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COMMERCE Visitors Guide CITY

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A MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR

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One of my favorite things about Commerce City is that the outdoor recreation and leisure activities are plentiful and diverse. From public art in our parks to miles of trails for hiking and biking, there is truly something for everyone. Residents and visitors can enjoy outdoor play areas from skate spots to the city’s first inclusive playground for youth of all abilities. The Commerce City Parks, Recreation & Golf Department offers stateof-the-art recreation facilities, including two recreation centers and an outdoor leisure swimming pool at Paradice Island. Avid golfers can tee off at Buffalo Run Golf Course, an 18-hole championship course suitable for players of all ages and ability.

n Commerce City, families experience a high quality of life that includes affordable housing options and 840 acres of open space and parks. All of these reasons contribute to why 64,000 plus residents choose to call Commerce City home - and why thousands more move here each year.

In the last decade, the city’s population has more than doubled, but the city has maintained its small town atmosphere. Commerce City is a safe, diverse, and welcoming community so that citizens of all incomes, ages, and abilities are able to live and thrive here.

At Dick’s Sporting Goods Park – located right here in Commerce City, sports fans can cheer on the Colorado Rapids soccer team and music fans can enjoy outdoor concerts. Commerce City is also a place where you can watch eagles soar high and bison roam free at the largest urban wildlife refuge in the country at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal

National Wildlife Refuge. Commerce City inspires me through its community spirit and there are many ways to connect to our neighbors and make our community a better place through volunteer opportunities. Residents can use their skills and interests by volunteering for a city board or commission, from advancing the arts to advocating for youth, seniors, and veterans. Residents can visit c3gov.com/boards to learn about ways to get involved and give back. I am humbled to have been chosen by the residents of Commerce City to serve as Mayor and I am committed to serving our citizens with integrity, honesty and enthusiasm. Commerce City is on a journey to creating a Quality Community for a Lifetime and you’re invited to join the residents and visitors who have discovered our community as a great place to live, work and play! Mayor Benjamin Huseman

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Special thanks to the Commerce City Chamber of Commerce (www.4cchamber.com)

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Celebrating 25 years of golf and dining

Experience the lush greens and expansive fairways of the 18-hole Buffalo Run Golf Course, suitable for players of all ages and ability. Enjoy a Colorado-crafted menu at the family-friendly Bison Grill - also available for private parties, wedding rehearsals, receptions and custom events!

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COMM E RC E C I T Y SE EI NG SOCCER’S B ENEF I TS Colorado Rapids, Commerce City and Dick’s Sporting Good Park form a mutually beneficial partnership Christian Chacon Special To Colorado Community Media

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n 1995, the Colorado Rapids soccer team started. Since then, it has become significant to the history of Commerce City. The park in which they have played, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, garnered thousands of fans and is in what its founder Stan Kroenke, the owner of the Colorado Rapids, the Nuggets, and the Avalanche, believed to be the ideal location.

Bullock said the Kroenke family had other options.

a football game or baseball game, when everybody leaves that you’re stuck in traffic,” Bullock said. “We have a rail stations less than a mile away. We had benefits that made it an accessible part, so that was what the benefit was to Kroenke and the Dick’s Sporting Good Park.” Bullock also said that the Rapids weren’t successful just for Commerce City.

René Bullock

René Bullock, executive director of the Commerce City Chamber of Commerce, said both the team and the stadium benefited the area.

“They were successful for the whole Denver metro area. But in turn, that made them very successful for Commerce City,” Bullock said.

“We benefited from Commerce City for the fact that it was there and it drew attention to the city of Commerce City. But they benefited from its location in the Denver metro area and how easy it was to get to, and that it wasn’t that traffic jam part that, after

The Rapids staff also contributed to the success of Commerce City. “They was such a welcoming staff,” Bullock said. “They were at the right place at the right time, all the time.”

success.”

