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Schools again eye reserves Board gives initial OK to tap fund once more By Tom Munds

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Graduating senior Miranda Holman comes through the bubbles created by faculty members and gets a high five from teacher Sam Irvin as she and classmates head for their seats at the June 7 Englewood High School commencement ceremonies. Photos by Tom Munds

100th Englewood High class graduates Commencement ceremony lauds Class of 2014 By Tom Munds

tmunds @coloradocommunitymedia.com Friends and family filled the stands at Englewood High School’s football stadium and cheered and applauded as members of the Class 0f 2014 marched into the stadium to take part in the 100th Englewood High School commencement ceremony. “This class already has a place in Englewood High School history because it is the 100th graduating class,” said principal Jonathan Fore as he welcomed visitors and graduates. “But they also made their own marks in school history. While 57 percent of these students held jobs during their senior year, almost 90 percent of the graduates plan to continue their education at twoyear or four-year colleges.” On a lighter note, Fore said the class is unique because it is the first class that, for the senior prank, placed a car in the school library. Following Fore’s opening remarks, there was music and speeches by students. This year’s keynote speaker was Jovan Mays, Aurora poet laureate. He remarked that while this was graduation day, for most parents, it was also, “My Baby Done Did It Day.” He received a standing ovation for his moving and energetic delivery of the poem he wrote specifically for the EHS Class of 2014. Additional speakers included honor Grads continues on Page 18

Jovan Mays, Aurora poet laureat, emphasizes the words of a poem he wrote for the Englewood High School Class of 2014. Mays received a standing ovation for his presentation June 7 at the EHS commencement ceremonies.

Members of the Englewood High School Class of 2014 move their tassels to the other side of their hats just before they were officially declared high school graduates at the conclusion of the school’s 100th commencement.

For the second year, the Englewood School District is on track to use reserve funds to make ends meet, in a move that got an initial OK by the school board on June 3. If the district’s financial challenges don’t change, the superintendent said, the reserves could run dry after a couple more years. The recommended 2014-15 budget projects that the district’s costs of operation will be about $28.3 million, while forecast revenues will be about $25.5 million. Since the state requires the school district to operate on a balanced budget, the plan is to use $3.4 million from the almost $9 million in reserves available at the end of the 2013-14 school year. No one signed up to testify for or against the proposed budget at the board’s June 3 public hearing. The budget is scheduled to be adopted during the board meeting on June 17, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Maddox Building, 700 W. Mansfield Ave. “Our district continues to struggle to make ends meet while providing a quality education for all of our students,” said Brian Ewert, school superintendent. “Our recommendation, with the support of the school board, is to once again to save people and programs by using reserves.” This marks the second year Englewood has chosen to balance the budget by using reserve funds instead of making drastic cuts in personnel and programs. The district has been facing touch financial challenges for the past several years primarily because of reduced revenues and declining enrollment. Englewood receives more than 50 percent of its revenues from state per-pupil funding. Per-pupil funding is primarily based on a formula established in 1994. However, because of the bleak economic climate of the past few years, the state has not provided the full amount as established by the formula. Estimates are that the reductions, called recissions, resulted in Englewood schools receiving about $2.9 million less over the past years than it would have received under the 1994 state school finance act. Also, for the past 10 years, the student population in Englewood has steadily declined. Part of the reason is an aging popuBudget continues on Page 5

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Micah Scott does a few dance steps on her way to receive her diploma at the June 7 commencement ceremonies for the Englewood High School Class of 2014. Scott also sang a solo and a duet with Kyrie Schroeder and introduced the ceremony’s guest speaker.


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Chamber holds golf tourney Family of founder attends 45th annual George Allen event By Tom Munds

tmunds @coloradocommunitymedia.com Well-wishers and 75 players gathered at the Broken Tee at Englewood Golf Course clubhouse on June 6 for the start of the 45th annual George Allen Golf Tournament. Allen, who was instrumental in establishing the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce, established the tournament to raise funds for the organization. He passed away in June 2013 but was well represented at the tournament by family members, including his great grandson Chippr McCloskey. “I am honored to play in today’s tournament which is named for my great grandpa,” the 15-year-old said. “It was special last year

when I got to hit the ball off the No. 1 tee for my great grandfather to start the tournament. Today, I just hope I can play well and do a good job on the course.” McClosky, Allen’s children, grandchildren and great grandchildren came for the start of the tournament to take part in an informal dedication of the George Allen bench that overlooks the first tee for the par-3 course. “This was a pretty good tournament and it raised some funds for our organization,” said current chamber director Colleen Mello. “The start went well, the play went smoothly and we even were lucky because everyone completed play before it started raining.” She said there were some good scores recorded but no one shot a hole-in-one to win a new car. This year, the Liberty Tax team took top honors, the Xcel Energy team finished second, while the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce foursome took third place.

Chippr McCloskey, left, prepares to head out onto the course June 6 to play in the 45th George Allen Golf Tournament. McCloskey was playing in the tournament named for his great grandfather that was played at the Broken Tee at Englewood Golf Course. The tournament was founded and continues to be a fundraiser for the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Tom Munds

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An event offering help finding medical, food and other assistance to those in the south metro region will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 in the parking lot of Bemis Library, 6014 S. Datura St. in Littleton. The event, called Community Accessing Resources Together, is being sponsored by the South Metro Health Alliance. There will be free dental screenings and oral health education sessions for children. There will also be free health screening for adults.

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Englewood High School students Davida Martinez and Josh Yohel took top honors in the school photovoltaic design competition held at the annual Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. The two students took first place for their design of a solar-powered cooler that would keep food cool without ice for those who like to go camping, hunting, boating, hiking and

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fishing. Martinez and Yohel competed against students from schools from across the metro area including Lakewood High, St. Mary’s Academy, West Generation Schools and Warren Tech.

School summer break The final day of classes at all schools in Englewood School District was June 12. While there will be some summer school programs going on, most students will be on summer vacation. This school year at Englewood ran later than usual as the schedule was adjusted to accommodate the construction projects at Englewood High School and Englewood Middle School. Plans are for the 2014-15 school year to return to a more traditional schedule. Classes are scheduled to begin for students on Aug. 13 and the last day of classes for next school year is scheduled to be May 27, 2015.

Education Erika DeBoer, Ryan Ruminski and Connor Sanderlin, of Englewood, earned the fall 2013 dean’s citation in the Monfort College of Business at the University of Northern Colorado. Tanner Harms, of Englewood, was initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society at the University of Wyoming. Clare Hickey, of Englewood, was initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Hickey is pursuing a degree in special education at the University of Texas at Austin. Cole Horan, of Englewood, was awarded the trustee scholarship from Cornell College. Glenna Yancey, of Englewood, was awarded the dean’s scholarship from Cornell College. Aaron Harrington, of Englewood, graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in music industry from Minnesota State University.

Cassandra Calcaterra, of Englewood, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Dayton. Susan Jelinek, of Englewood, was awarded membership in Alpha Phi Omega at St. Olaf College. Jelinek is a studio art and economics major. Jelinek is the daughter of Robert and Jennifer Jelinek. Spencer Fronk, of Englewood, was awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship at Denison University. Fronk was one of three Denison students to receive the prestigious award -- one of just 29 winter student-athletes across all NCAA divisions. Fronk is a four-year member of the Denison swimming and diving team and is a three-time national champion and a 25time All-American as a four-time national qualifier. He was named to the Capital One Academic All-America team in 2013, and is a five-time North Coast Athletic Conference champion.

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Fire department’s future discussed City weighs keeping service or contracting By Tom Munds

tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com The city council asked for more information following a June 2 discussion of pros and cons of maintaining the Englewood Fire Department or contracting for South Metro Fire Rescue Authority to provide fire protection services. Fire Chief Andy Marsh presented an updated report about the Englewood Fire Department at the council meeting. Marsh briefed the council on the plan for sustaining the Englewood Fire Department along with a comparison of the proposal to contract with the South Metro agency. Marsh said the plan for sustaining the department detailed data in several areas: buildings, apparatus and capital equipment, human resources, safety and training, and emergency response coverage and services, along with estimated costs. The report included a side-by-side comparison of maintaining the city department and contracting for fire services in those areas. Under the South Metro contract, all capital costs would be part of the contract with the exception of renovation of existing stations or building a new station. The city would be responsible for those costs, which could be several million dollars. The comparison pointed out that there are many differences in a city department vs. the services provided by South Metro.

