HRCA Delegate Update July 2015
Local representatives spoke:
Chris Holbert, State Senator representing Northern and Western Douglas Co firstname.lastname@example.org personal email comes to personal cell phone (Wife is County Treasurer, Diane Holbert) Polly Lawrence, State Rep House District 39, part of HR, Assistant Minority Leader in House, Judiciary Committee Kevin Van Winkle, State Rep email@example.com Roger Partridge, Douglas Co Commissioner, reported that a recent study showed Douglas County is the 9th happiest county in country and the happiest in CO.
Douglas Co Fair & Rodeo: August 6-9; this year Cherokee Ranch donated Santa Gertrudis cattle (plus $1000) to be raised and shown at fair, $6 entrance fee Friday & Saturday, other days free; check website for full fair details: douglascountyfairandrodeo.com
The Highlands Ranch update:
A Household Chemical Roundup will be held Saturday, August 8, 9am-3pm, Shea Stadium.
The Egg & I Restaurant recently delivered a gift to the Foundation of $2,500 for the Veterans Memorial and another $2,500 for other Foundation projects. Richard Yoke, Head Egg of the restaurant, organized the fundraising event over Memorial Day to help support local park and recreation projects.
HRCA will be creating a 501(c)3 non-profit tentatively named Friends of the Backcountry to allow HRCA to apply for more funds to help improve backcountry areas.
McKinstry results - Guaranteed Utility rebates were higher than anticipated - $105,000 was guaranteed but actual savings were $141,000; guaranteed savings are $163,000 but we are expecting about $173,000.
Activities Calendar (go to www.hrcaonline.org for full details)
Jul 31 Culture on the Green Concert, Dez Rubano & Friends (jazz), Civic Center Park, 6:30pm-8pm
Aug 12 The Country Music Project, Civic Green Park, 6:30pm-8pm
Aug 13 Encore Chorale Open House, Southridge, 10:30am, learn about the program for people who like to sing, no auditions required, weekly rehearsals start September 6 to prepare for holiday concert on Dec 6
Aug 13 Jazz at the Mansion with Lannie Garrett, 6:30pm-8pm, $37 advance
Aug 15 Cigar & Spirit Pairing, Southridge, 5pm-8pm, includes light appetizers from Whole Foods, $30 advance
Aug 29 Farm to Table Dinner, Backcountry, sponsored by Whole Foods and Davidson's Liquors, $100, benefit for Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs
Summer Concert Series, Highland Heritage Regional Park, 6:30-8pm
Jul 30 No Visible Flaws (rescheduled from earlier due to rain)
Film in the Park, Civic Green Park, 8:45 (or dusk), free, food available to purchase
Aug 7 Finding Nemo
Aug 14 Big Hero 6
Aug 21 Tangled