“Stan Kroenke knew that was the spot because he had looked at three other spots in the Denver metro area, but the Commerce City spot was the spot that he picked,” Bullock said. “He stood there on that site and looked at how it was framed with the Rocky Mountains in the background and the city. So, Stan Kroenke, we can say his vision was our

“Colorado Rapid’s past is part of Commerce City’s present and future,” René said. “I think as long as they do well, it is going to bring economic development to Commerce City, and it’s going to bring a great future to Commerce City.” To learn more about the Colorado Rapids visit coloradorapids.com.

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W H AT TO DO I N COMMERCE CIT Y ! Enjoy the views at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge 6550 Gateway Road. www.fws.gov Wildlife drives, fishing, hiking, visitor center educational outings, bird watching and more. Visit the Sand Creek Regional Greenway 4900 Sandcreek Dr. S. - www. sandcreekgreenway.org Wilderness in the city, hiking trails, environmental and nature education City with in City: Visit Historic Derby 72nd and Monaco One of many frontier cities founded along the railroad in the late 1880s. Visit Commerce City History Museum 6505 East 60th Ave. – www.cchistoric.com Learn about Commerce City’s history and growth. Get in a round at Buffalo Run Golf Course 15700 East 112th Avenue - www. buffalorungolfcourse.com Buffalo Run is an 18-hole championship course with sweeping views of the mountains and the plains. Cool down at the Paradice Island and Pioneer Park 5951 Monaco St. Commerce City’s own game-themed water park features water slides, a lazy river and 5,000 squiare foot pool. Work out at the Bison Ridge Recreation Center 13905 East. 112th Avenue – www.c3gov. com Get fit at the Eagle Pointe Recreation Center 6060 Parkway Drive – www.c3gov.com

Catch a movie at the 88th Avenue Drive-In 8780 Rosemary Street – www.88drivein. net You can watch the latest releases, special showings and other events at Metro Denver’s last remaining Drive-In theater.

hosts different regional acts at different parks around the community.

Find what you want at Mile High Flea Market 7007 East 88th Avenue – www. milehighfleamarket.com The 80-acre open air market has been a Front Range fixture for 45 years. By used goods, specialty items and grab a bite to eat, or just ride the ferris wheel.

Get fresh at the Palombo Farms Market in Henderson 11500 Havana St. Find locally-grown produce all summer and get lost in a corn maze come fall!

Get cultured with public art selected by the Commerce City Cultural Council www.c3gov.com/explore/public-art The city’s Cultural Council curates a collection of pieces throughout the city. Enjoy a live concert with Music in the Park Series Every Thursday in July – www.c3gov.com Each Thursday, the City’s Cultural Council

Memorial Day Parade The largest Memorial Day Parade in the state

Fish or bird at Barr Lake State Park 13401 Picadilly Road Maintained by Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department, Barr Lake features miles of walking paths, a handicapped-accessible fishing pier as well as an archery range. Get a scare at the Junkyard Haunted House – September & October 6530 Brighton Blvd. – 303 287-3075 Halloween jump scares abound at this autumn tradition.

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This is Adams 14! ¡Esto es Adams 14! Dual language programs and a two-way dual language program Seal of Biliteracy (award honoring students who have attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation) English language arts and math equity-centered programming (preschool–12th grade) Full-day kindergarten and preschool for qualifying students CTE (Career and Technical Education) P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools) New Alsup Elementary School building (fall 2021) AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Gifted and talented programs (preschool–12th grade) Innovative summer school programs SEL (Social Emotional Learning) On-site Kids First Health Care clinic access Employment opportunities And many more!

For more information, visit www.adams14.org or scan this QR code. Para más información, visite www.adams14.org o escanea este código QR.

