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Proposed August 2010 light rail and at RTD transit m/ServiceChanges. By Peter Jones Greg Reinke still remembers the hard sell of convincing Littleton’s intimidating Mr. Romano into joining his offbeat plan to turn Downtown Littleton into a Mardi Gras carnival. “He looked at me and said, ‘Absolutely not,’ and got up and walked off,” Reinke recalled. Days later when the veteran restaurateur finally agreed to give it a try, he was none too thrilled. “Mr. Romano sat next to me and he goes, ‘If you hurt my business, we’re going to have a chat,’” Reinke said with a laugh. “Afterwards, he shook my hand and said, ‘That was really fun!’ This thing has become so popular for Romano’s. It’s one of their best weekends of the year.” For one weekend – and one weekend only – Reinke brings the Crescent City to Littleton. For 12 years, the Reinke Bros. owner and president of the Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants, has somehow talked 10 restaurants and bars, including the Romano’s Italian family institution and a nearby no-frills Irish pub, into doing something they would normally never do in their right minds – break format to host live music, sell Mardi Gras beads and cook up Cajun and Creole cuisine. “It’s good food, good music and good times,” Reinke said. This year, Littleton’s answer to Mardi Gras will be held this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28 and March 1, on what has become known as Reinke’s fictional “Fat Friday” and

s not required to comment. You changes@RTD-Denver.com han June 7, 2010. Revelers celebrate Mardi Gras on Littleton’s Main Street.

“Fat Saturday.” “Nobody comes out on Fat Tuesday because everybody has to work on Ash Wednesday,” Reinke reasoned. This weekend, Romano’s will be serving its annual crawfish pasta, jambalaya and gumbo. Likewise, McKinner’s Pizza Bar

will offer Cajun pizza, Andouille sausage and black-bean soup. The Olde Town Tavern will bring back its catfish po’ boys, among other Southern-fried treats. And so on. “Merle’s will have a whole crawfish broil. They actually fly in live crawfish,” Reinke added. Even Ned Kelly’s, an Irish pub

not known for its food menu, will be offering barflies Cajun shrimp. Other participants will include The Tavern, the Platte River Bar and Grill, Jake’s Brew Bar and In Tea. Most will have live music and all will be peddling celebratory Mardi Gras beads. The bars with live music will

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have no cover charge. As to be expected, the celebrated Reinke Bros. costume store is selling a broad selection of Mardi Gras masks, costumes, makeup and sundry voodoo dolls. Last year’s event attracted about 5,000 people, according to Reinke. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

RTD ridership increases in 2013 The Regional Transportation District experienced an increase in ridership in 2013 and broke 100 million passenger trips for the year.    According to a recent ridership report, riders took 2.6 million more trips on the RTD system than in 2012, which is a 2.5 percent increase. In addition to overall increased ridership, light rail ridership was up by nearly 15 percent.  The rise in ridership is partially due to the opening of the West Rail Line in April, which contributed 3 million passenger trips to the ridership totals.  “The opening of the W Line has brought a new form of public transportation to the cities of Denver, Lakewood and

Golden and it’s exciting to see that people are responding to it and using the service,” said Phil Washington, RTD general manager and CEO. “With the opening of bus rapid transit, commuter rail and new light rail lines in the coming years, we expect these numbers to

continue to grow as more people use public transportation in their daily lives.”  Ridership on the system averaged 279,915 boardings per day with 101,889,227 million total boardings.  Individuals in Denver who ride public transportation

instead of driving can save, on average, more than $852 a month and $10,225 annually, according to the American Public Transportation Association. These savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and driving a vehicle, which includes the January 2014 average national gas price and the national unreserved monthly parking rate.  For route and schedule information, visit www.rtddenver.com or call RTD at 303-299-6000.  Patrons with hearing or speech impairments should call the TDD information service at 303299-6089.  


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Teens: Learn to prepare for your financial future Submitted by ALD Do you know a teenager who could learn a thing or two about money? Arapahoe Library District has added access at www.arapahoe libraries.org to Rosen’s Online Financial Literacy ( w w w. f i n a n c i a l l i t e r a c y. rosendigital.com), an easyto-understand and engaging digital resource focusing on economics and finance targeted to students in grades 7-12. With a library card, teens can access this rich resource, which will highlight all dimensions of the dollar, including budgeting, teen money matters, acquiring loans and how financial transactions work. Although designed specifically for high school

students, Financial Literacy provides highly accessible and readable information for all ages on topics that are often daunting and complex. This resource teaches students the history and principles of economics and money management while creating financially informed, empowered adults of tomorrow. Users will learn how to budget, manage credit and debt, invest with confidence, avoid fraud and scams, and determine the best college savings plans. For more information, visit www.arapahoelibraries. org, visit any branch, or call 303-LIBRARY (303-5427279) to “Book a Librarian” and learn more.

U.S. Marshals seek public’s help in locating wanted sex offender Eric Hartwell The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking the assistance of the public to help locate a federally convicted sex offender. Eric Hartwell is wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service for Violation of Federal Supervised Release and by the Colorado Department of Corrections for Parole Violation after absconding from a Denver Halfway House. In 1991, Hartwell was arrested and later convicted in Washington State of 1st Degree Rape of a Child. In 1995, after serving his sentence but still on court ordered supervision Hartwell picked up a pregnant hitchhiker and threatened to rape her. The victim was able to fight off Hartwell and escape. Hartwell was again arrested and sent to prison. The defendant continued to commit sex crimes and failed to register as a sex offender after being released

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and while still on supervision. In April 2009, Hartwell, age 51, was sentenced to serve 60 months in federal prison for failing

to register as a sex offender. After his term of incarceration, Hartwell was ordered to serve life on supervised release by the Federal Court. Hartwell’s federal conviction for failure to register as a sex offender follows a prior state failure to register case in Colorado. A federal warrant was issued for his arrest on Feb. 23. “When it comes to violent predators public awareness is paramount. We have significant resources dedicated to capturing this violent predator before he strikes again,” said Chief Deputy Ken Deal. “Public safety is always our primary concern.” Anyone with information on Hartwell’s whereabouts is urged to contact the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-877-WANTED2 (1-877-926-8332). A reward is offered for information leading directly to Hartwell’s arrest.

