TOMORROW: Holiday Potluck & Nettie Moore Birthday Party

Tomorrow, December 10th, is the annual SLCG Holiday Potluck. We will also be celebrating the 90th birthday of long-time member and SLCG Vice President Nettie Moore.

Please join us from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the 23rd Avenue Sculpture Studio at West 23rd Avenue and King Street for a festive evening.

Nettie Moore, our Co-Vice President, has been a long-time advocate for the West Colfax neighborhood, the RTD Light Rail project, and many other city and neighborhood efforts. Please come help us honor this great lady and enjoy food, drinks, and conversation with your friends and neighbors.

Please bring a main dish or side dish to share and a birthday card or written message for Nettie. Beverages and a large birthday cake will be provided.

We will also be collecting money to purchase holiday gifts for the children at the Del Norte Veterans’ Apartments and to support the Colfax Elementary School Chess Club.

Lastly, please don’t forget to bring your food donations for the Bienvenidos Food Bank.

To volunteer with set up and clean up, please contact Margie Grimsley at 303-455-5928 or email us at sloanslakecitizensgroup@gmail.com.

If you are unable to attend, you may send your cards and best wishes directly to Nettie at:
1243 Utica Street
Denver, CO 80204

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Police Have Identified Sloan’s Lake Flasher

Flasher

CBS4 writes:

Police in Denver are searching for a man wanted for exposing himself in the Sloan’s Lake area.

Gary Miller is wanted in connection with an indecent exposure incident which occurred in the alley in the 2300 block between Irving Street and Hooker Streets on June 22.

Miller, 36, is suspected of multiple indecent exposure incidents.

He is known to drive a silver Chevy pickup with Wyoming license plate 01T50882. The vehicle may have decals on the rear windows for Cowboy Custom Pro Property.

Anyone with information regarding these crimes or recognizes the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or visit metro-denvercrimestoppers.com. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.

Click here for the original article. There is also video news coverage that can be found here.

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One Person Killed in Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Accident on Colfax

Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in west Denver.

The Denver Post reports the victim, whose name and age have not been released, was hit on West Colfax Avenue just south of Sloan’s Lake at about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the accident was not a hit-and-run. No other information was released.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/dec/4/pedestrian-hit-killed-by-vehicle-in-west-denver/

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SLCG Meeting Tonight – CANCELLED

Dear neighbors,

Do to the weather forecast, the scheduled SLCG General Meeting tonight has been CANCELLED.

Please share this announcement with any friends, family, or neighbors who may have been planning on attending the meeting tonight.

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SLCG General Meeting Agenda: Wednesday, Nov. 12

Come join us at 7:00 TONIGHT for our monthly neighborhood meeting at Merritt Memorial United Methodist Church (2246 Irving Street).

From 6:30-7:00 p.m. (just before the general meeting) a Police District 1 SCAT officer and/or our Community Resource Officer will be available to meet with residents individually to address specific crime and safety issues.

AGENDA

7:00-7:10 p.m.   Welcome and Introductions

7:10-7:20 p.m.   Police District One Update

7:20-7:30 p.m.   Gathering Input on Traffic Issues:

  • Traffic Calming on Federal Blvd.
  • Potential increase in traffic as a result of the St. Anthony Redevelopment
  • Increased congestion on side streets (for example W. 17th, W. 26th & W. 29th)
  • Decreased street parking capacity
  • Impact of street closures for special events (I.e. recent Rock ‘n’ Roll  Marathon)

7:30-8:00 p.m.   Special Guest: Jill Lacantore  Cancelled

8:00-8:20 p.m.   SLCG News and Updates

  • Highlights and volunteer opportunities for the upcoming December 10th Holiday Event
  • Recap of the November 8th SLCG annual Del Norte Apartment Veterans Day Breakfast
  • Zoning updates
  • Council updates
  • Upcoming Community meetings and events

8:20-8:30 p.m.   Wrap up: Questions, Comments and Concerns

Come, listen, learn, speak up and speak out on issues impacting our community

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