June Travis, Kathy & Ron and Ann Rizutto

Reach for the Stars fundraiser for Rocky Mt. Children’s Law Center

Apr 11

The month of April represents the start of spring and renewed hope for many children. April has also been designated as national Child Abuse Prevention Month by Congress since 1983. More than 400 guests of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law…

Honorary Chairs Arlene Hirschfeld, left, and Evi Makovsky

Cocktails for the Cure 2014

Apr 9

At first glance upon attending the 5th Annual Cocktails for a Cure event (presented by Sherman & Howard, L.L.C. and matched by The Salah Foundation to benefit cutting edge research for the University of Colorado Cancer Center), one might see…

Mike Fries and Ed Haselden and the Moderators Band

Colorado Symphony Ball 2014

Apr 5

They say that music is the universal language, and it spoke loud and clear Saturday night at the Colorado Symphony Ball at the Fillmore Auditorium. The “Bach to Rock” theme returned with an added “battle of the bands” component that…

Greiner Electric, MVP honorees, celebrate.

Hoops & Hoopla Scores for National Jewish Health

Apr 5

Ah, springtime in the Rockies! Sun, flowers blooming, some snowflakes—and for sports fans, watching the NCAA basketball semifinals at National Jewish Health’s Hoops & Hoopla. For the past 11 years, the annual fundraiser has become a rite of spring in…

A firefighter hams it up with Eden.

Little Hearts Fashion Show Tugs at Everyone’s Heartstrings

Apr 4

Kim Christiansen made the point at the Little Hearts Fashion Show and Luncheon on Friday that it’s our responsibility to help parents and families of kids with heart problems. Most often they are working and can’t take off as much…

L to R: Ben Martinez, Betty Emmanuel, Tamara Emmanuel

ArtReach 40th Anniversary – Fabulous at Forty

Mar 22

Forty years is a long and respectable period of time for an organization to flourish. ArtReach, Inc. has proven to be an important Denver organization for people who believe in art and, for spreading the love of art. Starting with…

Board members from left, Dave Zinger, Bill Baldwin and Ray Nutt

Small Plates Big Heart Tasting Event Benefitting the Adoption Exchange

Mar 20

Guests enjoyed an array of delicious food, beer and wine tastings at the 3rd annual Small Plates Big Heart event on Thursday, March 20th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Denver. This year’s attendees enjoyed live music from the…

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Denver Jewish Day School Hosts Annual Tribute Dinner

Mar 20

There are basic rules of life, really. Treat people with respect. Have dignity, pride and focus in what you do. Strive to be the best that you can be. While not automatically followed in the world, these guidelines are basic…

MCPN Board Member Barbara Shannon Bannister

10th Annual Green Tie Gala benefits MCPN

Mar 15

Long before the great healthcare debate on how to provide affordable, accessible health insurance for Americans, one clinic with one physician decided to do something about the issue 25 years ago. From that small site blossomed what today is the…

Colorful cardboard

Thinking “Out of the Box” and taking the Cardboard Challenge

Mar 14

Cardboard refrigerator boxes make perfect rocket ships. Or trains. Or Indy cars. When you’re young those big, brown, bendable, cut-able, blank canvases—which are just begging for illustration—are an unbeatable source for creativity. Thinking about and outside the cardboard box, Cherry…

Happily fed: Carlos, Mary, Mike and Laurice De La Rosa

Hot Soup on a Warm and Caring Night

Mar 10

Chicken Soup for the Soul is a widely recognized book title. Soup for the Soul, the annual fundraiser for Centura’s Porter Hospice, St. Anthony Hospice and The Butterfly Program, brings that title to life, as it connects its guests with…

President/CEO Gerie Grimes (left), with her sister, Joanne Butler

9th Annual Vintage Vegas Soiree is a Sure Bet for HOPE Center

Mar 8

Vegas, baby. Vegas! With masquerade attire, casino games and Mary Louise Lee’s sparkling vocals, HOPE Center’s ninth annual Vintage Vegas Casino Night…All That Glitters was a tribute to the 1930s—a time when legendary musicians introduced jazz to the French. Historic…