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Englewood City Council is continuing to discuss issues related to whether to continue to maintain a city fire department or contract with South Metro Fire and Rescue Authority for fire protection services. File photo For example, Marsh said the current Englewood Fire Department staffing is 14 per shift. The South Metro proposal would eliminate the Tejon and Acoma stations and there would 12 people per shift in Englewood. Councilmember Bob McCaslin said he was concerned about the proposal to close the Tejon fire station. “Closing the Tejon station would increase response time to northwest Englewood significantly,” he said. “I am concerned about the safety of those living and working in northwest Englewood and about possible increased liability for the city.” Councilmember Rick Gillit said he feels the proposal to contract for fire service is a good deal for South Metro and not such a good deal for Englewood. “I am not in favor of contracting for fire protection,” he said. “I feel we need to decide what we need to do to correct the issues facing our fire department and make Englewood a first-class fire department.” Joe Jefferson, District 2 council representative, agreed. “This isn’t a decision that will be made quickly,” he said. “I think it will take time to evaluate all the infor-

mation in order to make sure our residents receive the best possible fire protection services.” Mayor Randy Penn said he wants the best possible fire department in Englewood and that means providing the firefighters with the facilities, equipment and training needed. “We need to know what it will take to make this happen,” he said. “We need to have the dollar figures associated with all the upgrades before we can decide a course of action.” Marsh said information about the extent and cost of station and equipment needs as well as the impact on response times are the focus of a proposed station study. He said it will take at least two months to complete the study and present the data to the council. Councilmembers agreed the station study data is essential in order to decide if Englewood should invest in maintaining its fire department or contract with South Metro. The consensus of the councilmembers was to revisit the fire department issue when the station study data is available.

TriCity Academy to contact Englewood, Littleton, Sheridan

sending letters of intent to all three districts. The team is made up of a variety of members with educational expertise, as well as Arapahoe County Commissioner Nancy Doty, Englewood City Councilmember Rick Gillit and Littleton Mayor Phil Cernanec. Those seeking to establish TriCity Academy hope to open the charter school — a free public school of choice — in August 2015. There are currently charter schools in Littleton but none in Sheridan or Englewood. State rules require the application for a charter to be submitted by Aug. 1. The school district then reviews the proposal and is required to make the decision whether or not to grant the charter within 90 days. Munn said the application team is working with Delta Schools, a newly formed nonprofit “incubation” organization that helps charter school get established. Munn serves as the president of Delta Schools. Gillit said that plans call for TriCity Academy to use the Core Knowledge-based curriculum when it opens. “(We’d like) to open with about 400 students in kindergarten through fifth grade,” he said. “The plan is to grow and add one grade each year until, after three years, the school will serve about 800 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.” Munn said that once a charter is granted for TriCity Academy, Delta Schools will work with a real-estate partner to evaluate possible locations in that district for the school. “TriCity Academy wants to be a partner with the school districts, offering families in Englewood, Littleton and Sheridan an alternative to sending their children to traditional public schools,” she said. “We plan to offer breakfast and lunch programs, plus either contract with one of the districts or set up our own facilities to provide services for special needs students.” Gillit said he joined the advisory team because he has always supported education and because he believes in charter schools. “Traditional public school isn’t a good fit for every student,” he said. “TriCity Academy will offer an option as a school of choice. I support the idea because I believe the academy can help families stay in Englewood who might otherwise decide to move so their children can attend a different school district.” He said there has been local interest in the charter school already, and he is under the understanding that about 100 parents have submitted letters of intent to enroll their children in TriCity Academy when it opens.

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tmunds @coloradocommunitymedia.com The TriCity Academy application team announced plans to submit a request for a charter to the Englewood, Littleton and Sheridan school districts by Aug. 1. “We plan to apply to all three districts for a charter and we will locate in the district that grants us the charter,” said team spokeswoman Denise Munn. “No matter where we locate, one of our charter school’s goal is to serve families in Englewood, Littleton and Sheridan.” Munn said the application team is in the process of

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Englewood police asked the city council’s support for a proposed change to the regulation established what must be included in pawn shop transaction reports. “We are seeking to update the requirements pawn shops need to follow when they report transactions to the police department,” police Cmdr. Tim Engler told the city council at the June 2 study session. “Our department subscribes to software that permits electronic reporting of a transaction that can include a photo of the customer,” he said. “We have four pawn shops in the city. Generally, they are complying by electronically reporting data. However, compliance to the request for a photo is spotty.” He said the police department provided the software to the shops, and

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lation and fewer children, plus many families have opted to enroll their children in other school districts. Balancing the budget was made additionally difficult by the fact that the majority of the school district budget is for personnel costs. The proposed general fund budget is $28.3 million with about $23.3 million dedicated to salaries and benefits. “The reserves are not a renewable source of funds,” Ewert said. “The estimate is we’ll have about $6 million in reserves at the end of the 2014-15 school year. If the financial picture doesn’t improve and we have to continue to use reserves to balance the budget, we will exhaust the reserve funds in the next couple years.” John Kvale, budget and finance director, said the state Legislature did increase funding for K-12 education in this year’s budget. The decision means

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the per-pupil funding for Englewood increased from $6,841 to $7,238. He said the additional revenues are welcome but don’t bring state funding for Englewood back to where it should be. The finance director also pointed out another financial challenge is the district’s decision to provide full-day kindergarten at no cost to parents. “Our district may be the only district in the state providing full-day kindergarten for all our students. We provide full-day kindergarten because the school board and the district feel it is an important service for our students,” Kvale said. “However the state only provides funding for .58 of a full-time student per kindergartner, so the district provides about 40 percent of the total funding for the full-day kindergarten program.” Ewert said the Legislature has talked about providing funding for full-day kindergarten. But while there was a slight increase in the kindergarten funding this year, the bill to fund full-day kindergarten has not passed the Legislature.

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Earning trust begins with love Have you ever tried to take away a food bowl from an eating dog? If you do not have a relationship with that dog built on love and trust, anyone who has attempted this can surely share their pain and probably even show you the bite scars left behind as a lesson that was probably never forgotten or repeated. As most of you know by now, I typically write this column each week based on a recent event or observation. Well, my above-mentioned reference came from a personal experience with my own dogs yesterday. With the thunderstorms and hailstorms I had gotten delayed and tied up away from home longer than anticipated. So by the time I had arrived home to feed my little guys, they were starving for sure. I filled and placed their bowls into their familiar spots and they hungrily started devouring their food. They were so ravenous that they soon pushed their partially eaten bowls under the counter and were trying to eat with their heads tilted sideways to reach their meals. Without hesitating I leaned over and gently pulled their bowls out from under the counter, they never missed a bite,

never growled or snarled, and I could swear I caught a little thankful glance from both puppies as they comfortably continued eating. Now I know many of you reading this have dogs and love them dearly, and you receive that same love in return with every walk, cuddle, lick, and shared meals and snacks. But I also know many people, myself included, who have made the mistake of petting a dog, taking away food, or moving too fast only to be bitten. I actually had a hungry German shepherd take a bite out of my cheek once as I was eating a cupcake; apparently he liked chocolate cake and vanilla frosting, too, and silly me for not sharing. As I thought about my own dogs,

though, I was reminded that earning trust, building trust, and maintaining trust takes time and commitment. I have had my dogs for more than four years and have loved on them and spoiled them just like many of you do with your own pets. And then I thought about it a little deeper — what about my family and friends? Have I put in that same level of effort of spoiling and loving on them to earn and build that trust? And yes, loving on them to build that trust could include some “tough love” to avoid one-sided love or one-sided commitments. I am reminded of the old question, “How often should we tell our spouse we love them?” Many people try and answer this in several ways, “Every day,” “As often as you can,” “Ten times a day,” and other very close guesses. The real answer is this, “Before someone else does!” Well what about our other family members and close friends, how often should we tell them we love them? How about our customers, how often should we tell them we love them? And what about our employees and even employers, would it make sense to ask ourselves how often we should tell them we love

them? And the answer to all of the above is, “Before someone else does.” There are many ways to earn, build and maintain trust, like consistent and honest communication, respect, gratitude and appreciation, and so many more. And there are certainly too many more to cover in one brief column. But love, mutual love, demonstration of love, unconditional love, appreciation of love, and pure love would be an awesome place to start as we look to earn, build and maintain trust. It will also provide us with some protection from small bites and big bites, as we may have to move that proverbial bowl of food from time to time from someone very close to us, whether they are the four-legged kind or human. I would love to hear your “tail” or “tale” of love and trust at gotonorton@ gmail.com. And as we fill our days with both, it really will be a better than good week. Michael Norton is a resident of Highlands Ranch, the former president of the Zig Ziglar Corporation and the CEO/ founder of www.candogo.com.