Programas de idioma doble y de dos vías Sello de Biliteracidad (premio que honra a los estudiantes que han obtenido el dominio en dos o más idiomas al graduarse de la escuela preparatoria) Programación en artes de lenguaje inglés y matemáticas enfocada en equidad (de preescolar al 12o grado) Dia completo de kinder y preescolar para estudiantes que califican CTE (Educación Técnica y Carrera) P-TECH (Vías en Tecnología en Universidad Temprana en Escuelas Preparatorias) Nuevo edificio de Alsup Elementary School (otoño 2021) AVID (Determinación Individual Hacia el Avance) Programas para talentosos y dotados (de preescolar al 12o grado) Programas de escuela de verano innovadores SEL (Social Emotional Learning) Acceso a clínicas de Kids First Health Care en escuelas Oportunidades de Empleo ¡Y mucho más!

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CO MMERCE CI T Y SCHOOLS ADAMS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 Stars Early Learning Center 5650 Bowen Court Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 853-5000 Mildred L. Sanville Preschool 5941 E. 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 853-5675 Kemp Elementary 6775 Oneida St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 853-5850 Rose Hill Elementary 6900 East 58th Ave. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 287-0163 Monaco Elementary 7631 Monaco St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 853-5901

Central Elementary 6450 Holly St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 287-0327

Adams City High School 7200 Quebec St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 289-3111

Turnberry Elementary 13069 E. 106th Place Commerce City, CO, 80222 720 685-5350

Belle Creek Charter School 9290 E. 107th Ave Henderson, CO, 80640 303 469-0160

Dupont Elementary 7970 Kimberly St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 287-0189

Lester Arnold High School 6500 E 72 Ave. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 853-3301

Stuart Middle School 15955 E. 101st Way Commerce City, CO, 80222 720 685-5500

Alsup Elementary 7101 Birch St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 288-6865

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Prairie View Middle School 12915 E. 120th Ave. Henderson, CO, 80640 720 685-5400

Community Leadership Academy 6880 Holly St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 288-2711

Hanson Elementary 7133 East 73rd Ave. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 853-5800 Adams City Middle School 4451 E. 72nd Ave. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 289-5881 Kearney Middles School 6160 Kearney St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 287-0261

Henderson Elementary 12301 E. 124th Ave. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 655-2700 Reunion Elementary 11021 Landmark Drive Commerce City, CO, 80222 720 685-8500 Second Creek Elementary 9950 Laredo Drive Commerce City, CO, 80222 720 685-7550 Thimmig Elementary 11453 Oswego St. Henderson, CO, 80640 303 655-2750

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Prairie View High School 12909 E. 120th Ave. Henderson, CO, 80640 Chuck Ingram 303 655-8800 Charter Schools Landmark Academy 10566 Memphis St. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 287-2901

Enhance management and leadership skills through class assignments and field trips, in a variety of forums throughout Commerce City. Training in several areas from communication to working with government officials, and leaders within the Commerce City/Denver area. September 2021-June 2022

Victory Preparatory Academy 5701 Quebec St Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 288-6111 Goal High School 6025 Parkway Dr. Unit 125B Commerce City, CO, 80222 877 776-4625 Impacto De Fe 5155 E. 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO, 80222 303 403-2744

Women in Leadership Forum

Women in Leadership is a platform for women who hold leadership roles or who aspire to leadership roles to network, find balance, and problem solve together so that Commerce City women find success in elevating the economic and education opportunities in Commerce City. Meetings are held quarterly.

Visit our website to complete the application or register for the next class https://adams14foundation.org Contact: Dale Mingilton, Exec. Director dmingilton@adams14.org 303-517-1914

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THE SUPRISING NATURE OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN ARSENAL

Urban wildlife refuge offers more than just views

A herd of bison browse in a field on the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge. The view of Denver is one of the many attrations along the refuge’s 11-mile selfguided drive. Photos by Scott Taylor

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here are plenty of surprises hidden among the lakes and hills of the Rocky Mountain Wildlife refuge.

