NEWS BRIEFS 9-9-21

AURORA CHAMBER TO HONOR COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS
“We’re All in This Together.” Nominations of individuals or businesses can be made at www.aurorachamber.org
Honor champ-ions that have played a major role in assisting society throughout the global pandemic. 

Double Tree by Hotel Denver, 3203 Quebec St., Denver.  Oct. 15,11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER’S 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Sept. 24, 6-11 p.m. at Wings Over The Rockies. Honorary Chair, Brian Vogt, former SMDC President and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver Botanic Gardens.  Tickets: 303-795-0142

THE GREAT COLORADO AIR SHOW
October 16 & 17 at Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland. Featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying the team’s new aircraft, the F/A-18 Super Hornet which is 25% larger than their predecessor jet. Tickets went on sale July 6 and sold online through The Great Colorado Air Show. Tickets will not be available on site during show days. Visit www.greatcoloradoairshow.com.

WEEKENDS ON LITTLETON MAIN ST.
Main Street will be closed the second Sat. of every month for “Second Saturdays” on Artisan Market. Handmade market 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sept. 11. Handmade jewelry pottery, clothing, fine art, candles, accessories and more. Pickletown Flower Company’s truck will be providing live music. 

COLORADO CELEBRITY CLASSIC (TAPS)
Sept. 11, 5:30-9:45 p.m. at the Grove Family Ranch at Cherry Creek, 6225 S Fraser St., Centennial. Remembering the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 for the loved ones of those who served and died. Saluting our Fallen Military Heroes.  Nashville Singer-Songwriters Show & Dinner. Since 1994 the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)  has helped more than 100,000 children, teens & adults grieving a military death. Services are provided free-of-charge and TAPS receives no government funds. Tickets: 303-696-0450

COLORADO UPLIFT GUILD’S FASHION SHOW MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON
Sept. 27, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Colorado Uplift students will model fashions. At Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel. Questions: rachael.uplift@gmail.com

ONLINE SOCRATES CAFE EVENT
Meeting each Friday, Sat. & Tue. & 1st Sunday from 6:30 -8:00 p.m. on zoom meeting 4167 450840  Free.  Info: Call John Wren 303-861-1447.

ART ON THE GREEN
Sept. 11 & 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Curtis Park in Greenwood Village.  A juried art fair featuring only Colorado artists with 80-90 booths. Food trucks and local musicians. Partnered with the Women of Steel Studio Tour by bus. 

Info: Chris Stevens, 303-708-6110 or cstevens@greenwodvillage.com

ENGLEWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHTS
Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Food trucks will be there.

Sept. 10 at Roman’s Park – 1800 E. Floyd Ave.; Sept. 16 at Rotolo Park – 4400 S. Huron St. From 4-8 p.m. 

COLORADO’S AUTHORS’ HALL OF FAME SEPT. 18
The induction will be held at the Renaissance Central Park in Denver.

More information about the induction, donations, events, and board members can be found at wwwColorado
Authors HallofFame.org.  Judith Briles of Aurora is the founder, CEO, and President of the Hall of Fame Board of Directors.

CITY OF CENTENNIAL TO HOLD 20-YEAR CELEBRATION
Sat., Sept. 18 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Streets at Southglenn.

Enjoy a pancake breakfast, exotic car show, chalk art, live music, family activities and local vendors & food.

METRO CARING 2021 HUNGRY FOR CHANGE AWARDS
Sept. 14 from 6-8:30 p.m. at The Denver Botanic Gardens at York St. The recipient of the “Hungry for Change Award” is the Denver Cherry Creek Rotary Club.  Info: www.metrocaring.org

COLORADO BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE “PROFITS AND PURPOSE”
Sept. 23, 7:30-9:00 a.m. at Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Join Colorado’s leading nonprofit CEOs for an in-depth conversation on hanging through crisis and the vital connection between business and nonprofit communities. Remarks: Debbie Brown, President, Colo. Business Roundtable and Moderator: Ed Sealover, Senior Reporter, Denver Business Journal; Panel: Sue Gass, Dave Schunk, Michelle Sie Whitten, Janice Sinden and George Sparks. 

TESORO 1840 RENDEZVOUS & SPANISH COLONIAL ART MARKET
Sept. 11 & 12. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Fort, 19192 Hwy 8, Morrison. Adults $5. Children 12 and under FREE. Info: 303-839-1671. 

CHERRY CREEK REPUBLICAN WOMEN MEETING
SEPT. 14, 11:45 p.m. at Double Tree by Hilton Denver Tech Center deadline, Wed. noon before the second Tuesday meeting with no exceptions. Deadlines: Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 8, all at noon. Sept. 14 speaker: District Attorney John Kellner of Colorado’s 18th Judicial District. 

WINGS OF HOPE FUNDRAISER
Wings of Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Research presents “An Evening of Hope” with Hazel Miller & The Collective on Sat., Sept. 18 at Heritage Eagle Bend Got Club, 23155 E. Heritage Parkway, Aurora. Cocktails: 6 p.m., Sit-down dinner-live auction and entertainment at 7 p.m. Reservations: 720-733-0491. 

43rd ROCKY MOUNTAIN MS GALA
Sat., Sept. 25, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Enjoy casino gaming, auction & music by Wildfire, featuring Tony David and photography by Gaston Photography.  Terri Fisher of 5 Star Talent and Entertainment is providing the entertainment. RSVP:  www.https://aesbid.org/ELP/MSCENTER21


COLORADO FEDERATION OF REPUBLICAN WOMEN ANNUAL CONVENTION
OCT. 15, 16, 17 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in the Denver Tech Center, 10250 E.  Costilla Ave., Centennial. Cherry Creek Rep. Women, Douglas County Rep. Women and Elbert County Rep. Women are co-hosting this convention. 

WHAT’S NEW?
Cherry Creek Republic Women President Nancy Doty has resigned her position as she has moved to Arizona. CCRW 1st V.P. Andi Allot will assume the responsibilities of president for 2021 (the remainder of Nancy’s term).

ARIAS & JEWELS CABARET & JEWELRY SALE
Sunday, Sept. 26, 5-8 p.m. Presented by Denver Lyric Opera Guild at the Riverwalk Clubhouse, 2151 Riverwalk Circle, Littleton.

Preregistration required: https://www.donvrlyricoperaguild.org/aria-and-jewels. 

BIKE TO WORK DAY
Wed., Sept. 22. Stop by Arapahoe County  Open Spaces’ breakfast station at the Arapahoe Road Trailhead along the Cherry Creek Trail for burritos from 6:30-9 a.m. and the all-new 2021 Explore Arapahoe Bike and Trails Map. Visit arapahoegov.com/biketowork

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY
Sept. 10. It’s time to remember those affected by suicide, to raise awareness, and to focus  effort on directing treatment to those who need it most. Visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org