Dressing for Gatsby are Carol and Dr. Mark Elliott

One Great Evening: Gatsby and Kenny G

Nov 19

Volunteers Lupe Reyther and Julie Collett cooed over the opportunity to see Kenny G. And tonight was their night! The artist would soon take the stage as the headline performer at Rocky Mountain Adventist Healthcare Foundation’s 35th annual Heart of…

Smart-Girl Founders Alma Lantz (left) and Kristine Shaw Quine

Smart-Girl Supporter Appreciation

Nov 19

Guests raised their glass in celebration of empowering adolescent girls to become confident, capable and self-reliant young women.  The Smart-Girl supporter appreciation event was held at Platform T, a brand new tea lounge in Glendale.  While guests learned more about…

Ren Cannon (left) and CU-Anschutz chancellor/co-chair Don Elliman

Premier Men’s Event Defies Weather, Supports CU Cancer Center

Nov 16

Even as cold rain showers were turning to snow and a dire blizzard warning loomed over the evening, guests at the 42nd annual Men’s Event rallied. Man’s game, people. On Monday, Nov. 16, nearly 175 men arrived at Elway’s looking…

Wings Board Member John Barry with Apollo 13 Flight Diretor Gene Kranz

Spreading Wings Gala 2015: Honoring the Legacy of Apollo 13

Nov 14

This 2015 Spreading Wings Gala honored the Apollo 13 astronauts and Flight Director Gene Kranz and recognized several other astronauts and aviators at the annual signature event held November 14 at Wings Over the Rockies Museum at Lowry. Emcee and…

L to R: Ernie & Jean McSpadden, Benjamin Warren, Elaine Kelton

Bright by 3 – Goodnight Moon

Nov 14

Over the Moon For twenty years Bright by Three (formerly Colorado Bright Beginnings) has been helping parents and other loving caregivers of babies and toddlers ages 0-3. This year’s 20th Anniversary Goodnight Moon Gala was a celebration to recognize the…

Executive Director/CEO Joan DiMaria (center), with Shine On gala co-chairs Cindi Burge and Kay Burke were all sponsors, as committee members.

Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network Celebrates “Shine On” Success

Nov 11

How much fun is it to get together after a super-successful event? Ask the committee members who participated in this year’s Shine On gala in October with guest speaker Mariel Hemingway. The landmark event for Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network not…

The 2015 MPMSDC bus tour participants

2015 MPMSDC Bus Tour Builds Minority Business Relationships

Nov 10

Talk about good fortune from the weather gods. Representatives and prospective members of this year’s Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council annual bus tour were able to enjoy a rare, 67-degree November day—just before a major snowstorm—to visit a spectrum…

Mauzies Mays and Egin Bresnig, Jr.

Pawpurrazzi! You’re a Star at Puttin’ On the Max

Nov 7

Denver’s party animals were out in full force at this year’s Puttin’ On the Max gala to benefit MaxFund…and it went beyond the furry, four-legged participants in the pet parade. With a “Pawpurrazzi” Hollywood theme, 350 fun-loving guests hit The…

(l-r) Dana and Brian Parks with Rebecca and Joel Aronoff

National Jewish Health Hosts Cocktails with Class

Nov 7

The 2015 Cocktails with Class helped benefit the chronically ill children of Morgridge Academy. Guests were surrounded by panoramic mountain views from the rooftop marketplace at DaVita, and spent the night enjoying signature cocktails from high-end distilleries, varietal wines and…

Dr. Patty Erjavec, left, and Lynn Morrison and Frank Zerfas, representing SunWest Educational Credit Union

Pueblo Community College Hosts Donor Dinner 2015

Nov 6

If you take a look around the local community, chances are the professionals you choose to hire–cosmetologists, dental hygenists, mechanics, to name just a few—went through a successful degree program at Pueblo Community College. Not only has the college become nationally known…

Jazz great, 12-year-old Joey Alexander, Chris Romer

I Have a Dream Foundation

Nov 5

“Meet Me on Dream Street, the hippest street in town” The Colorado I Have a Dream Foundation was founded in 1988, as a long-term academic and social mentorship program for youth who live in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. Today the CIHAD Foundation…

Friends and former Denver Bronco greats Mike Harden (left) and Tyrone Braxton

Tyrone Braxton Inspires at Stout Street Foundation’s Fall Luncheon

Oct 30

With “Inspire” as its event theme, expectations for Stout Street Foundation’s fall luncheon speakers had to be elevated. But wow, did everyone on stage deliver! Between keynote speaker Tyrone Braxton and Sara, the SSF client whose story was chronicled on…