Father’s Day gives formality to banality Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15. Or is it? I guess if you need to have someone tell you when to honor your father, then Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15, from midnight to midnight. My father and I had an agreement: No gifts. But I always called. Of course, I called him every weekend for the last 20 years of his life, so Father’s Day wasn’t any different. When I was a kid, I fell in line and gave him Old Spice after-shave in those beautiful little off-white bottles. That ended when I turned 13, and we both decided to discontinue Father’s Day gift-giving. What are you going to give someone who has given you everything? At least we have an artist to thank for Father’s Day. Her name was Sonora Dodd, and she came up with the idea at the YMCA in Spokane, Wash., in 1910. I’m not sure what she was doing in a YMCA. I know you can get yourself clean there, and have a good meal there. Dodd simply wanted to follow the success of Mother’s Day with a day for

another family member. She ruled out Uncle’s Day and Stepsister’s Day. The idea got off to a slow start, with low acceptance, and Dodd went off to the Art Institute in Chicago. She returned to Spokane after graduating and renewed her efforts to raise awareness about her project. It wasn’t until 1966 that it became enacted, by Lyndon Baines Johnson, in a proclamation celebrating fathers. The third Sunday in June was chosen. Dodd lived long enough to see it happen. She died in 1978. My own father was a beauty. I have written about him before. We exchanged unanticipated gifts all of the time.

We had a gift-giving family. But giftgiving was limited or nonexistent on designated holidays, including Christmas. Mom and Dad would check out of a hotel, and the desk clerk would say, “It’s been paid for, by your son,” or “It’s been paid for, by your daughter.” A waiter would come to their table and say, “It’s been paid for, by your son.” Dad went to Home Depot to pay for their new vertical blinds, and was told, “It’s been paid for by your son and your daughter.” I could never have done that in the Old Spice days. It took months to save up enough money to buy a bottle. One time I boarded an airplane in Johnson City, Tenn., and the flight attendant said, “Your father upgraded you to first class.” When it comes to fathers, I was one of the lucky ones. Unfortunately, not every father is like mine. Some fathers abandon, neglect, abuse or molest. Is there anything worse than having an abusive parent?

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Father’s Day has never been as successful as Mother’s Day, as a day of commerce. Restaurants are packed on Mother’s Day. Insipid greeting cards fly off the shelves. Children promise to dust, or to bring mom breakfast in bed. My father had his hands full — with me. If you have been a reader, you know by now that things bother me. Lots of things. Lots of things started to bother me at an early age. My father never tried to change my behavior. What kind of a miracle is that? He never told me to conform or to believe what he believed. Some fathers think they know exactly what is best. Robert Young didn’t even know what was best. The “Father Knows Best” actor suffered from depression and alcoholism, and he attempted suicide in 1991. Anyway, happy Father’s Day, June 15, 16, 17 and 18. Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at craigmarshallsmith@ comcast.net.

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Splash Dash gets wet and wild Event raises funds for Drennen’s Dreams By Tom Munds

tmunds @coloradocommunitymedia.com The Arapahoe High School parking lot hummed with activity June 8 as hundreds of runners, walkers and volunteers gathered for the second annual Splash Dash to raise money for the Drennen’s Dreams Foundation. Booths supporting a variety of organizations and offering free gifts formed a midway as runners and walkers checked in and got ready to start out on the 5-kilometer course. When they returned, the band Portobello Road played classic numbers and some of their original tunes. The event was a 5k run with a twist. Runners and walkers were urged to wear funny costumes and organizers urged families living along the route to turn on sprinklers and squirt runners with the hose or set up slip-and-slides. The field moved out of the parking lot as bagpiper Collin Lewis in full Scottish attire led them to the starting line. There were those who regularly ran 5 kilometers for time, there were parents pushing strollers, groups of young athletes who ran together and even a young man on a unicycle. The Gavin family set up a slip-and-slide and a bubble machine in front of their house a couple hundred yards from the finish. Their son Kaven showed how to use the slip-and-slide and Rick Ziesen stopped his run to follow the boy’s example and go flying down the slip-and-slide atop a rubber alligator. A little further along, Rebecca and Jeff Machsko squirted runners with a hose because they said it sounded like a fun thing

Bagpiper Collin Lewis leads a group of young runners and walkers to the starting line for the June 8 Splash Dash. The 5K event raised funds for Drennen’s Dream Foundation, an organization promoting swimming pool safety. Photos by Tom Munds to do on a Sunday morning. Kendall Sova, 5, joined her father on the course. Her dad said the only stop needed on the 3.1-mile course was to remove the girls’ sweatshirt. “It was fun,” Kendall said. “I liked the hills, it was fun to see a bunny and it was fun to get a little wet.” While it was considered a fun event the Splash Dash supported a foundation promoting pool safety. “I think we have more than 550 people taking part in the event today,” Melissa O’Melia, Drennen’s mother, said as the runners crossed the finish line. “I’m not surprised by the turnout today because the community support has been unbelievable since we established the foundation.” She said the foundation was established to promote drowning prevention and pool safety in memory of her 12-year-old son who drowned in a public pool in 2010.

John Brackney, former South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce president, donned a special outfit as he took part in the June 8 Splash Dash. Brackney was among more than 550 walkers and runners who took part.

Governor vetoes road transparency bill By Vic Vela

vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com A bill that sought more scrutiny of the teaming of state and privately-backed road projects has failed to make it any further than Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk. Senate Bill 197 — a bill that would have provided greater oversight and transparency for private-public road construction partnerships — was vetoed by Hickenlooper on June 4. However, some of the bill’s intent survived. The bill — a response to grumblings over the US 36 road project process — would have required any “P3” project that exceeds 35 years to be approved by the Legislature. It also would have required a Colorado Department of Transportation board to hold public meetings throughout any road project process and keep the Legislature and other local elected officials informed along the way. The $425 million, 50-year US 36 project, which will widen the lanes of the highway and incorporate toll lanes, received a great deal of criticism by local residents who felt as though the P3 contract was too secretive and that they were kept out of the loop on key parts of the project. Hickenlooper supports the part of the bill that sought greater transparency and

signed an executive order that requires the state to improve “accountability, transparency and openness” of CDOT P3 projects. But the overall bill, which he said contained “unworkable provisions,” was vetoed. Hickenlooper issued a statement, saying that he took issue with parts of the bill that required legislative go-ahead for projects that exceed 35 years and other features that “inappropriately constrains the business terms of future P3 agreements.” “These constraints on business terms would create a chilling component on future transactions, making investors unlikely or unwilling to bid on Colorado projects due to the increased risks this process would generate,” the governor said. Hickenlooper’s statement was accompanied by a list of 48 persons or local government entities that called on the governor to veto the bill, including many business organizations. Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D-Arvada, a bill sponsor, said she was disappointed with the governor’s decision, but that the executive order means that her effort did not go for naught. “I hope we can build on the transparency piece so that we can move toward figuring out a way to figure in oversight,” she said. “We’ll work on this again. I don’t think this is a black and white issue.”

POLICE REPORT Gunman threatens woman Englewood police are searching for a man who allegedly threatened a 25-yearold woman with a gun. The victim called police at about 11:05 p.m. June 3 and officers immediately responded to an address in the 3100 block of West Union Avenue to investigate the report. According to the police report, the woman told officers a man she knew came to her apartment and accused her of stealing some earrings. During the argument, the woman told officers the 26-year-old man pulled a silver semiautomatic pistol from the waistband

of his trousers and threatened the victim. The suspect fired one round in the air and stated what was going to happen to the victim if she didn’t give him the earrings or $1,000. The man left the apartment and left the area in a red GMC pickup truck. Officers checked the area but didn’t locate the suspect. Englewood Police also asked for assistance from Denver Police. Denver officers went to the suspect’s address but the man wasn’t in the apartment. The suspect had not been located by June 10 and Englewood police said an 18th Judicial District warrant has been issued for his arrest.

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Hickenlooper signs ride-sharing regulations Marijuana, water, Jessica’s Law also addressed in final week By Vic Vela

vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com The regulation of ride-sharing services and the creation of a first of its kind marijuana banking law highlighted a busy week of deadline decisions on the part of Gov. John Hickenlooper. June 6 was the last day for bills that passed the Legislature this year to become law. Last week, Hickenlooper made decisions on dozens of bills, including the signing of legislation that allows the Public Utilities Commission to regulate ride-sharing services by companies such as Uber and Lyft. The transportation network companies allow passengers to book rides through a smartphone application. However, up until the bill’s signing,

those companies did not face any of the kinds of regulations that are required for other transportation services, such as taxis. The bill would require businesses like Uber and Lyft to carry liability insurance, conduct background checks on drivers, inspect vehicles and receive permission to operate from the PUC. The bill received bipartisan sponsorship and support from both legislative chambers. “Now that Senate Bill 125 has been signed into law, the necessary safety regulations will be in place and these new, innovative transportation services will have the freedom to expand in Colorado,” said Rep. Libby Szabo, R-Arvada. The governor also took action on the following pieces of legislation last week: • Hickenlooper vetoed Senate Bill 23, which sought to incentivize Western Slope owners of water rights to make water conservation improvements. The governor’s office said Hickenlooper chose to veto the bill “because of unresolved concerns about its potential impact to water rights.”

