2013 HP Symposium

The 2013 Symposium will be sponsored on May 4th in cooperation with the City of Wheat Ridge, who will host the event.

This event is past. See Carnation County for a report on the 2013 symposium.

Meet us at 8:30 at the Active Adult Center (6363 W. 35th) for coffee and a program focused on the area’s agricultural past and sustainable future. Download the agenda and registration form here; includes details and directions.

If you’d like to reserve lunch, cost is $10; otherwise the event is free. RSVP to Dennis Dempsey, 303.271.8734 or email ddempsey AT jeffco DOT us by FRIDAY APRIL 26th!!

Agenda for May 4th

8:30 – 9:00 am Registration
Coffee and Refreshments provided by Food for Thought, Wheat Ridge

9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions:

  • Rose Lewis, Chair, Jefferson County Historical Commission

  • Mayor Jerry DiTullio, City of Wheat Ridge

9:15 – 10:00 am Keynote Speakers: Intro by Cynthia Shaw, JCHC

  • Gerhard Petri AIA and Jessica Reske AIA,
    Slaterpaull Architects, Inc.—―Restoration and Adaptive
    Reuse of the Fruitdale School

10:00 – 10:10 am Break: Complimentary snacks and beverages

10:10 – 10:30 am Networking Session: Led by Mary Lindsey, JCHC

10:30 – 11:30 am Roundtable Discussion: Mary Lindsey, JCHC
―Embracing Our Agricultural Past While Shaping a Sustainable Future

11:30 – 11:45 am Host Report – City of Wheat Ridge

  • Ken Johnstone, Community Development

11:45 – 12:00 noon Announcements: Rose Lewis

  • Jefferson County Historical Commission’s Future Activities and Events

12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch Program: Deborah Andrews JCHC

  • Michelle Chichester—Colorado Preservation Inc.
  • Open Mike—Wheat Ridge Memories
  • Geo-Caching—Mary Lindsey

1:30 to 3:30 pm Historic Site Tours: City of Wheat Ridge
(Please provide your own transportation)

  • Ridge at 38—W. 38th Ave Main Street District
  • Fruitdale School—10801 W. 44th Ave
  • James H. Baugh House—W. 44th Ave & Robb St
  • Wheat Ridge Historic Park—W. 44th Ave & Robb St
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