A Message from the Board


December 7, 2021

Another way to support RECCS Scholarship Fund


Colorado Gives Day is right around the corner.  What is Colorado Gives Day?  Each December Coloradans come together with the common goal to strengthen the community by helping local non-profits. Community First Foundation and FirstBank partner to make this day rewarding for givers, nonprofits, and the community as a whole.


Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, December 7, and features a $1.6 million Incentive Fund. Every nonprofit receiving a donation on Colorado Gives Day receives a portion of the fund, increasing impact and the value of every dollar donated. Colorado Gives Day has grown to be Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event, raising more than $300 million since it began in 2010.  Colorado Gives Day is another great way to donate to the RECCS scholarship fund.  We hope that you will consider RECCS as one of your non-profit charities on Colorado Gives Day and donate to the scholarship fund.  RECCS and our scholars appreciate all your donations. 

Donate as part of Colorado Gives Day at this link:  



Zelle for RECCS


Members may now pay annual membership dues or give donations through Zelle.  RECCS members must sign up with their bank to use Zelle.


Members can then send payments directly to RECCS account by using the email: reccs201@outlook.com.


It is important for all members who choose to pay membership dues or submit a donation to describe what the money is designated for in the comment box.  For example: membership dues, donation, memorial contribution, etc.


Scholarship Recipient Updates


Check out one of the RECCS 2020 Scholars!


Matine Khalighi was a top 10 Finalist in the chegg.org Global Student Prize for outstanding college students who are making a difference in our world.  Go to the website and click on 2021 finalists to read about Matine.  His non-profit organization focuses on helping the homeless in Denver.  Matine is currently studying at Harvard University. 

And another of our Scholars from 2019!


Roman Campos has been busy. He wrote the winning technical paper in the 2021 ASCE Daniel W Mead Competition between 20 US and Canadian universities. He also worked with the Dean of Civil Engineering last summer on three projects in Civil Engineering and is currently leading a student group in building a concrete canoe to compete in British Columbia in the spring. Roman is studying at Gonzaga University.





RECCS U has exciting learning opportunities for our members.  We will return to

in-person learning as well as continue some Zoom opportunities.  Check out the website and watch for registration. 


Book Gatherings: 1st Tuesday afternoons, 2:30-4:00 via ZOOM    


More courses to be announced as dates and times are secured.


RECCS Activities


Ready to get back out there to reconnect with family and friends.  RECCS has just the ticket or tickets!


Activities Chair, Carole Smith has been hard at work creating new social opportunities for RECCS members, family, and friends.  If interested please contact Carole Smith at 303-818-5248. 


John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party: A Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper.

Lone Tree Arts Center

January 21, 2022

$50 per person

Tickets must be purchased in advance; only a few remain. 

Don’t miss this opportunity. 


John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper’s final tour and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens, and Richardson estates.


Happy Hour staring the Cherry Creek Storytellers

February 2, 2022

Location to be confirmed


Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Sweets Tour of the Hammond

Candy Company

February 14, 2021

1/2 Hour Tour begins at 10:45





PayPal Giving Fund.  Another great way to support RECCS is to remember RECCS through the PayPal Giving Fund.  Members who use PayPal to pay for items purchased can choose RECCS as a charitable organization and RECCS benefits. 


Amazon Smile program to support the RECCS scholarship program.  Remember RECCS and keep shopping.


Just go to smile.amazon.com to register RECCS as your charitable organization of choice or click on our unique link to get started. 


All your regular Amazon information will link.  Remember RECCS as you shop.


The King Soopers Loyalty Program continues.  Link RECCS as your charitable organization on your King Soopers loyalty program.  You can use your loyalty number whether you shop in person or order groceries online.  All dollars earned go directly to the scholarship fund.  Thanks for shopping and choosing RECCS.


Donations to support the scholarship fund are always appreciated.  Our members continue to be generous even in difficult times.  Many members donate directly to RECCS while others are attending RECCS U classes with the donations from these experiences going to the scholarship fund.  We also receive donations in memory of

individuals or to celebrate individual successes.  Regardless, RECCS wants to thank our members for their amazing generosity.

Friends We Will Miss


The RECCS Board has been notified of the deaths of the following former CCSD employee:  John Green


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