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Morning Star debuts in Centennial http://www.villagerpublishing.com/morning-star-debuts-centennial/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/morning-star-debuts-centennial/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:30:23 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=66087 New senior-living center offers assisted living and memory care  By Jan Wondra The crowd filled the lobby area, the dining room and greeting room and a few folks peeked over the railings of the second floor balcony to celebrate the grand opening of Morning Star, a new senior-living center located in Centennial at 14301 E. […]

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Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon offers opening remarks at the July 11 grand opening of the new Morning Star Assisted Living and Memory Care facility at Arapahoe Road and Jordan in Centennial.

Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon offers opening remarks at the July 11 grand opening of the new Morning Star Assisted Living and Memory Care facility at Arapahoe Road and Jordan in Centennial.

New senior-living center offers assisted living and memory care 

By Jan Wondra

The crowd filled the lobby area, the dining room and greeting room and a few folks peeked over the railings of the second floor balcony to celebrate the grand opening of Morning Star, a new senior-living center located in Centennial at 14301 E. Arapahoe Road.

“This is a place that the staff feels they are being called to,” said CEO and Founder Ken Yaeger. “I lived in Centennial for 15 years, and always dreamed of opening a

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Obituary – Robert John Molloy, July 21, 1925 – July 11, 2014 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/obituary-robert-john-molloy-july-21-1925-july-11-2014/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/obituary-robert-john-molloy-july-21-1925-july-11-2014/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:25:53 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=66084 Robert John Molloy was born in Middletown, Ohio, and lived in Colorado for 64 years.  He worked for Martin Marietta for 45 years on programs including Titan I, Titan II, Gemini, Skylab, MX/Peacekeeper and Zenith Star. He retired from Lockheed Martin in 2000 after 50 years in the aerospace industry. Molloy earned a degree in […]

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Robert John Molloy

Robert John Molloy was born in Middletown, Ohio, and lived in Colorado for 64 years.  He worked for Martin Marietta for 45 years on programs including Titan I, Titan II, Gemini, Skylab, MX/Peacekeeper and Zenith Star. He retired from Lockheed Martin in 2000 after 50 years in the aerospace industry.

Molloy earned a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., and moved to Colorado in 1950 to work for the Heckethorn Company. He volunteered for the Army in WWII, landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day Plus One and earned two Bronze Stars.

He served as president of the Littleton Chamber of Commerce, served on the Arapahoe County Extension Service Advisory Board and was president of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Western Division. He was an advisor and board member for AVERITECH, EQUINOX Interscience and Vista LifeSciences. Three years ago he worked with members of Congress advocating for military and veteran psychological and brain injury care. He was a precinct leader for Arapahoe County until he was 85.

He was a gentleman farmer and enjoyed time with family, vintage trains and raising bees.

Molloy is survived by his wife, Natli Molloy, and their children, Natli VanDerWerken, Carolyn Mulligan, John Molloy, Peg Molloy, Robert Molloy, Jr. and Thomas Molloy, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. A Solemn High Requiem Mass was celebrated on July 22 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Littleton CO.  Burial followed at Fort Logan National Cemetery with Military Honors.

Donations may be made to the Colorado National Guard Foundation, www.ngaco.org.

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The Wildlife Experience to host Art & Ale, Aug. 15 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/66078/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/66078/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:23:03 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=66078 Brew Festival features premium, local craft beers and cuisine from regional breweries and restaurants  Submitted by The Wildlife Experience The Wildlife Experience will host an evening filled with regional craft beers as well as a delicious sampling of food on Friday, Aug. 15, 6 – 10 p.m. for Art & Ale Brew Festival. An annual […]

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Brew Festival features premium, local craft beers and cuisine from regional breweries and restaurants 

Submitted by The Wildlife Experience

The Wildlife Experience will host an evening filled with regional craft beers as well as a delicious sampling of food on Friday, Aug. 15, 6 – 10 p.m. for Art & Ale Brew Festival. An annual favorite, this is the not-to-be-missed Beer Festival of the summer. More than 70 breweries and restaurants will be participating this year at what is truly the best beer fest second only to the Great American Beer Festival. With the wide array of breweries and food options you won’t find a better festival for the price. Add to that our favorite ‘80s cover band – Flock of Beagles – and new this year Cornhole – it promises to be the end-of-summer party you won’t want to miss.

