The day's honorees: Effie Henderson, Alicia Ramirez and Kathy Mojica with CWEE ED Laurie Harvey

Aspire. Act. Achieve

Oct 22

“CWEE is the best thing that could have happened to me.” — Alicia Ramirez, CWEE 2014 Outstanding Alumnae Award Recipient Alicia Ramirez is endearingly bashful. She doesn’t want to share about herself, especially in a boastful way. But, she does…

Danny Villanueva, left, DSF ED Dr. Nate Easley, Federico Pena

Denver Scholarship Foundation Hosts Gen Colin Powell

Oct 21

There are many talented students in Denver’s school system who get good grades and are active in school life, but just don’t think it’s possible to fulfill their dream of going to college. Denver Scholarship Foundation changes all of that….

L to R: Irene Blatmick, Steve Siegel, Maggie & Mitch Morrissey, Victoria McVicker

SafeHouse Hope Gala

Oct 18

Puttin’ on the Ritz at the SafeHouse Hope Gala came naturally to the hundreds of folks who generously support victims and, strive to seek solutions to end domestic violence. SafeHouse Denver is important. To adults and children who find themselves…

Gen. Fogleman, Anne Beardall, Joe Thibodeau

Wings Over the Rockies Tribute to a Fighter Pilot-Gen. Ron Fogleman

Oct 16

This year’s Wings Over the Rockies annual Tribute to a Fighter Pilot event honored retired USAF General Ronald R. Fogleman, who within two decades rose from a combat fighter pilot in Vietnam to the head of the U.S. Air Force…

Tom Haller and Kim Patmore

OWL’s “Writing the Code for Success”

Oct 14

We live in a digital world that requires us to continuously adapt to changing technology. This reality inspired OpenWorld Learning (OWL) to create an enriched curriculum dedicated to motivating children to learn about computers.

Dr. Cile Chavez, left, Marney Andes, Giovanna Carriero-Contreras, Dr. Lynn Gangone, Victoria Gartelos

Project Aspire Presents Aspire to Inspire Luncheon

Oct 3

Just being in the same room and hearing the thoughts of distinguished women like Dr. Cile Chavez and Dr. Lynn Gangone automatically provides a heightened sense of pride, energy and goal enhancement.  Dr. Gangone, Dean of the Colorado Women’s College…

Big smiles: Ruth Rohs, left, with Rob Cohen and Robin Heller

Get Leadership Fit!

Oct 2

This year’s Women’s Success Forum: Get Leadership Fit! delivered something for everyone, from insightful speakers to amazing auction items to awe-inspiring awards. It was an energizing, engaging day for the more than 1,100 women and men who attended. Johns Manville…

The Dinettes closed the program

LFS Hosts 21st annual Inkeeper Dinner

Sep 30

It was a rollback to the ’50s as Lutheran Family Service be-bopped into their 21st annual Innkeeper Dinner at the Colorado Springs Hotel Elegante’ on Tuesday. Poodle skirts and saddle shoes abounded as supporters of this valuable community organization gathered for…

Rita Kahn, Elbra Wedgeworth, Bob Willis

Urban League of Metro Denver 2014 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Annual Awards Gala

Sep 27

A full house of guests attended the Urban League of Metropolitan Denver‘s annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. annual gala at the Denver Marriott City Center. The theme for this year’s event— “One Nation Underemployed: Bridges to Jobs and Justice”–reflected current…

Grupo Folkorico Sabor Latino

A colorful Fiesta on the Plaza

Sep 27

La Cucaracha! It was a night for dancing and singing, and happy meet-ups for friends and supporters at The Clinica Tepeyac 20th Anniversary celebration held Saturday, September 27th. The Annual ‘Fiesta on the Plaza’ is always colorful and festive. This…

Naji Ghorayeb, left, and Lois Paul, right, get photo bombed by a smiling Alison Tomlinson

“Starry Nights” and Campers Delights

Sep 27

Going to camp for the first time elicits lots of emotion. It’s a tingle of excitement. It’s a happy nervousness. It’s blissful amazement when you arrive. The John Austin Cheley Foundation’s “Starry Nights” Gala at Denver Botanic Gardens took its…

Karen Sorbo auctions off one of Anicee's paintings (held by grandmother Diane Holstein), as Kyle Dyer watches. The painting sold for $50,000.

Children’s Hospital Colorado Gala

Sep 27

Anicee didn’t seem to get the memo that most 11-year-old little girls are usually shy and reserved when talking on stage in front of hundreds of strangers. Instead, she has such a bright, vivacious and engaging personality that guests at…