Dr. Stuart and Gail Kassan with Don Cook

MHAC Hosts 2015 Tribute kickoff

Jul 30

It’s not a secret anymore that mental health concerns affect virtually every family in one way or another. It’s time to stop hiding behind the stigma and take action. Colorado is one of the nation’s leaders in suicides and unfortunately…

Couldn't ask for a better pose!

HOPE Center Community Carnival is a Neighborhood Celebration

Jul 18

It’s a simple recipe for fun on a summer Saturday: carnival games and prizes for the kids, and good food and conversation for everyone. For the fourth year, HOPE Center hosted a neighborhood celebration with all the camaraderie of a…

Soon-to-be-homeowner Jessica Toomey with mom, Barbara Toomey

Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity 3rd Annual Hammer ‘N Ale

Jul 9

The Anheuser-Busch Biergarten served as the summer setting for the 3rd Annual Hammer ‘n’ Ale event, Thursday, July 9th benefiting Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity. Presenting Sponsor Anheuser-Busch hosted more than 350 guests at Habitat’s signature annual summer fundraiser featuring…

Tournament champions (again!), the U.S. Air Force Academy Football foursome: (l to r):  Clay Hendrix, Troy Calhoun, Dallas Massey and Mitch Mann

THFC Veterans Cup Tees Off at (*cue heavenly music*) Sanctuary

Jul 1

After a sunny start to this year’s Veterans Cup tournament, the severe-weather horn sounded mid-round and play was delayed for an hour by a fast-moving, lightning-filled rainstorm. But the 120 players and supporters of The Home Front Cares easily took…

Event Chairs Kevin Kreymborg and Linda Cavanagh

TAPS: Saluting our Fallen Heroes Dinner Concert and Auction

Jun 26

Tears are shed everyday for our brave military members that are no longer with us. While coping with such grief is tremendously difficult, loved ones of those lost should know that they are not alone on this journey. Since 1994, the Tragedy Assistance Program…

Co-Chairs Pamela Adams, Jeanne Saunders

Live! at the Rainbow Room

Jun 26

Back to the Future for Young Musicians Changing Lives Through Music Yes, it is 2015 in Denver, not New York City in the 1930’s. This night there were no sightings of the glamorous Joan Crawford or Rosalind Russell. Definitely no…

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Tee Off for Hope! Annual Golf Tournament

Jun 22

Bang, they’re off! It was a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. then, 30 degrees warmer and the first foursome arrived at the Highlands Ranch Golf Club dining room. One after another the golfers pulled up in their carts laughing and…

Denver sports cartoonist Drew Litton with his iconic rendering of Pat Bowlen's Broncos legacy. Considered to be the signature creation at this year's event,  the signed artwork was purchased by Beth Bowlen Wallace at the live auction for $7,000.

Alzheimer’s Association Art Auction Draws Broncos and New Supporters

Jun 15

When emcee Kim Christiansen asked how many of the 800 attendees at this year’s Memories in the Making Art Auction were new to the event, at least half raised their hand. Admittedly, there was a curiosity factor that helped sell…

(l to r): Heather Magic, Dee Horsburgh, Melissa Tondi and Linda Arneson

Strokes of KINDness Golfers are All Smiles

Jun 15

Was the 2015 Strokes of KINDness Benefit Golf Tournament a success? In the Bear Dance Golf Club parking lot at the end of the day, someone was overheard saying, “Did you have fun?” and the reply was: “Yeah! And I’ll…

Pete Severson, left, John Secora, Jack Everhart and Kris Spradley--their Spradley Auto Network team ended up winning the tournament

Pueblo Community College Looks “Fore-ward”

Jun 12

Pueblo Community College President Dr. Patty Erjavec summed it up very well when she said “today’s weather is alot like our students–we start out with some adversity but eventually we are brightly shining in the end.” What could have been a…

Enjoying the Mental Healthies Selfie Station

Mental Health America of Colorado ILTM Reception

Jun 11

A brief and fast-moving thunderstorm in downtown Denver did not hinder some 150 guests from attending the June 11th Mental Health America Colorado‘s annual 2nd Annual “Improving Lives, Transforming Minds” (ILTM) event honoring organizations and individual mental health advocates. Held…

Pikes Peak United Way CEO Jason Wood, Keynote Speaker Rich Harwood

Pikes Peak United Way 2015 Community Celebration Luncheon

Jun 4

The Pikes Peak United Way in Colorado Springs held its Community Celebration Luncheon June 4 at the Broadmoor Hotel International Center to honor its supporters. More than 650 attended the event to listen to keynote speaker Rich Harwood, president and…