With an impressive crop of regional craft brews, Denver and its surrounding areas have much to offer beer enthusiasts. Sample beers from breweries such as 20 Mile Tap House, Alaskan Brewing Company, Boulder Beer Company, Elevation Beer Company, Elk Mountain Brewing, Epic Brewing, New Belgium Brewing, Odell Brewing Company, Oskar Blues Brewery, Pug Ryan’s Brewery, Renegade Brewing Company, Rockyard American Grill & Brewing, Shock Top and more. Taste delectable fare, representing a well-rounded range of cuisines from participating food vendors including Black Eyed Pea, Brewery Bar III, Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, IL Vicino Wood Fired Oven Pizza, LaMar’s Donuts, Noodles & Company, Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, Schultz’s Gourmet and more.

“Our Art & Ale Beer Festival has become an annual tradition and an end-of-summer blowout for the south metro area,” said Christopher Goetz, The Wildlife Experience special events coordinator. “The Wildlife Experience is a great place for families, but this night is reserved exclusively for the adults – and we throw down a great party for them. We’ve got some new additions this year including a create-your-own art station, courtesy of Bottle and Bottega. It’s going to be one hell-of-a party!”

All tickets include unlimited beer and food tastings, a souvenir tasting cup and on-site parking. Limited hotel packages are available. This event is limited to those 21 years of age or older with valid identification, and children will not be permitted. Tickets are available online, exclusively at www.TheWildlifeExperience.org.

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Broncos team shaken by Bowlen announcement http://www.villagerpublishing.com/broncos-team-shaken-bowlen-announcement/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/broncos-team-shaken-bowlen-announcement/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:22:03 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=65953 ‘It’s not about me …’ team’s owner tells wife By Tom Barry Last week, Denver Broncos fans were anticipating learning about this year’s training camp and the media were looking forward to a barbecue lunch and interviewing Coach John Fox and some of his players. Instead, on July 23, all woke up to news that […]

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An emotional Joe Ellis fields reporters’ questions after it was announced that he would be the handpicked successor to Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos. Photo by Tom Barry

An emotional Joe Ellis fields reporters’ questions after it was announced that he would be the handpicked successor to Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos. Photo by Tom Barry

‘It’s not about me …’ team’s owner tells wife

By Tom Barry

Last week, Denver Broncos fans were anticipating learning about this year’s training camp and the media were looking forward to a barbecue lunch and interviewing Coach John Fox and some of his players. Instead, on July 23, all woke up to news that Annabel Bowlen had publicly shared that her husband Pat, the Broncos’ team owner and Cherry Hills Village resident, had been suffering with Alzheimer’s and was relinquishing his management of the team.

“As many in the Denver community and around the National Football League have speculated, my husband, Pat, has very bravely and quietly battled Alzheimer’s disease for the last few years,” Annabel said in a public statement. “He has elected to keep his condition private because he has strongly believed, and often said, ‘It’s not about me.’ Pat has always wanted the focus to be solely on the Denver Broncos and the great fans who have supported this team with such passion during his 30 years as owner.”

Annabel said her family was deeply saddened that Pat’s health would no longer allow him to oversee the team.

“Alzheimer’s has taken so much from Pat, but it will never take away his love for the Denver Broncos and his sincere appreciation for the fans,” she said. “Although we wish Pat were in better health, he developed a plan many years ago for the continuation of his values with the hope of keeping the Broncos in the Bowlen family. … My family will stand strong with Pat as he continues his courageous fight against a disease that is unfortunately all too common.”

Bowlen, 70, had planned for the team’s future more than a decade ago, having put the ownership in a family trust with the hopes that one day his eventual successor would be one of his children. The trust will be governed by nonfamily members.

Team president Joe Ellis, who has been a team executive for nearly 25 years, will remain at helm “with full authority on all matters,” said a prepared statement issued by the Broncos.

“He has been a mentor to me,” said an emotional Ellis who fought back tears throughout a July 23 press conference. “He is such a humble and modest and shy guy. He has great humility. … He has tremendous kindness and humility and grace – and that is not one thing, but collectively it makes up a great leader …  I won’t be able to see him every day. All of us won’t be able to see him every day, which is hard because he made that fun and he loved this team, and he loved everything about what he did, and he was really good at it — really, really good at it.”

For example, as head of the NFL’s broadcast committee, Bowlen had taken the early lead in helping to create what evolved into the NFL’s strong presence and immense popularity on television, noted Ellis.

