Colorado Local Section

***Check out March, April, May updates in "What We've Been Doing" & "Newsletter Postings" sections at left

May 5th-7th Strategic Planning Retreat Results

Thank you so much for supporting your Colorado ACS local section by completing the         survey a few weeks back.

The Strategic Planning Committee with your help devised 4 goals

    Your words were transformed into goals!    for  Strategic Planning Goals Preview 

Want to become more involved? Help-out with strategies and implementation?  Want to receive email notices about monthly events from your COACS? Want to Volunteer to help grow our section?

We are planning and hosting the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting this fall in Loveland, Colorado, Oct. 25-28,     Abstract submission is open.  2017 Strategic Plan & Calendar of Upcoming Events to be posted


Senior Luncheon  June 21st 

Join us to Celebrate our Seniors!

The Colorado Section will honor those members reaching 50, 60 and 70-years of service this year at a luncheon June 21 and at the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting in October.  This year we have 13 members who have achieved 50 years, 7 who have achieved 60 years, and 3 who have achieved 70 years of membership!


We are extending the invitation to attend the luncheon to all Colorado Section members.  Come join us as our guest as we celebrate the years of service of these members.


The first event will be held in Greenwood Village (in the Denver Tech Center) June 21 and the other in Loveland at the Embassy Suites and Conference Center as part of the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, October 25-28.


Wednesday, June 21, 11:30 – 1:30

Benedict’s Restaurant

8181 E. Arapahoe Rd (west of I-25 at Greenwood Plaza Blvd)

Greenwood Village, CO 80112


Friday, October 27, noon

Embassy Suites and Conference Center

4705 Clydesdale Parkway

Loveland, CO 80538 


In June we have a private room at Benedict’s for our event.  Please see the attached menu.   Text, call or email Marge Rakowsky for reservations.  The October event for RMRM 2017 is still being planned.  Check the website for details or contact Marge Rakowsky.  The Section website is at   The RMRM2017 website is at


Please let us know if you have mobility or transportation issues—we will try to provide assistance. 

Calendar of Upcoming Events - work in progress

Upcoming ACS Events (most in the planning stage)


Wednesday, June 21st     11:30AM to 1:30PM          Senior Luncheon Invitation Letter        

 RMRM – Oct 25th – 28th   Loveland, CO 

2nd Monday of the month, October 2017 thru May 2018, Boulder Café Scientifique at Bohemian Biergarten, Pearl Street Mall, Boulder – jointly sponsored with CU Sigma Xi

Fall Monthly ACS Meeting                   potential western slope location to be announced

January Monthly Event                                 to celebrate ACS Service Award Winners


February Monthly Event   

March Monthly Event


April Monthly Event       Teacher/Student  Awards Dinner jointly sponsored with CCTA to honor Colorado’s brightest High School students and their teachers

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