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Upcoming JULY Events for the 7/20 Memorial Foundation

Reflection Garden on Tap

Saturday July 14th from 1-4 pm at the Memorial Garden at the Aurora Municipal Building 15151 East Alameda Parkway

Join the 7/20 Memorial Foundation for the 3rd annual Reflection Garden On Tap Beer Festival & fundraiser!

Enjoy unlimited beer tastings from local breweries, food trucks, live music featuring The Dollhouse Thieves, and sidewalk chalk artists all within an intimate garden setting! You will also get a sneak peak of “Ascentiate”, the artwork for the permanent 7/20 memorial. Admission to the event is free, but purchase of a wristband for beer tasting is required for 21 and over. Tickets available at http://bit.ly/720BeerFest

Candlelight Vigil and First Responder Procession

Thursday July 19th 11:30 pm in the Memorial Garden at the Aurora Municipal Building 15151 East Alameda Parkway

We will begin gathering around 11:30 pm in the memorial garden to have a candlelight vigil.  First responders will begin their annual procession at some point after midnight with the end of their procession being near the entrance to the garden.  This event will be open to the entire community.  Parking is available in the parking lot near the corner of Alameda and Chambers.

7/20 Memorial Dedication

Friday July 27th 6:30 pm (Private Survivor Connection 4:30-6:15)

Reflection Garden at the City of Aurora Water-Wise Garden

Aurora Municipal Campus 15151 E. Alameda Parkway

The 7/20 Memorial Foundation invites you to gather in the Reflection Garden for the dedication of “Ascentiate.”

The artwork among serene natural surroundings honors our loved ones, and acknowledges the resilience of survivors and first responders in a reflective space where all visitors will find peace, hope, and strength.  We would be honored to share this moment with you to pay tribute to the common unity that has made it all possible.  This event will be open to the entire community.

 

Please consider taking the time to help and provide your input!

Children’s Hospital Colorado wants to hear from you! 

The hospital is currently conducting a community health needs assessment and is looking for input from families and caregivers who have children living in their home.  Please take 10 minutes to complete the survey and to tell Children’s what you think are the most important health issues for the kids in your community.  Children’s values your input and will use the information gathered from this survey to inform the work it is doing for the next several years.  Make your voice heard!

 

Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2018CHNA_Eng

 

THANK YOU!

 

 

Children’s Hospital Colorado quiere saber de usted!

El hospital está conduciendo una evaluación de las necesidades de atención médica en la comunidad y está buscando la contribución de las familias y los cuidadores que tienen niños que viven en su hogar. Por favor, tome 10 minutos para completar la evaluación y a decirle a Children’s lo que cree que son los problemas de salud más importantes para los niños en su comunidad. Children’s valora su contribución y utilizará la información obtenida de esta evaluación para informar el trabajo que está haciendo durante los próximos años. ¡Haz que su voz sea escuchada!

 

Evaluación : https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2018CHNA_Spanish

¡GRACIAS!

 

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Meet our very own prevention specialist Rachel Uslan. Click Here! to learn more about her and what we are doing in the world of prevention!

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Jewell Park is now open! The beautiful area behind our building is now open to the public. The City of Aurora has remolded the entire area adding new park equipment, a shelter, basketball court, tether ball, a skate park, and a large grassy area. The park will have a grand opening party on Saturday September 23rd from 11am-1pm. There will be live music, food games, resources, and plenty of fun to be had! Hope to see you there!

Check out an article about ASRC!  Click Here!

Check out an interview with Program Coordinator Marc Garstka Click Here!

Follow these links to learn more about what the community did in wake of the theater shooting.

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The garden has really taken off this summer thanks to many of our community members. The purpose of the garden was to educate, bring people together, and supply healthy food to the community. We can say with certainty that we are doing all of those things. We have had cooking and nutrition groups use the food to cook, and we have had people harvest and take food home to their family to eat. A special thank you to Cooking Matters for creating amazing signs to put next to the crops to label and put growing information on them. We will continue to develop the area, and if you are at all interested in getting involved please don’t hesitate to call (303 739 1580) or come on in.