Bowlen also made important efforts on the league’s labor committee.

“Twenty-seven years of labor peace – not a game missed,” Ellis said. “There was nobody better. It was a privilege for me to be able to sit there and listen to him.”

 

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Elway reflects on Pat Bowlen http://www.villagerpublishing.com/65957/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/65957/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:20:06 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=65957 Longtime friends both live in Cherry Hills Village By Tom Barry A visibly shaken and emotional John Elway faced one of the most publicly challenging times of his life last week – not on the football field, but at a press conference talking about his exceptionally close friend, Denver Broncos team owner Pat Bowlen. On […]

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An emotional John Elway shares his thoughts on his mentor and close friend Pat Bowlen. Photo by Tom Barry

An emotional John Elway shares his thoughts on his mentor and close friend Pat Bowlen.
Photo by Tom Barry

Longtime friends both live in Cherry Hills Village

By Tom Barry

A visibly shaken and emotional John Elway faced one of the most publicly challenging times of his life last week – not on the football field, but at a press conference talking about his exceptionally close friend, Denver Broncos team owner Pat Bowlen. On the morning of July 23, Bowlen’s wife announced that her husband had been battling Alzheimer’s and would be stepping down as CEO.

Most of the beat reporters who cover the Broncos had never seen the emotional side of Elway, who is usually cool, calm and collected, whether as quarterback or serving as a top Broncos executive.

“This place will never be the same. I can say that at least from the inside out, it’ll never be the same,” Elway said. “He always wanted to know what happened and what we thought about the game. He was a guy that I was able to spend a lot of time with. … He’s a gentle, greathearted man, really a very giving person that is sometimes misunderstood because of his nature and his shyness. But he truly is a tremendous guy to be around, and not only is he a tremendous boss, but I look at him too as a tremendous friend. So I hope he can be around here as much as possible.”

Holding back tears throughout the long press conference, Elway said, “Pat has been a mentor. He’s been someone that I’ve looked up to and I wouldn’t be anywhere close to where I am today if it wasn’t for Pat Bowlen. Other than his family, [the Broncos] was the most important thing to him in his life and we’re going to continue to take care of it as if he was still here, and we’ll always be here. When he’s not here, he’ll still be here in soul.”

Elway said he hoped the bronze bust of Bowlen would eventually be next to his in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

“He’s been an integral part of the growth of the NFL in the last 30 years, so that would be the best thing that could ever happen,” the two-time Super Bowl quarterback said.

When asked about his interest in owning the Broncos, Elway said, “That family owns the Broncos. Pat Bowlen still owns the Broncos. We have total respect for that. They’ve hired me to run the football operations and I’m thrilled to do that. I work for Pat still — as well as the Bowlen family, and I’m going to continue to do that.”

 

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Porter-Billups Leadership Academy draws 400+ to annual dinner http://www.villagerpublishing.com/fleurish-porter-billups-leadership-academy-draws-400-annual-dinner/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/fleurish-porter-billups-leadership-academy-draws-400-annual-dinner/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:17:02 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=66060 By Glory Weisberg Summer for some kids going into fourth through 12th grades in the Denver area inner city can mean “hanging” with gangs or getting an education focused on negative behaviors and a future that too often points to dropping out of school before graduation. It’s a battle being fought right here in Denver’s […]

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By Glory Weisberg

Summer for some kids going into fourth through 12th grades in the Denver area inner city can mean “hanging” with gangs or getting an education focused on negative behaviors and a future that too often points to dropping out of school before graduation. It’s a battle being fought right here in Denver’s urban poor neighborhoods.

There to turn the tide is the Porter-Billups Leadership Academy at Regis University.

They are serving high achieving at-risk kids who attend a three-week, six hours a day program featuring academic coaching, conflict resolution, life skills and manners, and the encouragement they’ll need to overcome their at-risk profile to not only graduate from high school but for some, to also continue their education at Regis University.

Lonnie Porter, Wanda Harris and Chauncey Billups. Photos by Glory Weisberg

Lonnie Porter, Wanda Harris and Chauncey Billups. Photos by Glory Weisberg

According to Regis University President John P. Fitzgibbons, nearly 100 percent of students who finish the summer Academy program have graduated from high school since the program began in 1996. Academy Scholars receive full tuition if they choose to attend Regis. Six of the 2014 Academy graduates will attend Regis this fall and to date, there are 94 Academy alums. For more numbers note that since the first class in 2002, more than 98 percent of students finished high school on time.

