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Two Denver Recycling Events

Here's the scoop on two recycling events coming up in the Denver / Stapleton area:

On Tuesday, August 30, the Colorado Association of REALTORS is holding an electronics recycling event from 7:30am to noon at the Brentwood Center, northwest corner of Evans & Federal Blvd. The recycling service will unload your vehicle for you, certify that all personal information and data have been destroyed and properly dispose of all electronic and toxic materials. Price is $25 per vehicle (limit one monitor/screen) and proceeds go to support the REALTOR® Political Survival Fund. For a list of items you can recycle, click here.

On Saturday, September 3, Stapleton United Neighbors is sponsoring a multi-item recycling event from 10am - 2pm, in the Sam's Club Parking Lot at 7805 East 35th Avenue. Among the items accepted at the SUN event are electronics, paper (for shredding), mattresses, paint, furniture, clothing, and batteries.  The Kearns Team from RE/MAX of Cherry Creek will be joining in for another Moving Box Exchange (bring your used moving boxes, or pick some up for a future move). For a full list of items you can recycle at the event, and costs, click here. there will also be food sales on site and prize drawings!

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2nd Annual Stapleton Beer Festival - August 20, 2011

2011 Stapleton Beer FestivalAre you wondering what to do this weeend? Are you just counting the days until the Great American Beer Festival comes to Denver (it's September 29 - October 1, in case you were don't know). Well how about coming to an event that features 15 breweries, 8 food vendors, 2 concerts, and a great neighborhood? 

It is the 2nd annual Stapleton Beer Festival, and it happens this Saturday, August 20, from 4:00 to 8:30pm! Click on the poster for more information.

After the great success of last year's Stapleton Beer Festival, how could the Stapleton Master Community Association top itself this year? Come out on Saturday and find out! Fifteen Colorado breweries are participating, including some great craft brewers that you may not know (yet). Here are the list of participants:

Avery Brewing Company
Breckenridge Brewery
Bull & Bush Brewery
CAUTION: Brewing Company
Coors Brewing Company
Copper Kettle Brewing
Crabtree Brewing Company
Del Norte Brewing Company

Great Divide Brewing Company
Left Hand Brewing Company
New Belgium Brewing
Odell Brewing Company
Oskar Blues Brewery
Renegade Brewing Company
Strange Brewing Company

Getting Hungry?  Well, there will also be 8 food vendors on site, and your ticket price includes food coupons for the vendors!

Biker Jim's
Bon Bon Buggy
Crockspot
Gigi's Cupcakes 
Jim-n-Nick's BBQ
Rocky Mountain Chili Bowl
Steuben's
Street Eats 


Oh, did I mention that there are also TWO concerts going on? Opie Gone Bad will perform from 4:00 to 6:00pm, and Chris Daniels and the Kings are on from 6:30 to 8:30pm... and the concerts are free! If you don't want to taste the beers, you are free to come and listen to the music. Beer, soda, and water will also be available for sale.

Tickets are $30 through August 18, or $35 day of event. For more information, please visit www.StapletonCommunity.com or call the Stapleton MCA at 303.388.0724.

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Thank you. Again.

Five Star Real Estate Agents

In 2010, and again in 2011, our clients, peers, and real estate industry experts selected Diana and Michael Kearns as Five Star Real Estate Agents for providing exceptional service and for overall customer satisfaction. Fewer than 1 in 14 real estate agents in the Denver area qualify for this honor.  Diana and Michael will be recognized in the September issue of 5280 Magazine.

According tot he Five Star website, 'As part of an in-depth research process real estate agents are evaluated by their customers and real estate industry professionals based on customer service, integrity, market knowledge, communication and negotiation skills, closing preparation, helping you find the right home, marketing the home being sold, and overall satisfaction.'

Diana and Michael Kearns live and work in Stapleton, and are honored to have helped their friends and neighbors buy or sell over 180 homes in our community.

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Its okay - go play in the street!

Viva Streets denver LiveWell ColoradoThat's right kids (and grownups), go play inthe street!

This Saturday, August 14th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Denver's 23rd Avenue will be closed to auto traffic from City Park to Stapleton.  Denver residents are pretty used to street closures for construction, but this time the street is being closed so we can get out and play!

The celebration is called Viva Streets, and it is being sponsored by LiveWell Colorado and Bike Denver. Instead of cars, 23rd Ave will be taken over by bikers and pedestrians wandering down the street to enjoy parades, food vendors, musicians, and more. Here's a map of the 'party zone' with markers of what is happening along the route.

Learn more about Viva Streets by visiting the LiveWell Colorado website!

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Using QR Codes in Real Estate

What do you think of QR codes?

QR Code on real estate signQR codes are those square barcodes that are popping up everywhere these days. They are in magazine ads, store price tags, and increasingly on real estate signs.

Many Realtors have replaced color flyers on sign boxes with QR codes that allow consumers to go straight to detailed info (and sometimes even virtual tours) about the property. Reasons include cost savings (color brochures are expensive) and providing more information to consumers.

What do you think of QR codes? Have you tried using them? Do you find them useful? Do you think you would use them if you were househunting?

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