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District 3 meeting scheduled

Centennial City Councilmembers Ken Lucas and Rebecca McClellan will host a District 3 meeting at 6:30 p.m. July 11 in the council chambers, 13133 E. Arapahoe Road. Representatives from Animal Services will discuss responsible pet ownership, including licensing, and will share information about the upcoming Dog Days event.

There will also be an opportunity for open forum for residents to discuss ideas and concerns. For more information, contact Lucas at 303-754-3367 or McClellan at 303-754-3405.

Blood screenings offered

South Suburban Parks and Recreation and University Hospital have partnered to provide affordable, comprehensive blood screenings at four South Suburban locations this month. The screenings will be offered from 7 to 9:30 a.m. at the following sites: July 16 at Lone Tree Recreation Center, 10249 Ridgegate Circle, Lone Tree; July 17 at Goodson Recreation Center, 6315 S. University Blvd., Centennial; July 18 at Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W. Powers Ave., Littleton; and July 19 at Family Sports Center, 6901 S. Peoria St., Centennial.

The fee for cholesterol screening and 30 other blood components is $40. A 12-hour fast is required. Minimum age is 18, unless accompanied by parent or guardian. Additional screenings are available. No appointment is necessary. Call 303-730-4610 for more information.

City needs teen leaders

The City of Centennial is seeking applicants to fill two-year terms on the Youth Commission. Composed of 11 teens from across the city, ages 13 to 18, the commission is a way for young people to learn about local government.

Applications may be found online at www.centennialcolorado.com by typing “youth commission application” in the search box on the left. Completed applications should be delivered or mailed to the attention of Brad Kearney, 13133 E. Arapahoe Road, Centennial, CO 80112; or faxed to 720-488-0933, or emailed to bkearney@centennialcolorado.com. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, July 12. For more information, contact Brad Kearney at 303-754-3339.

Bennet seeks interns

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is accepting internship applications from undergraduate students, recent graduates and graduate students for his Washington, D.C., and Colorado offices. In addition to his Washington office, internships are available year -ound in Colorado Springs, Denver, Durango, Fort Collins and Pueblo.

Interns may match projects based on their area of interest, including tax policy, small business, economic development, veterans issues, education, entrepreneurship, energy, bioscience or aerospace.

Interested students and recent graduates should apply online at www.bennet.senate.gov/services/internships. Internships are unpaid. The deadline is Aug. 15. Internships in one of Bennet’s Colorado offices are considered on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply before Sept. 1.