Located on 15,000 acres of open prairie, the refuge offers 10 miles of hiking trails as well as an 11-mile self-guided drive through the wildlife refuge. It’s home to herds of bison and white-tailed and mule deer as well as prairie dogs and coyote. Black-footed ferrets were re-introduced into the refuge in 2015 and have found a home in hundreds of acres of abandoned prairie dog burrows.

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A pair of fisherman try for some morning catches on Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge’s Lake Ladora.

The Rockies offer a backdrop for the views over Lake Ladora.

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Up above, the refuge is home to a wide range of birds, from geese and ducks to loons, cormorants and the occasional pelican as well as several varieties of hawks, cranes, vultures, owls and woodpeckers. Both Golden Eagles and Bald Eagles call the refuge home. Outside of the refuge, visitors are free to fish in the arenal’s ponds, hike the trails and check birds off of their birdwatching checklists. The 11-mile drive into the wildlife refuge also offers stunning, wide-open views of Colorado’s Front Range and the towers of Downtown Denver. One of the biggest surprises might be that the refuge is free to visit all year long. Dogs are not allowed, even those kept in cars, and the drive is frequently closed during the winter, due to snow. But the refuge is open year-round, save for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. A place of refuge It was the eagles that helped make the

The Pat Schroeder Visitor Center is located at the entrance of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Scott Taylor

refuge what it is today. The U.S. Army began developing the area for making chemical weapons — such as mustard gas, napalm and chlorine gas — soon after World War 2 began. It was transitioned into a manufacturing and storage site for agricultural pesticides and fertilizer when the war ended and well into the 1970s. But as the 1980s began local and national voices began calling for a clean-up, and the arsenal site was named a Superfund site.

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Soon after that started, a roost of bald eagles was discovered at the site and that brought in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. By 1992, Congress had declared it a wildlife refuge. Clean-up was finished by 2011 at a cost of $111 million. The official visitors center, named in honor Colorado Senator Pat Schroeder opened in 2011. At 15,000 acres, the refuge is one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the United States.

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CO MME RC E C I T Y PA RKS A ND TRA ILS PARKS Adams Heights Park 6625 Brighton Road Belle Creek Park-Belle Creek Metro District 106th Ave. & Belle Creek Blvd.

Joe Reilly Park 6401 East 72nd Place

Rose Hill Grange Park 4051 East 68th Avenue

Leyden Park 5430 Leyden St.

Southlawn Park-Reunion Metro District 104th Ave. & Southlawn Parkway

Los Valientes Park 7300 Magnolia St.

Derby Park 7305 Monaco St.

Monaco Park 5790 Monaco St.

Fairfax Park 6850 Fairfax Drive

Monaco Vista Park 6250 Monaco St.

First Creek Dog Park 102nd & Havana St.

Olive Park 6325 Olive St.

Freedom Park 6270 Oneida St.

Pioneer Park 5950 Holly St.

Stampede Park-Villages at Buffalo Run West 11755 Fairplay St. Turnberry Park 10725 Wheeling St. Urquidez Centennial Park 7735 Monaco St. Veteran’s Memorial Park 6250 Parkway Drive

Fronterra Park 10020 Joplin St.

Reunion Park-Reunion Metro District 104th Ave. & Reunion

Gifford Park 6120 Monaco St.

River Run Park 11515 Oswego St.

Villages at Buffalo Run East 11698 Chambers Road TRAILS Prairie Gateway Overlook and Open Space 6350 Gateway Road

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COM ME RC E C I T Y RESTAURA NTS A ND BA RS Apple Barrel 7120 E. 49th Avenue Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-3900 Dine-In Arby’s 5995 Dexter St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-0844 Dine-In, Drive-thru Big Daddy Mexican Food 7584 Hwy 2 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-0411 Dine-In Big Panda 15550 E 103rd Pl., Unit 101 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-9808 Dine-In, Drive-thru Birrieria la Guera Michoacana 7272 N Locust St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-9688 Dine-In Bison Grill 15700 E 112th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-7700 Dine-In, Outside dining Black Jack Pizza and Salads 6225 E 71st Pl. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-1770 Dine-In Burrito Rapido 6089 Quebec St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-7590 Dine-In Butcher Block Café 4605 E 74th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-2055 Dine-In, Outside dining Carls Jr 5998 Dahlia St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-1820 Dine-In, Drive-thru Chipotle Mexican Grill 5988 Dahlia St. Commerce City, CO 80022

