August 2022


Save the Date! September 28th Annual Meeting and Luncheon


CORRECTION from June News:  Our September 28th Annual Meeting and Luncheon was advertised as a breakfast, but will be a lunch.  We also have a New Venue:  Maggiano’s. 

Invitations are being mailed.  Hope you can join us.


Silent Auction Fundraiser at the Luncheon.  (See details below.)


Message from the Board


The Board reconvened August 3, 2022.  We are very excited about the upcoming year in RECCS.  RECCS U will be offering several new classes, and some favorites are returning.  Our Activities Chair, Carole Smith, has been hard at work planning exciting activities and adventures for our membership as well.  We appreciate members paying dues to support the organization and donating generously to the scholarship fund, but we would love to have you join us for classes and activities.  Check out the information below as well as our website to see what’s coming your way.  Register today! 



Volunteers Needed


Board Positions are currently open or will open for next fiscal year beginning October 1, 2022.  Take a chance and volunteer for the organization.  Board positions are not overly demanding or time consuming, but we need leadership to maintain the strength and consistency of RECCS.  Join us today.  For questions or interest, please contact Michelle Kleve at dmkleve@comcast.net or by cell at 303-916-6966.  Thank you!


Currently open:  Vice President, 2- or 4-year term

Open for next fiscal year:  President, 2- or 4-year term




RECCS U resumes in September with the following courses:


·      Monthly Book Gathering on September 6th from 2:30 to 4:00 by Zoom. 

·      Tanzania Adventure on September 8th from 12:30—2:30 at the Fremont Building. 

·      Estate Planning on September 14th from 1:00—2:30 at the Fremont Building. 

·      Smithsonian Artifacts on September 19th and 26th from 9:30—11:30 by Zoom. 

·      Emergency Preparedness on September 20th from 1:00–2:00 by Zoom.


You don’t want to miss out on any of these learning opportunities, so register today.  October courses are also posted on the website.  Check them out as well. 


Spoiler Alert—John Fielder will return in time for holiday shopping on December 1st.  More information to come.


The Fremont Building is a Cherry Creek School District building located at 14603 E Fremont Ave, Englewood, CO 80112.


Additional Details & Registration on the RECCS U page on the website www.reccs.org


RECCS Activities


RECCS Activities are coming your way.  Don’t miss out on these amazing opportunities.  Our kickoff event is coming soon.  August 15th at 11:00, join us for The NOT Back to School Event—a salad bar luncheon held at Westlands Park located at 5701 S Quebec.  Bring a salad to share and we will provide the plates, utensils, and

non-alcoholic drinks.  Sign up on the website or email/call Carole to rsvp so we have an accurate count.  Come one, come all as there is no limit to this event! 

·      The September Botanic Gardens tour is full.  Thank you all for reserving your spot. 

·      October 14th at 8pm, we will see “Forever Young” at the Lone Tree Arts Center.  A limited number of tickets

        have been reserved.

·      November 1st we will visit La Fogata to celebrate Dia de los Muertos with art and food.  Watch for specific          details soon. 

·      January 22, 2023- Chinese New Year Celebration with Dim Sum. 

·      February 13, 2023—Wine and Chocolate at The Chocolate Therapist in Littleton. More details in next month’s        newsletter and on the website.  Hope you will join us for some fun.


Contact Carole Smith, Activities Chair, with questions or to make reservations at user2000@icloud.com or 303-818-5248



The annual luncheon and meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at Maggiano’s.  Watch for your invitation in the mail soon.  We hope to see you there. 


We will also have our annual silent auction fundraiser at the luncheon.  If you have items to donate or would like to create a themed basket for donation, please contact Kerry Tripp at jtwerpie@msn.com or call her at 303-726-0365.


Scholarship Update


The Scholarship Committee will begin meeting later this fall for the 2023 Scholarship process. 

Fundraising—Check out the donation page on our website for all up-to-date information.  www.reccs.org


RECCS wants to thank our members for their amazing generosity.


Website:  Visit us often for important information.  Check out the new updated site.  www.reccs.org