Colorado Air and Space Port announces partnership with PD Aerospace of Japan

By signing a letter of intent, Adams County's Colorado Air and Space Port and Japanese-based PD AeroSpace, LTD., have established a formal relationship. In this arrangement, the two will work together to explore the possibilities of the development and expansion of PD AeroSpace, LTD.'s commercial activities at the Colorado Air and Space Port. 

"This letter of intent is a key component in building relationships with aerospace companies across the globe and for Adams County to provide a launch site," says Dave Ruppel, Director, Colorado Air and Space Port. "Colorado has been coined 'Aerospace Alley,' and partnerships like this ensure it will remain a major destination for this industry."

PD AeroSpace, LTD. is a spacecraft manufacturer with business offices in Nagoya, Japan and a research and development facility in Hekinan City. PD AeroSpace is developing a reusable sub-orbital spaceplane for micro-gravity testing, space tourism, and eventually point-to-point transportation. Their spacecraft uses a patented propulsion system with dual jet and rocket technology to achieve sub-orbital flight. The company intends to use Colorado Air and Space Port for the horizontal launch of this space plane.

Located at the former Front Range Airport in Watkins, Colorado Air and Space Port is the country's newest spaceport accommodating vehicles making horizontal takeoffs and landings. CASP was issued a site operator's license by the Federal Aviation Administration on August 17, 2018. It will serve as America's hub for commercial space transportation, research, and development.

More information on the Colorado Air and Space Port can be found online here
Canvas and Waffles 

Join the Bennett Arts Council and Anythink Libraries for a FREE pop art paint and sip hosted by local artist, Wendy Balfe.

Saturday, May 4,2019
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Bennett Community Center,
1100 E. Colfax Ave, Bennett, CO 80102

Space is limited, reserve a spot online here!
Town of Bennett, Grothe Financial Celebrate Arbor Day with Tree Donation

For the second year, Lance Grothe  with  Grothe Financial  was kind  enough to donate a tree to the Town of Bennett in celebration of Arbor Day.   Arbor Day is an annual celebration of the important  role trees have in our lives and promotes tree planting and care. Improving and caring for local parks is one of the Town's top priorities.

Thank you again to Grothe Financial for their generous donation to the Town of Bennett!

Watch the full tree planting celebration on our Facebook page here.
Bennett Gives Back 2019

The Town of Bennett is looking for applicants for the 2019 Bennett Gives Back Grant!

The Town of Bennett, through the Bennett Gives Back Grant, may provide a grant up to 90% of the costs of a qualifying event, project, program or activity. The purpose of the program is for eligible organizations and special districts to obtain additional resources to help supplement services or resources provided to the residents of Bennett.

Applications will be available March 4, 2019 and due May 3, 2019. Fill out an application online here.
2020 Census News

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau sets out to get a head count of everyone residing in the United States. The Census counts people of all ages, races, and ethnic groups to get an accurate measure of the U.S. population. These population totals are used to determine the number of seats each state has in the House of Representatives, how federal and state legislative districts are redrawn, and the appropriation of federally funded programs. 

For Colorado, an accurate census count is essential. Federal state and local governments, businesses, nonprofits, and foundations rely on Census data to allocate funding, understand how the community is changing, and promote economic development. 

The State Complete Count Campaign (CCC) is a volunteer committee established to increase awareness about Census 2020; respond to the population's questions and concerns about the Census; focus resources on hard-to-count areas and populations; and to motivate residents in the community to respond with the best, most accurate, count in Colorado.

More information on 2020 Complete Count Campaign can be found online here
Upcoming Bennett Events
  • Canvas & Waffles - May 4, 2019
  • Party in the Park - June 13, 2019
  • Community Clean Up Day - June 22, 2019
  Check Out Our Events Calendar Here
Questions? Comments? Suggestions?
Contact Alison Digan, Public Relations Coordinator

Town of Bennett | 303.644.3249 | |