News in a Hurry

Posted 4/10/18

Bonfils Blood Center and Culver’s partner on pint promotion Metro Denver blood donors can get a pint of frozen custard, courtesy of Culvers of Westminster, Thornton and Parker this month. Blood …

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News in a Hurry


Bonfils Blood Center and Culver’s
partner on pint promotion

Metro Denver blood donors can get a pint of frozen custard, courtesy of Culvers of Westminster, Thornton and Parker this month.

Blood donors who register to give blood at Bonfils Blood Center’s Westminster and Parker community donor centers through April 30 will receive a voucher for a complimentary pint of Culver’s signature handcrafted Fresh Frozen Custard from Culver’s of Westminster at 5330 W. 72nd Ave., Culver’s of Thornton at 9790 Washington St. or Culver’s of Parker at 18561 Mainstreet.

Bonfils’ Westminster community donor center is open every day but Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 960 W. 124th Ave.

All blood types are needed. To make an appointment, call the Bonfils Appointment Center at 303 363-2300 or visit Walk-ins are also welcome.

New and existing blood donors are encouraged to donate at least three times per year to meet the daily needs of patients all across Colorado and beyond.

Visit and read up on the eligibility requirements and donation experience to see just how easy it is to save lives.

Hour Change for Northglenn
Yard Waste Center

The city’s Yard Waste Mulching Center will be open every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. through November.

The center is located at the Maintenance & Operations Facility, 12301 Claude Court,

Northglenn residents of single-family homes can bring branches, bagged leaves and other green waste to the center. The center does NOT accept sod or dirt. Please bring proof of city residency.

Anyone, including residents and private businesses, can come by the center to pick up mulch for free.

For more details call 303 450-4004 weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Healthy Eating, Active Living challenge open to businesses

Northglenn’s Healthy Eating Active Living Committee wants to recognize businesses that encourage healthier lifestyles for their employees and customers through the HEAL Business Challenge.

Application forms and a full list of eligible healthy practices are at

For more information, contact Ashley Kaade at or 303 450-8836.

Pedestrian bridge at Croke Reservoir
being replaced

The existing pedestrian bridge at Croke Reservoir in Northglenn, just north of Naiad Drive and west of Huron Street, is being removed and replaced in the same location with a new structure.

The contractor was scheduled to begin the demolition and removal of the bridge, which was settling, during the week of April 2. Work is anticipated to be complete in four to five weeks. Access to the Croke Reservoir trail at this location will be closed during this time.

The rest of the nature area will remain open to the public, including the nearby fishing pier. Residents may access the trail from the northwest through Danahy Park or from the east near Huron Street.

PaintCare and City of Thornton host annual paint recycling event on April 28

The city of Thornton, Adams County and PaintCare, a non-profit stewardship organization that runs paint recycling programs across the country, is offering a free recycling program on April 28 for residents and businesses of Thornton and surrounding communities who have unwanted paint.

The community can drop off their unwanted paint to the City of Thornton’s Infrastructure Maintenance Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. North entrance access on 126th Avenue, east of Washington Street.

The event will accept unwanted cans of house paint, stains, primers, sealers, and clear top coatings (varnish and shellac). For more information about the recycling event visit The event will be held rain or shine.

Members of the community are encouraged to select an expected arrival time for planning purposes using this link:

For more information, contact Jamie Winter, Sprocket Communications, at or at 720 425-2580.

Mulching mower rebate for Northglenn residents

The City of Northglenn is offering a $10 rebate to city residents on their utility bill for purchasing a mulching blade for a lawnmower or a new mulching lawnmower.

The rebate offer for 2018 purchases expires on Sept. 1, 2018.

Go to to print off the rebate coupon. Then send it in along with a copy of a 2018 sales receipt to City of Northglenn, Rebate Offer, Solid Waste Division, 12301 Claude Court, Northglenn, CO, 80241. Do not mail your coupon with your utility payment. For more information, call 303 450-4004.

Family Dental of Thornton host
free dentistry day April 21

Residents in the Thornton community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Family Dental of Thornton on Saturday, April 21.

Dr. Lindsay Moore, Dr. Parminder Dulay and the team at Family Dental of Thornton is offering a day dedicated to providing free dental care to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 108 million Americans are living without dental insurance.

A choice of one free cleaning or extraction will be provided per patient between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on April 21, at 12889 Quebec Street in Thornton. Patients will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Patients must be ages 18 or older to receive treatment. For more information, please call 720 726-6830 or visit


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