Our hearts go out to the friends and families of those who were so violently taken from us yesterday in Florida. Please pray for the souls of the departed and for comfort for the loved ones they left behind.
Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan and Mayor Pro Tem Marsha Berzins read a proclamation declaring Jan. 16 as National Day of Racial Healing in Aurora. This will be the second annual National Day of Racial Healing, started by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to celebrate our common humanity and take collective action to create a more just and equitable world. #NDORH http://healourcommunities.org/ndorh-2018/
The Aurora City Council is ready to work hard in 2018. Join us for our first meeting of the year on Mon., Jan. 8, 7:30 p.m. at the Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway.
You can also watch it live at AuroraTV.org.
Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan and Mayor Pro Tem Marsha Berzins read a proclamation declaring Jan. 16 as National Day of Racial Healing in Aurora. This will be the se...cond annual National Day of Racial Healing, started by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to celebrate our common humanity and take collective action to create a more just and equitable world. #NDORH http://healourcommunities.org/ndorh-2018/
You are invited to attend a reception and ceremony for Aurora's newly elected, re-elected and outgoing council members.
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
Reception at 6:30... p.m.
Ceremony at 7:30 p.m.
Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway
If you have used cooking oil to dispose this week, please plan to attend our Post-Thanksgiving Cooking Oil Collection Event from 10 am to 1 pm Nov. 25 behind Fi...re Station No. 9, 17200 E. Mexico Ave. This free event allows Aurora residents and non-residents to drop off used cooking oil from turkey fryers for proper disposal to divert the oil from municipal water systems and landfills. Oil must be kept indoors and warm so that it can be easily poured.
Today was the celebration of Veterans Day and the Colorado Freedom Memorial glass panel repair. It was a beautiful day in Aurora with hundreds of people coming out to celebrate. Thank you Rick Crandall for your dedication to Veterans.
My father, Doug Waldrop, almost lost his life at Normandy to fight for freedom for future generations. I️ honor all veterans and active duty.
Thank you all!
PS: My shirt says Alabama - Roll Tide!
Asia Pacific Business Journal Interviews City Councilwoman Marsha Berzins
( By Wing Leong )
Meet Marsha Berzins who is running for her third term in the Aurora Ward 3 City Council. Born in Kentucky she later moved to Tennessee and then Alabama where she graduated from the University of Alabama in Economics and Business Administration where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
In 1979 she moved to Aurora where she met her future husband Andris who was a refugee from Latvia. They mar...ried in 1982 and have raised five children—Monica, Andris, Andra, Carrie, and Victoria.
Having raised five children and running her own successful business, (Birch Electric and Lighting Company), she became involved in helping her community. Creating thousands of jobs, better public safety, schools, roads and shopping areas has been her priority.
Marsha has always had a need to help other people. Prior to being elected on City Council she volunteered seven years on Boards and Commissions and work in schools and churches.
Her accomplishments include removal of the old Fan Fare Building on Havana and begin redevelopment, development of Metro Center, continuation of small businesses to succeed, work with developers to provide strategies for new homes in all price ranges and of course, bringing high paying jobs to her district.
With over 160 languages spoken in public schools Marsha believes diversity should be celebrated in everything that we do.
Marsha believes in serving everyone in her district no matter what your political views may be. She holds two monthly ward meetings. One in the mornings at 7:15 am at the Tin Cup Grill at Aurora Hills Golf Course located at 50 S Peoria St and one in the evenings at 6:00 pm at Mimi’s Café located at 205 S Abilene St.
In the next four years Marsha wants to continue with her success of helping businesses open, help with the education in Aurora, creating jobs in Aurora and affordable housing.
For more information on Marsha Berzins you can go to her website— www.marshaberzins.com
Office number is 303-739-7015
Email is email@example.com
Business address is
15151 E Alameda Parkway 5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80012
Colorado is all mail in ballots which go out October 16. You can vote up to November 7 which is Election Day when the votes are count- ed.Contribution can be made to her website or
directly to – Elect Marsha Berzins, PO Box 471293, Aurora, CO 80047
This article originally appeared in the Colorado Chinese News 科州華報
Wendy Chao (left), Marsha Berzins (right)