The program is named for Lonnie Porter, Regis Basketball coach and NBA hero, Chauncey Billups, and on July 26 they attracted more than 400 supporters to their annual gala. They walk the walk and talk the talk, Billups telling diners that where he grew up in Park Hill there was a lot of violence and gang activity, “very different from what it is today.”

Porter’s daughter, Staci Porter-Bentley, was honored in 2007 by then-Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper with the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. A chip off the old block, as the saying goes, she is a PBLA co-founder and the director. This threesome has received numerous accolades.

Founding sponsor Bob Willis said the academy is “leveling the playing field for kids growing up in poverty.”

Flossie O’Leary and Randy Holliday are Academy advisory board co-chairs and Gregg Harper chaired the dinner’s live and silent auction committee.

The Saturday night dinner was part of the weekend of Academy activities with a golf tournament at the Cherry Creek Country Club, July 28. Golf tournament sponsors were Faye and Dr. Reggie Washington, Judge Robert “Beau” Patterson, Mike Shaw, John Nilles, Paul and Dayle Sherrill, Gretchen Smith, Glenn Carrington, Richardo Patton, Bill Brabble and Josh Kroenke.

According to Academy sources, “all faculty and board members exhibit qualities found in Regis University’s Mission Statement: “Inspired by the Jesuit Catholic ideal of Ignatius of Loyola, Regis University challenges students to make intelligent life choices, search for a just existence through their respective disciplines and ultimately answer the question, “How ought we to live? Through a values-centered education that emphasizes commitment to community service and civic engagement, Regis University is educating students to be leaders in service to others.”

Visit www.porter-billups.org.

gloryweisberg@comcast.net

Kelly and Lynn Condon

Kelly and Lynn Condon

Long-time supporters, Laurie and Don Hicks

Long-time supporters, Laurie and Don Hicks

Staci and Peter Bentley

Staci and Peter Bentley

Regis University President John P. Fitzgibbons and Flossie O’Leary

Regis University President John P. Fitzgibbons and Flossie O’Leary

 

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114 cats find homes during CatFest
 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/114-cats-find-homes-catfest%e2%80%a8/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/114-cats-find-homes-catfest%e2%80%a8/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:08:11 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=66057 Dumb Friends League event breaks record for most cat adoptions   It was an amazing day for Colorado cats! The Dumb Friends League placed 114 homeless cats and kittens into loving homes during its sixth annual CatFest, the most cat adoptions in the history of the event. In addition, 25 dogs and 7 small mammals […]

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The sixth annual Dumb Friends League CatFest was a success, as 114 cats found forever homes, July 19. Photo courtesy of Dumb Friends League

The sixth annual Dumb Friends League CatFest was a success, as 114 cats found forever homes, July 19.
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It was an amazing day for Colorado cats! The Dumb Friends League placed 114 homeless cats and kittens into loving homes during its sixth annual CatFest, the most cat adoptions in the history of the event. In addition, 25 dogs and 7 small mammals found new homes. In total, 146 formerly homeless pets are now living happily with their forever families.

The Dumb Friends League also exceeded its goal of finding homes for 250 cats during the whole week, with 286 cats adopted between July

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Letters to the Editor 7-31-14 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/letters-editor-7-31-14/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/letters-editor-7-31-14/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:08:02 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=66055 Immigration and elections Colorado and the United States is experiencing a marked increase in illegal immigration this last two years. This has a negative effect on American job seekers as well as our public schools, hospitals and public benefits. As the November election approaches, we need to look at which state politicians are supporting legislation […]

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Immigration and elections

Colorado and the United States is experiencing a marked increase in illegal immigration this last two years. This has a negative effect on American job seekers as well as our public schools, hospitals and public benefits. As the November election approaches, we need to look at which state politicians are supporting legislation that encourages this immigration burden.

Rep. Daniel Kagan voted for and Gov. Hickenlooper signed legislation that encourages illegal immigration in Colorado. They approved driver’s licenses for illegal aliens. They also stopped mandatory cooperation between local police and Immigration and Customs. The metro area has witnessed illegals with multiple DUIs and other crimes because of this failure in cooperation.