303 227-9466 Dine-In, Outside dining Chuchalucos Shalom Snack Bar 6771 E. 80th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 Outside dining Churchs Chicken 7295 E. 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-0074 Dine-In, Drive-thru Country Pride 5101 Quebec Street Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-0123 Dine-In Dairy Queen 5800 E. 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-1650 Outside dining Del Taco 18260 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 227-4952 Dine-In Delfina’s Sweets 15550 E 103rd Place Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-0242 Dine-In DGO Mexican Grill 6101 E. 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 269-4220 Dine-In, Outside dining Dions 15150 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 836-5282 Dine-In Domino’s 12302 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 577-3030 Outside dining Dutch Bros. Coffee 15431 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 541-955-4700 Drive-thru

El Camaron Loco 6740 E 72nd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 227-0188 Dine-In, Outside dining

Jack In the Box 6015 Parkway Dr. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-8274 Dine-In, Drive-thru

EL Coco Pirata 5411 Quebec St. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 404-1404 Dine-In

Jimmy John’s 10449 Chambers Rd. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-4444 Dine-In

El Jardin 6460 E 73rd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 919-5668 Dine-In, Outside dining

Kentucky Fried Chicken 5101 E 60th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-6457 Dine-In, Drive-thru

El Taco Stop 6960 Hwy 2 Commerce City, CO 80022 720 685-0718 Dine-In

Kentucky Fried Chicken 15101 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-1104 Dine-In, Drive-thru

Flor De Michoacan 5996 E 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 453-5235 Dine-In

La Casa Del Rey 7035 E 72nd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 878-3020 Dine-In, Outside dining

Golden Town Chinese Restaurant 5976 E 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-8686 Dine-In

La Dos Americas 6065 Quebec St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 227-7791 Dine-In

Gordi-Buena Mexican Restaurant 7225 Monaco St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-9202 Dine-In Gs Tacos 10430 Chambers Rd. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 287-7844 Dine-In, Outside dining Half-Time Sports Bar 6051 Quebec St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-4853 Dine-In, Outside dining Hideway Saloon 6171 Olive Street Commerce City, CO 80022 720 512-2931 Dine-In, Outside dining

La Plazita 7253 Monaco St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-4119 Dine-In Las Gallitos 7255 E 72nd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 353-4567 Dine-In Las Margs 15550 E 103rd Pl., Unit 101 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 668-1282 Dine-In, Outside dining Las Tortugas 7600 Hwy 2 Commerce City, CO 80022 720 389-8439 Dine-In Little Caesars Pizza 5940 E 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-6580 Drive-thru

Los Tamales Mexican Grill 4952 E 62nd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-2225 Dine-In Mama’s Café 6025 Parkway Dr., #160 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 344-5984 Dine-In McDonalds 15251 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 227-9939 Dine-In, Drive-thru McDonalds 10400 Belle Creek Blvd Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-3207 Dine-In, Outside dining, Drive-thru McDonalds 5060 Parkway Dr. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-9418 Dine-In, Drive-thru McDonalds Walmart 5990 Dahlia Street Commerce City, CO 80022 303 227-9950 Dine-In, Drive-thru Mickey’s Express 7770 Hwy 2 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-7100 Drive-thru Panda Express 15481 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 504-0108 Dine-In, Drive-thru Papa John’s Pizza 10401 Belle Creek Blvd, Ste. 102 Henderson, CO 80640 720 729-7272 Dine-In Pizza Hut 6125 E Parkway Dr Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-2275 Dine-In

