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Fleurish – Fête des Fleurs declared ‘by far, the biggest of them all’

Fleurish – Fête des Fleurs declared ‘by far, the biggest of them all’

By Glory Weisberg The Denver Botanic Gardens Fête des Fleurs reaped a rich reward for its spectacular Chihuly art glass exhibit with a record-breaking and sold out attendance of more than 500 guests. Credit goes also to the Fête’s chairs, Kelly Eisinger and Jennifer Marsico Milo. Helping bring in 33 committee members, some new to […]

Families First Country Fair hog heaven for families

Families First Country Fair hog heaven for families

By Glory Weisberg The Families First Country Fair is a summer fundraising staple in the metro Denver area and unique in its theme and sort of hog heavenly for entire families. This year’s edition was at the Hudson Gardens, a site absolutely perfect with space for piggy bank check-in and weigh-in, a barbecue and entertainment […]

Denver Zoo celebrates hippo Bert’s 58th birthday

Denver Zoo celebrates hippo Bert’s 58th birthday

Some press releases are so adorably written they beg publication here, so unabashedly, we are using a “BertDay” piece from the Denver Zoo. Bertie, affectionately called Bert, has lived at Denver Zoo longer than any other animal resident. Bert arrived at the zoo on Dec. 16, 1958, from the Central Park Zoo in New York […]

Breaking The Ice: HealthSouth of Littleton takes the plunge for ALS

Breaking The Ice: HealthSouth of Littleton takes the plunge for ALS

By Peter Jones If you have not heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, your head must be stuck in a bucket. For nearly a month, everyone from former President George W. Bush to pop star Lady Gaga have felt the head rush of ice-filled water, as part of a social-media-driven awareness and fundraising campaign. […]

CCSD Superintendent Bull accepts, dishes out ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

CCSD Superintendent Bull accepts, dishes out ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Submitted by CCSD Harry Bull’s commentary about the freezing temperatures was short and sweet. “That was cold,” Bull offered mere moments after he’d dumped a full bucket of ice-cold water over his own head on the lawn in front of the Cherry Creek Educational Services Center on Aug. 19. There was little time for shivers […]

34-year volunteer recipient of 7Everyday Hero Award

34-year volunteer recipient of 7Everyday Hero Award

collaboration with TLC Meals on Wheels and Channel 7Everyday Hero, Beverly Busher was recognized as a 34-year volunteer recently. The report on Channel 7 News can be seen on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 22 at 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 at 7 a.m. Born […]

Clothes to Kids ready to outfit DPS students

Clothes to Kids ready to outfit DPS students

Luncheon slated for Sept. 23 Clothes to Kids of Denver has an inventory of nearly new and brand new clothes and shoes to fit students enrolled in Denver Public Schools where two out of three kids in the district qualify for free or reduced lunch. That means they come from families living at or below […]

Denver Center parties at Cherry Creek Country Club

Denver Center parties at Cherry Creek Country Club

By Glory Weisberg The Denver Center Alliance New Member and 100% Club gathered at Cherry Creek Country Club last week. As members filed into the club, we heard excited shouts as members who had not seen each other over the summer got caught up on summer vacations and fall plans. The late afternoon reception was hosted by […]

Fleurish – Make-A-Wish Colorado Wine & Wishes brings Beatlemania

Fleurish – Make-A-Wish Colorado Wine & Wishes brings Beatlemania

By Glory Weisberg Make-A-Wish Colorado began granting wishes to children with potentially fatal illnesses about 30 years ago. Since then they’ve granted 4,200 wishes, 77 percent of them wishing to go to Disney World. When the nonprofit had its Wine & Wishes “A Tribute to The Beatles” recently at the Sewall Ballroom, a wall of […]

Invisible Disabilities Association hosts Awards Gala

Invisible Disabilities Association hosts Awards Gala

By Scottie Taylor Iverson Cherry Hills Village Mayor Doug Tisdale is honorary gala chair for Invisible Disabilities Association’s 7th Annual Awards Gala honoring local champions, as well as national celebrities. The Marriott Denver South in Lone Tree is the venue for the Friday, Oct. 24, festivities with a reception and silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. […]

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