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from Local Color
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
Brighton window
Members of a
work crew
build a block
wall at the new
Les Schwab
Tires store
on 50th
Avenue, just
south of
Bridge Street.
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Two Days
9:30-10:15 a.m. – Baby Bounce, Anythink Brighton;
songs, stories for babies to 23 months, caregivers. RSVP.
10:30-11 a.m. – Primetime for Preschoolers, Anythink
Brighton; stories, songs, fun just for ages 3-5. RSVP.
11 a.m. -12 p.m. – Drop-in Tech Help, Anythink
Brighton; Swing by for help, learn cool new ways to make
use of your technology; first-come, first-served basis.
2:30-4:30 p.m. – After-School Get Together, Anythink
Brighton; Everyone needs another bookmark! Grades K-5.
2:30-4:30 p.m. – Healthy Bites, Anythink Brighton; try a
new recipe or revamp a classic. For grades 6-12.
6-7 p.m. – Healthy Cooking with Donna the Dietitian
and Chef Mike, Platte Valley Medical Center; Learn to
prepare tasty, nutritious meals from scratch, how to modify recipes. Reduced-sodium and low-fat meals, sauces,
and broths. Dietitian Donna Harris. RSVP 303-498-1481.
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Pennock Center benefit Feb. 6
Mark your calendar: Feb. 6 for an
evening of music, hors d’oeuvres,
interesting wines and beer, and silent
and live auctions. The annual Healing
Hearts fundraiser for Pennock Center
for Counseling will be at Eagle View
Adult Center, 1150 Prairie Center
Parkway, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Pennock Center is a nonprofit
organization that provides no-cost
and low-cost mental health services to
those in need. The center relies on
community support and funds raised
at Healing Hearts.
“Our auctioneer guarantees a fun
time,” center Director Jody Pierce
said, “while giving attendees an
opportunity to bid on some great
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7,800 +/- sq. ft. downtown space.
Downtown commercial space available.
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items.” Silent and live auction items
include; original art work, a homemade quilt and wall hanging, homemade tamales, wooden crafted art,
golf packages, and specialty baskets.
Tickets are $15 and will be available at the door or in advance by calling 303-655-9065, Ext. 1.
“We are grateful for the support of
local businesses and individuals who
sponsor this event,” Pierce said.
Platinum Heart sponsors are
Mountain View Orthopedics and
United Power; Golden Heart sponsors
are the Joyce Alsdorf Family,
Community Reach Center, Jim
Vincent Farmers Insurance, Joanna
Sakata, and Dave and Marianne
Thomas. Silver Heart sponsors are
Blake Bischoff State Farm Insurance,
Brighton Auto Body, Brighton Eye
Associates, Gordon and D’ann Bacon,
Jan and David Olson, Smile 4 Life
Dental and Valley Bank & Trust.
Gas gauge
Lowest unleaded price
as of 5:30 p.m. Tuesday:
• Western station on Bridge Street
• U-Pump-It on Bridge Street
• Gas-A-Mat on Main Street
• King Soopers on Bromley & Bridge with Sooper card.
12:15-12:50 p.m. – Yoga, Platte Valley Medical Center;
$6 drop-in; certified instructor. Bring your mat.
Funeral notices
Samual Barrutia, 39, of Denver, died Jan. 15. He was
born in Greeley to Jose Luis and Teresa (Martinez)
Barrutia. He attended schools in Fort Lupton and
Hudson and later married Tracy Ticono in 2012. Samual
worked for his father in the construction industry and at
Denver Plastics in Hudson, but most recently he was a
dockworker at Sports Authority in its distribution center.
Survivors include his wife, Tracy; parents, Jose Luis and
Teresa Barrutia, of Brighton; and brothers Edward and
Jose Andres Barrutia, of Brighton. Visitation 5-8 p.m.
Sunday. Funeral service. 10 a.m. Monday. Both services will be held at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home. Interment
will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Full obit Tabor-Rice
Melaquias "Mel" Abeyta, 78, of Henderson, died Jan.
14. He was born in Sapello, N.M., to Melaquias and
Eleanor Abeyta. He grew up in Brighton. He was preceded in death by granddaughter Brittany Vigil; and brothers
Dan Abeyta and Samuel Abeyta. Survivors include his
wife Gloria; children Randy (Clorinda) Abeyta, Lorraine
(Alfred) Perez, Valerie (James) Roth, Theodore (Jodine)
Abeyta, and Cindy (Cisco) Uribe; 13 grand children, 23
great-grand children and 11 brothers and sisters.
Services, 2 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Catholic Church,
9371 Wigham St., Thornton.
Gertrude E. Herbeck, 90, of Brighton, died Jan. 17.
Viewing, 5-7 p.m. today at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home.
Funeral services, Thursday, 1 p.m. at the Brighton
Church of Christ, 1929 East Egbert. Full obit Tabor-Rice
Ariel “Steve” Valenzuela, 78, formerly of Brighton, died
Jan. 17. Memorial services, 10 a.m. Thursday at TaborRice Funeral Home. Full obit Tabor-Rice
Robert S. Gill, 79, of Brighton, died Jan. 15. Funeral
service, 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Luke’s Episcopal
Church, 1270 Poplar St. Denver. Graveside service at
Fort Logan National Cemetery 1 p.m. Obit Tabor-Rice
George H. Suazo, 89, of Brighton, died Jan. 13.
Memorial mass, 10:30 a.m. today at St. Augustine
Catholic Church. Full obit Tabor-Rice.
Consuelo “Connie” Smith, 71, of Brighton, died Dec.
16. Celebration of life, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Fort Lupton
Recreation Center.