November 2009 Blog Posts (13)

A gift that gives more

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Hope you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving and you have much to be grateful for!

I am grateful for many things, not the least of which is my new job at The Community Place. So this year I am donating to the agency 15% of all profits from the sale of my photography & digital art sold between today… Continue

Added by Georgia NeSmith on November 27, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The 22 (Shopping) Days of Christmas

Ah yes... Black Friday! But it's always bright and cheery when you visit Kingdom Ventures @ The Arnett.

Starting Monday (11/30) we're open SIX days each week (Monday-Saturday) and staying open later - until 6pm. We invite you to drop in to find Fair Trade gifts for your Holiday gift-giving - or just enjoy some "community" over a (free) cup of Fair Trade coffee from Joe Bean roasters in Webster.

We're also posting daily specials here on Location 19. Watch for our tweets and… Continue

Added by Glenn Fadner on November 27, 2009 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Alert... Watch Neighborhood

I received a phone call last night about 11 pm from unknown stating that she would blow up my house, and kill me. This was reported to the phone company, who traced the call, and they said to call 311. An officer answered and followed through, but there is no resolution as yet. The call was traced, the phone company woudl not provide the infomation to me to share with police. There has been no problem as yet. Please be vigilant. I think this was an error on her part, calling a wrong number. But… Continue

Added by Mark Sweetland on November 26, 2009 at 12:52am — No Comments

Amnesty letter writing date at Boulder?

I was thinking of writing some letters for the Amnesty International annual letter campaign and thought it might be nice to get together with others interested in doing so at Boulder Coffee. Would anyone else be interested in doing that?

Added by Alice Carli on November 20, 2009 at 9:13am — No Comments

Recommendation for Local Heating Contractor

I am looking for a local Heating Contractor..that does Home Energy Audits..I am in the market for a new gas forced air furnace ..also looking for some one to install gutters on my garage , install windows and refinish my hardwood floors. Has anyone had this kind of work done recently and recommend someone?

Added by Paul Arnold on November 15, 2009 at 8:46pm — 4 Comments

Leaf Collection

For anyone who still has leaves to rake the City is currently on Salina and Devonshire doing their annual pickup. Nice to see calm weather, in previous years we got more leaves than we started with due to the wind.

Added by Elizabeth Smith on November 12, 2009 at 8:56am — No Comments

Can you help? Two Cats in need of a Good Home

Anybody have room in their hearts and house for these two good-looking guys?

Kluha is 14 and Chiha is 9 (see attached photo). They are both neutered and

declawed in front, and Kluha is unbelievably affectionate! Great house

cats, they have lived with the same person since they were kittens but now

their person has fallen on hard times both professionally and personally,

and while it is a VERY difficult decision for him, he… Continue

Added by Shawn on November 10, 2009 at 7:16am — No Comments

All 19th Ward Residents are invited to CONVENTION 2009

All 19th Ward Residents are invited to CONVENTION 2009

Saturday, November 21

Staybridge Suites Hotel at Brooks Landing

Elect New Officers/Vote on the 2010 Budget

Enjoy Appetizers, Desserts and a Cash Bar

Bid on Exciting Silent Auction Items

5:30-6:30pm Social Hour

5:30-7:00pm Silent Auction

6:30pm Program and Business Meeting

Optional stay at the hotel is available – those who stayed last year raved… Continue

Added by Shawn on November 7, 2009 at 11:17am — No Comments

ROCBOTS Zine Launch Party

ROCBOTS Press Release: Hello, fellow 19th Warders. I am writing to you on behalf of the ROCBOTS, a local Lego Robotics team, which is comprised of kids from the 19th ward and Brighton. Each year teams builds and program robots as well as conduct research on an annual theme (2009 theme is transportation challenges). This year, our team focused our research on promoting walkable communities. Our team published a (maga)Zine to share our research findings… Continue

Added by Shawn on November 6, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

19th Ward Annual Convention on November 21st

All 19th Ward Residents are invited to


Saturday, November 21

Staybridge Suites Hotel at Brooks Landing

19WCA Members Elect New Officers/Vote on the 2010 Budget

Enjoy Appetizers, Desserts and a Cash Bar

Bid on Exciting Silent Auction Items

5:30-6:30pm Social Hour

5:30-7:00pm Silent Auction

6:30pm Program and Business Meeting

Optional stay at the hotel is available – those… Continue

Added by Ann Robinson on November 6, 2009 at 11:27am — No Comments

Shawn missing in action? No Just finals.

Hey fellow Location19er's! I just wanted to say that for the next couple of weeks, I may be missing in action. These are the final 2 weeks of the quarter, and I am feverishly finishing up final projects and papers. After all this craziness, (Nov 19th) I will be back around the L19 forums and community events. Please feel free to continue to email me, or call. But do not be offended if I do not get back to you right away. My life is pretty much homework, eat, sleep and more homework. SO on that… Continue

Added by Shawn on November 4, 2009 at 8:59pm — 2 Comments

Pasta Fundraiser for Trafalgar St. Fire Victims

To assist with the immediate needs of 19th Ward neighbors Elizabeth & Steve O’Neill and Kuo Reese & Lisa Downing, who were displaced from their Trafalgar Street homes after an early morning fire on October 23rd.

Sponsored by the 19th Ward Community Assoication and

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Friday, November 20

At St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

350 Chili Avenue

Dinner seatings at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm

Reservations preferred to… Continue

Added by Ann Robinson on November 4, 2009 at 11:24am — 1 Comment

Help for Trafalgar St. neighbors

From the 19th Ward Yahoo Group:

Barbara Sullivan is organizing a fundraiser to assist our neighbors

whose homes burned in the terrible fire of Friday, October 23.

A planning meeting will be held tomorrow evening, Monday, November 2,

at 7pm at the 19th Ward Community Association's Office at 216

Thurston Road.

So far looks like a Pasta Dinner at St. Stephen's Church -- date to

be confirmed very shortly.

Help is needed to solicit donations of… Continue

Added by Shawn on November 1, 2009 at 10:35pm — No Comments

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