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Submitted by Metrum Community Credit Union You may never need to go back to find out how much you paid for your first mortgage 15 years ago, but what if you did? Organizing your account statements, receipts, and tax returns can give you peace of mind knowing you’ll be able to find what you need when you need it. Here are six steps to help you organize your financial records: Step 1: Gather all your important records, such as insurance policies, real estate records, tax returns, and loan information. Step 2: Create a filing system that works for you. To file paperwork, you might use: • Monthly folders (January to

December) • Category names (for example, pay stubs, utility bills, insurance, medical) • Time frames (immediate attention, short-term storage, longterm storage) to file by action date • Tax-related headings (deductions, business expenses, interest, medical) to file tax records separately • Color-coded files to find records quickly Step 3: Decide what to keep and where. Divide it into: • At your fingertips • In your wallet • At home in a permanent file • In a safe deposit box Step 4: Discard unneeded items but shred papers that contain personal information.

Step 5: File all financial records in the appropriate places, such as in your file folders, shortterm storage, long-term storage, safe deposit box, wallet, and so forth. Step 6: Establish a regular schedule to review, file, toss, or shred your financial papers. Talk to the professionals at Metrum Community Credit Union about how to organize your financial records. They can help you set up direct deposit and automated savings vehicles, offer personal and secured loans, establish a spending plan and more. To learn more, visit www.metrumcu. org, call 303-770-4468 or come by 6980 S Holly Circle, Centennial.

Davey Tree Expert Company earns 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service The Denver branch of Davey Tree Expert Company earned the service industry-coveted 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award for tree service. This honor is awarded annually to 5 percent of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies. “This honor is the result of a group effort by our crews, administrative and sales staff,” said District Manager John Bretsch of the Denver office for Davey Tree. “It’s their expertise and commitment to customer service that has earned us this award.” This marks the third year that Bretsch and his crew of certified arborists have earned the award. Davey arborists provide tree care

services in Denver and other nearby locations. “Only 5 five percent of the companies The Davey Tree Expert Company competes with in Denver are able to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a mark of consistently great customer service.” Angie’s List Super Service Award 2013 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, including earning a minimum number of reports, an excellent rating from their customers and abid-

ing by Angie’s List operational guidelines. The Davey Tree Expert Company, with U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces, provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 7,300 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com.


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National MS Society announces $19.4M for new research The National MS Society has committed $19.4 million to support 38 new research projects aimed at stopping MS, restoring function lost and ending the disease forever. Each year a portion of funds raised by the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter’s events, including Walk MS and Bike MS, are contributed to support the Society’s global research projects. In 2013, the Chapter contributed a record $1.5 million to research efforts. The new projects funded by the Society range from a clinical trial to test whether ibudilast, a repurposed therapy, can protect the nervous system and slow or stop progressive MS to examining whether potential benefits of vitamin D therapy depend on an individual gene. “The key to stopping MS, reversing damage caused by MS and ending MS forever is research,” said Carrie Nolan, president of the ColoradoWyoming Chapter. “Although the cause and cure for MS remain unknown, strong support of research efforts has moved MS from an untreatable disease just over 20 years ago, to having 10, FDAapproved therapies that can impact the underlying course of MS. Great strides have been made, but much work remains. There are still no treatments to stop the progression MS or that reverse and restore function lost to nervous system damage caused by this disease. This is the next frontier,” Nolan said. The Society is the largest private funder of MS research in the world. In 2013 alone the Society invested than $48 million to fund 380 research projects worldwide – nine are located in Colorado. The Chapter hopes to exceed last year’s gift to Society research in 2014, which is contingent on the continued strong support of community members throughout Colorado and Wyoming. The Chapter’s 2014 fundraising events kick off with Wyoming Walk MS in Laramie and Gillette on April 12. Walk MS Denver and Walk MS Grand Junction lead off events in Colorado on May 3. The Colorado-Wyoming Chapter has offices located in Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins, and Grand Junction in Colorado and in Cheyenne and Casper in Wyoming to serve and advocate for the more than 100,000 people affected by MS in the two-state region.

CDOT is conducting a major reconstruction of 6th Ave. which includes replacing six obsolete bridges.  The conceptual drawing shows how the new Federal Bridge will look after completion.  

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Bumpy road ahead for 6th Avenue reconstruction By Tom Barry The Colorado Department of Transportation has faced bumpy road after bumpy road since September, having rebuilt streets all the way from Estes Park to Colorado Springs after last fall’s flooding. The future of 6th Avenue is the latest issue after several months of CDOT filling more figurative potholes related to motorist complaints about skier traffic on I-70 and a 50-year contract to add lanes to the overburdened Boulder Turnpike. After several weather delays, the state agency has begun the long-awaited reconstruction of West 6th Avenue, also known as

U.S. 6. The rotomilled surface contains significant potholes, which could lead to costly auto repairs and further discontent with CDOT if not fixed. “The $98-million project will replace six obsolete bridges on U.S. 6 between Knox Court and I-25, improve traffic movements in the I-25 and U.S. 6 interchange, and enhance driver safety by eliminating several traffic-weave movements along U.S. 6 between Federal Boulevard and I-25,” said Crystal Morgan, CDOT’s Region 1 spokeswoman. In conjunction with these lane shifts, the through lanes on I-25 will be reduced to widths of 11

feet while the acceleration and deceleration lanes on both sides of the highway will be reduced to widths of 10 feet, according to Morgan. “These lane-width reductions will be in place throughout most of the U.S. 6 project,” she said. “Moving I-25 traffic to the outside will provide room to build the center median pier for the new off-ramp bridge that will span I-25 to take northbound vehicles onto westbound U.S. 6.” During the closure, motorists can utilize Highway 285/Hampden Avenue, I-70 or C-470. Other alternate routes include Alameda or Colfax avenues. On Feb. 21, this reporter tra-

versed eastbound 6th Avenue and encountered some traffic realignments and narrower lanes before Santa Fe Boulevard with minimal delay. Later that evening, traffic was funneled to one lane as motorists approached Knox Court crawling at single-digit speeds. Drivers are advised to either plan for additional time to travel 6th Avenue or choose another route as the construction season begins to intensify. “Substantial project completion is planned for August 2015,” said Morgan, who reminded motorists to slow down and use caution in the construction zone.

