April 24, 2014

WMS donates 2,011 cans to Multi-Service Center

Skylar Washington, left, and Kynli Nelson prepare a box for delivery to the Gardner Multi-Service Center. Wheatridge Middle School Leadership Club members delivered 2,011 cans to the center on Nov. 3. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
submissions@gardnernews.com
From a distance, it appeared as if one large class of middle school students was moving out of Wheatridge Middle School.
Students carried cardboard box after cardboard box out to cars lining Washington Street on Thursday afternoon. …

Pantries stock shelves for winter, holidays

Amy Cunnigham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

Right now the shelves of local food pantries sit stocked, waiting for the December surge of people, expected to grow as the winter season gets colder.

“We expect to continue to be very busy,” said Joanne Haworth, …

Programs provides Christmas gifts to kids in need

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

The elves at city hall have been working overtime to prepare for the upcoming Christmas season, hoping their efforts ensure that area children don’t go without for the holidays.

While this is the 20th year for the …