A new report by Niche.com lists all three LPS high schools (two of which are within Littleton city limits: Littleton and Heritage) as being ranked in the top 25 public high schools in the metro Denver area. For more information visit this article in the Denver Business Journal.
Colorado Home Realty located at 2509 W. Main Street is sponsoring a coat and jacket drive now thru November 2nd. All coats and jackets will be donated to the Denver Rescue Mission. For more information please visit ColoradoHomeRealty.com.
With the input from more than 3,000 people at 100+ events, the City of Littleton staff in partnership with our nationally recognized consultant team, Kendig Keast Collaborative, spent September pulling together your ideas into a DRAFT vision plan and guiding principles that is now ready for your review. Please check our work and tell us what you think by visiting EnvisionLittleton.org.
The Economic Development department values your feedback with a feature in our newsletter called ’30 Seconds: Your question of the Month’. Our objective is to engage with the business community in a fun and productive way. We ask that you provide your contact information – don’t worry, your information will not be shared. We’ll award a $100 gift card at the end of the year to the person who responded to the most questions. If there’s a tie for most responses, we’ll draw a name to determine the winner.
This months question (click the question to answer): What app (software tool) do you find most useful in running your business?
As Littleton residents cope with losing an iconic downtown restaurant, Merle’s, popular Mexican restaurant, Adelitas Cocina y Cantina, has helped soften the blow. Adelitas opened in Merle’s former location on September 24th, and the initial reviews have been fantastic. Originally opened on South Broadway in 2013 by Brian Rossi, Adelitas will bring traditional Mexican food originating from the area of Michoacán in Southwestern Mexico to downtown Littleton. Along with traditional Mexican food, Adelitas has hired all of Merle’s existing staff to service the restaurant. For more information, visit this article from Westword.com.
City Council Members were provided a private tour of the Globus facility located at 5301 South Federal Circle on Monday, September 24th. The tour was led by CEO Scott Nisbet, and detailed Globus’ rich history and Littleton background. Globus, which moved to Littleton in 1978, was founded by Antonio Mantegazza, who bought a rowboat and transported travelers across Lake Lugano in Switzerland. Now, Globus employs hundreds of people throughout the world and offers vacations to over 70 countries. Council tours of innovative businesses in Littleton are organized each quarter by the Economic Development team.
In May, Elisa Hammill and Margot Langstaff, managing partners from Life Health, were recognized by the United States Small Business Administration as “Persons of the Year.” The national award seeks to recognize small business owners that best represent the “entrepreneurial spirit” of small businesses all across America. Life Health, opened in Littleton in 2004, provides customized health care, and strives to improve the quality and availability of preventive health care. For more information, please visit the press release.