DENVER —Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper tomorrow will make several Eastern Plains stops:


WHAT:  Brush All-American City Rally

WHEN: 8:45 a.m.

WHERE:  400 Ellsworth, Brush

Brush has been designated as an All-America City at the National Civic League’s All-America City Award Competition. The National Civic League annually recognizes 10 communities from across the country for outstanding civic accomplishments. To win, each community must demonstrate innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and cross sector collaboration by describing successful efforts to address pressing local challenges.This rally is in celebration of this award.


WHAT: Pedal The Plains Opening Ceremony
WHEN: 10:00 a.m.
WHERE:  Wiggins School, 320 Chapman St.
This is the opening ceremony of the 3rd annual Pedal The Plains bicycle tour and event. This one-of-a-kind cycling event sponsored by The Denver Post and Viaero Wireless celebrates the agricultural roots and frontier heritage of Colorado’s Eastern Plains. Billed as “a ride for the rest of us,” Pedal The Plains engages riders of all abilities from seasoned to first-time cyclists through a fun, educational and healthy new recreational experience.


WHAT:  Spring Canyon Wind Farm Tour
WHEN:  12:00 p.m.
WHERE:  28191 CR 74

Invenergy is hosting the governor for a tour of the Spring Canyon Wind Farm. This facility produces commercial scale wind, featuring 40 turbines with a total nominal power of 60,000 KW.


WHAT:  Pedal The Plains Day One Main Event
WHEN:  5:30 p.m.
WHERE:  400 block of Main St.
Fort Morgan will host the first evening of the Pedal The Plains tour. Cyclists will have just completed a 34-mile ride from Wiggins and will stop in Fort Morgan for dinner, educational exhibits and the evening’s entertainment - The Atomic Drifters.