“The first thing newcomers say is, ‘This group was so welcoming,’” says Rouse. “We want to help women. I mean, we know how it felt when we first moved into a new community because we all went through it.”
The issue? Refinancing bonds for Central Park infrastructure construction at a lower rate—a move that could save Central Park property owners $65-70 million in interest over the life of bonds.
With Afghan refugees starting to arrive, Project Worthmore’s years of experience and range of programs offer the structure needed to provide a warm welcome for these newcomers.
This November, two similarly-worded ballot initiatives with opposite intentions will decide the fate of the Park Hill Golf Course, a currently unused 155-acre open space that sits at the corner of Colorado Blvd. and E. 35th Ave.
“If you start doing drugs you’ll probably like them. That’s the problem,” says Ben Stincer.
Project Worthmore works with Lutheran Family Services and other agencies to provide short-term emergency help and cultural education.
One month after the first residents began occupying the tents at the Safe Outdoor Space (SOS) encampment at the Park Hill United Methodist Church, Pastor Nathan Adams says he’s been pleased at how neighbors have responded, volunteering to bring two meals a day and other necessities for the residents.
The Denver chapter, which was founded 73 years ago, has more than 100 active members, who proudly wear the sorority’s pink and green colors.
Just three weeks after a mass shooting at a Boulder King Soopers store left 10 people dead, Governor Jared Polis signed two bills into law designed to reduce gun violence: one mandates the safe storage of weapons, the other requires owners to report lost or stolen guns.
Are you over 55 and have a desire to give back to the community in a way that fits with your level of time, energy and interests? “We’re a matchmaker for those people,” says Cathy Law, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) project manager.