Shelby, the current face of Chewy's Bonetique, sneaks a treat from owner Julie Neva.

First-Ever Wags and Wine: A Bow-Wow Affair for Children’s Hospital

Sep 15

At this inaugural event, the special guests’ attire was top dog. The passed appetizers were a howling success. Tails were wagging as about a dozen therapy dogs involved in the Prescription Pet Program (PPP) at Children’s Hospital Colorado basked in…

Co-Chairs Gayle Novak and Terri Fisher flank honoree Sandee Walling

Rocky Mountain MS Gala: Making MS History

Sep 13

If ever there was a “poster child” for the fact that with some perseverance, energy and passion, a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis doesn’t have to completely slow you down, it’s Sandee Walling. Even though she admittedly gets in situations where she…

Tracie Sykes, Julie Iggy

CNI: Says Live Well, Be Happy

Sep 13

Happiness is a positive idea. A philosophy that says it’s possible to create a productive and happy life, especially for Coloradans with neurological disorders.  With the support and commitment of the Colorado Neurological Institute many, indeed, live well and enjoy…

President of the Colorado-Wyoming Chapter, Carrie Nolan

MS on the Move Luncheon

Sep 10

CAUSE & THE CURE FOR MS Carrie Nolan, President of the Colorado-Wyoming MS Chapter, gave a passionate plea to supporters on Wednesday at the annual MS fundraiser luncheon. She encouraged the medical world to help find a cause for MS…

Enjoying Metropolitan State University student creations served at the VIP reception by instructor David Beckwigh are (l to r): committee member Terry Cohen, Suzy Price, Chris Leary and Katherine Dines

3rd Annual “Fill A Plate For Hunger” Blossoms at Botanic Gardens

Sep 10

Just like a favorite restaurant, everything on the menu of this year’s Fill A Plate For Hunger fundraiser combined to cook up a supremely delicious experience. Event-goers savored the pleasant end-of-summer weather, the stunning Denver Botanic Gardens environment and, of…

Marcus Luttrell spoke with humor and passion

The Denver Hospice kicks off 2014 Mask Project

Sep 9

Even if you have read the book Lone Survivor or have seen the movie, nothing could have prepared you for the speech given by retired Navy SEAL Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Marcus Luttrell. Luttrell, in his riveting keynote remarks for…


Aurora Vistas Annual Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament

Sep 9

It was the perfect morning on the golf course for this year’s Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament which benefits the Aurora Vistas Foundation. The annual event was held at Murphy Creek Golf Course in Aurora on September 8, 2014. Nearly 100 golfers, including…

Deb Schindele, Breonna Rodriguez, Kristie Esbenshade, Joyce Schlose, Stan Smith

Goodwill overflows at 19th Hole Celebration

Aug 25

There are 19th Holes, then, there are 19th Holes. The Goodwill organization treated their supporters to one of Denver’s top golf clubs on August 25, 2014. The Colorado Golf Club is about as primo a watering hole as one can…

Connor Arend, Andy Zodin , Emma Noverr, (kneeling): John Simpson, Peter Heller

7th Annual Tennis with the Stars

Aug 23

The 7th Annual Tennis with the Stars benefitting the Wish of A Lifetime Foundation and the Colorado Youth Tennis Foundation attracted more than 150 guests at the Columbine Country Club, Saturday, August 23. Columbine Country Club Director of Tennis and…

Good friends Casey Sacks, left, Marney Thomas and Jaime Clark enjoy Dinner in White

A Touch of France in Fantastic White

Aug 23

A luscious blue Colorado sky never meant so much to someone as it did for Megan Peddycord, chair of Dinner in White, a premier fundraising event for the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Last year, the event was rained out…

President and CEO of MHAC, Don Mares, left, with Lisa Williams and Dr. Larry Spivack, co-chairs of Tribute this year

MHAC kicks off 2014 Tribute season

Aug 20

Friends and supporters gathered at a local country club on Wednesday to endorse the upcoming annual “Tribute” dinner and support programs of Mental Health America of Colorado. “Tribute to the Power of Hope” is slated for November 22, and will honor Marguerite Salazar,…

Michael Piraino and Trudy Strewler Hodges

CASA of the Pikes Peak Region Celebrates 25 Years

Aug 19

Sometimes (all too often) there are children out there alone with no one to advocate for them and no one to speak up for the truth. There have been times when a child tries to speak out about being abused…