Hickenlooper expressed concern over “a breakdown in consensus toward the end of the legislative session that divided the water community and, in our view, would make implementation of the policy more difficult.” Rep. KC Becker, D-Boulder, expressed disappointment over the veto through an emailed statement that read, “The governor repeatedly states that our water efforts need to begin with conservation. … He missed a great opportunity to incentivize water conservation by Western Slope water users.” • The governor signed into law a bill that creates a financial system for marijuana businesses. House Bill 1398 allows retail marijuana and hemp businesses to enter into a banking co-operative system that would operate similarly to credit unions. Supporters say the new law is needed to protect shop owners from crime that can occur when dealing in a cash-only business. Because marijuana is considered an illegal drug at the federal level, federal banking rules make it more difficult for

retail pot businesses to gain banking services from financial institutions. • Hickenlooper also signed into law a bill that creates stiffer penalties for those who commit child sex crimes. The governor signed House Bill 1260, Colorado’s version of “Jessica’s Law.” The law — which the majority of states have enacted some version of — is named after a 10-year-old girl in Florida who was raped and murdered by a convicted sex offender. The law creates new mandatory minimums for various felony classifications of sex crimes on children. The most severe of those punishments carry with them prison sentences of 24 years to life. For the past two years, Republicans have pursued their own version of a Jessica’s Law bill, which contained a strict, 25-year minimum sentence for each felony case of child sex assault. That bill, as it did last year, failed in the Democrat-majority Legislature, in favor of the Democrats’ own version.

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vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com It makes sense for a guy with the least amount of name recognition among a crowded field of Republican candidates for governor to spend time with Coloradans whom he believes have been considered an afterthought. Recently, Mike Kopp kicked off a six-day bike tour called “We are Colorado.” The tour covered 436 miles across the state and focused on places that aren’t called Denver or Boulder. Rather, Kopp rode around and talked to folks in places like Lamar and Holly. “It’s a reflection of the fact that so many people around the state feel like they’re forgotten,” Kopp, a resident of the Golden area, said in a recent interview. “It’s the elites in the Kopp city, and in Washington and on the East Coast, who make the decisions for them, and they’re the ones left picking up the pieces for big government decisions.” Kopp believes that Democratic-led policies — particularly gun-control legislation and renewable energy mandates on rural electric cooperatives — have angered those who live in lightly populated parts of the state. “The sentiment out there is largely that you’ve got a party in Denver and the Democrats seem to pay more heed to Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg as opposed to the values of our own state,” Kopp said. Kopp believes his message will resonate with Republican voters, who on June 24 will select their preferred candidate to match up against Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this fall. Kopp is a former state Senate minority leader, having represented Senate District 22 from 2007 through 2011, when he resigned after his wife, Kimberly, died of cancer. He has since remarried. Prior to holding office, Kopp served in the Gulf War as an Army Ranger. In April, Republican state assembly-goers gave Kopp the top line on the GOP primary ballot. That surprised many political observ-

ers, seeing as how Kopp’s name isn’t as wellknown as his three opponents: Tom Tancredo, Bob Beauprez and Scott Gessler. But name recognition doesn’t matter to Kopp. “I’d certainly put my record up against any of my opponents in this race in that regard,” he said. Kopp is a “firm believer” in hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” saying that the ownership of mineral resources is “a sacred right.” “So we now have a bunch of ballot initiatives out there that would make it more difficult, if not impossible, for energy producers to get this property that they own,” Kopp said. On education issues, Kopp, who served on the state Senate Education Committee, said that students are not being tested properly. He said that assessment tests miss the point when they evaluate the results after the school year, after the student has already moved on to the next grade. Kopp said it would be better practice to provide teachers and students with “real-time information on a child’s academic trajectory,” so adjustments can be made during the school year. Kopp also wants to give school districts more flexibility in deciding how teachers are paid and kept. “There is no grater factor in education than the quality of the teacher and I think it’s critical that our policy reflects an ability to pay excellent teachers more money,” he said. “And we should have the ability to fire teachers that are failing the kids.” Kopp is also highly critical of Hickenlooper’s decision to grant a temporary reprieve for Nathan Dunlap, a death row inmate who killed four people at a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in 1993. “This is just kind of typical of the way the governor tries to handle these sticky issues, by creating a new, gray scale,” Kopp said. “The governor should have made a decision. I would have set the execution date.”

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vvela@coloradocommunitymedia.com Scott Gessler is proud to be nicknamed after a ferocious weasel. A few years ago, Democrats started calling the Republican secretary of state the “honey badger,” stemming from a viral YouTube video about the tenacious African mammal. The video’s narrator says that the honey badger always gets what it wants and “has no regard for any other animal, whatsoever.” Gessler — a Denver resident who is often at odds with Gov. John Hickenlooper and other Democratic officeholders — wears the honey badger moniker as a badge of honor. “Because I stand up on principle and people aren’t used to seeing that,” Gessler said in a recent interview. Gessler hopes that Republican Gessler primary voters will reward his work as secretary of state and his fighting personality when they head to the polls to select their nominee for governor on June 24. And he believes he’s the right candidate for Republicans to put up against the incumbent Hickenlooper. “Look at Hickenlooper,” Gessler said. “He says he’s a moderate, that’s what he claims. And yet he signs the most liberal agenda in the history of Colorado.” Democrats see Gessler as an easy target for attacks in a general election, mainly over his ethics concerns. Last year, the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission found that Gessler violated state rules for spending about $2,000 of state money for attending a Republican event in Florida. “The ethics commission is fundamentally corrupt,” said Gessler, dismissing the claims against him. Gessler believes that the commission is made up of Hickenlooper-friendly appointees who pick on Republicans while going easy on Democrats. Gessler’s work as secretary of state has also received criticism. Gessler was accused of disenfranchising minority voters when his

office sent letters to some registered voters to show proof of their citizenship. He also wants Colorado to adopt a policy that requires voters to show photo ID. Gessler becomes particularly annoyed when people accuse him of being obsessed with voter fraud, in spite of evidence that it doesn’t occur very often. “I grew up in Chicago, so don’t tell me it’s overblown,” Gessler said. “Yes, I know, in Colorado we are so pure it can never happen here. I’ve got all those arguments. We are just so pure in Colorado. We are superior human beings than anywhere else and nothing wrong can ever happen in Colorado. That’s bull----. That’s bull----. The fact of the matter is we are human beings just like everywhere else and we have a capacity for good and evil just like anyone else.” Gessler took over as secretary of state in 2010 after defeating Democratic incumbent Bernie Buescher. He touts that he is the only Republican running for governor who has won a statewide race. And lately, his electability argument is being backed by money. Gessler has outraised his GOP rivals for two consecutive fundraising periods. On the issues, Gessler “understands people’s concerns” over hydraulic fracturing, known as “fracking,” but supports the practice, saying, “if we didn’t have oil and gas in Colorado, we’d be dead in the water.” On education, Gessler would like to see more school districts adopt pay-for-performance models for teachers — a controversial method that has been taken up by the school board in Douglas County. And Gessler would like to see students have more choices in the schools they wish to attend. “When you do have that competition among schools and they have to attract students through excellence, rather than geography, that helps a lot,” he said. Gessler continues on Page 12

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Beauprez comes back for second chance Tancredo proud that he’s not right in step By Vic Vela

Manning, but I do have a life of experience and success and some of that life experience is making mistakes.” Bob Beauprez wants voters to think of Beauprez said he has learned from misJohn Elway before casting their ballots in the takes made during the “painful trial of 2006,” Republican gubernatorial primary later this a year that was not good for any Republican, month. but for him especially. But Beauprez hopes Beauprez lost a 2006 gubernatorial bid to that voters give him a clean slate when Reformer Gov. Bill Ritter by 15 points. While he publicans head to the polls for the June 24 has received the support of key figures in the GOP primary. GOP establishment — recently, he received Beauprez, a Lafayette resident, grew up the support of former presidential candidate on an area dairy farm before becoming a Mitt Romney — others have wondered successful banker. He was elected if it’s a good idea to let a guy who lost to Congress in 2002, representing so badly eight years ago be the state Colorado’s 7th Congressional Disparty’s standard-bearer again. trict for two terms before running When asked in a recent interview for governor. why voters should give him another Beauprez believes he is the man chance, the former congressman reamong a crowded field of Repubminded Denver Broncos fans that licans who can defeat Democratic second chances can pay off. Gov. John Hickenlooper in the fall. “(It’s the) same reason why people Beauprez And Beauprez believes there are a who saw John Elway lose that Super number of areas where Hickenlooper is Bowl so badly still bought tickets and

