L to R: Blake Rippe, Chris Rippe, Perry Theriot, Payton Rippe

Mile High Academy Golf Tournament

May 22

FORE! Finally, after an April cancellation, the weather cooperated and the Mile High Academy alumni golfers lined-up their golf carts under sunny blue skies and, like clock-work, shot across the lush fairways at The Ridge in Castle Pines. The competition was fierce…

Chloe seemed to want to stay on stage longer

Dogs Hit the Runway for ‘Dogton Abbey’

May 21

We don’t know who enjoyed strutting on the runway more–the dogs or the people. All we know is that this year’s “Dogton Abbey” fashion show, the premiere event for the Mutts & Models fundraiser for PetAid Colorado, was once again…

Second Wind Fund presented with a $1,000 check

Health Heroes at Work

May 18

Breakfast at the Studio Loft at the Ellie was an early morning start to recognize Colorado’s best health charities and also to acknowledge Colorado’s generous companies that support those charities. The Sixth Annual Health Heroes at Work Breakfast was hosted…

Iris Smith, left, Dr Michael Salem and Sunny Brownstein

National Jewish Health Thanks Supporters and Friends

May 11

National Jewish Health has been the leading respiratory health hospital in the nation for 17 years. They have been setting the standard of care for personalized medicine for 117 years. US News and World Report has ranked NJH as the #1 or…

"Donald Trump" makes an appearance

12th Annual Aurora Mental Health Center Spring Luncheon

May 5

Movers and shakers from throughout the Aurora community gathered at the Crown Plaza Airport Convention Center for the 12th Annual“Living Life to the Fullest” Spring Benefit Luncheon held Thursday, May 5, 2016, to benefit the Aurora Mental Health Center. Welcome…

It's smiles all around for project participants.

Archway Housing Breaks Ground for $15 Million Affordable-Housing Project in Lakewood

Apr 29

So maybe the ground being broken had turned to mud from rain and snow. Maybe it was still raining and snowing. But what a metaphor for Archway Housing & Services’ 40 West Residences groundbreaking. The gloomy weather only represented obstacles…

Dr. Lana Carter, Mike Baxter, Beth Newey, Smitty Smith, Larry Oddo and Ed Norden

PCC Foundation Hosts Fremont Hall of Fame Dinner

Apr 29

The weather was dampened but spirits were definitely not Friday night as the Canon City community came together to induct 3 exemplary people into the Pueblo Community College Fremont Campus Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame not only recognizes exemplary community…

Event Co-Chair Libby Anschutz, left, honorees Michelle and Mike Fries, Katy Powers and Chris Terrill

Colorado Symphony Ball: Battle of the Bands Rematch

Apr 23

The Battle of the Bands returned at the 2016 Colorado Symphony Ball, but actually everybody won on Saturday night. The crowd continued to carry forth the tradition of the “Bach to Rock” theme, sporting t-shirts and bow ties, gowns and leather,…

Audrey Davies, Kelley Digby, Farrah Bendell, Reagan Digby

Smart-Girl Annual Luncheon

Apr 22

“Change the world by being yourself…” That’s one of the key messages for Smart-Girls, a non-profit program that teaches leadership and self-awareness for pre-teen and teen girls. This year’s Smart-Girl annual luncheon was held at the Inverness Hotel and Conference…

Singled out for their hard work: Tammy Cunningham (left) and Rikki Allen

Rise Up Theme Propels RMCP’s Hope Matinee

Apr 21

More than just a luncheon with talented entertainers and Gov. John Hickenlooper in attendance, Hope Matinee’s “Rise Up” theme was impactful. Even while addressing mental illness and substance abuse issues, the event’s mood remained positive, with messages such as gratitude,…

PCC President Dr. Patty Erjavec, left, Jacquelyn Arellano, Alaina Saylor, Rita Friberg

PCC Mingling & Mocktails

Apr 21

Perseverance is the operative word at Pueblo Community College. Whether it be a student working hard to earn a degree and becoming successful in the business world, or a non-traditional student overcoming the odds to get their long-dreamed-of diploma, the…

Carla McElroy and her granddaughters find their table for the luncheon.

Little Hearts Luncheon Is A Big Success For CHC Heart Institute

Apr 15

Put kids, dogs and firefighters in the same place, and you’re guaranteed to experience nonstop cuteness and charm. At Little Hearts Luncheon & Fashion Show, it’s augmented even further when you know the kids are past heart patients, the dogs…