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Community News

  • Eagle View Adult Center recognizes three volunteers

    The Eagle View Adult Center held its annual volunteer recognition event and announced its 2019 Red Sweater Award winners. The outstanding volunteers and Red Sweater Award recipients for 2019 are Kathy Jensen, Shari Severance, Stan Shibao.

  • Oriana Fonseca won first place trophy

    Elementary I division contemporary, Oriana Fonseca preforming a tap dance ensemble. She won first place trophy at the Brighton Kiwanis Stars of Tomorrow talent show at Eagle View Adult Center April 12, 2019. 

  • Mental health experts come together to help community

    By Belen Ward

    Staff writer

    Julie Enwall’s brother committed suicide, leaving her family devasted.

    He went to work, functioned normally and seemed be doing fine. His family didn’t know he was suffering from a form of a mental problem.

    That motivated Enwall to take the mental health first-aid class at Platte Valley Medical Center March 29.

  • Youth commission needs members

    The Brighton Youth Commission is recruiting youths for open spots on the Brighton Youth Commission, Brighton Youth Corps and its youth on city boards.

    The BYC also focuses on building youth-adult partnerships. In order to accomplish this, six adult members serve on the commission. The commission is also recruiting adult members who live in the city limits of Brighton.

  • Local group offers gardening help

    Spring is here and it’s time to get your yard cleaned up and ready for the season. If you have questions about starting a garden, pruning trees, or getting your yard into shape for the year, give the Adams County Colorado Master Gardeners a call at 303-637-8100 or email them at adamscocmg@gmail.com.

     

     

  • Design contest

    The Adams County Clerk & Recorder’s Office needs help to design a new “I Voted” sticker for the upcoming elections. The office is looking for high-school and college students. Visit AdamsVotes.com/contest.

     

  • Mental health first-aid training

    Free mental health first-aid training is available through the Community Research Center, 1870 W. 122nd Ave., Westminster. It’s for anyone who wants to learn about signs and symptoms of mental-health challenges and get a better understanding of mental illnesses. Call 303-853-3834.

  • Overeaters Anonymous

    Is food a problem for you? Overeater anonymous meets every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. 266 S 22nd Ave. Call 303-659-7087.

     

  • Road work

    Crews continue the roadway improvements to the roundabout at Interstate 76 and Bromley Lane. A city statement said the work will require the closure of Medical Center Drive. Work should be finished sometime in May.

     

  • Free water-wise landscape seminar April 16

    Some people can find it tough to garden in Colorado’s arid environment, but one can make things easier by selecting the right plants for your landscape. Together, the City of Brighton Utilities Department and Resource Central are hosting their fifth annual Water-Wise Landscape Seminar. The free “Great Plants for Colorado Gardens”  seminar will be from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N 11th Ave.