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The Grassroots Community Center of Joes, Kirk, and Cope, Colorado exists to provide a place where individuals, groups, and organizations can convene to engage in social and recreational opportunities, health maintenance and prevention activities, and educational and cultural endeavors as determined by ongoing community needs assessment.

Located on Mainstreet in Joes, Colorado

6671 US Highway 36

Joes, Colorado 80822



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General Health & Wellness

Prairie Walk Park and Veterans Memorial is a beautifully maintained space with a quarter mile paved walking path with exercise stations, playground, sculptures, murals, a Veterans Memorial, bathroom, picnic tables RV plug-ins and a little library

Other recreational activities include basketball,  a variety of fitness equipment, treadmills, foos-ball, pool table, ping-pong and many other games to use year-round.

The Grassroots Community Center provides access to visiting doctors and nurses for all our rural citizens.

Community Events & Educational Programs

Year-round community events include: Halloween trick-or-treat street, holiday meal for seniors, cajun boil, monthly music nights, flea markets and BBQ, and other seasonal dinners.

Grassroots provides community wide access to computers, internet and printers, and a small library.

An after school drop-in program is offered to students who wish to do homeworks, use computer equipment or just play

Private and public use of the facility is offered to the community for a small fee that covers building maintenance. Memorial services are always offered at no charge.

Arts, Culture & Heritage

Grassroots, through its focused cultural programming, offers its community many diverse ways to celebrate rural arts and culture. Most programs focus on the High Plains landscape, artists, and cultural heritage—all important in building a strong sense of community belonging. Citizens from Joes, Kirk, Cope and surrounding High Plains communities are invited to present and learn about the creativity found in their own back yard. Each art project provides inspiration for new and creative ways to preserve and support contemporary rural life.



Since formal establishment in 1993 as a 501 (c) (3) the Grassroots Foundation and Community Center has provided a variety of programming to suit the communities needs. Grassroots serves approximately 300 households providing the community a place for recreation, entertainment, education, art events, funeral receptions, reunions, weddings, dances, meetings and an open venue to drop in and have someone welcome you with a smile.

We thrive because of our local partnerships, thank you!

Hollyhock House

The Liberty school District J-4

Yuma County Office of Economic Development

George Heinrichs

Mauxheart Designs

Sparky The Dog Records

Musicians – Daniel Ray, Shawn Bellows,

Rodney and Rich Mead

Hastings Excavation Services

Skip Mitchell

Plains Co-op Telephone Association

Grassroots would like to thank these foundations

and groups for their support:

Laura Jane Musser Foundation

Colorado Creative Industries

Gates Family Foundation

Anschutz Family Foundation

Arts in Society

Yuma Community Foundation

Lena Burkett Trust

Eugene Nelson Trust

Rose Community Foundation

El Pomar Foundation

The National Endowment for the Arts

Edmund T & Eleanor Quick Foundation Inc

Bayer Fund



Liberty School Mural Project

Liberty Rural Learning Cooperative

Voices of the Plains

Prairie Walk Park




For any inquiries and questions please call

(970) 358-4371 or email

Thanks to the following organizations for funding support:

Anschutz Family Foundation

Gates Family Foundation

Colorado Creative Industries

Arts in Society

Yuma Community Foundation

Think 360 Arts

Eugene Nelson Fund

Lena Burkhard Fund

Yuma County Extension Office

Laura Jane Musser Fund

El Pomar

CO Garden Association
National Endowment for the Arts

Grassroots Community Center

6671 US Highway 36

Joes, Colorado 80822


Tel: (970) 358-4371


$60 + $200 damage deposit

Contact to schedule: (970) 358-4371

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