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If it is August in Littleton, then it is time for Littleton’s Western Welcome Week! This event has quite the history. It all began on July 21, 1928 when Houstoun Waring, editor of the Littleton Independent, held a 40th anniversary celebration for the paper. The event was met with overwhelming support. The
community, under the direction of Waring, decided to hold a celebration in 1929 commemorating the
100th anniversary of the birth of Richard S. Little, the founder of the Littleton community. The event was named “Homecoming” calling everyone who had ever lived or visited Littleton to come home. Today, Western Welcome Week is an ten-day celebration with over 40 events. The not-forprofit
corporation is run by a 13-member volunteer working board, employs an Executive Director and hires temporary help during the summer. The organization also has liaisons from the City of Littleton, Arapahoe Community College, and South Suburban Parks and Recreation.

Read more about the event in the Libby Bortz August 2018 Gazette Newsletter – CLICK HERE

Visit our News & Events page to see what is happening at Libby Bortz Assisted Living but here are some highlights:

August 7 – 2:30PM – Baking with Mandy
August 9 – 2:30PM – Arts and Crafts with Mandy
August 10 – 9:00PM – Western Welcome Week Kick Off with Fireworks at Sterne Park
August 14 – 2:30PM – Resident August Birthday Celebration
August 17 – 2:00PM – Western Saloon on 3rd Floor with Appraisers
August 20 – 2:30PM – Food Committee Meeting
August 22 – 12:00PM – Men’s Lunch
August 30 – 11:00AM – Omnibus Outing to Walter’s Izzeria & Publik House

Read more about what is happening at Libby Bortz on our News & Events page – CLICK HERE