I don't know about you, but it's been fun for me to hear more of the stories about how our Extreme Teams leaders got involved in Extreme Community Makeover through sharing their volunteer stories. This month we are going to hear from Jean, who is the team leader for the Neighborhood Team. The goal of this team is to connect neighbors and to build stronger communities and Jean embodies that spirit at each Work Day she attends.
Even though the Mulch Giveaway and Compost Sale didn’t happen this year, you can still buy compost made from the food scraps and yard debris collected by the Denver Composts program. Bags of Denver’s Own EcoGro™ Compost are available at your neighborhood Ace Hardware store. Plus, between September 25 and October 26, Ace Hardware is offering a buy 2, get 1 free promotion. You can get three bags for the price of two!
The Extreme Community Makeover crew and volunteers from multiple organizations teamed up on Saturday, September 12th, to clean alleys, paint a house, and pull weeds in the Swansea neighborhood of North Denver. It was my first time volunteering with ECM and a fellow member of the communications team, Anja, showed me the ropes.
It's a tough time for a lot of local businesses. So, it's important to support your favorite local restaurants and shops. Here's a list of some unique and fun restaurants and shops in the West Denver. Check them out!