2022 Denver Press Club Runyon Award Honors

Apr 22

The Denver Press Club awarded its 2022 Damon Runyon Award to Pulitizer Prize winning author and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson. He was introduced and presented the award at the April 22 dinner by his friend and colleague Greg Moore,…

JFS Celebrates 150 Years at *LOL* Executive Luncheon With Amy Schumer

Apr 4

With a simple “Did I miss anything?” Amy Schumer’s 2022 awards show comment was the laughter-inducing, tension-easing quote that went viral. What great timing, coincidence or not, for Jewish Family Service to bring Miss Amy to Denver just eight days…

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2020

Mar 30

As March was winding down, what better time to honor and induct the (very patient) Class of 2020 into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame? The 2022 CWHF Induction Gala was a fitting finale to Women’s History Month, an opportunity…

JFS 150-Year Anniversary Events Kick Off With Reception at History Colorado

Mar 10

To Jewish Family Service (JFS), 2022 is extra special, something unique. It’s the group’s sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of its life-changing community service in Denver. Back in 1872, Denver was a whopping 14 years old, its train depot had welcomed…

The Nutcracker Gala: Welcome Back, Colorado Ballet

Nov 19

Dear Colorado Ballet: We missed you! Thank you for producing The Nutcracker Gala this year. It was a pre-holiday reunion with a kick (so to speak). We loved catching up with old friends and making new ones in person, and…

True Grit & Glam: Back in the Saddle Again For Third Way Center

Oct 16

Whether they wore Western duds or a touch of glam, guests at this year’s True Grit gala were indeed happy to be “back in the saddle again” with an in-person event honoring Third Way Center’s 50th anniversary. And admit it:…

JFS Honors Three at ‘Faces of JFS’

Oct 13

Guests were in a jovial mood on Wednesday night at the Infinity Park events center, as the Jewish Family Service of Colorado’s “Faces of JFS” event brought back in-person attendance. Attendees gathered to support JFS and honor three outstanding community…

Candidates Discuss Their Views at DPS Board of Education Forum

Oct 12

As the November 2021 election nears, voters will be listening to many candidates who hope to lead and shape the future of Denver Public Schools — Colorado’s largest school district.  The latest Denver Public Schools (DPS) School Board Candidate Forum…

Summits and Stars Gala Raises Funds for Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado

Oct 2

Emcee Tom Mustin oversaw the exciting program for the 2021 “Summits and Stars” Gala benefiting the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado and Wyoming. This year’s event was held at the DCPA’s Seawell ballroom and featured a keynote address by Colorado State…

Denver Auto Show Preview Celebration Returns With Gusto

Sep 14

Hey, isn’t the Denver Auto Show always held in April? In 2021, everything changed. This year’s auto show (aka “Denver’s largest new-car showroom”) opened Sept. 15 at its new outdoor digs at Elitch Gardens. And the 12th annual preview celebration?…

TAPS Songwriter Dinner: Saluting Our Fallen Heroes

Sep 11

On the date of the 20th anniversary of 9-11, we know that many children born since 2001 can only see the aftermath of the tragedy and the bravery of those who stepped up in its wake and the subsequent military…

Morgan Adams Concours Never Disappoints

Aug 21

Guests enjoyed the best of the best of classic and antique cars, vintage motorcycles and historic airplanes throughout the ages as part of The Morgan Adams Foundation Concours d’Elegance, a signature event that supports education, research and treatment of childhood…