Wheat Ridge 2020 - Advancing Wheat Ridge as a vibrant and sustainable community

Top Hats & Ball Caps benefit for the Arvada Community Food Bank

tophats**Get your tickets TODAY for the Arvada Community Food Bank’s Inaugural Top Hats and Ball Caps Fall Celebration and Fundraiser!

Taking place on Saturday, October 11, Top Hats & Ball Caps is a celebration of community values and pride. For 32 years, the Arvada Community Food Bank has faithfully served those needing assistance in our community. Now with expanded self-sufficiency programs and a larger coverage area, it’s time to celebrate the reason for our success…YOU, our friends and community partners.

Top Hats & Ball Caps
October 11
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Lamar Street Event Center
5889 Lamar St.
$85/person (21+)
$640/table of 8

Music •Dancing •Live and Silent Auction • Creative Attire • A Night Not to be Missed

CBS4’s Ed Greene as Master of Ceremonies

**Reserve your tickets today! www.arvadacfb.org/hats or call 720-437-6304

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Comments (0) Sep 19 2014

Farewell Reception for Kim Snetzinger on September 30

Wheat Ridge 2020 wishes Kim Snetzinger every success as she starts her new job with the Colorado Division of Housing on October 1. Kim has played a key role on Wheat Ridge 2020’s staff and she will be missed.  Please help us send her off with our good wishes at a farewell reception on Tuesday, September 30th, 3:30-5:00pm at the Wheat Ridge 2020 office (7391 West 38th Avenue, Suite 130).

Wheat Ridge 2020 will be hiring a part-time Office Coordinator. Please see the job description posted on our website.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Britta Fisher at  bfisheratwheatridge2020dotorg.

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Comments (0) Sep 19 2014

Call for Board Nominations and Annual Meeting Notice

2014 Annual Meeting Notice and Call for Board Nominations

You are invited to the Wheat Ridge 2020 Annual Member Meeting on November 20, 2014.

Annual Meeting and Board Election
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Wheat Ridge 2020 Annual Meeting will be joining forces with the second annual Sharing Food and Stories event! Sharing Food and Stories is an annual inter-generational storytelling potluck hosted by Live Local Harvest and the Wheat Ridge Grange. The purpose of this event is to build community among residents, those who have been here for generations and those just setting out roots. All ages of family and friends are welcome to come listen to stories about Wheat Ridge’s heritage and share stories of your own.  Bring a dish to share for the potluck and be prepared to tell and listen to a few stories!

Afterwards, at 7:30pm, the Wheat Ridge 2020 annual Meeting will move upstairs for a brief program and board elections.

DATE: November 20, 2014

TIME: 5:30 p.m. Potluck and Storytelling, 7:30  Annual Meeting

LOCATION: Wheat Ridge Grange -3850 High Court

Eight (8) board seats are available for nominations.  Board members serve 2-year terms with newly elected Directors seated at the January 2015 Board meeting.  We are looking for nominees who possess experience to help promote our organization’s mission.  All nominees are asked to complete a Board Member Application, which can be found on our website.

The nominations committee is particularly looking for candidates with knowledge or skills in the following areas:

  • Resource Development/Fundraising
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing and branding
  • Special events
  • Financial services and lending
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Experience with a WR2020 program
  • Retail and restaurant experience
  • School/faith based community representation
  • Construction or property development
  • Neighborhood or Business Leader

If you would like to nominate a candidate, please send an email to Britta  (Bfisheratwheatridge2020dotorg)   with their name, phone number, and email address and we will follow-up or simply email them the application to return to WR2020.  All nominations are due by October 10, 2014.

Please mail, email or fax completed applications to the office at:

Wheat Ridge 2020
7391 West 38th Avenue, Suite 130
Wheat Ridge, CO  80033
Fax: 303-940-9332
email: receptionatWheatRidge2020dotorg  (receptionatwheatridge2020dotorg)  

Please contact the WR2020 office if you have any questions regarding your membership, the annual meeting, or nomination process.

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Comments (0) Sep 18 2014

Teller Street Gallery Hosting 50FOR50 Fundraiser to Benefit Wheat Ridge 2020 Programming

5050 poster for web 10-03-14A big THANK YOU to Teller Street Gallery & Studios for hosting a fundraiser to benefit Wheat Ridge 2020’s Live Local Wheat Ridge program!

This first Friday art event on October 3rd is  free to attend, but tickets are required for the 50 for 50 art selection!

Friday, October 3, 2014, 6-9pm
Teller Street Gallery & Studios
7190 West 38th Avenue


Buy a ticket for $50, win an original pierce of artwork worth at least $100! Tickets will be drawn at random for ticketholders to choose artwork.   EVERY TICKET IS A GUARANTEED WINNER!  Only 50 tickets will be sold.  Tickets are being pre-sold at Teller Street Gallery & Studio or can be purchased through the Wheat Ridge 2020 secure website.  To purchase your ticket online click the Purchase Your 50FOR50 Ticket button below.
Artwork preview begins Saturday, September 27.

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Comments (0) Sep 17 2014