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COMMERCE CITY EVENTS ANNUAL CALENDAR (Date of event listed if it’s known) JANUARY National Western Stock Show, National Western Complex, Jan. 8-23, 2022 FEBRUARY Cram the Cruiser-Commerce City Police Department (date TBA)

Chamber of Commerce Electronic Recycle (date TBA) IGO Realty Shred Event (date TBA) MAY Senior Center Annual Pancake Breakfast (date TBA) Adams City High School Graduation – May 22

Chamber of Commerce Blood Drive (date TBA)

Lester Arnold High School Graduation – May 21

MARCH City Economic Development Business Award Breakfast (date TBA)

Prairie View High School Graduation – May 26

APRIL Adams 14 Education Foundation Gala (date TBA) Spring Adams 14 Student Art Show (date TBA)

Memorial Day Parade JULY July 4th Celebration and Fireworks Chamber of Commerce Blood Drive (date TBA)

Spring Brighton 27J Art Show (date TBA)

Concert in the Park/ Neighborhood Outreach (multiple weeks)

Commerce City Historical Society Awards Reception (date TBA)

AUGUST Commerce City National Night Out, Aug. 3

Adams County Fair, Aug. 4-8 Adams 14 Education Foundation Gala, Aug. 6 Adams 14 Schools Start, Aug. 9-10 Greater Brighton 27J School Start, Aug. 11 Heath Gumm 5K Run, Aug. 21 SEPTEMBER Leadership Commerce City Start, Sept. 3 Ignite Reunion Coffee House Fundraiser (date TBA) Fire Department Spaghetti Dinner, Sept. 11 North Forest Business Park Car Show, Sept. 11 Commerce City Historical Society Annual Museum Celebration, Sept. 18 Commerce City Eats, Sept. 20-26 OCTOBER Rocky Mountain Wildlife Refuge Days (date TBA)

Trunk or Treat at Reunion Recreation Center (date TBA) CCBPA Trick or Treat Street at Adams City High School (date TBA) Commerce City Trunk or Treat at Pioneer Park (date TBA) NOVEMBER Rotary Veteran’s Day Dinner, Nov. 12 Channel 9 Health Fair (date TBA) DECEMBER Reunion Holiday Happenings, Dec. 4 CCBPA Winter Festival, Dec. 4 Cultural Council Winter Art Show (date TBA) Commerce City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (date TBA) Community Choice Project Hope (Food & Presents) (date TBA) Commerce City Project Present (date TBA)

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Pizza Hut 15550 E 103rd Pl, #100 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-2727 Dine-In Pollos El Guamuchil 6160 E. 72nd Avenue Commerce City, CO 80022 720 596-4082 Dine-In, Outside dining Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen 15050 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 728-8724 Dine-In, Drive-thru Pudge Bros Pizza 6085 E 64th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-9300 Outside dining Reunion Coffee House 10601 Reunion Pkwy. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 389-7586 Dine-In, Outside dining Rico Pollo 5790 E 64th Ave., #3314 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-4666 Dine-In

Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant 5230 E 72nd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-0821 Dine-In, Drive-thru

State House 38 15591 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 388-8789 Dine-In, Outside dining, Drive-thru

Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant 15330 E 120th Pl. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 707-6827 Dine-In, Drive-thru

Subway 18220 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-4954 Dine-In

Sonic Drive-In 10319 Tower Rd. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-6950 Drive-thru Starbucks 12311 E. 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-4400 Dine-In, Drive-thru Starbucks 15091 E. 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-1500 Dine-In, Drive-thru Starbucks 10339 Tower Rd. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-5464 Dine-In, Drive-thru Starbucks 4850 E. 60th Avenue. Commerce City, CO 80022 Dine-In, Drive-thru

