Adams County Partners with OpenGov to Increase Effectiveness and Accountability

Adams County has partnered with OpenGov, the leader in government performance management, to further increase its effectiveness and accountability with the county budget. The county’s OpenGov portal is now live and includes budget data from the past few years.

Mount Saint Vincent to Host Informative, Inspiring Women’s Luncheon

DENVER, Colo., July 27, 2018 – Mount Saint Vincent, a leading treatment and service provider for children facing severe emotional or behavioral challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse, or neglect, announced it will host an informative and inspiring women’s…

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Whale of a Used Book Sale

Our fall Whale of a Used Book Sale is coming up Oct. 19-21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. We have around 80,000 books that we take to the sale (plus CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, rare/collectible books, etc.). We could use…

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“Antique Quilts and Tall Tales” – Aug. 11, 1-3 p.m. at Rogers Hall, Lyons, CO

Antique Quilts on display. National quilt expert and small town families to tell background of the unique collection. Silent Auction. Light Food.  $10 donation. Proceeds go to Oral History Project. Locally-made Antique Quilts will be on display, presented by Lyons…

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Ready, Aim… Music?

By Darlene Franklin ~ I’ve never been to war. Neither had anyone in the desert-hardened Israelite army as they prepared to fight for the land promised to them by God. How did they feel? Nervous, excited, scared, raring to go?…

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If You Are Young and Lose a Parent

By Josh Weller, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist ~ Social Security is here for young people when a parent passes away. We know that the loss of a parent isn’t just emotionally painful; it can be devastating to a family’s finances….

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We Know about Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic, but Where’s the Financial Readiness?

By Gerald Rome, Colorado Securities Commissioner ~ It’s “Back to School” time, and no doubt your grandkids are busily (and perhaps with some measure of dread) preparing to return to the books for another year of learning. Even though the…

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Tax Planning for Annuities

By Herb White, CFP, AIF, CLU, MBA, Ch ~ Favorable tax treatment is one of the main reasons for buying an annuity. But what exactly are the tax benefits? And are there any drawbacks? It’s important to know the answers to…

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Advantages of a Reverse Mortgage

A Reverse Mortgage is a government-insured (non-recourse) loan for people 62 and better that converts a portion of the equity in your home into a tax-free asset. You retain ownership of your home and you can will the property to…

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Volunteer Opportunities at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center

At Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL, our goal is to provide our volunteers with an enriching experience. We do this by individually matching your interests and availability to our hospital’s needs. Whether you enjoy…

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Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) – Aug. 2018

Retirees Can Still Make a Difference: Volunteer with Adams/E. Arapahoe RSVP Adams/E. Arapahoe Retired and Senior Volunteer Program at The Senior Hub, Inc. ~ We find volunteering for those 55+ in all of Adams County, and Arapahoe (Aurora, east Centennial,…

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Wheat Ridge Active Adult Center – Aug. 2018

Please pre-register where necessary. All events and classes are held at the AAC unless otherwise noted. If you would like to be mailed a copy of our ‘Rooted in Fun’ guide, call 303-205-7500. Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival Stop by the…

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Foothills Park & Recreation District

Excursions: Denver Explore: Denver Public Library Tour – WED 8/22 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Visit the Michael Graves building, see the unique departments, and look at the art and sculpture exhibited in the building. 45 minute tour; lunch on your own…

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TRIAD of Jefferson County – Aug. 2018

TRIAD: Wise Consumer Suzann Bacon-Taylor and Ezra Coopersmith of the Better Business Bureau will give tips on being a wise consumer. They’ll share an on-line scam tracker to help keep you safe. The Triad of Jefferson County hosts this talk…

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Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Aug. 2018

Dixieland Lunch Thursday, August 16, 12-1:30 pm Enjoy a delicious lunch followed by entertainment by the Rootin Tootin’s Dixieland Band. Sponsored by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District and Connect Hearing. Register ($9) by 8/13.