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Welcoming a New Team Member

On June 26, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Welcoming a New Team Member

We are excited to announce that we have hired German Zárate-Bohórquez as our part-time Community Liaison. German (pronounced Herman in Spanish) is currently working on his Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis and has worked at Brothers Redevelopment in Edgewater. His wife is a teacher at Foster Elementary in Arvada…

Build-a-Pile Workshop at Jefferson Garden

On June 24, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Build-a-Pile Workshop at Jefferson Garden

Come learn how to build a compost pile from Master Composter and Edgewater resident Jason Bump! This Saturday, June 27 from 9-11 am At the Jefferson High School Community Garden (24th and Pierce St.) You do not need to be a member of the Jefferson Garden to participate. Open to…

The Importance of a Hometown Newspaper

On June 22, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With Comments Off on The Importance of a Hometown Newspaper

From an early age, I loved running out to get the newspaper to read up on the local stories and check the score of the New York Mets’ game from the day before. Before the Internet and cell phones, this was the way to stay up-to-date with what was happening. Information…

We Are Hiring!

On May 26, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on We Are Hiring!

One of our early goals with Edgewater Collective was to educate and empower parents to take an active role in their child’s education. Over the past two years we have noticed that the language barrier has hindered our grassroots efforts to build parent networks in our community. For this reason,…

Fundraiser at Joyride Brewing Company

On February 27, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Fundraiser at Joyride Brewing Company

Stop by Edgewater’s Joyride Brewing Company on Saturday, March 21 and support Edgewater Collective. $1 from each beer sold from 1-4 pm will be donated to our work. Joyride has TVs throughout so you can watch March Madness and enjoy a delicious brew! Joyride is located at 2501 Sheridan Boulevard….

Focusing on Our Rallying Cry

On January 23, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Focusing on Our Rallying Cry

In his book, “Silos, Politics and Turf Wars,” Patrick Lencioni describes how having a rallying cry for an organization can break down organizational silos and political divisions. He gives the example of an emergency room, where doctors, nurses and staff rally around taking care of the health emergencies. The focus isn’t…

Help Create a Better Edgewater

On January 22, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Help Create a Better Edgewater

Many people move to Edgewater for the small town feel of our city. What if we took advantage of this opportunity and created more opportunities for neighbors and residents to connect? We are organizing a Community Building Team to create opportunities and events for Edgewater folks to connect and create a…

Help a Lumberg Family

On January 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Help a Lumberg Family

This week we were made aware of a Lumberg family who is need of some resources to provide for their children. A grandmother with five grandchildren is living in a small apartment that has cockroaches. They are moving into a bigger apartment at the beginning of February and are in need…

Edgewater Collective Receives Grant to Create Cradle to Career Pathway

On January 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Edgewater Collective Receives Grant to Create Cradle to Career Pathway

We are excited to announce that we have received a $50,000 Daniels Fund grant to support our Jefferson Success Pathway! The Jefferson Success Pathway is a cradle to career initiative focusing community stakeholders and organizations around common goals and data indicators of student success. The focus is on students in northeast Lakewood,…

Partnering with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels

On January 7, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Partnering with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels

We are excited to announce a partnership with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels to provide bikes for a Lumberg Bike Club this spring. On January 19, Kaiser Permanente physicians and employees will volunteer their time to assemble 30 bikes donated by Wish for Wheels, a nonprofit devoted to providing…