In This Issue: WeCAN Year End Celebration; WeCAN Running Club; Support WeCAN; Celebrate America Recycles Day; Paco Sanchez Park Survey; Porch Pirates; Stadium Distrist Survey; District 1 Holiday Party; West Colfax in the News
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The West Colfax
Association of Neighbors (WeCAN) 
is the Registered Neighborhood Organization (RNO) for the neighbors who live or own property in the West Colfax neighborhood.
WeCAN meets the second Tuesday of every month, 6:00pm, in the main hall of the Confluence Ministries building, 1400 Quitman Street.
Bringing Neighbors Together to Build Community
Thank You to the Team Behind WeCAN
Dear Friends and Neighbors, 
WeCAN grew a lot in 2018 and we are excited to continue and expand in 2019! Thank you to Truman who served on the 2018 Board of Directors but is sadly leaving the neighborhood. Thank you to Cindy, Dave, Megan, Michael and Jude for continuing to serve on our WeCAN Board of Directors; and we welcome  Jessica, Phil and Cole to the WeCAN Board of Directors 2019. Also a shout out to our current WeCAN Committee member Karen and Keith; and we welcome Josh and Jason as new Committee members in 2019. 

Want to get involved in a WeCAN Committee in 2019? Contact and in you are interested in becoming a part of our Communications, Sustainability, Business Outreach or Social Events Teams.

And we hope you'll join us on December 10 for our Year End Celebration! Come meet some new neighbors; more information about the celebration below.

Looking forward to 2019 in West Colfax!
Kind Regards,

Leah Rounds & Jessica Dominguez

WeCAN Co-Presidents

Please Join Us! WeCAN Year End Celebration - December 10th
Come out and meet your neighbors! We'll have food, games, & prizes. 5:00-7:00pm and Brew Culture Coffee (3620 W. Colfax Ave.) After-party at Seedstock Brewery (3610 W. Colfax Ave.) to join the WeCAN Running Club.

WeCAN Running Club, EVERY Monday
6:30pm @Seedstock Brewery

Shop Amazon Smile and Support WeCAN

Doing some shopping on Amazon this holiday season? Consider shopping through Amazon Smile and choose the West Colfax Association of Neighbors as your beneficiary!

Shop and a small donation
goes to WeCAN with every purchase!

Celebrate America Recycles Day by Committing to Reduce Your Waste This Holiday Season!

WeCAN will be continuing its sustainability efforts in 2019 as a part of Denver's Sustainable Neighborhood Network program. Here are some helpful tips to reduce your waste this holiday season. And if you'd like to join the WeCAN Sustainability Team please contact

Post-Construction Survey:
Paco Sanchez Park Phase 1

Paco Sanchez Park Phase 1, Re-Imagine Play, opened in June 2018. Denver Parks and Recreation’s planning, design and construction team wants to know how you thought this process went. Please take the Paco Sanchez Park Phase 1 Survey at or

For more information on the project please visit the “Paco Sanchez Park” dropdown at
From Denver Police District 1:
Don’t be a Victim to Porch Pirates! 

With the holiday season ramping up – don’t be a victim to porch pirates!  Are you ordering online and having packages delivered to your home?  Here are four tips from Denver Police District 1 to ensure your package is not stolen off your front porch:
  1. Have your package delivered to a safe place – your work site, a trusted neighbor
  2. Track delivery so you can be home when your package arrives
  3. Choose a shipping option that requires a signature for delivery
  4. Ask the shipping company to hold your package for pick up at their facility

Help Envision the Future of the
Stadium District Near Mile High

On October 30, planners hosted the second public workshop for the Stadium District Master Plan, to envision a neighborhood hub on the south side of Broncos Stadium at Mile High. If you missed that workshop, you can weigh in on ideas for the neighborhood by taking a short survey.

Denver City Council District 1 Holiday Party December 20

Join us Thursday, the 20th of December 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Willis Case Club House - 4999 Vrain Street, Denver, CO 80212


Santa will make a guest appearance and you'll have the opportunity to have your picture taken with the jolly old man!

Appetizers, sweets and a cash bar.
Our event is free but for those able to give a bit extra during the holiday season, we will be collecting donations for the Bienvenidos Food Bank.

Please RSVP by December 15 to

West Colfax in the News
There's always something happening in West Colfax; here are a few recent headlines.

15 New Coffee Shops to Seek Out in Denver, Eater Denver, November 15, 2018.

Denver Latino community members seek more leadership roles in Colorado’s top offices after electoral wins, Denverite, November 15, 2018.

West Colfax businesses increase security in hopes of catching BB gun vandals, Fox31 Denver, November 10, 2018.

Creative Denver group wants ’40s-inspired motel and bar to replace vacant West Colfax gas station, Denverite, November 9, 2018.

Girls Inc. of Metro Denver offers young women a “safe space” to learn about the world and themselves, Denver Post, November 9, 2018.

How West Colfax will change in the next 5 years, 303 Magazine, November 6, 2018.

String of BB gun vandalism in West Colfax frustrates community, Fox31 Denver, November 3, 2018.

WeCAN does NOT meet in December

Join us on January 8, 2019 for our next General Meeting

West Colfax
Events Calendar

December 2018

3  WeCAN Running Club @Seedstock Brewery, 3610 W Colfax Ave, 6:30pm 

*WeCAN Running Club meets every Monday!

3-7 Extra Trash Pick-up NORTH of Colfax Ave.

10  WeCAN Year End Party! Brew Culture Coffee, 3620 W. Colfax Ave., 5:00-7:00pm

10-14  Extra Trash Pick-up SOUTH of Colfax Ave.

17  Denver Police District 1 Citizens Advisory Group (CAG), District 1 Station, 1311 W. 46th Ave., 6:00pm


Find a complete calendar of West Colfax events at our Events Calendar.

Know of an event happening in West Colfax or the surrounding neighborhoods? Please share your events with us at or call 303-578-6263 and we’ll add them to the WeCAN calendar.

The West Colfax Association of Neighbors (WeCAN) acts as community stewards to connect neighbors with information, resources, and one another in the West Colfax neighborhood. WeCAN brings awareness and a voice to issues facing our historic but fast-changing community, develops and leads award-winning sustainability and community-building projects, and works to enhance our neighborhood while preserving the unique character and diversity of West Colfax.
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