Adams County

Adams County Partners with History Colorado to Develop

Colorado Curated Story: USS Colorado ~ In 2023, when Adams County unveiled the Adams County Veterans Memorial – a replica of the USS Colorado – at Riverdale Regional Park, Adams County residents with ties to the renowned vessel donated items to honor the lives of veterans. Among the objects received by Adams County were letters, photographs, and […]

Adams County Aging Network Meeting

Thornton Community Connections Center Wednesday, May 1st at 9 am Presenter: Amy Herrick with Care Patrol As of 2023 more than 818,800 Americans reside in assisted living communities. There are over 30,600 active assisted living facilities, operating at an average capacity of nearly 80%. The median cost of a private, single bedroom unit in an […]

Food Drive for Saron Lutheran’s Little Free Pantry

Arapahoe County Council on Aging and Adams County Aging Network (ACAN) are collecting food for the Little Free Pantry in Strasburg.  Bring food to donate to the June 24th 2024 meeting at 12:00pm at the Byers American Legion  OR  Bring Food to the ACAN Meeting when you come in May or June

Adams County Health Department (ACHD) Supports Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment’s Recent Action to Protect Clean Air for All

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) announced the largest state enforcement package against a single facility for air pollution violations to Suncor refinery in Commerce City. Suncor must pay at least $10.5 million toward penalties and projects due to air pollution violations from July 2019 through June 2021. This action is a step […]

Adams County Aging Network Meeting

Volunteers of America Colorado provides many services and programs for people in need across Colorado. This March we will present programs available to Adams County residents, including but not limited to the Foster Grandparent Program, Healthy Moves home exercise program, dining centers, City Harvest Food Bank, and the Handyman Program for the safety of seniors. […]

Adams County Commissioners Award More Than $8 Million in Open Space Grants

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, the Adams County Board of Commissioners (BoCC) awarded more than $8 million in open space grants for 16 projects thanks to the voter-approved Open Space Sales Tax. Funding for the fall 2023 grant cycle came from revenues from the first half of the 2023 Adams County Open Space Sales Tax, which was […]

How to Protect against ID Theft and Fraud

Detective Marilyn Rush-Lara Adams County Sheriff’s Department will present How to Protect against ID Theft and Fraud. At the Thornton Community Connections Center 9471 Dorothy Blvd, December 6, 2023 ID theft: someone using your ID to steal your money, your home or open accounts in your name.  Fraud – E-mail or phone scams to access […]

ACAN December Meeting

Adams County Aging Network’s Christmas Networking Social! The December ACAN meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 6th at 9 a.m. at the Thornton Community Connections Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd. Thornton.

Adams County Health Department and Human Services Department Working Together to Prevent Residents From Losing Health Insurance

After more than a three-year pause, the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF) has resumed the standard eligibility renewal and disenrollment process for Health First Colorado (Colorado’s Medicaid program) and Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+). The priority for the Adams County Health Department  (ACHD) and Adams County Human Services Department (ACHS) is to keep residents […]

Adams County Partnering with Other Local Governments to Launch Solar Group Buying Program

Solar Switch program aims to help more Adams County residents access the benefits of rooftop solar energy ~ Adams County, the Cities of Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, Edgewater, Wheat Ridge, and the City and County of Denver, in partnership with nonprofit Solar United Neighbors (SUN), announced today the launch of Solar Switch – a solar group […]

Annual Stars & Stripes Event to Feature Singer Thomas Mac

The annual pre-Independence Day celebration at Riverdale Regional Park is back! Mark your calendars for the third of July celebration. Ward Electric presents a free evening in the park with country singer, Thomas Mac, and a festive display of fireworks.

New Adams County Veterans Service Officer Appointed

Today at public hearing, the Adams County Board of Commissioners appointed Andrew “Drew” Dixon as the new Veterans Service Officer (VSO) for the county. “The Board is pleased to appoint Drew as the new VSO,” says Steve O’Dorisio, Adams County Board Chair. “Drew is a dedicated public servant with a deep understanding of the challenges […]

Mural Art Project to Highlight New Smoke-Free Policy

Stout Street Foundation and Adams County Health Department Partner to Implement Program ~ The Stout Street Foundation (SSF), located in Commerce City, is a 24-month residential recovery program that supports residents experiencing substance use challenges, including nicotine dependence. Effective May 1st, SSF has partnered with Adams County Health Department (ACHD) and residents to adopt an […]

Adams County Fair Announces 2023 Lineup

The Adams County Fair, a summer tradition, will be here before you know it! It’s where families and friends come together for fun, laughter, and fried foods, and this year is no exception! Themed for 2023 as the Adams FAIRmily, you can expect all the nostalgic, feel-good fun of the annual event plus a great concert […]

ACAN Meeting July 5, 2023 Thornton Community Connections Center

Presentation by Mark Jensen~ Pastor Mark Janzen has worked with people with memory loss for over 35 years. Early in his career, because of his deep respect for the elderly, he stumbled upon one of the best ways to interact with people affected by memory loss. He has taken training from the Alzheimer’s Association for […]


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