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AAC's New Herb Garden

He’s a builder, gardener, and chef, and he’s creating a new herb garden for the Thornton Active Adult Center kitchen.

September 22 City Council Meeting

The 1515th Regular Meeting of the Thornton City Council. To see the entire meeting visit: http://www.ThorntonCO.tv.

Free COVID-19 Testing

The Thornton Fire Department is offering FREE, drive-up COVID-19 testing every Tuesday for all adults and children 12 years and older.

Ad Hoc Committee on Equity

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The Ad Hoc Committee on Equity is charged with reviewing topics such as police oversight, communications and technology, amenities and transportation and developing recommendations for discussion by the full Thornton City Council, prior to consideration of the 2021 Budget. Join us for our next virtual Zoom committee meeting on August 19. Spanish translation will be available. The August 19 meeting will include a community amenities and transportation presentation. Follow the link for more information about the committee, upcoming meetings, to listen to previous meetings, and other ways to join.

Emergency Financial Assistance

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Have you experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19? Thornton is here to help! Community Connections has partnered with Mile High United Way to provide emergency financial assistance to Thornton residents affected by COVID-19. Eligible residents can receive financial assistance of up to $1,000 per month for up to three months to cover essential services such as childcare, transportation, utilities, medical bills, funeral expenses and more. Call the Thornton Subsistence Line, 720-251-2047, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This line is managed by Mile High United Way and is made possible by the city of Thornton and CARES Act funding.

Healthy Farmer's Market

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Anythink is hosting weekly farmer’s market at Anythink Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Ave. on Thursdays and at Anythink Huron Street, 9417 Huron St. on Tuesdays, through October 8. This event is hosted in conjunction with city of Thornton, Tri-County Health Department, the American Heart Association and Lulu's Farm. Working with local farmers and food producers, the Healthy Farmer's Markets are committed to making healthy, fresh produce options accessible and affordable to all in the community. Attendees can learn more about cooking and nutrition and food assistance services like SNAP and WIC are accepted.

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