Five Things, Week of December 14, 2020

December 14, 2020

Each week, the Downtown Denver Partnership will round up the Five Things you should know for the week ahead. We’ll bring you opportunities to get involved and stay engaged, important FYIs, news from downtown businesses and Member companies, and more. Be sure to tune in and start your week with us every Monday!

1. Denver’s Office of Housing Stability (HOST) | Feedback needed
The Downtown Denver Partnership works closely in collaboration with HOST and was proud to support Denver Measure 2B, which – as of January 1, 2021 – will establish at 0.25% sales tax to support people experiencing homelessness. HOST is looking for feedback on the 2021 Strategic Plan amendment which addresses the funds expected to be generated by the sales tax. Click here to read the addendum and here to submit your feedback.

2. Denver Christkindl Market | Civic Center Park
Denver’s Christkindl Market brings cozy holiday cheer and European charm to Downtown Denver. This wel-loved downtown tradition is now taking place in Civic Center Park, bringing you artisan gifts, tasty treats, live entertainment, and of course, warming gluhwein every day through September 23. Click here to learn more.

3. Comcast Rise | Supporting Entrepreneurs
We want to commend Comcast for their commitment to entrepreneurship in Denver and beyond. Comcast announced Comcast Rise, a program that supports black, indigenous, and people of color -owned businesses through resources like consulting, tech support, creative production, funding, and more. Learn more about Comcast Rise here.

4. Downtown Denver Business Improvement District | Thank You!
Please join the Downtown Denver Partnership in thanking our Downtown Denver BID team members for their commitment to our center city. Next time you see the hard working men and women who keep the BID clean, safe, and welcoming each and every day. Learn more about the BID and our work here.

5. Free Flu Shots | Get yours next week!
Denver Public Health and the Downtown Denver Partnership have teamed up to offer free flu shots to the Downtown Denver community. Drop by our office at 16th & Arapahoe on Monday, December 21st between 12 – 6 p.m. to get your free shot. Learn more.

Member Briefing Registration:  The Downtown Denver Partnership Member Briefing on December 15 features Denver Health leaders who will provide the latest COVID-19 related numbers, an analysis of which way they are trending, and what the expectations are in terms of how quickly vaccinations will occur and the implications for the reopening of businesses, schools, hospitality and retailers. Click here to register.

Thanks for watching the latest edition of Downtown Denver Partnership’s Five Things! We hope you have a great week. Wear a mask. And don’t forget: every day is your chance to make this city a better place.