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By Don Bain The iconic Volkswagen Beetle, during its heyday in the 1960s and ‘70s, was as ubiquitous and popular as the British band that used a variation of the car’s moniker for their wildly popular group. Frankly, they were everywhere and so loved they were painted with flowers, souped up and made into dune buggies, and even fitted with aftermarket parts to give them the grille of a Rolls Royce. During our college days, a 1971 VW Beetle convertible, belonging to the mother of our first love, took us to games, concerts, movies and events without end. It was a sheer joy to drive the Beetle about the flatlands in the open air of the convertible. Thus it was with great anticipation we entered the redesigned new Beetle Turbo Convertible this winter, despite the disappointment its top would probably have to remain up. Nevertheless, the new and improved Beetle did not fail to impress and enhance the remembrance of how much fun they can be to drive. Over four decades later, the redesigned Volkswagen Beetle is better than ever. Though it looks much the same outside, it is a radically different vehicle under the skin. First the traditional rearengine, rear-wheel drive has changed to front-engine, front wheel drive. The interior is much roomier than the old Beetles and this new model sports modern heating, infotainment and safety features never imagined in the

halcyon days. Plus, with the new turbocharged engine, the new Volkswagen Beetle runs like a Love Bug on steroids. On an extended jaunt to visit family on Colorado’s Western Slope in early winter, we were absolutely delighted with the bug’s performance in a variety of conditions. Our actual mileage from Denver to Delta on I-70 was 32.1 mpg (according to the onboard computer), as the Beetle held its own with vehicles sporting much larger engines. We tested its ability on snowpack at the Shrine Pass rest area and the front wheel drive did fine – just one slight slip was quickly recovered. Encountering wet highways and heavy, misting rain from the junction of Highway 141 and 50, the VW retained its sure-footed tracking with ease. The whole drive was made more enjoyable by heated seats, the eight-speaker Fender sound system and Bluetooth phone pairing, along with other creature comforts. More than 21 million of the original Volkswagen Beetles were sold during its 65 years of production, which ended on July 3, 2003. The Volkswagen New Beetle was introduced in 1997 and produced until roughly 2011. This current model of the Volkswagen Beetle, call the A5 by the company, is slightly lower and somewhat redesigned, thus explaining the roomier interior. It seems the New Beetle never quite mirrored the phenomenal

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sales of the Type 1 and Volkswagen is still looking to repeat the former success. This model will surely do better, but will have to compete with a much larger number of competing vehicles than the early Bugs ever did. Why will it do better than the last vehicle bearing the Beetle name? In a single word: Performance. The turbocharged, direct-injection, four-cylinder engine develops 210 horsepower and 237 lb.-ft. of torque. That’s enough to get it off the leash and running with the big dogs and in a car this size, that’s just plain fun! Coming back to Denver via McClure Pass, the approach to the pass was sunny and dry. At the peak altitude of the highway we encountered misty, wet roads,

which the front wheel drive ate up like so much kibble. An amusing incident occurred while climbing Vail Pass – the Beetle was rapidly overtaking a large SUV in the right lane when it merged left revealing a green hardtop Beetle turbo in the right lane. The SUV had moved behind another large SUV and as we caught up to the other Bug, we both outpaced the big all-wheeldrive vehicles on slick pavement and they fell in place behind the Beetles. So winter performance was adequately tested to our satisfaction. That degree of winter capability plus a quiet, convertible roof can make driving special again, particularly during the cool afternoons of spring and

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Special treats for grandparents Valentine’s Day was special this year because we got to babysit our 8-year-old grandson, who is definitely not a baby anymore.

Using the term loosely, his father and mother went down to LoDo for a dinner with friends and the grandparents were asked to tend to the second grader for the overnight stay. Having creative daughters, three of them, they had already planned on having Tony’s Market deliver a special Valentine’s dinner for two to our residence that evening. The delivery person was daughter Susan, who also brought young son Brennan along to deliver with the dinner. Thankfully Tony’s Market is a great company that is family owned and a great local treasure for the metro area. The fivecourse meal was packaged for easy preparation and was enough for the three of us. We started with the jumbo

shrimp appetizer, followed by crab croquettes, both with special sauces. Then we enjoyed a spring greens salad with pear, pecans and homemade lemon vanilla vinaigrette. The entrée included two grilled beef tenderloin Chateaubriand steaks with mushroom and wine sauce. They were partially grilled but had to be cooked to our taste in the pre-heated oven with the roasted potatoes, steamed asparagus with herb butter, sweet peppers and French dinner rolls. Last came the tray of chocolate dipped strawberries and caramel killer brownies. Dinner also included a red rose all for $79.99. Our grandson Brennan was ecstatic with the gourmet meal and we added a few beverages of grape juice, milk and water.

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We also cooked him a great Saturday morning breakfast of pepper cured bacon, eggs, toast, strawberry jam, coffee cake and hot chocolate. No doubt he will return at some future date. The bar is set pretty high with this Tony’s meal menu so I’m wondering what is the next holiday that Tony’s will be doing this special menu? We did make it out Saturday night to Don and Arlene Johnson’s residence for a massive and elegant Valentine’s Day party in their lovely Cherry Hills home. Crooner Tony David was on hand to sing ballads of love songs for the black-tie crowd and lovely ladies in red dresses filling the living room dance floor to capacity.

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By Mort Marks

For the past weeks, I’ve been writing about three of our country’s greatest president’s birthdays – Washington, Lincoln and F.D.R. – who were all completely ignored by our news media. Sooo – this week let me “lighten-up” by recalling some of our news media’s, church’s and synagogue’s famous headline errors and a couple of Yogi’s embarrassing misspoken words. Here are 20 real church or synagogue misprints: Don’t let worry kill you – let the church help.

