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Staffed by an army of nearly 1,000 volunteers to bolster the efforts of about 50 staff members, the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association relies heavily on volunteers who enable the organization to provide a full range of... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Like working with youth? Want to impart some of your career wisdom? Goodwill Industries of Denver is seeking volunteer mentors to work at South High School. Goodwill’s Group Mentoring Program is designed to increase youth’s self-awareness, job... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Colorado Senior Lobby provides the forum for you to shape issues affecting seniors. Become a member and share your voice and your ideas. Never has it been more important to be involved and to let public officials know about the issues that matter... more

South Denver Seniors

Back by popular demand, FANS annual Washington Park Photo Contest calendar is now on sale. Calendars showcase the winners of FANS 2017 Washington Park Photo Contest, and they make perfect holiday gifts for family and friends who are fans of the park. more

Neighborhood News and Notes

The first thing you hear when you retire from a full career is, “Have you thought about doing volunteer work?” The immediate image is spending hours stuffing envelopes for a charity and the usual response is “Well, maybe.” Boomers Leading Change... more

South Denver Seniors

As I take the light rail to a game or walk to Wash Park or the library, I wonder how our city and our neighborhoods would be different if voters had rejected the construction of a new airport in 1998? Or if the voters had rejected T-REX in 1999... more

South Denver Opinion

My husband and I are empty nesters. We moved to Denver seven years ago. My husband was born and raised here and it is his dream to spend the rest of his life here in the city that he loves. Empty nesters are the seconded largest group moving to more

South Denver Opinion

Colorado Gives Day will be held on Friday, Dec. 5 this year, beginning at 12:00a.m. The one-day event is a statewide movement to increase online giving and is held to allow Coloradans to more easily give to over 2,000 nonprofits of their choice... more

, Neighborhood News and Notes

As a more than 25-year resident of the Washington Park area, I must strenuously disagree with the Letter to the Editor that appeared in the July issue of The Profile. I live within walking distance of Washington Park and spend a great deal of time... more

South Denver Opinion

Denver's Art District on Santa Fe (ADSF), a non-profit membership organization and one of the first Certified Creative Districts in the state, is proud to announce that veteran arts leader David Carroll has been named the organization’s first... more

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Time is running out to participate in this year’s fifth annual Denver Days celebration—and Washington Park needs you! Mayor Michael B. Hancock launched Denver Days in 2012 to help create stronger communities. He encouraged neighbors to get to know... more

, Neighborhood News and Notes

A celebration of the 150th anniversary of the City Ditch is set for Saturday, Aug. 12 at 10:00a.m. in Washington Park. City Ditch, within Wash Park, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and designated as a Denver Landmark... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

If you’re bored in Denver this summer, it’s not for a lack of things to do. Ditto if you’re lamenting that you don’t have any money. There are so many free events out there that they can’t be contained here. more

South Denver Arts & Entertainment

[I] read with great interest the articles in your June issue related to our parks and its "stewardship" as a high priority by city councilpersons. It was also interesting to read about expensive improvements to the parks as envisioned as part of... more

South Denver Opinion

Spring’s pretty much sprung, and with its flowers and fairer temps comes farmers markets. Denver’s lucky to have some great markets featuring crafts and fresh produce from all over the region, state and beyond, and whether one goes for a burrito... more

South Denver Lifestyle

In each edition The Profile dedicates editorial space to area Registered Neighborhood Organizations and nonprofits with timely news to share. This month: Neighborhood Q&A, Cherry Creek Arts Fest, Endsley Bench and more... more

Neighborhood News and Notes

Every month The Profile features news of local Registered Neighborhood Organizations. This month: FANS' photo contest, and Bonnie Brae RNO restarts. Email editor@washparkprofile.com if you wish to see your organization featured here. more

Neighborhood News and Notes

I was, unfortunately, unsurprised when I found myself only halfway into the first paragraph of Councilman Espinoza’s City Council Corner letter before I found myself confronted by blatant hypocrisy and unrepentant NIMBYism. more

South Denver Opinion

Denver Metro Media is pleased to introduce Alecia Stark, our sales and operations assistant. Alecia has extensive customer service experience, which shows in every interaction she has with clients and readers whether on the phone or in-person... more

South Denver Business News

Cindy and a Reading Partner at Dora Moore

Photo courtesy Reading Partners

It is with great pleasure we share the narrative of Cindy Rigot who began volunteering with high-needs youth through a very personal connection. We hope you enjoy the read. Cindy will receive a $50 gift card to Pete's Greek Town Cafe. more

South Denver Opinion