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Fleurish – Combat to Classroom Gala funds CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campus vet scholarships

Fleurish – Combat to Classroom Gala funds CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campus vet scholarships

By Glory Weisberg Not all men and women who served in the military, be they drafted in earlier times or more recently, entered the service voluntarily, get to come home to excited family and friends and many of those who do then get to face another battle, getting a job. It wasn’t always this way […]

Girls & Guys Night Out funding Girls Inc. college scholarships

Girls & Guys Night Out funding Girls Inc. college scholarships

By Glory Weisberg Bright shiny white beads were selling at a fast clip at the Girls Inc. Girls & Guys Night Out party, with not only girls, i.e., women, buying them, but their guys getting them on as well. And it was for a good cause: helping inner city schoolgirls become strong, smart and bold, […]

RAFT hosts 400+ attendees at UPCYCLE fundraiser

RAFT hosts 400+ attendees at UPCYCLE fundraiser

By Scottie Taylor Iverson Resource Area for Teaching recently bestowed its highest honor to Colorado leaders Walter and Christie Isenberg who have demonstrated a commitment to teachers and an ability to unite educators, philanthropists, business and political leaders to improve education for children in Colorado. Colorado educator Lauren Lehmann also received the Mary Simon Award […]

Project Aspire luncheon honors ‘Aspire to Inspire’ Honoree and Scholarship winners

Project Aspire luncheon honors ‘Aspire to Inspire’ Honoree and Scholarship winners

By Scottie Taylor Iverson The mantra of “Set your path. Complete the journey,” the DU female Chancellor’s support, and the lovely Fritz Knoebel Event Center, tucked away on the University of Denver campus, (Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management) were the perfect ingredients for the second annual Project Aspire Scholarship Luncheon. Chef Daniel Asher from […]

Sept. 29 hailstorms disrupted charity golf tournaments

Sept. 29 hailstorms disrupted charity golf tournaments

The Adam’s Camp Mark Wiebe Adam’s Camp Classic was somewhat held Sept. 29 at the Colorado Golf Club. Wiebe was the 2013 British Open champion and his wife Cathy hosted the tournament. But Mother Nature produced significant storms as all of us out here also witnessed, so play was called off. Forced inside the club, […]

Fleurish – 2015 Le Bal de Ballet honorees and Debutantes introduced

Fleurish – 2015 Le Bal de Ballet honorees and Debutantes introduced

By Glory Weisberg The 2015 class of Le Bal de Ballet Debutantes and Young Men of Distinction was formally introduced Sept. 21 at The Denver Country Club. Denise Nalen is ball chairwoman and Christian Reid is 2016 ball chair. Laura Dirks is Honorary Chairperson and Pam Gatz is president of the Denver Ballet Guild. The […]

Golf ball-size hail descends on south metro area

Golf ball-size hail descends on south metro area

Army of would-be and legit roofers follows By Glory Weisberg First hail pelted our house, which is near Orchard Road and South Havana. It broke windows and branches as well, now strewn over every inch of our property and many of the properties of our neighbors. The gutters look like they’d taken direct hits on […]

Freedom Service Dogs Diamonds in the Ruff set for Oct. 17

Freedom Service Dogs Diamonds in the Ruff set for Oct. 17

Since 1987, Freedom Service Dogs has been enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by rescuing dogs and custom training them for veterans and active military, suffering from PTSD, TBI, children with autism and people with spinal cord injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy and Down syndrome. Being a privately funded 501(c)3 in Englewood, FSD holds […]

Ridge View Academy, Betty Marler Center host Corks for Character, Oct. 16

Ridge View Academy, Betty Marler Center host Corks for Character, Oct. 16

The Community Advisory Board of the Ridge View Academy Charter school and the Betty Marler Center will hold a Wine Tasting and Auction – Corks for Character, on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Balistreri Winery and Vineyards located at 1946 E. 66th Ave. in north Denver.   The event will be an evening to celebrate […]

Children’s Hospital Gala draws 1,400 people

Children’s Hospital Gala draws 1,400 people

By Glory Weisberg Pure, innate artistic talent knows no boundaries and comes in all shapes and sizes. One example lit up the stage at the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation Gala, as patient Anicee came on stage to offer her painting, Bell Tower. Despite a brittle bone disease, Anicee uses a canvas and brush to create […]

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