The Associate Rabbi unveiled Thursday night potluck sup- “Little Drops of Water.” One of per – prayer and medication to the ladies will start quietly and the new synagogue’s new camthe rest of the congregation will paign slogan last Monday – “I follow. Remember in prayer, the many join in. upped my pledge – up yours” Next Sunday, a special collecwho are sick of our church and tion will be taken to defray the Real Newspaper Headlines community. For those of you who have cost of the new carpet. All those 1) Experts say - Something children and don’t know it, we wishing to do something on the went wrong in jet crash! new carpet will come forward and have a nursery downstairs. 2) Police begin campaign to The rosebud on the altar this get a piece of paper. run down jaywalkers! The ladies of the synagogue morning is to announce the birth 3) Farmer Bill Dies in House! of David Belzer, the Sin of Rev. have cast off clothing of every 4) Drunk gets 9 months in viokind and they may be seen in the and Mrs. Belzer. lin case! This afternoon there will be synagogue basement Thursday. 5) British left waffles on FalkA bean supper will be held on a meeting in the south and north land Islands! ends of the church. Children will Tuesday evening in the church And who can forget Yogi hall. Music will follow. be baptized at both ends. Weisberg By Glory By Kenneth W. James, CFA Berra’s embarrassing words at Weight Watchers will meet at Tuesday at 4 p.m., there will a White House “Sports Award be an ice cream social. All ladies 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian giving milk will please come Church. Please use large double Ceremony” when he was greeted one hot, humid summer evening doors at the side entrance. early. The 1997 Spring Council re- by Mrs. Kennedy who said, “My, Wednesday, the “Ladies SoMr. Berra, you look mighty cool ciety” will meet. Mrs. Junes will treat will be hell May 10 and 11. Pastor is on vacation. Mas- tonight.” To which Yogi replied, sing – “Put Me In My Little Bed,” sages will be given to church sec- “Thanks Ma’am. You don’t look accompanied by the Pastor. so hot yourself.” Thursday at 5 p.m., there will retary. A couple of other memorable The senior choir invites any be a meeting of the “Little Mothers’ Club.” All wishing to become member of the congregation who Berra statements were: “Mantle is a switch hitter because he is amlittle mothers, please see the rabbi enjoys sinning to join the choir. The Lutheran men’s group phibious.” “A nickel ain’t worth in his private study. This being Easter Sunday, we will meet at 6 p.m. Steak, mashed a dime anymore.” I’ll conclude will ask Mrs. Lewis to come for- potatoes, green beans, bread and with Berra’s observation that, dessert will be served for a nomi- “If I didn’t wake up, I’d still be ward and lay an egg on the altar. sleeping. The service will close with nal feel.

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Lakewood Legacy Trees installed at Lamar Street station

Artists Deven Gores, Corry Phillips and Nicole Banowietz put the finishing touches on the “Lakewood Legacy Trees” installation, Feb. 17. Photos by Stefan Krusze

“Lakewood Legacy Trees” sculpture by Artist Lonnie Hanzon includes assorted branches with painted model houses, cars, trains, train tracks and apples. The RTD Light Rail Public Art Installation is located at Lamar Street Light Rail Station in Lakewood.

Local Ukrainian Catholic parish holds service for Kiev

Rev. Vasyl Hnatkivsky, pastor of Transfiguration Ukrainian Byzantine Catholic Parish of Denver, serves a “Panachida,” a traditional Ukrainian memorial service to honor and remember the murdered victims, the protesters of Kiev’s Maidan, Independence Square, who were standing up for and defending democratic principles and fighting for freedom from of Soviet style rule. Rev. Hnatkivsky, who delivered a moving eulogy for the fallen, was clearly moved by the events, with concern for not only his family’s well being, but of everyone’s who has family and friends that are caught up in the current complex situation now in Ukraine.

Photo by Stefan Krusze

Photographer’s note: Being a first-generation American Ukrainian and having family and friends in Ukraine, it was somewhat surreal to watch on network television, Berkut Snipers, the highly trained special forces paramilitary police, specifically aiming and effectively taking shots to the heads, necks and hearts of their victims and taking them down. These victims, the protestors, were basically unarmed and demonstrating against a corrupt Soviet style government. They were standing up for the principles of democracy and basic human rights. Unlike other demonstrations and revolutions that have spawned radical fundamentalist insurgents and terrorists that would rather destroy American and Western Democratic values and freedoms, the Ukrainians and their supporters want these very same things that have been taken for granted in the West and U.S.


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Colorado Children’s Chorale 40th anniversary spectacularly lyrical

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By Glory Weisberg he Colorado Children’s Chorale Night on the Red Carpet 40th Anniversary filled the Seawell Ballroom with a musical evening that merited and got repeated standing ovations. The Chorale Tour Choir belted out song after song, a sight and sound to behold. Perhaps the most entertaining was one song about liver. The children, ages 7 to about 14, tour extensively and while on a tour in Mississippi recently, they were snowed in. Relying on tour food throughout their annual tours, the song and dance routine on having to ingest liver was captivating. Who among you share their opinion, so can you blame them? Duain Wolfe is founding director and still on the job, loving just about every minute of it as his continuing broad smile testifies to. The approximately 72 Tour Choir members are selected from the ranks of younger Prep, Apprentice and Concert Chorale members and waiting for that all important Tour Choir acceptance letter can be nail biting. Among successful past nail biters is Sierra Boggess, now a Broadway star who flew in for the evening,

reprising her stage performance in The Little Mermaid. She was joined onstage with other alums for some songs, the audience swept to their feet. As if not enough reason to support the Chorale already, the evening also included dancing to songstress and band leader Mary Louise Lee, wife of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. Co-chairing the evening of auctions and dancing were Penny and Jack TerHar, and Lisa and Ted Trask. Ted is the second generation of Colorado Chorale supporters, taking after his father, Fritz and late mother, Melissa Trask. Numerous Chorale Alums served on the anniversary gala, including Libby Hilton Barnacle, Jessica Billings Barnette, Heather Prochnow Brecl (now associate director of marketing with Central City Opera), Lara Lucas Erickson, Ellen Hertzman, Diane Metz Kreider, Dena DeSantis Winborn and Kristina Jonell Yarrington. Visit www.Childrenschorale.org for information. gloryweisberg@comcast.net

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‘Give Kids A Smile Day’ provides free dentistry to underserved children Submitted by KidstoothDoc February is Children’s Dental Health Month and Feb. 7 was Give Kids A Smile Day. KidstoothDoc, a pediatric specialty dental practice in Englewood, along with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and numerous other public-health organizations use this month to raise the awareness of the importance of oral health and the need to fight tooth decay in children. According to the AAPD, tooth decay has become an epidemic among our country’s youngest children. Research shows that tooth decay in young children can cause

lasting harm to a child’s oral and general health, and social and intellectual development. In an effort to help combat this crisis, the American Dental Association designated Feb. 7 as Give Kids A Smile Day. Dr. Kathleen Waguespack and the staff at KidstoothDoc, along with hundreds of other dentists, hygienists and dental assistants across our country, volunteered their time to provide free dentistry to underserved children. KidstoothDoc worked with neighborhood schools in Englewood and Greenwood Village to help identify those children most in need of dentistry but least able to afford it.

