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Mariah Wollweber
Communications Specialist
(303) 480-6716

mwollweber@drcog.org

Steve Erickson
Director, Communications and Marketing
(303) 480-6716

serickson@drcog.org

Apply for Citizens' Academy!

Join DRCOG and leaders from the region and learn how to be more engaged in your community. Citizens' Academy is a seven-week course where you'll learn how to be more civically engaged. Submit your application today!

No Copay Radio

Curious about health trends in the region? Check out DRCOG's own Jayla Warren-Sanchez on the weekly radio show she co-hosts with Murphy Huston where they interview the region's foremost experts on health. Check out recent segments and subscribe here.

Humana Walmart RX Medicare Alert

If you were enrolled in the Humana Walmart RX Medicare plan in 2019 and rolled over to Humana Premier, you might be eligible to switch to a different, lower-cost plan. Call SHIP at 303-480-6835 to discuss your options.

Join Winter Bike to Work Day!

Put on your coat and hat, and join us Friday, Feb. 14, for Winter Bike to Work Day! Commute to your office by bike and reduce traffic congestion while improving air quality. Find us that day at the Way to Go booth on 15th and Cleveland!

Schoolpool Can Help You

Struggling to manage your commute with getting your child to school on time? Thousands of families in the Denver region are turning to Schoolpool, a secure system that connects families in your neighborhood to share in the responsibilities of getting kids to school and back through carpooling, walking, biking or riding either RTD or the school bus together. Get the support you need while building a sense of community in your neighborhood.

Bike to Work Day June 26

The nation's second-largest Bike to Work Day event takes place throughout the metro area on June 26 this year. Bike to Work Day is organized by DRCOG's Way to Go team and a large group of planning partners, and happens each year the fourth Wednesday in June. More than 30,000 riders are expected to commute using two wheels that day, and hundreds of breakfast stations, water stations and after-work bike parties are planned throughout the region. Find more details here.

Call for letters of intent

DRCOG is now accepting letters of intent for the Community Mobility Planning and Implementation set-aside of the 2020–2023 Transportation Improvement Program for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. The CMPI set-aside provides funding to support small area planning and small infrastructure projects that contribute to the implementation of key outcomes within Metro Vision and the Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan. Letters of intent can be submitted at any time to dwebb@drcog.org, but must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. June 14.

DRCOG honors Distinguished Service Award winners

DRCOG honored eleven individuals with Distinguished Service Awards, presented during its annual awards celebration May 3 at
the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.

“As the Denver region continues to grow at a rapid pace, we look to leaders who embody a collaborative
approach to addressing challenges and seizing opportunities,” said Douglas Rex, DRCOG’s executive
director. “Distinguished Service Award recipients exemplify this commitment.”

DRCOG awards highest honor to former Centennial mayor Cathy Noon

DRCOG presented its highest honor, the John V. Christensen Memorial Award, to Cathy Noon for her leadership of and advocacy for the City of Centennial, and for her outstanding track record of regional collaboration. The award was
presented during DRCOG’s annual awards celebration May 3 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.

2018 Annual Report issued

DRCOG has published its annual report for 2018, the first such report to be issued in five years. During the past year DRCOG welcomed new senior staff, moved to a new location, and embarked on a number of new partnerships to spearhead regional initiatives. Read all about it here