Subway 10401 Belle Creek Blvd. Henderson, CO 80640 303 288-4328 Dine-In Subway 6075 E Parkway Dr., Ste 103 Commerce City, CO 80022 303 289-4727 Dine-In Subway 5601 S. Quebec St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-2201 Dine-In, Outside dining Taco Bell 10406 Belle Creek Blvd. Henderson, CO 80640 303 286-3970 Drive-thru Taco Bell 4901 E 60th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-7712 Drive-thru

Taco River 6025 Parkway Dr, #107 Commerce City, CO 80022 720 542-3686 Dine-In

Wendy’s 6001 Dexter St. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-2330 Dine-In, Drive-thru

Tacos Jalpa 7710 Brighton Rd. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 286-5956 Dine-In

Wendy’s 15581 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 928-3989 Dine-In, Outside dining, Drive-thru

Tamales by Sara 6440 E 72nd Pl. Commerce City, CO 80022 720 667-4150 Dine-In

Wingstop 4952 E 62nd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 474-4647 Dine-In

Tasty Donuts 6441 E 72nd Pl. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 288-9068 Dine-In Ted’s Philly Cheesesteaks & Mexican Grill 7215 E 72nd Ave, Unit A Commerce City, CO 80022 303 498-0507 Dine-In, Outside dining

Yum Asian Fusion 18220 E 104th Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 853-0680 Dine-In Ziggi’s Coffee 10401 Belle Creek Blvd. Henderson, CO 80640 720 437-8900 Dine-In, Drive-thru

Ted’z Place Restaurant and Lounge 5271 E 52nd Ave. Commerce City, CO 80022 303 287-7544 Dine-In

Opening in 2006, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park has become a standard for Colorado sports, concerts and special events. Courtesy Colorado Rapids

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COU N T Y A N D CO M MERCE CI T Y G OVERNMEN T ADAMS COUNTY OFFICIALS Adams County Commissioners District 1 Eva J. Henry ehenry@adcogov. org

COMMERCE CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STAFF Rene’ Bullock, Exec. Director June Younger, Chamber Coordinator

Adams County Sheriff Richard Reigenborn rreigenborn@ adcogov.org 303-654-1850

Adams County Manager Raymond Gonzales rgonzales@ adcogov.org 720-523-6829

Adams County Treasurer Lisa Culpepper treasurer@ adcogov.org 720-523-6160

Oscar Madera, Councilmember 720 231-8039 omadera@c3gov. com

José Guardiola, Councilmember 720 249-8869 jguardiola@c3gov. com

Meghan Grimes, Councilmember 720 256-8774 mgrimes@c3gov. com

Jennifer AllenThomas, Councilmember 303 204-3446 jallen-thomas@ c3gov.com

Craig Hurst, Councilmember 720 899-0808 churst@c3gov.com

Robyn Smith, Councilmember 720 432-4854 rlsmith@c3gov.com

District 5 Lynn Baca lbaca@adcogov.org

COMMERCE CITY GOVERNMENT Roger Tinklenberg, City Manager 303 289-3608 rtinklenberg@ c3gov.com

Nicole Frank, Mayor Pro Tem 720 773-0134 nfrank@c3gov.com

Adams County Clerk & Recorder Josh Zygielbaum adams.recording@ adcogov.org 720-523-6020

District 4 Steve O’Dorisio sodorisio@ adcogov.org

District 2 Charles ‘Chaz’ Tedesco ctedesco@adcogov. org

Benjamin Huseman, Mayor 303 219-0510 bhuseman@c3gov. com

District 3 Emma Pinter epinter@adcogov. org

Susan Noble, Councilmember 720 773-1773 snoble@c3gov.com

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Heather Lacrue, President

Sean Ford, Director

Debra Eggleston, Director

Lewis Ortiz, Director

Phil Wilson, Vice President

Sandra Escobar, Director

Craig Fitchett, Director

Maria Carabajal, Director

Jacque Wagner, Treasurer

William Frew, Director

Galina Bankina, Director

Meghan Grimes, Director

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