At the end of a very busy day, Waguespack said, “We were able to help a number of kids today that might otherwise have never been treated. Unfortunately, we know that there are still many, many more kids who have tooth decay that are not being treated. With what we are doing today, along with a number of school presentations we are doing this month, we are hoping to get the word out that proper oral health care for children is more important than ever.” For more information on Children’s Dental Health Month, visit www.kidstoothdoc.com or www. mychildrensteeth.org.

Dr. Kathleen Waguespack, left, treats a young patient on Feb. 7’s Give Kids a Smile Day when hundreds of dentists, hygienists and dental assistants across the country, volunteered to provide free dentistry to underserved children. Photo courtesy of KidstoothDoc

Calendar of Events

Send event listings at least 10 days in advance to editorial@villagerpublishing.com. ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Free Days at Denver Cultural Attractions

Children’s Museum of Denver March 4, 2121 Children’s Museum Drive, Denver. Free evenings, 4 – 8 p.m. Visit www.mychildsmuseum.org. Denver Art Museum March 1, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver. Visit 
www.denverartmuseum.org. Denver Botanic Gardens March 3, 1007 York St., Denver. Visit www.botanicgardens.org. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield March 4, 8500 Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton. Visit www.botanicgardens.org. Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 2, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver. Visit www.dmns.org. Four Mile Historic Park March 7, 715 Forest St., Denver. www. fourmilepark.org.

DCPA SCFD 10 for $10

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. The Denver Center for the Performing Arts will release a limited number of $10 tickets. Ten seats for every Denver Center Theater Company performance in the coming week will qualify, Tickets available at 303-893-4100 or at the Helen Bonfils Theater Complex lobby, 14th and Curtis streets.

‘Picasso to Pollock: Modern Masterworks from the AlbrightKnox Art Gallery’

March 2–June 8, Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave., Denver. Joint exhibition by DAM and the Clyfford Still Museum will bring together approximately 50 iconic artworks by more than 40 influential artists from the late 19th century to the present. The exhibition is drawn from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, and will provide an overview of the major stylistic developments that

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shaped the course of modern art, featuring masterpieces by artist including Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keeffe, Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol, and one of the finest drip paintings by Jackson Pollock. Tickets at www. denverartmuseum.org.

Lamont School of Music Jazz Night

March 3, 7:30 p.m., Gates Auditorium, University of Denver, 2344 E.t Iliff Ave., Denver. Free concert, complimentary parking.

‘Ancient Threads: A Celtic Tapestry’

March 8, Parker Pace Center, 20120 E. Mainstreet, Parker. 303-805-6800, www. parkeronline.org. March 14 – 15, 7:30 p.m., March 16, 2:30 p.m., Newman Center for the Performing Arts, University of Denver, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver, www.NewmanTix. com or 303-871-7720.

‘Great Stories in Music: the Incredible Story of Hary Janos’

April 4, 7:30 p.m., Littleton United Methodist Church, Littleton. The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires performed by Claude Sim, CSO assistant concertmaster, and Zoltan Kodlay’s Harry Janos Suite with guest narrator Steven Taylor, from a famous Hungarian folk opera. Tickets at www. littletonsymphony.org or call 303-9336824.

Kiwanis of Columbine Community Blood Drive

March 10, 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Beil Hall, Columbine United Church, 6375 S. Platte Canyon Road.

Mubarak continues to roil this critically important Arab country. Active Minds explore the origins and implications of Egypt’s current situation. Sponsored by Balfour at Riverfront Park. Cost: Free. Info: 303-322-7727.

Arapahoe County Administration EVENTS Community Blood Drive March 12, 8 - 9:40 a.m. and 11 a.m. – Assistance with Tax Preparation 1:30 p.m. Donations inside Grays Peak, 5334 for Low Income and Elderly S. Prince St., Littleton.

Southern Gables Church Community Blood Drive

March 23, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Donations inside Bonfils’ mobile bus located at 4001 S. Wadsworth Boulevard.

Columbine Library Community Blood Drive

March 26, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Donations inside Bonfils’ mobile bus located at 7706 W. Bowles Ave.

St. Mary of Littleton Catholic Church Community Blood Drive

March 30, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Donations inside Marian Hall located at 6853 S. Prince St.

CLASSES SWIC Computer School Expands

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. – noon, Westwood Community Center, 1000 S. Lowell Boulevard, Denver. Everything – printers, computers, internet access, Skype and more is provided free. Start any time! Call 303-934-2268 to register.

Through April 11, Fridays, Malley Senior Recreation Center, 3380 S. Lincoln St., Englewood. For more information contact Joyce Musgrove, Facility/Program Supervisor for the Malley Senior Recreation Center, at 303-762-2667.

Englewood Historic Preservation Society presents Lee Whitely

Feb. 28, 3 p.m., Englewood Public Library, 1000 Englewood Parkway. Lee Whitely. A fourth generation Coloradan, author of five books including The Cherokee will talk about early travel in Colorado across the Palmer Divide. All are welcome to attend.

4655 Humboldt St., Denver. Visit www. rockymountainhorseexpo.com.

‘Star Parties’

March 7 and April 4, 8-10 p.m., Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe, (outside on the West Lawn; between the main building and lot G). Open House format. ACC will provide a telescope at all three star parties, which are free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary). Free hot cocoa and cookies will be served.

COmingle kickoff

March 13, 6-9 p.m., History Colorado Center, 1200 Sherman St., Denver. New adult-night-out series that blends outof-the-box activities with plenty of Colorado spirit (and spirits). Tonight’s program: Colorado is the Best. Visit www. historycoloradocenter.org/tickets.

St. Patrick’s Day Festival

March 4, 7:30 9 a.m., Colore Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, 2700 S. Broadway, “Proven Resources to Start or Grow YOUR Business” Lonnie Koyama Lead Economic Development Specialist, US Small Business Administration, Colorado District. RSVP by Feb. 28, 303-789-4473.