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If there has ever been a lightning rod in Colorado politics, it’s Tancredo. A former congressman who represented the state’s Over the years, Tom Tancredo has been 6th Congressional District for 10 years, called an extremist and a racist and count- Tancredo has made a political life out of taking polarizing — and sometimes eyeless other pejoratives. And, most recently, a fellow Republican brow-raising — positions on key issues. And, deciding in 2010 that Dan Maes in a crowded GOP field looking to unseat Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper said wasn’t an appropriate choice for the Republican nomination for governor, Tancrethat a Tancredo nomination “spells disaster do waged a third-party candidacy against for Colorado Republicans.” Hickenlooper and finished in second place, Tancredo has heard it all before. well ahead of Maes. “I would like to think that there is a Tancredo’s views on issues pretty significant chunk of the conmay come as a surprise to some. stituency out there who say they supHe supported Amendment 64, port Tom Tancredo because there’s which legalized retail marijuana not necessarily an issue as there is sales in the state. And Tancredo an attitude that they happen to like,” said in the interview that he Tancredo said during a recent and doesn’t have a problem with gay far-reaching interview with Colorado marriage, but hopes there is a way to protect those who hold Community Media. Tancredo religious convictions against gay “I’m not afraid to say the things marriage from having to perform that I say and do the things I do in terms of public policy and I’m someone who has a well-honed view on these things.” Tancredo continues on Page 12

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ceremonies. “It’s not my relationship of choice but ... I don’t care what people do,” he said. Tancredo, a resident of Lakewood, is familiar with the issues that he’ll have to deal with as governor. He supports hydraulic fracturing, known as “fracking,” but understands the concerns among certain communities that would like more control over drilling that occurs in their towns. Tancredo used his support of legalized marijuana as example of that balance. “I supported Amendment 64, and one of the reasons I did so was the fact that it provided local control,” he said. “Local communities have a right to say no to establishments if they want. I have that same sort of gut-level reaction to this fracking thing. I can support fracking, but I can also support local control, depending on how it looks, how it’s framed.”

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vulnerable, including his “horrible” leadership on the issue of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” Hickenlooper — a pro-fracking geologist — has hoped that all sides of the fracking debate can find agreement on key issues prior to initiatives being put on the November ballot that would allow communities to have more say over oil and gas drilling. The governor said last month that the bal-

June 13, 2014 Tancredo holds the same philosophy when it comes to education. Tancredo, who worked in the U.S. Department of Education during the administrations of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, doesn’t believe in a cookie-cutter, one-sizefits-all approach to teaching kids. “The idea of one kind of system, no matter how well-intentioned the people who are in it … the idea that that system can accommodate all the kids in the state is a misinterpretation of the phenomena of education,” he said. Tancredo doesn’t like much of what Hickenlooper has done in office. But he was especially angered by the governor’s decision to grant a temporary reprieve to Nathan Dunlap, a death row inmate who killed four people at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in 1993. Tancredo entered the governor’s race after Hickenlooper’s decision, which neither commuted nor went forward with Dunlap’s execution. “I just wish that whatever he did was based on some heartfelt and well-thought-out position on it, based on, I don’t know, whatever,”

Tancredo said. “To say I don’t know what good it would be (to execute Dunlap) ... I think that does not speak well of his integrity.” But the issue Tancredo is known for here and at the national level is illegal immigration. Tancredo is a hard-liner on this issue and some of positions — such as his support for erecting a fence along the Mexican border — concerns some GOP members who worry that the party is already in trouble with Latino voters. In a recent op-ed in the Colorado Springs Gazette, Secretary of State Scott Gessler, who is also running for governor, said that a Tancredo nomination “spells disaster for Colorado Republicans.” And a Gazette editorial called on Gessler and Mike Kopp to drop out of the race to make it easier for former Congressman Bob Beauprez to defeat Tancredo. Tancredo believes that those fears are misplaced. And his views on illegal immigration haven’t changed, regardless of the fact that Latinos are growing in electoral strength. “A Republican candidate, any Republican candidate, no matter how pro-amnesty or

moderate they are on the issue, however you want to describe it, will get about 35 percent of the Hispanic vote. That’s it,” Tancredo said. “It doesn’t change whether it’s John McCain or Tom Tancredo. “I assure you this, that if all those folks who are coming across that southern border were coming in here and voting Republican, there’d be a wall on that southern border 2,500 feet high with broken glass on the top. Because the issue is political. It’s political, but it’s not racial. That’s the thing that’s important. There’s nothing, absolutely nothing about this issue that has anything to do with race. It is geographic and economic.” Tancredo is not a run-of-the-mill Republican - and that’s exactly why he believes he’s the best guy win back the governor’s mansion for his party. “The only reason why I’m doing this is because I think I can win because I am not the typical Republican candidate,” Tancredo said. “If you run a traditional candidate and a traditional campaign, you will have a traditional outcome — and that is we lose.”

lot measures could have “draconian” results, but Beauprez said Hickenlooper has brought this problem upon himself due to “failed leadership.” “This issue didn’t just happen,” Beauprez said. “It’s been seven years in the making. Every single year the state government has imposed more regulations on the oil and gas industry. It’s death by 1,000 cuts and now all of the sudden he says it’s draconian. Well, he’s invited it.” Beauprez believes that fracking is a safe practice that benefits the state economically. “Fracking isn’t as complicated if you let science guide the policy ... not myths and hyperbole and a social agenda,” he said.

That viewpoint is at odds with residents of his hometown of Lafayette, the majority of whom voted to support a citywide fracking ban in 2012. “This isn’t the first time we’ve voted based on emotion and that’s what this is,” he said of communities that have placed moratoriums on the practice. On education, Beauprez, like other Republican candidates, believes that parents should have more choices available as to where they send their kids to school. He also believes that there should be property tax relief for parents who teach their children from home. And, if elected governor, Beauprez said his wife Claudia will head an initiative that would provide books to parents after children are born so they “can read to a child before they get to school.” Beauprez is particularly concerned about reading scores among schoolchildren in Colorado and believes that the education system needs to be reformed. “Do we want to fund education? Sure, everybody does,” he said. “But the problem is, we keep saying it’s for the children yet we keep failing the children. And when is somebody going to say enough?”

Like other Republicans, Beauprez is prodeath penalty and believes that Hickenlooper made a mistake last year by not going forward with the execution of Nathan Dunlap — the man who killed four people at an Aurora Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in 1993. Beauprez, coming from a business background, believes that government rules are harming businesses and, if elected, would work “to get anti-business regulations of our books.” Beauprez understands that Democrats have a demographic advantage at the state level. The majority of women and minorities — especially a growing Latino voter base — have rejected Republican policies during recent statewide elections. But Beauprez believes such loyalty “hasn’t paid off.” “And I’m looking forward to taking the fight to a Democratic incumbent governor and calling him on that and offering a better solution, better leadership,” he said. “Opportunity in this country was never just reserved for the precious few. It was supposed to be opportunity for everybody ...”

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Gessler believes that gun-control legislation that was put in place by the Democratic majority last year “is a lot of money and lot of expense for very little benefit.” In true “honey badger” style, Gessler isn’t afraid to take on fellow Republicans. He be-

But Kopp said his message is bigger than just one issue. “It’s funny because the Democrats have had the same sort of playbook year after year,” he said. “It’s something they tried a lot on me in 2006. I made the main theme in my race the idea of fighting Washington, defending freedoms and empowering people. “I have a very high regard for life and embracing life, but the bigger issue is what you offer to our state that helps the greatest amount of people, and that’s what my campaign has been about.”

lieves that selecting Tom Tancredo as the GOP nominee would “spell disaster” for the party. And he recently came out with a TV ad that warns voters against picking candidates like Tancredo and Bob Beauprez, who have lost gubernatorial bids in the past. Gessler believes his personality and his tenacity will pay off. “I’m honest about who I am and what I’m about and I explain my principles and I don’t back down,” he said.

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Stampede rides again

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Dillon James Tyner of Hoyt, Colo., catches a little air on June 6 during the PRCA Xtreme Bulls competition. The perennial event kicks off the Elizabeth Stampede and attracts top rodeo talent and stock from around the region. Photos by Deborah Grigsby

History, heritage foundation lead rodeo into 50th year By Deborah Grigsby

Special to Colorado Community Media Awarding more than $47,000 in prize money, the 2014 Elizabeth Stampede closed the arena Sunday night, June 8, again proving its status as a Colorado rodeo legend. This year brought in record numbers of fans for the three-day event, held June 6-8, and although official numbers were not available, estimates put total attendance somewhere close to 7,000. However, as it enters its 50th year, 27th as a professional event, the three-time Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association Small Rodeo of the Year keeps itself grounded in its roots as a community event. Organized and produce entirely by volunteers, Elizabeth Stampede Association President, Bill Snead calls the annual rodeo one of the few family sporting events

Pretty in pink, Gracie Mae Bauer, 4, of Elbert, accessorizes her outfit with a strawberry cake-pop on June 7 while taking in the sights and sounds of this year’s ElizaBash street festival, which took place on day two of the rodeo festivities.

