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Retired Navy SEAL holds Inaugural Mask Project Luncheon guests spellbound

Retired Navy SEAL holds Inaugural Mask Project Luncheon guests spellbound

By Glory Weisberg Marcus Luttrell is a decorated former Navy SEAL and he tells a spellbinding tale of his service in Afghanistan and Iraq, a tale also told in his book, Service, A Navy SEAL at War. He was brought to Denver as the keynote speaker at the Inaugural Mask Project Luncheon for The Denver […]

There and Back Again: Hetta Huskies adventure ends with love at first sight

There and Back Again: Hetta Huskies adventure ends with love at first sight

PART III of III By Leah McFail In September 2013, we found ourselves in the tiny reindeer-herding village of Hetta, 130 miles above the Arctic Circle, after 17 hours of travel via train and bus. Hetta Huskies itself is owned by married former professional adventure athletes and explorers, Finnish Pasi Ikonen and British Anna McCormack, […]

Scope It Out 5K set for Oct. 4

Scope It Out 5K set for Oct. 4

Inaugural event to honor ‘tres amigas’ Submitted by Scottie Brown, volunteer with Scope it Out For eight months, Karen Wehling, Joan Ponds and Linda Woltkamp would get together, have lunch and check up on each other’s lives; not unusual for girlfriends. But their bi-monthly gatherings weren’t your everyday social occasion.  They were meeting at the […]

Wag `n Trail brings together Coloradans and their canines for a good cause

Wag `n Trail brings together Coloradans and their canines for a good cause

Annual Dumb Friends League event celebrates 10 years of helping homeless pets Dogs and hiking. If you’re like most Coloradans, you’re a sucker for both. For the 10th year in a row, the Dumb Friends League is combining the two into one quintessential Colorado event. The 10th annual Dumb Friends League Wag `n Trail takes […]

Cherry Creek North Food & Wine another hit

Cherry Creek North Food & Wine another hit

Annual Celebrate Fashion in Cherry Creek North set for Sept. 19 By Valerie LeVier  The sixth annual Cherry Creek North Food & Wine on Fillmore Plaza offered guests the opportunity to sample decadent food while sipping on a variety of wines, beer and cocktails. The much anticipated summer event reminded guests why dining in Cherry […]

IFCS School Supply program helps prepare 976 students for future success

IFCS School Supply program helps prepare 976 students for future success

The 2014 Ready, Set, School! program and school supply distribution has just wrapped up and through the communities support, IFCS was able to help 976 students. These students received your donated supplies, which allow them to excel in school and make a better future for themselves and their family. Each year, thousands of families spend […]

Denver Housing Authority has Wall of Fame Awards Sept. 18

  Denver Community Ventures-Denver Housing Authority has its 10th annual Wall of Fame Awards, Sept. 18. The Wall of Fame honors people and organizations making major contributions to the Denver Housing Authority Resident and Community Services. This program “helps senior and disabled residents live independently and stay young at heart,” the announcement said. Let’s face […]

Fine Arts Foundation Debutantes and parents gathered for Announcement Reception

Fine Arts Foundation Debutantes and parents gathered for Announcement Reception

By Glory Weisberg The Fine Arts Foundation had its Announcement Reception honoring the 2015 Debutantes and their parents, Aug. 24, at the home of Suzan and Gary Hoyt Schlatter. Julie Anderson is 2015 ball chair and Kathy Roberts is 2015 ball co-chair. The following are the 2015 Debutantes and the names of their parents. Lillian […]

‘Canstruction’ Denver exhibit to aid the Gathering Place

‘Canstruction’ Denver exhibit to aid the Gathering Place

Teams of local architectural, engineering and construction firms and design students are starting with multiple thousands of food cans and making them into a unique art exhibit of “colossal structures,” at the History Colorado Center and the public can come look at them daytime, Sept. 20-Oct. 2, free of charge. This is being put on […]

Global Down Syndrome Foundation kicks off Be Beautiful, Be Yourself

Global Down Syndrome Foundation kicks off Be Beautiful, Be Yourself

By Glory Weisberg Not all hometown heroes wear football helmets; some of them wear lab coats. The Global Down Syndrome Foundation kicked off its annual Be Beautiful, Be Yourself benefit at the Four Seasons Hotel and it was a magnet, luring a lot of steadfast supporters loyal to the organization for years. It also attracted […]

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