March 15, noon – 6 p.m., Historic Olde Town Arvada. Live music, beer, wine, food, family fun and street vendors. Music by headliners Angus Mohr, The Bennett School of Irish Dance, Calder’s Revolvers, The Duke Street Kings, and 9’s a Pair. An “Irish Spirit Contest” will encourage festivalgoers to dress in their Irish best. Pictures will be taken and posted to Facebook, and online voters will determine the most prize-worthy entries. In case of heavy snow, March 22 will be the alternate date. Information at www.historicarvada.org.

Englewood Chamber Happy Hour Networking Event

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

Women in Business Breakfast

March 6 - 9, National Western Complex,

March 20, 5:30 p.m., Denver Marriott City Center, 1701 California St., Denver. Mistress of Ceremonies: Marilyn Van Debur Atler. 2014 inductees are Lauren Casteel, Elizabeth Wright Ingram, Helen Ring Robinson, Diana Wall, Christine Arguello, Penny Hamilton, Joanne Maguire, Morley Ballantine and Julia Archibald Holmes. RSVP by March 10, cogreatwomen.org/event.

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Sunday Anticipated Mass: 4:00 p.m. Saturday

WEDNESDAY SERVICES

Religious Education………………..9:30 a.m. Worship Service…………...10:45 a.m.

BLOOD DRIVES

The following blood drives will be held in Littleton. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact the Bonfils’ Appointment Center at 303-3632300 or visit www.bonfils.org.

SET FREE Church/Denver 1001 Perry St. 303-825-2135 SUNDAY SERVICES

6:30 & Shared meal at 7:00 p.m. Pastor: John Martinez

Help Us Praise Jesus!

‘Egypt in Turmoil’

March 11, 12:30-1:30 pm Tattered Cover, 2526 E Colfax, Denver. The civil unrest that began in late January 2011 with the ouster of former Egyptian President Hosni

Sunday Schedule

March 5, 5 – 7 p.m., 3484 S. Broadway, Englewood. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy an ice-cold beer. For more information call 303-789-4473

EVENTS Rocky Mountain Horse Expo

Nursery Available

Sunday Schedule: 7:30 a.m. • 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. • 12:00 p.m.

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Your Weekly Horoscope – By Gren Chatworth Pisces (Feb 19 – March 20) An opportunity may present itself very shortly for you to achieve a complete new way of life. Think this over very carefully, as it will govern your life for a long time to come.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22) If your business affairs are all in order, now is a good time to take a well-earned vacation, but if things are all up in the air you had better look around you very carefully. There are some that you look upon as friends, who cannot be trusted.

Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21) A feeling of being completely fed-up with things as they are should be curbed this week. Actually, things are not nearly as bad as they seem. It’s the way you are looking at them that makes it all seem that way.

Aries (March 21 - April 19) One good ting about Aries is the forever-and-a-day type loyalty and stability that a relationship with you promises. However, this may not be true at the moment. You seem to be rocking the boat a bit right now. Take it easy.

Leo (July 23 – Aug 22) The end of next week should prove most enjoyable for Leo. You have a most beneficial aspect going for you now that will bring gain and prestige if handled properly.

Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21) Make no major decisions until after the middle of next week. While this is a generally good period, romantic interests can run riot and cause you to make a bad mistake.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20) Conflicting emotions at this time may be puzzling, but you will find that they are of a purely temporary nature. Common sense will show you the right road.

Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 22) Any though you may have at the present in the way of a romantic interlude had best be kept in the background at this time. You could cause a lot of heartache due to some foolish move on your part.

Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19) Business matters, especially dealing with buying and selling is strongly high-lighted at this time. However good this may seem on the surface, be very careful of small details. All is not as rosy as it may see.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20) There may be a little social mix—up in your personal life, but don’t worry everything is going very well for Gemini individuals at this time. This is an excellent time to start new ventures.

Libra (Sept 23 – Oct 22) There’s a slight chance that during the next week you’ll make a wrong move due to over-enthusiasm. It would be better to lie low and wait. Otherwise, everything looks good for Libra.

Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18) Very keen intuition and perception will help you immensely right now. Let others take the lead, and then be your own judge as to whether or not you follow them.


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LEGAL NOTICES PUBLIC NOTICE Denver NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-1466 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/22/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Denver County. Original Grantor: YOLANDA LOBATOS Original Beneficiary: MERS, INC. AS NOMINEE FOR DECISION ONE MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: PARTNERS FOR PAYMENT RELIEF DE III, LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/17/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 11/21/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005199215 DOT Recorded in Denver County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $37,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $35,696.81 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the covenants of said Deed of Trust have been violated as follows: Default under prior mortgages and deeds of trust; charges; liens; deed of trust or lien encumbering or affecting the property and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 30, AND THE NORTH 20 FEET OF LOT 29, BLOCK 3, CHARLOTTE MCKEES ADDITION, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 3747 Milwaukee Street , Denver, CO 80205-3647 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued) at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Denver County Public Trustee’s Office, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Publisher: Herald Dispatch Dated: 11/29/2013 Debra Johnson DENVER COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JAMES T. ANEST, P.C. WILLIAM R ARANT Colorado Registration #: 36864 11020 SOUTH PIKES PEAK DRIVE SUITE #210, PARKER, COLORADO 80138 Phone #: (303) 841-9525 Fax #: (303) 841-0881 Attorney File #: 4442 Published in the Denver Herald First Published January 30, 2014 Last Published February 27, 2014 Legal #: 2013-1466 _________________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Denver NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-1472 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/22/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described belowto be recorded in Denver County. Original Grantor: RICHARD K BROCKHAUS Original Beneficiary: NORTHSTAR BANK NA Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/8/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 8/19/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005140726 DOT Recorded in Denver County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $143,500.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $127,442.18 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: The covenants of said Deed of Trust have been violated as follows: Failure to make payments of principle and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of

