Four years ago, teachers and parents at Teller Elementary School identified a need in their community and began building the Teller Backpack Friends program.
Since then they have partnered with Congress Park Neighbors, Inc, Teller Elementary PTA, and Food Bank of the Rockies and grown the program to feed more than 80 people.
You can help by donating to Congress Park Neighbors Teller Back Pack Pay Pal site.
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The Rec Center will open in January
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Wayne News Nov Letter
Read about the
East Central Planning Initiative Survey
The East Central Neighborhood Planning Initiative continues to make progress in discussing future improvements for six neighborhoods (Capitol Hill, Cheeseman Park, Congress Park, City Park, West City Park, and North Capitol Hill) and Colfax Avenue from Broadway to Colorado Boulevard. The planning group is surveying residents on their likes and dislikes on this geographic area and for any recommendations on needed community amenities, street improvements, and other issues.
And much more
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Now that your ballots have arrived , please take a minute to review these videos so that you can make an informed choice.
Contained here are brief analysis of the Go-Bond initiatives, Green Roof Initiative and a forum of District 3 school board candidate and the At-Large Candidates for school board. Each video is about 30 minutes.
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I wanted to update you on our water main project along Colorado Boulevard, Montview Boulevard and East 17th Avenue. The city has approved our permit and we have started moving equipment into the area of Colorado Boulevard and Colfax Avenue to start our work on Phase 1 of the project. For the next two months we will be moving north on Colorado Blvd. from Colfax Ave. to E 17th Ave. A map with our phases and timetable is attached.
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The Green Team is excited to present a neighborhood-wide “Climate Action Forum” on Oct 6&7, 2017. Please join us in exploring how climate issues will affect us locally and what we can do together to take meaningful climate action here in our neighborhood.
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The city and county of Denver hopes to have its new rec center at the northeast corner of Josephine Street and East Colfax Avenue open by December, said Cyndi Karvaski, spokeswoman with Denver Parks and Recreation.
On a monthly basis, the center is expected to serve 35,000 people, including many students from the nearby East High School, Karvaski said in an email.
Construction on the 69,000-square-foot Carla Madison Recreation Center began in November 2015. The center is expected to include a rooftop deck; two swimming pools; a gymnasium with a full-size basketball court and cardio-weight room; group exercise rooms; a multi-purpose room; a child watch area; outdoor amenities; community gathering spaces; and diverse programming that promotes healthy and active lifestyles.
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The City of Denver is creating a plan for the East Central Area, which includes the neighborhoods along Colfax Avenue between Broadway and Colorado Boulevard. The City needs your help establishing the community’s vision for the next 20 years. Your participation is crucial for making sure the plan truly reflects the community’s hopes for the future.
THIS WILL REPLACE THE CONGRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN
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