Gift-Giving Guide

 For Her  1. Guided fly fishing package, Minturn Anglers, 8353 Willow St. D, Lone Tree  2. Tio y Tia, The Gambler hat, $195, TioYTia.com

5 Tips for Financial Health in 2020

 1. When Budgeting—account for everything.  When creating a budget or spending goal for the year, we forget the most important things. Account for that lunch you have every week with friends or the monthly movie date you have with your family. Remember special occasions like birthdays and holidays so you don’t find yourself unprepared when they happen.   2. Contribute a…

Through the Eyes of a Child

As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And time sure has flown by this year as we can’t believe we’ve put together the final issue of Parker Lifestyle in 2019! It seems like just yesterday we were sitting down to write our January letter to all of you—talking about resolutions and renewal—and … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Spreading Wings Gala Colorado nonprofit Wings Over the Rockies is pleased to announce Captain “Sully” Sullenberger as the recipient of its 2019 Spreading Wings Award and will present the award at its Spreading Wings Gala on Dec. 5. After logging more than 20,000 hours of flight time, Sullenberger became internationally renowned on Jan. 15, 2009, when … Continued

Fall for a Cure

Fall for a Cure, organized by Megan Bugle of Highlands Ranch, was held Oct. 18 at Cielo at Castle Pines. More than 150 people helped raise over $13,000 for the nonprofit organization NF2 BioSolutions and gene therapy research. NF2 is a disorder that allows tumors to grow throughout the neurological system.  Photography by Kaitlyn Parker of KP Photography

Exploration of Flight

In September, Wings Over the Rockies unveiled the “Clay Lacy Field of Dreams Flight Ramp” at Boeing Blue Sky Aviation Gallery at Exploration of Flight. The ramp was named after generous donor Clay Lacy, who has piloted aircraft for more than 55,000 hours, possibly more than any human ever. The ramp will accommodate additional flight … Continued

Hide In Plain Sight Gala

The Hide In Plain Sight Gala was held Nov. 1 to with an auction to raise money for the nonprofit organization that provides support and opportunities for students struggling with homelessness and financial hardship. HidePlainSight.org

SECORCares Ribbon Cutting

On Nov. 4, SECORCares celebrated the opening of its new facility with a ribbon-cutting. The building, built by Solomon Foundation, will house SECORCares, a free food market and financial resource center, as well as Parker Secret Closet, Aging Resources of Douglas County, Lifeline, Vikas and Step Seven. SecorCares.com

A Punch for Every Party

 For Ladies Brunch  Christmas Champagne Punch  Ingredients

Parker’s 2019 Christmas Carriage Parade

Bells jingle and horses trot down the streets of Parker around Christmas, along with a new king and queen of the Christmas Carriage Parade, Fred and Jan Wehrli.

Bunkbeds for a Cause

On a business trip to Idaho in 2018, Jim Freeman of Highlands Ranch participated in a customer's community service day. It was an assembly-line gathering to build basic twin-size beds made from donated lumber, hardware and other building supplies.