the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: THE NORTH 145.5 FEET OF LOT 37, BLOCK 10, BOULEVARD GARDENS, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 2710 West Bates Avenue , Denver, CO 80236 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued) at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Denver County Public Trustee’s Office, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Publisher: Herald Dispatch Dated: 11/29/2013 Debra Johnson DENVER COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: THE CASTLE LAW GROUP, LLC CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET, SUITE 2201 , DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: 1 (303) 865-1400 Fax #: 1 (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-07207 Published in the Denver Herald First Published January 30, 2014 Last Published February 27, 2014 Legal #: 2013-1472 ________________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Denver NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-1486 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/26/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Denver County. Original Grantor: JEREMIAH J BROZ AND MICHELLE T BROZ Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICA’S MORTGAGE, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 11/19/2010 Recording Date of DOT: 11/24/2010 Reception No. of DOT: 2010137326 DOT Recorded in Denver County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $378,484.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $365,436.19 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the covenants of said Deed of Trust have been violated for reasons including, but not limited to, the failure to make timely payments required under said Deed of Trust and the evidence of debt secured thereby. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOTS 9 AND 10, BLOCK 1, HOMER’S ADDITION, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 4660 Bryant Street , Denver, CO 80211 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued) at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Denver County Public Trustee’s Office, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/30/2014 Last Publication: 2/27/2014 Publisher: Herald Dispatch Dated: 11/29/2013 Debra Johnson DENVER COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone num-

bers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: MESSNER & REEVES, LLC TORBEN M WELCH Colorado Registration #: 34282 1430 WYNKOOP STREET SUITE #300 , DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 454-5459 Fax #: Attorney File #: 7328.0008 Published in the Denver Herald First Published January 30, 2014 Last Published February 27, 2014 Legal #: 2013-1486 _________________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Denver NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-1517 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/13/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Denver County. Original Grantor: GENEAVER M WILSON Original Beneficiary: ACADEMY MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A ACADEMY MORTGAGE LENDING GROUPO, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 9/7/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 10/6/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004208916 DOT Recorded in Denver County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $292,500.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $233,217.87 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the lender declares a violation of the covenants of said deed of trust for reasons including, but not limited to, the failure to pay monthly payments of principal and interest together with all other payments provided for in the deed of trust and note. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOTS 17 AND 18, BLOCK 2, CHAMBERLIN’S COLFAX ADDITION, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 2505 Poplar Street , Denver, CO 80207 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued) at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Denver County Public Trustee’s Office, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/20/2014 Last Publication: 3/20/2014 Publisher: Herald Dispatch Dated: 12/13/2013 Debra Johnson DENVER COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: KLEINSMITH & ASSOCIATES, P.C. PHILIP M KLEINSMITH Colorado Registration #: 1063 6035 ERIN PARK DRIVE, SUITE 203 , COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO 80918 Phone #: (719) 593-1970 Fax #: (719) 593-2193 Attorney File #: 12-0343 Published in the Denver Herald First Published February 20, 2014 Last Published March 20, 2014 Legal #: 2013-1517 _________________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Denver NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-1530 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/17/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Denver County. Original Grantor: BOB HEDGECOCK Original Beneficiary: LINDSAY E BERZ Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: LINDSAY E BERZ Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/1/2010 Recording Date of DOT: 10/21/2010 Reception No. of DOT: 2010121397 DOT Recorded in Denver County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $65,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $65,000.00 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: The covenants of said Deed of Trust have been violated as follows: Failure to make monthly pay-

ments of prinicpal and interest together with all other payments provided for in the evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof.

of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law.

THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN.

First Publication: 2/27/2014 Last Publication: 3/27/2014 Publisher: Herald Dispatch

Will sell the following vehicles if not claimed within 30 days of the first publication of this notice:

Dated: 12/27/2013 Debra Johnson DENVER COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: THE CASTLE LAW GROUP, LLC JENNIFER M GRIEST Colorado Registration #: 34830 999 18TH STREET, SUITE 2201 , DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: 1 (303) 865-1400 Fax #: 1 (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-06759

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Published in the Denver Herald First published February 27, 2014 Last published March 27, 2014 Legal #: 2013-1563 _________________________________

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The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 20, BLOCK 48, HARVEY PARK ADDITION, FILING NO. 10, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 2283 South Xavier Street , Denver, CO 80219 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued) at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Denver County Public Trustee’s Office, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/20/2014 Last Publication: 3/20/2014 Publisher: Herald Dispatch Dated: 12/18/2013 Debra Johnson DENVER COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: FOSTER GRAHAM MILSTEIN & CALISHER LLP ROBERT GRAHAM Colorado Registration #: 26809 360 SOUTH GARFIELD STREET 6TH FLOOR, DENVER, COLORADO 80209 Phone #: (303) 333-9810 Fax #: (303) 333-9786 Attorney File #: 3018.0028 Published in the Denver Herald First Published February 20, 2014 Last Published March 20, 2014 Legal #: 2013-1530 _________________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE Denver NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-1563 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/23/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Denver County. Original Grantor: JOY L HARRIS Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: MIDFIRST BANK Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/1/2007 Recording Date of DOT: 8/15/2007 Reception No. of DOT: 2007128225 DOT Recorded in Denver County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $233,856.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $213,663.13 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: The covenants of said Deed of Trust have been violated as follows: Failure to make payments of principle and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: SAN RAFAEL ADDITION B2 EAST 30 FEET OF WEST 62.5 FEET OF LTS 16, 2, 19, EXC NORTH 4 FEET OF EAST 30 FEET OF WEST 62.5 FEET OF LOT 19 CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF COLORADO Which has the address of: 929 East 23rd Avenue , Denver, CO 80205-5110 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued) at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Denver County Public Trustee’s Office, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence

