A Note from Krista

"Gratitude is the memory of the heart." –Jean Baptiste Massieu

It is that time of year when we celebrate giving thanks to those who have positively impacted our lives. So, on behalf of the staff and board, thank you for your membership, your volunteerism, your participation in our events and programs, and for contributing to the overall health and vibrancy of Wheat Ridge. Together, we have created many memories to hold in our hearts. 

With gratitude,

Krista Lewis, Executive Director

Wheat Ridge Progressive Dinner Tour

There are only four tickets left for tonight's Progressive Dinner Tour! Join us as we explore a few great local restaurants and businesses. This fun evening will teach you a bit about each participating business and show you how much fun a night out in Wheat Ridge can be. Meet some neighbors and try some great food and drinks. The tour costs $25 for one ticket or $40 for two tickets. Ticket sales end at 3pm.

Progressive Dinner Tour Schedule
Drinks and Snacks: Violet's Venue and Little Brazil
Appetizers: Colorado Plus
Main Course: Luke's, A Steak Place
Night Cap and Dessert: Swiss Flower & Gift, Helliemae's and Decadent Saint (representing Applejack Wine & Spirits)

November 15 ♦ 6 - 9pm
Puchase tickets at WeAreLocalworks.org

Holiday Celebration

Start off your holiday season with carolers, hot cocoa, crafts, train rides and more! Localworks and the City of Wheat Ridge are excited to kick off the season with the seventh annual Holiday Celebration on Saturday, December 1 from 3 to 6:30pm.

Gather on the Green on Ridge at 38 (7101 W 38th Avenue) at 6:30pm to be a part of the magical tree lighting ceremony. This is the City's official tree lighting ceremony with more than 12,000 multi-color bulbs that light up the spectacular 25-foot evergreen! Check out the full list of event activities here.

Localworks would like to extend a big thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Lutheran Medical Center and our Supporting Sponsor, The McDonald Group at Keller Williams Realty.

December 1 ♦ 3 - 6:30pm ♦ 7101 W 38th Avenue

Live Local Open House

Live Local is a program that encourages people to find what they love about Wheat Ridge and share it with their neighbors and friends. Localworks is currently looking for more Live Local Committee members. Anyone interested in shaping the future of this program and encouraging their community to live locally should join Localworks for the Live Local Open House.

December 6 ♦ 5:30 - 7:30pm
Infinitus PIE ♦ 5807 W 38th Avenue

Annual Meeting

Please join Localworks for our Annual Meeting. The evening will include dinner, the Board of Directors election and a highlight of this year's accomplishments. RSVP to reception@wearelocalworks.org by December 10. 

December 12 ♦ 6 - 8:30pm 
Amici's Italian Restaurant 
♦ 4300 Wadsworth Blvd

Welcome, Robin!

Robin Baker is our new Program Coordinator. While originally from Michigan, Robin has lived in many places including Alaska, California, Nepal and Turkey. Most recently, Robin lived and worked in rural Northern California where she served as the Chief Operations Officer at Family Resource Center. She brings experience in community building, mental health, child development, equity and inclusion and program management. She is passionate about building connections between people and place and is thrilled to be part of the Localworks team. Outside of work you might find Robin riding her bike, running on the nearby trails, climbing or practicing yoga.

Contact Us

Localworks
4251 Kipling Street
Suite 580
Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033
(720) 259-1030
reception@wearelocalworks.org

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