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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Stevens Elementary Rubik’s Cube Club

The Stevens Elementary Rubik’s Cube Club is run by their principal TJ McManus and funded through Federal 21st Century Learning Grant. See “School Crossing." PHOTO: TJ McManus

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NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE: TIF Money Helps Improve Longtime Local Business

A nearly half-century-old Wheat Ridge business hopes to welcome customers in a new building this spring, thanks partly to city urban renewal district funds and a lot of money, time, effort, number crunching and headaches for the owners.

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Integrating Art and Fun

Several Painted Metal Sculptures Stand at Mountair Park, including these neighborhood helpers. Sculptures of happy cows and a farmer and two young men pumping gas also add life and fun to the park. See “Integrating Art and Fun...” on page 6. PHOTO: TIM BERLAND

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NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE: Berkeley Inn Turns 85 – More or Less

Believed to be one of the oldest bars in Denver, the Berkeley Inn, 3834 Tennyson St., opened in or around 1934 in the Berkeley neighborhood, a 4.2-square-mile unincorporated community in Adams County.

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Learn what the League of Women Voters Jefferson County is all about at a free, public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 11500 W. 20th St., Lakewood.

All current and prospective members are encouraged to attend. LWV is not for women only.

Activities for the year will include local Voter Service Outreach and topics such as the Jefferson County School Board elections, Money in Politics, Climate Change, Demographic Impacts and Homelessness and Hunger in Jefferson County. Also, the League’s newly designed website, www.jeffcolwv.org, will be presented.

There are six convenient meeting locations throughout Jefferson County with both daytime and evening meeting options.

LWV Jeffco will continue to offer the non-fiction book club for league members, as well as anyone interested in learning more about politics today. LWV Jeffco supports new citizen voter registration and offers ongoing voter education efforts.

For more information, call 303-238-0032 or visit www.lwvjeffco.org or email info@lwvjeffco.org.