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Virtual Support from Adams and Arapahoe County January 19, 2021

Adams and Arapahoe County are offering virtual meeting times on Tuesday, January 19, to learn more about support services and available Federal & State assistance programs, which include: Food Assistance, Health First Colorado (Medicaid), Cash Assistance, Child Care Assistance and LEAP.            

Arapahoe County:
Schedule a virtual appointment by visiting  https://forms.gle/iXr5h4pjypcFyVwo6  
A link will be emailed after an appointment time has been confirmed.

IREA opens new facility in Bennett

The Intermountain Rural Electric Association opened its new facility in the town of Bennett today with a small ribbon-cutting ceremony. Guests included members of IREA’s board of directors, CEO and staff; Tyler Nunn, President of Nunn Construction; and Royce Pindell, Mayor of Bennett.

“We are excited and welcome the opening of the new Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA) facility in the Town of Bennett,” said Bennett Mayor Royce Pindell. “We are grateful for the partnership and investment in our community.”

Bennett Holiday Help Program

This year the Adams County Sheriff’s Office is unable to hold the Santa’s Sleigh program which provides necessities and gifts for families in need. Because of this, the Town of Bennett and the Bennett School District have created the Holiday Help Program.

It is the goal of the Holiday Help Program to provide Bennett families in need with necessities such as food and clothing as well as gifts for the holiday season. 

New Public Health Orders Implemented to Contain Alarming Rise COVID-19 Cases in Adams County

Failure to lower cases could shut county down.

Despite further restrictions, COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Adams County at an alarming rate, while the number of available hospital beds for intensive care patients becomes more limited. In an effort to slow community-wide spread of the virus, Tri-County Health Department is issuing a public health order that goes into effect at 10 p.m., Nov. 7, 2020, and will be in effect for 30 days.

Take out Tuesdays Return

Take Out Tuesdays are back! The Town of Bennett and local restaurants want to give back to our neighbors. In the next coming weeks local restaurants will be providing free or discounted meals* to community members. 

Tuesday, December 8, 2020: High Plains Diner

Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dinner: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Buy one meal, get one meal of equal or lesser value free.

Take-out only. 

Check back for updated information and future Take Out Tuesday locations.