A tough break for Tara McChesney of Parker as her horse loses its footing as she rounds her first barrel in the Stampede barrel racing event on June 7. Both rider and horse were able to finish the event. left. “Rodeo is just good, clean entertainment,” said Snead in a written statement. “It is a family experience based on purpose and by heritage.” “We really like the small town feel of the Stampede,” said Fran Delano of Larkspur, accompanied by his 6-year-old grandson, Hunter. “For me, it’s really an opportunity to connect with the next generation of my family, and events like the mutton bustin’ help me open that door on their level.” Top-ranked cowboys and cowgirls went head-to head, in some cases literally,

with some of the best stock in the region. Barrel racing, saddle bronc, team roping, steer wrestling and bull riding did not disappoint fans. “I love the ladies’ barrel racing,” said Marsha Ames of Aurora. “My daughter used to race before she went off to college — the girls and their horses really put their all into it.” The “Behind the Chute” tours, conducted an hour prior to each performance also gave fans the chance to meet the contestants, the rodeo clown, rodeo royalty, and see the stock up close.

Slow-cooked barbecue on a stick is kept warm over an open flame, just one of the many food choices at this year’s Elizabeth Stampede.

Denver’s own KUVO 89.3-FM public radio station was named one of the best Internet jazz radio stations worldwide by Pete Naughton, a writer for The Telegraph in London, one of the United Kingdom’s top media outlets. According to the story posted at www. kuvo.org/kuvo-news, Naughton, who writes for The Telegraph’s podcasts and internet radio columns, listed KUVO as one of the top three best “Jazz & Soul Internet Radio Stations” he’s discovered across the world. Below is what he reported in his online column, “Best Internet Radio Stations” on May 26. “I stumbled upon this award-winning music station by accident recently — and have been kicking myself for not finding it sooner. Based in Denver, Colorado, its artfully curated playlists mostly focus on jazz — broadcasting everything from Ella Fitzgerald to Madeleine Peyroux. A class act.” “We knew KUVO was a gem when we merged our public media organizations last year,” said Doug Price, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain PBS. “We’re proud of the work they do and the valuable service they provide to our Colorado community. We are excited for the future and the international doors that have been opened with the online radio stations and mobile app.” KUVO serves a diverse audience that loves jazz — all styles of jazz. The station’s lineup reflects the flavors of jazz from around the world. “We are proud of this international recognition,” said Carlos Lando, KUVO’s general manager. “We’ve always been proud of our long tradition of sharing jazz, blues and news with our loyal listeners in our community. But, it’s really fantastic that our community is growing worldwide. We have fans from Japan, Spain, China, and apparently the UK.”

Salute to food

Step into the story with a visit to a new exhibit — Food: Our Global Kitchen — at the History Colorado Center (1200 Broadway) through Sept. 1, and take a journey around the world and through time. Stroll through an ancient market, cook a virtual meal, peek inside the dining rooms of illustrious individuals, and consider some of the most challenging issues of our time. Food: Our Global Kitchen explores the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork. In sections devoted to growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting and celebrating, the exhibit illuminates the myriad ways food is produced and transported throughout the world. Admission is $5 with the purchase of a general admission ticket. Kids 5 and younger and History Colorado members are free. Bring in a receipt from any Colorado Whole Foods Market for $2 off admission. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, go to www.

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Dancers to twirl in pavilion Five dancers from the Hannah Kahn Dance Company will present a free familyfriendly performance in the Welcome Garden Pavilion at Hudson Gardens and Event Center, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, at 10:30 a.m. on June 13. The entertaining presentation demonstrates the structure, disciplines and sources of choreography in four fully staged and costumed dances that display different styles, music, costumes and moods. Included: a folk song from Bulgaria, a contemporary classical piece, Palestinian music played by an oud trio and pop music from the 1960s. The program lasts about 45 minutes.

Call for artists Two venues are seeking art submissions:

• The Depot Arts Gallery 2014 All Colorado Show, a part of Littleton’s Western Welcome Week, deadine midnight July 7. Open to all Colorado artists. Entry via: callforentry.org. Prospectus at DepotArtGallery.org. Show dates July 30-Aug. 24. Juror: Joanne Burney. • Kaleidoscope Juried Exhibition at Arap-

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Art at library An “Invitational Art show” is hosted by Five Friends at the Bemis Library Art Gallery, 6014 S. Gallup St., Littleton, during library hours through June. The five artists are: Shirley Lamb, Joan Ball, Linda Metcalf, Beatrice Drury and Mary kay “MK” Moore Jacobus. 303-795-3961.

Fanciful fun “The Dinosaur Play” will be presented free by young South Suburban Parks and Recreation actors in four SSPR parks, starting June 17. The fanciful tale, set millions of years ago, is tailored to young children and families, who are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs to their neighborhood park: • June 17, 10 a.m., Little Dry Creek Park,

Joe Eberhardt, president of Jaguar Land Rover North America, and Greg Goodwin, CEO KUNI Automotive, focused their remarks on Anthony Brownlee, president/general manager Land Rover Denver. According to Eberhardt and Goodwin, the new location’s success can be attributed to Brownlee’s leadership and ability to create a positive work environment. The ribbon cutting was followed by a live ice sculpture cutting of the Land Rover logo and refreshments. “It was as classy as the vehicles,” said Peggy Cole, Little City Councilmember and Chamber member. The high profile event was

It’s a natural “Creating the Nature of Nature” is a new program at South Platte Park for 9- to 13-year-olds with artists/writers/park interpreters Pam Roth O’Mara and Carol Peterson — a creative and reflective day of observation, art and writing as you explore the park. Participants will learn O’Mara’s thumbprint journal technique and will draw with colored pencils. It is offered June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fee: $15/$20, includes materials. Bring lunch, snacks and water. Register: Victoria@sspr.org #6710006.

Mint program The Highlands Ranch Historical Society will host a program about “The History of Coins and the Denver Mint” at 7 p.m. June 16 at the Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch. The HRHS also plans a member tour of the mint on June 24 — check HighlandsRanchHistoricalSociety.org for details.

Calendar of Events

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration at Land Rover Denver The South Metro Denver Chamber proudly supported the opening celebration of Land Rover Denver last Thursday, May 22nd. The new dealership is the result of the Kuni Automotive Company’s purchase and merger of Land Rover Denver East and Land Rover Highlands Ranch in 2011, and the renovation of the 6160 South Broadway property. Over 100 guests were greeted by the friendly Land Rover Denver staff and offered complimentary valet parking. The celebration kicked off with remarks from Marcia McGilley, interim CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber. McGilley reflected on the dealership becoming part of the KUNI Automotive family, a great community organization. “The South Metro Denver Chamber is thrilled to welcome Land Rover Denver to our area. They provide a vital product to our adventurous Coloradans,” said McGilley. The Chamber Board of Directors Chair is held by Herm Brocksmith, president/general manager/operating partner of Kuni Honda on Arapahoe. Chamber member and Mayor of Littleton Phil Cernanec also commented on the importance of the Kuni Automotive family’s importance to the state of Colorado. The automotive group currently owns 5 dealerships in Colorado, as well as dealerships in California, Oregon, and Washington.

6389 S. Clermont Court, Centennial • June 18, 10 a.m., Puma Park, 7900 S. Ogden Way, Centennial • June 19, 10 a.m., Gallup Gardens, 6015 S. Gallup St., Littleton • June 20, 7 p.m., Walnut Hills Elementary Amphitheater, 8443 E. Davies Ave., Centennial

well-attended by local politicians and business leaders including former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb and Brian Shaw, coach of the Denver Nuggets, and Gary Tedder, president of Southern Hospitality Franchisee Holding Corporation. For more information regarding the South Metro Denver Chamber’s events and membership opportunities, please visit www. bestchamber.com Land Rover Denver is located at 6160 South Broadway, Littleton CO 80121. For more information visit www.landroverdenver.com.

For a complete calendar of South Metro Denver Chamber events and for more information, visit our web site at www.bestchamber.com or call 303-795-0142.

