Photos by Brad Mikel

Next Meeting
March 28, 2018
Kevin Hogen
Aurora Update
Coming Events
      April 17-- New Member Orientation
April 29 -- Golden Globe Awards
                                                                         (Sunday 5:00 pm- 27151 Lake) 
May 10,  -- State of the City             
                                              May 30 -- Meeting will be at the Salvation  Army.                                                
         Red Tail Hawk Project
                                     Rick Richard and Linda Witulski  explained the next steps
                                   in implementing the Red Tail Hawk Park project.  The
                                   next step is  fund raising which will need several committees
                                  such as publicity, contacting other clubs, writing grants etc.
                                  The chairs for all the committees have been selected.  They will                                    be asking club members to help by serving on their committees.
     Health Updates.
Vasif Alimuradov
                             Jerry Beabout reported that Vasif Alimuradov had
                             had a heart attack  this last week.  He had surgery to put
in a stent.
                             Pete Engelken  said that his wife Carolyn had a brain
                                   tumor this last month.  It was operated on and                                                 removed.  It was non-malignant.
        This Week
            March 21, 2018
         Gaylord Update
           CEO Rick Medwedev
                                                                 CEO  Rick Medwedev       
                                                            Gaylord of  the Rockies
    The Gaylord project is a destination resort and convention center            located west  of DIA.  It has been under construction for about two         years.  It is planned to open in mid- December of this year.  They           will be hiring 1500 people starting in November.  They will be having     job fairs.  Rick has been having discussions with APS, colleges and        municipal colleges.
  Gaylord is a management company that works for the owners of 
  the property.    

About the Hotel

Gaylord Rockies will be the premier Colorado meeting and convention center hotel with sweeping views of the Rocky Mountain foothills.


  • 10 minutes from Denver International Airport (DIA)
  • 1,501 guest rooms, including 114 suites
  • Over 485,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting, convention, outdoor, exhibit & pre-function space
    • 175,000 sq. ft. Exhibit Hall with 20,000 sq. ft. Outdoor Patio
    • Four Ballrooms from 8,000 to 59,736
    • Up to 81 Breakout Rooms
    • Five Outdoor Event Spaces
  • 8 Dining Outlets
  • World-Class Spa Salon & Fitness Center
  • Indoor / Outdoor Pool, Lazy River & Lap Pool
  • Retail Shops
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