North Metro News in a Hurry: Nov. 16 edition

Posted 11/13/17

Seniors feature art at Covenent Village show

The Covenant Village of Colorado Art Guild is presenting An Art Showing, a week-long art exhibit featuring original oil, watercolor, acrylic paintings, collage, metal sculptures and more Nov. 18 …

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North Metro News in a Hurry: Nov. 16 edition

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Seniors feature art at Covenent Village show

The Covenant Village of Colorado Art Guild is presenting An Art Showing, a week-long art exhibit featuring original oil, watercolor, acrylic paintings, collage, metal sculptures and more Nov. 18 through Nov. 25

An artists’ reception with light refreshments is scheduled for 2 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Village Center Great Room at Covenant Village of Colorado, located 9153 Yarrow St. The public is invited to view the exhibit and attend the reception at no charge.

The showing features more than 30 paintings and sculptures created by 16 artists living at Covenant Village of Colorado. The residents are both seasoned artists and new to creative expression and are members of the community’s Art Guild.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 877-341-0295 or visit Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CovenantVillageofColorado.

Cookie sales help children in court program

The Court Appointed Special Advocates’ (CASA) is selling cookies to benefit its program.

As part of theCookies Count, you can get six large holiday-shaped cookies for every $20 donation or a platter of 24 large holiday-shaped cookies for every $60 donation.

Cookies can be ordered from Tuesday, Nov. 1st until noon Dec. 7th and will be available for pick up between December 4th and 11th.

All cookies are provided by Bluepoint Bakery and all proceeds will help CASA recruit, train and supervise more Volunteer CASA Advocates to support the best interests of abused and neglected children in our community.

To place your cookie order or for more information, please visit CASA17th.com or call Emma Brnak at 303 835-5542.

City of Thornton announces holiday closures

City of Thornton offices will be closed on Nov. 23 and 24 to observe the Thanksgiving Holiday. Thornton offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, Nov. 28.

The Margaret W. Carpenter Recreation Center and Thornton Community Center will be closed Thursday, Nov. 3, for Thanksgiving, and will reopen with normal business hours on Friday, Nov.

The Thornton Senior Center will be closed both Thursday and Friday.

Collections for city of Thornton trash/recycle during Thanksgiving week will also change. Thursday and Friday customers will have a one day delay in service. Thursday customers will have their trash/recycle collected on Friday, November 24. Friday customers will have their trash collected on Saturday, Nov. 25. All other city of Thornton trash/recycle customers are on a normal schedule with no delay in service.

For more information visit www.cityofthornton.net.

Peer support manager garners award from state healthcare council

Community Reach Center’s Brandon Wilcox, program manager of Peer Support Services, received the George DelGrosso Advocacy Award Oct. 7 at the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council annual conference in Breckenridge.

The annual award acknowledges an individual who has devoted time and energy to make a significant contribution to mental health or substance abuse fields. There were seven nominees from across Colorado urban, rural and frontier communities.

“To be able to receive such an award is an honor and a privilege,” Wilcox said. “I want to thank the organization for allowing me to be a strong advocate for those we serve and for fostering my passion in exercising my voice for the betterment of those we serve and the community.”

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