Saturday, June 7:

Colorado National Guard Calfex - Combined Arms Live-Fire Exercise Fort Carson HWY 115, Colorado Springs, CO 2nd Annual Highlands Ranch Beer Festival 2:00 pm, Civic Green Park

Tuesday, June 10:

Business After Hours Hosted by Automated Business Products 5:00 pm, 11999 E Caley Ave, Suite A, Centennial, CO

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Exporting & Importing 101 WhippleWood CPAs Conference Center at the Chamber 9:00 am - 11:00 am, 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial, CO Cost $25 Register www.smallbusinessdenver.com

Webinar: SBA Loan Guaranty Financing Options for Small Businesses Overview 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Online Register www.smallbusinessdenver.com

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Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, 2305 E. Arapahoe Road, Suite 145, Centennial, CO

Friday, June 13: Pictured from Left to Right, Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, Tim Jackson President CADA, Eric Johnston Regional Vice President Jaguar Land Rover North America, Phil Cernanec Mayor of Littleton, Anthony Brownlee President/GM Land Rover Denver, Greg Goodwin CEO Kuni Automotive, Joe Eberhardt President Jaguar Land Rover North America.’

LYFE Kitchen Announces First Colorado Location with “Sprout Cutting” LYFE (Love Your Food Everyday) Kitchen, a “fresh casual” restaurant, celebrated the upcoming June 6 opening of its first Colorado location with South Metro Denver Chamber business leaders on Wednesday, May 28. In a whimsical celebration of health, they cut a garland of Brussels sprouts and peppers to mark the occasion. Prior to the sprouts ribbon cutting, Mike Donahue, partner and chief communications officer, provided welcoming remarks, as did DJ and Rachel Mitchel, owners of LYFE Kitchen Park Meadows. Joining them were Marcia McGilley, interim CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber, Rick Whipple, chair-elect of the South Metro Denver Chamber and owner of WhippleWood CPAs, and Pamela Schenk-Kelly, general manager of Park Meadows Retail Resort. “We are thrilled to bring the LYFE Kitchen concept to Denver,” said DJ Mitchell, owner/operator or LYFE Kitchen Denver. “We believe LYFE Kitchen and our motto of ‘Eat Good. Feel Good. Do Good,’ will be a perfect addition to the area given the active lifestyles of the people who live in the community.” Over 75 guests were treated to a luncheon featuring some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes. “Great event, the food was

fabulous and location perfect. I will definitely be coming back often!” said Gloria Eddy, director of marketing for MassMutual Colorado and Chamber member. LYFE Kitchen provides great-tasting, good-for-you food that is convenient and affordable. LYFE Kitchen offers delicious dishes to meet a variety of food preferences, and uses locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. The message of “Eat Good” is brought to life through inspired dishes created by executive chefs Art Smith and Tal Ronnen, as well as Jeremy Bringardner, who recently won the title of Chopped Champion on the Food Network’s cooking competition show, Chopped. LYFE Kitchen’s three visionary chefs spent an entire year pursuing the LYFE Kitchen Restaurant taste quest - exploring varieties of herbs, spices and sauces - to develop flavors and find the ingredients that make LYFE’s menu so delicious. “The South Metro Denver Chamber is thrilled to have a health restaurant option for our members and neighbors,” said McGilley. “The food and smoothies were delicious and attendees went back for seconds on every item served.”

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American Lung Association in Colorado 6th Annual Country Club Classic 4:00 pm, Denver Performing Arts Complex Sculpture Park 1400 Curtis Street, Denver, CO

For more information regarding the South Metro Denver Chamber’s events and membership opportunities, please visit www.bestchamber.com. LYFE Kitchen is located between Crate & Barrel and Nordstrom at Park Meadows Retail Resort located at 8401 Park Meadows Center Drive, Suite 2805, Lone Tree, Colo. Visit www.lyfekitchen.com for more information.

Rachel (2nd from left) and DJ Mitchell (3rd from right) are surrounded by LYFE Kitchen partners, Executive Chef Jeremy Bringardner, Marcia McGilley, interim CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber, and special guest Pamela Kelly, Sr. General Manager of the Park Meadows Mall.


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Blood drive Pulte Mortgage blood drive, 10-11:40 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, inside the bloodmobile at 7390 S. Iola, Englewood. Contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or visit bonfils.org.

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auditionS YOung Voices of Colorado will have auditions for children in second grade or older for the 2014-15 season. To sign up for an audition, visit www. youngvoices.org. Auditions are from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at the Young Voices office at 99 Inverness Drive East, Suite 150, Englewood.

Blood drive DirecTV blood drive, 10-11:40 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, inside the bloodmobile at 161 Inverness Drive West, Englewood. Contact Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or visit bonfils.org.

Parker The Second City’s American Mixtape, a collection of Denver ditties that poke fun at relationships, politics and political relationships, plays The Garner Galleria Theatre through June 29. From the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Seth Meyers, Eddie Murphy, Tim Meadows, Martin Short and Mike Myers among many other comedic icons, The Second City’s newest Denver concoction is directed by Billy Bungeroth with an ensemble featuring Nicole C. Hastings, Randall Harr, Meghan Murphy and Travis Turner. Beginning as a small cabaret theater on Chicago’s north side in 1959, The Second City has grown to become a comedy empire building a robust business based on its core improvisational methodologies. Tickets start at $25 for The Second City’s American Mixtape. To charge by phone, call Denver Center Ticket Services at 303-893-4100. Groups of 10 or more, call 303446-4829. Additionally, tickets may be purchased at the Denver Center Ticket Office, in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex lobby. Buy and print online at denvercenter.org.

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Cyndi Lauper and other girls (and boys) who just wanna have fun were spotted at Lucky Strike in the Denver Pavilions June 3. While there, Lauper bowled with a few of her staff while they ate crudites, fish tacos, guacamole and short rib tacos. I’m also told that she is much better suited as an awesome singer, as she bowled a 58. Lucky Strike staff noted that the celebrated singer was “very, very nice.”

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Space exploration With the end of the Space Shuttle program, the Obama administration has laid the groundwork for its policy regarding the future of space exploration. Join Active Minds from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, for a look at the future of manned and robotic space travel at this pivotal juncture. We will cover the future of the International Space Station as well as the debate over how to prioritize investing in NASA versus other pressing needs. Program is at the Englewood Library, Anderson Room, 1000 Englewood Parkway. RSVP at 303-762-2560.

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Eavesdropping on a woman talking about other women shopping in Cherry Creek North: “Those women wear their makeup and jewelry and high heels to water aerobics.”

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“Peggy Jo and the Desolate Nothing,” created by Buntport theater and square product theater, plays through June 21 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, plus June 15 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $16/$13, 720-946-1388, buntport.com, stuff@buntport.com.

Penny Parker’s “Mile High Life” column gives insights into the best events, restaurants, businesses, parties and people throughout the metro area. Parker also writes for BlacktieColorado.com. You can subscribe and read her columns (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at www.blacktie-colorado.com/pennyparker. She can be reached at penny@blacktie-llc.com or at 303-619-5209.

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Fiddler’s Green gets needed upgrades Concert attendees will notice improvements

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Notice To Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of EDWARD J. LASKOWSKI, Deceased. Case Number: 2014PR30384 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Arapahoe, County, Colorado on or before October 14, 2014, or the claims may be forever barred. Virginia A. Frazer-Abel, Esq. Special Administrator 165 South Union Boulevard, Suite 450 Lakewood, Colorado 80228 Legal Notice No.: 4868 First Publication: June 13, 2014 Last Publication: June 27, 2014 Publisher: Englewood Herald

When Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre opened for the Charlie Daniels concert honoring veterans and first responders on May 24, there was still evidence to be seen of the $6 million renovation underway at the concert venue, owned by the Museum Outdoor Arts and leased to other concert promoters since 1988. MOA, which operates an indoor gallery in Englewood, with educational programs and a large collection of outdoor art in several locations, was initially conceived by Cynthia Madden Leitner and her arts-oriented father John Madden, developer of the Denver Tech Center. It has had a special interest in large site-specific sculptural art and is collaborating with the Arvada Center on placement of a sculpture collection on its extensive grounds, to open this summer. A space for smaller local concerts and events, Fiddler’s Green, which opened in 1982 and is located in Greenwood Village (the venue has had several other names over the years), has grown to more than 17,000 seats and hosted big national acts such as Lollapalooza and Bob Dylan (who returns July 31) — and it was showing wear and tear. Concert attendees this summer will sense improvements in the stage and sound systems immediately and will see ongoing improvement. A new 15-year lease was recently signed between the MOA and a new operator, AEG Live, including longtime promoter Chuck Morris and general manager Rob Thomas (building manager for Fiddler’s Green) who have publicized extensive renovation plans. According to material sent out by the MOA, work will continue through the year. The entrance and curving walk up into the venue are redesigned for smoother traffic flow, with a new merchandise booth set back from the main walkway, so shoppers don’t block the arriving concert fans. Bathroom access is paved, facilities improved and concession booths are replaced. Madden

Concert attendees at Fiddler’s Green this summer will sense improvements in the stage and sound systems immediately and will see ongoing improvements. Shown here are fans at the May 24 Charlie Daniels Band concert. Photo by Tom Munds Leitner said the back-of-house improvements are ongoing: a catering area and kitchen, and administrative spaces will replace structures that were “practically demolished.” She is especially excited about the wall of living plants she proposed, which will be installed soon on the walls above all four portals and walls around the venue. It will include 35,000 live plants — “a panoramic living mural”, she called it — featuring plants known to do well in Colorado. They are growing in a nursery now. LED lights will be placed throughout and a sound wave pattern will be developed with lights and foliage color. The designer is Paul Kephart of Rana Creek in

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Monterey, Calif., an ecological design and nursery firm. Each plant will be individually digitized so its needs for water will be monitored. A detention pond in adjacent Samson Park, also owned by MOA, will supply adequate water for the plants. This installation is a symbol of Madden Leitner’s expressed wish to make the entire operation as green as possible. A glance at the website shows numerous concerts scheduled through September, and more will no doubt be added. (AEG Live also operates the Gothic, Bluebird and Ogden theaters and 1stBank Center in Broomfield, as well as books shows at Red Rocks and the Pepsi Center.)

