Rotary Club of Aurora 
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October 24th, 2018

 
Welcome to another issue of our weekly bulletin! Find out who our upcoming speakers are, what we covered during the last weekly meeting, and what is going on in Rotary.
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Assistant Rotary Governor Kay Davis thanked the club for all of our efforts associated with the park and encouraged everyone to consider attending all of the upcoming trainings with Rotary Leadership/Learning Institute.    Thanks Kay for joining us this week!
Announcements
Rick Richard announced The Newman Foundation has awarded $50,000 for Red Tailed Hawk Park Project.  Kimberly Armitage announced the process for donations and that member Paul Suss will be the primary contact for corporate donations.   We are inching our way toward the club goal of $250,000.  Continue to discuss and mention this effort with those in your network.   
Download Files
Red-tailed Hawk Donation Pamphlet
Red-tailed Hawk Park Goals
announcements round 2
Member Deb Neeley announced the upcoming intake process for the Salavation Army and is asking for volunteers to help out.  This supports Aurora families for Christmas.  Intake dates are:
11/5 - 9am - 11:30am
11/6 - 5pm- 7pm
11/7 - 9am - 11:30am
11/8 - 9am - 11:30am
11/9 - 5pm - 7pm
11/10 - 9am - 11:30am
 
Let Deb, Captain Sam, or Lieutenant Felicia know if you would like to support this effort. 
Chance Horiuchi - on Havana street
Chance Horiuchi from On Havana Street was our speaker this week.    The Havana Business Improvement District (BID) d.b.a. On Havana Street, is a special district (Colorado Revised Statues 31-25-1203) in Aurora/Arapahoe County Colorado created in 2007 by business and neighborhood leaders and Aurora city staff working together to build a stronger, better community.   The stakeholders are committed to promoting commerce and community On Havana Street. There are 209 real commercial properties and approximately 500 businesses. A 9-member board, made up of all sizes and types of businesses from different sections of Havana Street, oversees district programming. As of April 2, 2018, Gayle Jetchick, Executive Director, and Chance Horiuchi, Executive Director in Training are the two staff members responsible for day-to-day activities On Havana Street.   On Havana Street runs 4.3 miles along Havana from 6th Avenue on the north to Dartmouth Avenue on the south, swinging the corners at major intersections. It is situated at one corner of the “opportunity triangle” formed by three other major redevelopment projects in the area–Lowry, Stapleton and Fitzsimons/Anchutz Campus.
Chance covered a lot of information but here are a few highlights:
1)  Argenta a new development where the old
     Fanfare building use to stand looks to break
     ground in spring of 2019.
2) Shortline Auto Group announced October 9th
     the purchase of Suss Automotive and joining
     the Havana Motor Mile as a Buick/GMC
     dealer. 
3) Longstanding dance hall The Stampede is 
     going through major renovation with a new
     owner looking to incorporate a greater variety
     of music and some seating.   
 
Chance had a lot more to say and show....please check out the presentation below for more information.
 
Thank you Chance for telling us all about On Havana Street. 
 
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