PUBLIC NOTICE Denver NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-1577 To Whom It May Concern: On 12/26/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Denver County. Original Grantor: ASHIA VIGIL AND ANTONIO LOPEZ Original Beneficiary: ZIA TRUST CUSTODIAN FOR ANDREW FELD IRA 20%, MARC LIPPITT 33.333%, KENNETH GOLDBERG DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLAN AND TRUST 46.667% Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: ZIA TRUST CUSTODIAN FOR ANDREW FELD IRA 20%, MARC LIPPITT 33.333%, KENNETH GOLDBERG DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 5/9/2013 Recording Date of DOT: 5/15/2013 Reception No. of DOT: 2013069714 DOT Recorded in Denver County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $150,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $149,864.12 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: the covenants of said Deed of Trust have been violated as follows: Default has been made in installment due monthly and subsequent installments; principal balance due plus interest. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOTS 25 AND 26 AND 27, BLOCK NUMBERED 110, P.T. BARNUM’S SUBDIVISION TO THE CITY OF DENVER, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 625 Julian Street , Denver, CO 80204 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued) at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Denver County Public Trustee’s Office, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/27/2014 Last Publication: 3/27/2014 Publisher: Herald Dispatch Dated: 12/27/2013 Debra Johnson DENVER COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: BERENBAUM, WEINSHIENK & EASON, P.C. JENNIFER D DUETTRA Colorado Registration #: 35960 370 17TH STREET REPUBLIC PLAZA, SUITE 4800, DENVER, COLORADO 80202-5698 Phone #: (303) 825-0800 Fax #: Attorney File #: 18132.550 Published in the Denver Herald First published February 27, 2014 Last published March 27, 2014 Legal #: 2013-1577 _________________________________

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7) 92 Lexus 5C300 Green Vin# 0008484 8) 85 Ford Ranger Grey Vin# FUA24641 9) 87 Toyota Corrola White Vin# Z415063 Published in the Denver Herald First Published January 30, 2014 Last Published February 27, 2014 Legal #: DHD 022 _________________________________ DIVISION OF INSURANCE SYNOPSIS OF ANNUAL STATEMENT FOR PUBLICATION Required pursuant to 10-3-109(1), C.R.S. For year 2013 Corporate Name: Armed Forces Insurance Exchange NAIC Number: 41459 Address: 550 Eisenhower Road City: Leavenworth State: KS Zip: 66048 Assets: $123, 015,714 Liabilities: $61,417,543 Capital and Surplus/Policyholder Surplus: $61,598,171 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the Armed Forces Insurance Exchange, organized under the laws of Kansas subject to its Articles of Incorporation or other fundamental organizational documents and in consideration of its compliance with the laws of Colorado, is herby licensed to transact business as a property/casualty insurance company, as provided by the Insurance Laws of Colorado, as amended, so long as the insurer continues to conform to the authority granted by its Certificate and its corporate articles, or its Certificate is otherwise revoked, canceled or suspended. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official seal of my office to be affixed at the City and County of Denver this first day of March, 2014. /s/ Marguerite Salazar Commissioner of Insurance Published in the Villager First published February 27, 2014 Legal# 4091 _________________________________ DIVISION OF INSURANCE SYNOPSIS OF ANNUAL STATEMENT FOR PUBLICATION Required pursuant to 10-3-109(1), C.R.S. For year 2013 Corporate Name: Cherokee National Life Insurance Company NAIC Number: 61824 Address: 2960 Riverside Drive City: Macon State: GA Zip: 31204 Assets: $22,171,771 Liabilities: $6,441,366 Capital and Surplus/Policyholder Surplus: $15,730,405 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the Cherokee National Life Insurance Company, organized under the laws of its compliance with the laws of Colorado, is hereby licensed to transact business as a Credit Life & Credit A&H insurance company, as provided by the Insurance Laws of Colorado, as amended, so long as the insurer continues to conform to the authority granted by its Certificated and its corporate articles, or its Certificate is otherwise revoked, canceled or suspended. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official seal of my office to be affixed at the City and County of Denver this first day of March, 2014. /s/ Marguerite Salazar Commissioner of Insurance Published in the Villager First published February 27, 2014 Legal #: 4092

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New club stands by its guns Gun Club hosts political leaders for ‘ribbon shooting’

By Peter Jones Centennial Gun Club shot off a grand opening salvo of First Amendment revelry last week with a celebratory “ribbon shooting” by area politicians and business leaders. “Welcome fellow supporters of the Second Amendment,” said a welcoming Steffan Tubbs from KOA radio on Feb. 20. “On behalf of Centennial Gun Club, we’d like to welcome you to the grandopening ribbon shooting. … You can get the little golden shovel or you can get the big old scissors, right? We’re gonna shoot this baby.” With those words, a virtual who’s who of south metro entrepreneurs and elected leaders – including at least three gubernatorial candidates – lined up to take turns firing complimentary ammo at ribbons that had been tied to targets in the gun club’s new indoor VIP shooting range. Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler, Centennial City Councilwoman Stephanie Piko and South Metro Denver Chamber President and CEO John Brackney were among those who helped tear those red ribbons to shreds. Castle Rock Mayor Paul Donahue, who led efforts last month to make that city’s concealed-carry ordinance more permissive, was also in attendance. Unlike many chamber-sponsored openings, no alcohol was served. Because the event had been promoted in part as a Second Amendment rally in a press release issued that morning, some political leaders declined to attend. Those who did come to the event included District Attorney George Brauchler, Arapahoe County Sheriff David Walcher and U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, the Republican congressman who helped the club’s owners, Dick and Mary Abramson, acquire a loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration. “[There was] a clear bureaucratic bias against gun owners,” Coffman said. “It took a real effort to – I don’t want to say to circumvent that – but to get around that and get that loan approved. … [for] a place where gun owners can come and exercise their Second Amendment rights to develop and maintain their marksmanship skills – not just for outdoor activities, but also for self-defense.” The Centennial Gun Club is not a new business, but has been newly expanded at 11800 E. Peakview Ave. The sprawling 35,000-squre-foot, $10-million facility now boasts nearly 30 shooting lanes, a VIP lounge and a large retail space adorned with historic quotes supporting gun ownership from U.S. founding fathers. Even so, club co-owner Dick Abramson was quick to emphasize that possessing a gun is more than a much-touted constitutional right. “We do a great deal of training here all the time,” he said. “We believe owning a firearm is a tremendous responsibility and the people that own firearms need to accept that responsibility.”

Zach Snow of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, right, presents a fivestar rating to Centennial Gun Club owners Mary and Dick Abramson. The expanded club held its official grand-opening celebration on Feb. 20. Mitchell Rodvold, 14, gets a tip from one of Centennial Gun Club’s instructors.

The newly expanded Centennial Gun Club includes a 5,000-squarefoot retail space.

On the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, women get free gun rentals and range time if they participate in a National Rifle Association marksmanship program.

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler, a Republican candidate for governor, takes aim at Centennial Gun Club’s ribbon shooting last week. Photos by Peter Jones

Quotations praising gun rights fill the walls.


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