SALOME’S STARS FOR THE WEEK OF JunE 9, 2014

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Pirates, Lions wage summer scrimmage

Englewood’s Nick Bersagel gets a block as he runs the ball during a June 6 scrimmage against Littleton. Bersagel gained about 18 yards on the end run. The scrimmage came midway through the Pirates annual two-week, full-contact football camp. Photos by Tom Munds

Englewood and Littleton go through full-contact football practices By Tom Munds tmunds @coloradocommunitymedia.com It resembled a regular-season football contest, but it was an Englewood-Littleton scrimmage that was played June 6 at Littleton Public Schools Stadium. The scrimmage was part of the twoweek summer practice session for both teams. Coaches agreed on a format with each varsity team taking several turns running 10 offensive plays. Later they also had and a chance to run five plays with the ball placed near the goal line. When the varsity scrimmage was completed, the freshman teams took the field for their turn to do battle. “I thought we did a good job out there today,” Pirates coach Jay Graves said after the scrimmage. “We moved the ball at times and scored some touchdowns. Defensively we held them except for one big scoring play. I am proud of the way our young kids stepped up today and took part in varsity competition for the first time. They did well. We shape up as a pretty good team but our roster is thin. We hope to convince more kids to come out for the team so we can have some depth this fall.” In the varsity scrimmage, Littleton struck first and scored on a well-executed run by Lions back Noah McGee, who played youth football at Englewood. But the Pirates struck back on a long pass play from quarterback Sean Bolering to Jakee Ward. They moved the ball and gained sizable chunks of yardage at times. “We have changed a few things on offense this year,” the coach said. “We are

looking to spread things out a bit. We’ve got some speed in key positions this season and we are going to try to use that instead of trying to pound the ball inside most of the time.” Defensively, the Pirates’ defense was stingy as the Lions battled for every yard gained. A highlight defensive play came when Englewood’s Daryl Culbreath intercepted a pass and ran into the end zone. There were tough battles up front as the Pirates filled some spots on the line that faced talented Lion offensive and defensive lines. Each side won some of the battles. “Our starters on the line are pretty good and, like just about all of our starters, the linemen will play both offense and defense,” Graves said. “That is why I am hoping we get a few more guys out so we can have the roster to depth to at least take our starters out for a couple plays to let them get their breaths.” Sophomore Daryl Culbreath got his first taste of varsity competition at the scrimmage. “It was fun out there and I learned a lot today,” he said after the scrimmage. “I guess the biggest thing I learned today was you have to always stay focused and know what your are doing. I also learned to ask questions if I’m not sure of my assignment and I found out you can learn from mistakes.” Culbreath said the most fun he had at the scrimmage was picking off a Lions pass and running it in for a touchdown. “I am playing defensive back and that is where I want to play,” he said. “I like the position because it is fun and you get a chance to intercept passes. You also like to hit people and I like to hit people.” Senior Nick Bersagel returned to the lineup for the Pirates and gained quite a bit of yardage running the football. “Today was alright but I think it showed

Englewood defender Isaiah Kovach tackles Littleton quarterback Joey Frennen during the June 6 scrimmage between the two schools. The full-contact scrimmage provided the coaching staffs the opportunity for an early look at the athletes out for their teams. us we have a lot of things we need to work on,” he said while the freshmen were on the field. “For one thing, it was good to go full speed and hit someone other than guys from your team. We haven’t done a lot of full-speed hitting because we have a small roster so you can’t tee off on your own guys.” He said running the new formations

went pretty well and seemed to work well against an opponent. “I got a few good runs,” he said. “Our guys executed their blocks to open up the holes and I was able to get through to gain some yardage for us. It is early but I think we have a lot of potential. While we need to work hard to improve, I am looking forward to a good season in the fall.”


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teacher Beth Hankle and assistant superintendent Karen Brofft. Senior Class President Jolie Baty gave the closing remarks, hats were tossed into the air and the ceremony was over. The stands emptied quickly as parents and friends came onto the field looking for their special graduate or graduates. Judging from what members of the audience carried with them, it was a banner day for sales of flowers and balloons at the local stores. Some graduates took a couple minutes before heading for the exit while others stayed on the field hugging classmates and sharing their joy with family and friends. “It was a good day and a good commencement,” Fore said after the ceremony. “The weather cooperated with cloud cover so it wasn’t too hot and I think everything went well. It is a good way to celebrate the graduation of the 100th class of Pirates.”

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Car lovers gather for a good cause Concours d’Elegance show benefits those with disabilities By Jennifer Smith

jsmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com A panel of veteran car enthusiasts waxed nostalgic during a special evening that heralded the arrival of this year’s Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Sports Car Show, held June 8 at Arapahoe Community College. The Friday prior to the main event, guest judges Dennis Little, Jim Stranberg and Denise McCluggage visited Audi Denver on South Broadway for a reception in their honor. “It’s a lot of work, but it gives younger people an opportunity to get involved, and maybe see things they’ve never seen before,” Dennis Little, president of the Santa Fe Concorso, said of concourse events in general. Little spent 30 years as a designer with General Motors. “It was a dream job. Most of the time when it was quitting time, you didn’t ever want to go home,” he said. Much of the conversation focused on the preservation vs. restoration debate brought into the spotlight in January, when a barn car brought in about $500,000 more than its restored counterpart at the Gooding & Co. auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. The clunker 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe: sold for $1.9 million, while its pristine twin brought $1.4 million. Stephen Bell, owner of Classic Investments, said from the audience that he doesn’t think every car needs to be restored, and as the number of cars available to restore decline, the price of barn cars will continue to rise. “I think a preservation car will win Pebble Beach within five years,” he said, referring to the granddaddy of all concourse events in California.

Those who attended the June 6 panel at Audi Denver got a sneak peek at what awaited them at Sunday’s Colorado Concours d’Elegance and Exotic Sports Car Show at Arapahoe Community College. Photos by Jennifer Smith But Little said restoration honors the history of the car. “I think you should take it back to the pristine condition that the proud new owner drove it out of the dealership in,” he said. “It doesn’t make any sense to me whatsoever,” agreed Stranberg. “There’s maybe a reason for keeping it that way if it’s all original or if you have a really good car. … But a car that’s just falling apart like that Mercedes, it needs to be restored.” Stranberg has spent most of his career since 1974 specializing in restoring Bugattis, originally a French manufacturer but now owned by Volkswagen. “It’s a thing of beauty. It’s a rolling piece of art,” said Stranberg. McCluggage, a founding editor of AutoWeek magazine, joked that she thought she herself would be a candidate for preservation, but it turned out she needed a total restoration. No wonder, given her life of adventure as a race-car driver, skier and sports journalist.

McCluggage won best in her class and 10th overall at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway in 1961, when lots of tracks banned women. But she was determined to impress her new friend, jazz singer Allen Eager, who she met skiing. When he said he’d always wanted to be a race-car driver, she sold her Porsche and bought a Ferrari, and off they went. “I was into fulfilling men’s fantasies insofar as I was able,” she said. … “I looked at him cowering in the corner, and he said, `You’re trying to kill me.’ Well, I wasn’t. Not then, but later.” When the pair was asked what they would do to top that feat, McCluggage said that Eager replied, “I’m going to teach her to play the saxophone, and her first gig is Carnegie Hall.” Her comment on the preservation debate could well be said about herself. “It’s rather moving to see something that has managed to survive its rather rough life well,” she said.

From left: Dan Meyers introduces Dennis Little, Denise McCluggage and Jim Stranberg, guest judges for this year’s Colorado Concours d’Elegance and Exotic Sports Car Show.

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