Congratulations to Urban
Roots, 1000 Acoma St., one of the inner-city’s finer
garden shops, on the occasion of their 10th anniversary.
Specializing in “full blown ideas for small
Denver garden spaces,” Diane Stahl and her staff devise horticultural solutions
for city dwellers who toil in small plots of land,
vertical spaces, balconies and containers – and have done so for an even
Join Stahl and her green-thumb crew on Sun.,
July 8, 5-9p.m., for a 10th anniversary bash, featuring live music by
Renee Safier and Andy Hill, plus special guest, saxophonist
For information, call 303-894-4064 or visit urbanrootsdenver.com.
In 1972 with only $2,000 in the bank, a band
of mainly Dutch ancestry local churches and hospitals began to devise a plan to
provide a continuum of care for the aging residents of southeast Denver. Today,
four decades later, that vision has evolved into a senior services organization
operating three state-of-the-art retirement communities valued at nearly $200
Christian Living Communities (CLC)
celebrated its 40-year legacy this past May. In that time, CLC has served more
than 9,000 seniors at Clermont Park, Holly Creek and the Johnson Center/Village
residential communities, as well as through home care and adult day services.
The faith-based nonprofit’s story began with
the construction of University Hills Christian Nursing Home (since reborn as
Clermont Park, 2479 S. Clermont St.), after the historic Bethesda Hospital
(4400 E. Iliff Ave., now the home of Denver Academy)
closed its continuing care unit. Currently, through all avenues of outreach,
the CLC serves as many as 1,000 seniors each day.
Much of CLC’s growth occurred during the
recent recession. Through uniquely structured bond initiatives that allowed
even the smallest individual investor to participate, CLC raised more than $100
million between 2008 and 2011 to expand both the Holly Creek and Clermont Park
VisitChristianLivingCommunities.org or call 720-974-3555 to learn more.