BC-CO–Colorado Daybook,2nd Ld-Writethru, CO

Associated Press Colorado Daybook for Thursday, Nov. 7.

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Nov. 7

4:30 p.m. — Rep. Jared Polis meets with teachers at Poudre Valley School District

Location: Old Town Library, 201 Peterson Street, Fort Collins

Contact: Mara Brosy-Wiwchar, 775-338-6086

6-8 p.m. — Reception for Denver-based print and broadcast media covering the ski industry.

Location: Galvanize, 1062 Delaware St., Denver

Contact: Patrick Byrne, Colorado Ski Country USA, 303-866-9724

Nov. 8

9 a.m. — Rep. Jared Polis delivers guest lecture at Colorado State University

Location: Colorado State University, Natural Resources, Room 113, Fort Collins

Contact: Mara Brosy-Wiwchar, 775-338-6086

10 a.m. — The American Red Cross launches its annual Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign and commemorate Veterans Day by offering the public an opportunity to sign a gigantic “thank you” banner to veterans and write personalized holiday cards for delivery to members of the military.

Location: In front of Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 16th and Curtis Street, Denver

Contact: Patricia Demchak Billinger, (303) 607-4766

10:15 a.m. — Rep. Jared Polis visits Coyote Ridge Elementary School

Location: 7115 Avondale Rd, Fort Collins

Contact: Mara Brosy-Wiwchar, 775-338-6086

11 a.m. — Colorado Ballet visits Children’s Hospital Colorado to meet patients and to perform excerpts from ballet classics like Cinderella and The Nutcracker in the hospital’s Boettcher Atrium.

Location: Children’s Hospital Colorado, 13123 East 16th Ave., Aurora

Contact: Elizabeth Whitehead, 720-777-6388

11:30 a.m. — Rep. Jared Polis visits Big Thompson Elementary School

Location: 7702 W. Highway 34, Loveland

Contact: Mara Brosy-Wiwchar, 775-338-6086

Nov. 9

10 a.m. — Denver Veterans Day parade. Sen. Mark Udall participates.

Location: Pepsi Center to Civic Center Park via 14th St., Denver

Contact: Mike Saccone, 202-224-4334.

Noon — Sen. Mark Udall will present replacement military service medals to the son of Pfc. Charles E. Fike, a Korean War veteran whose medals were destroyed. Also presents medals to the daughter of Spc. 4 James Clifton Guillory, a Vietnam War veteran killed in action and whose medals were stolen.

Location: 999 18th St., North Tower, Suite 1525 in Denver. Reporters should enter the building through the doors at 19th and Champa

Contact: Mike Saccone, 202-224-4334.

Nov. 11

Noon — A Utah couple and their twin daughters will reunite with the Children’s Hospital Colorado doctor who saved the girls’ lives before they were born. The twins’ mother, Carly Miller of Provo, was treated for twin-transfusion syndrome by fetal surgeon Timothy Crombleholme.

Location: Colorado Fetal Care Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado

Contact: Elizabeth Whitehead, (720) 777-6388

Nov. 12

8:30 a.m. — General court-martial Major Dennis A. Nita, assigned to 557th Flying Training Squadron. Nita faces drunk-driving-related charges. RSVP required.

Location: U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs.

Contact: (719) 333-7639, 7749, or 8823

10 a.m. — Colorado Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases at Battle Mountain High School before an audience of students.Judges will also take questions from the students. RSVP required for photo coverage.

Location: Battle Mountain High School, 151 Miller Ranch Rd., Edwards

Contact: Jon Sarché, 720-625-5811

6 p.m. — The U.S. Air Force Academy will hold a town hall meeting to discuss recent changes in airfield operations

Location: gymnasium of The Classical Academy, East Campus, 12201 Cross Peak View, Colorado Springs

Contact: AFA Public Affairs, (719) 333-7731

Nov. 13

4:30 p.m. — Taped forum discussion with four GOP gubernatorial candidates — Sen. Greg Brophy, Secretary of State Scott Gessler, former state Sen. Mike Kopp, former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo. RSVP required.

Location: Comcast Media Center, 4100 East Dry Creek Road, Centennial

Contact: 303-486-3800

6:30-8:30 p.m. — Experts from the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Colorado School of Medicine hold an open house for families seeking information on childhood psychiatric and developmental disorders.

Location: University of Colorado, Wolf Law Building, 2450 Kittredge Loop Road, Boulder

Contact: Dawn Taylor, CU-Boulder, 303-909-5853, dawn.taylor@colorado.edu

Nov. 14 — Over 60 people will sleep outside in downtown Boulder in support of homeless and runaway teens.

Location: Lawn between Attention Homes’ office and the First United Methodist Church, near 15th and Spruce Street

Contact: Claire Clurman, 303.447.1206 x125

8 a.m. — Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) is hosting an annual Business Protection Summit and Resource Day. The day serves as an opportunity for local business owners and managers to learn how to prepare for natural disasters.

Location: The Pinery, 775 W. Bijou St., Colorado Springs

Contact: Kathy Green, 720-280-9725

Nov. 19

4 p.m. — Public hearing on proposals to protect the Gunnison sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate 1.7 million acres of critical habitat for the species in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah

Location: Western State Colorado University, University Center, 600 N. Adams Street, Gunnison

Contact: Patty Gelatt 970-243-2778, x26

Nov. 20

9:15 a.m. — The Bureau of Land Management’s Front Range Resource Advisory Council meets.

Location: Salida Ranger District, 5575 Cleora Road, Salida

Contact: Kyle Sullivan, (719) 269-8553

4 p.m. — Public hearing on proposals to protect the Gunnison sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate 1.7 million acres of critical habitat for the species in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah

Location: Holiday Inn Express, 1391 S. Townsend Avenue, Montrose

Contact: Patty Gelatt 970-243-2778, x26

Nov. 21

9:15 a.m. — The Bureau of Land Management’s Front Range Resource Advisory Council meets.

Location: Salida Ranger District, 5575 Cleora Road, Salida

Contact: Kyle Sullivan, (719) 269-8553

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