center in Aurora. […]

Willow Creek’s Quarters for Kids program is a sweet, sticky success

Willow Creek’s Quarters for Kids program is a sweet, sticky success

Their goal was $1,100, but the students at Willow Creek Elementary collected nearly twice that with their “Quarters for Kids” campaign during the month of April. The students actually raised $2,040, which will provide more than 8,000 meals for homeless families staying at the Volunteers of America’s Brandon Center. “I feel that it is important […]

LPS PTO scholarships support teacher training

LPS PTO scholarships support teacher training

Each year in May, the Littleton Public Schools Joint PTO Scholarship Fund awards scholarship grants to support teachers’ continued professional growth. These funds, which are a result of a joint enterprise of all individual LPS schools’ Parent/Teacher Organizations, help teachers pay for special training or classes toward an advanced degree.  All teachers in LPS are […]

Deputies to receive national awards

Deputies to receive national awards

Three deputies with the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office have been selected to receive awards from the National Association of School Resource Officers for their actions during the shooting at Arapahoe High School. Deputy James Englert will receive the National Award of Valor for his actions on Dec. 13, 2013. This award is presented annually to […]

Eagle Bend Community Church charity golf tournament July 27

Eagle Bend Community Church charity golf tournament July 27

This year,  marks the seventh year of the charity golf tournament for Eagle Bend Community Church.  This event has raised more than $100,000 to support an inner city summer day camp located at 14th and Ammons.  This provides for more than 100 inner city children and youth so that they can have a safe, nutritious, […]

Rotary Club of Englewood sets fundraising record

Rotary Club of Englewood sets fundraising record

Golf fundraiser raises a record-breaking $24,000 On June 24, more than 130 golfers began dispersing in golf carts to each of the 18 holes at Saddle Rock Golf Course in Aurora. They were there to golf for a good cause: the children of Englewood. This was the 14th year that the Rotary Club of Englewood […]

South Suburban’s Harlow Tennis Courts now set for play

South Suburban’s Harlow Tennis Courts now set for play

South Suburban Park and Recreation’s Harlow Tennis Courts were recently resurfaced and are back in use. The courts are located in Harlow Park, 5151 S. Lowell Blvd. in Littleton, and are open to the public, free of charge on a first come, first served basis. South Suburban maintains 56 courts throughout the district, including the […]

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