In order to attract more illegal immigration to the

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Our thoughts are with the Bowlen family as Pat battles Alzheimer’s http://www.villagerpublishing.com/thoughts-bowlen-family-pat-battles-alzheimers/ http://www.villagerpublishing.com/thoughts-bowlen-family-pat-battles-alzheimers/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:59:41 +0000 http://www.villagerpublishing.com/?p=66045   Pat Bowlen’s Alzheimer’s disease was officially recognized last week, but many of us have been aware of his battle with it for years. The disease runs in the Bowlen family and Mr. Bowlen’s mother, Arvella Bowlen, died from it in December 2006. At that time in lieu of flowers donations were requested to go […]

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Pat Bowlen with daughters Annabel, Beth Bowlen Wallace and Amie Bowlen Klemmer at the 2013 Mizel Institute Gala

Pat Bowlen with daughters Annabel, Beth Bowlen Wallace and Amie Bowlen Klemmer at the 2013 Mizel Institute Gala

 

Glory_GloryUs_NEWPat Bowlen’s Alzheimer’s disease was officially recognized last week, but many of us have been aware of his battle with it for years. The disease runs in the Bowlen family and Mr. Bowlen’s mother, Arvella Bowlen, died from it in December 2006. At that time in lieu of flowers donations were requested to go to AWARE, an Alzheimer’s Auxiliary started by Villager Helen Ginsburg, in memory of her own mother who died from the disease. That auxiliary recently folded back into the Alzheimer’s Association after a string of successful fundraising luncheons.

Mr. Bowlen bought the Denver Broncos in 1984 and has been chairman of the board of the Denver Broncos Charities that has given more than $25 million to local agencies since the fund was started in 1993. He served as honorary chairman of the Colorado Special Olympics for 19 years and a lengthy list of other nonprofits benefiting from his participation led to his being honored with the Mizel Institute Community Enrichment Award in 2013.

An Alzheimer’s disease research program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Neurology is on the Anschutz Medical Campus and is now led by Huntington Potter, Ph.D. According to information on its website, “Our first goal is to create—within the next three years—a comprehensive, nationally recognized Alzheimer’s Disease Patient Care Center and Research Institute that will serve the people of Colorado and surrounding states.” It is one of 27 major U.S. medical institutions as designated Alzheimer’s Disease Centers by the National Institute on Aging.

We hope this effort helps the Bowlen family as we all wish the best for them, affording them the privacy and dignity we all desire.

Brittany and Pat Bowlen when Brittany was presented at the 2009 Le Bal de Ballet Denver Debutante Ball

Brittany and Pat Bowlen when Brittany was presented at the 2009 Le Bal de Ballet Denver Debutante Ball

 

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association Colorado recently had its Country Club Classic beer tasting at Sculpture Park, attracting more than 200 people. Ten breweries offered blind samples and participants had to guess which of the 10 beers they were tasting. If you’re a beer expert, check with the ALA to get in on the fun next spring.

Also from the ALA is their Lung Force initiative to bring attention and awareness to women’s lung health issues. Supporters gathered recently for their inaugural meeting at the D&F Clocktower.

The effort needs more retail places such as restaurants, dry cleaners, boutiques and other spots to sell the Lung Force icons at their registers. If you are willing to help out, email areynoso@lungcolorado.org.

Also from the local ALA is news that Tri-County Health has a smoke-free, multi-unit grant involving many representatives from the Aurora Housing Authority, Englewood and South Metro Housing. The agencies offer tobacco cessation information, programming and resources to put some adrenaline into the effort. So why is it so relevant? It’s relevant because some condo and apartment owners and managers can’t seem to thoroughly keep second-hand smoke from drifting from one unit to another. At this Villager desk, we’ve been told by people living in these buildings that their kitchen vents allow tobacco smoke to seep from one unit to another, endangering the health of its residents.

But it’s not limited to vents. Going out onto their balconies, residents note that smokers on their own balconies pour cigarette fumes onto their own space. So much for residents getting some “fresh air.”

If you are an individual wanting to quit smoking visit www.lung.org/associations/states/colorado/tobacco/adults.html. If you are with a company that wants to run a Freedom From Smoking program for employees, visit www.lung.org/associations/states/colorado/tobacco/corporate-quit-programs.html.

The local lung office site is www.lungcolorado.org.

 

Tarr to be recognized

The University of Denver’s Korbel Dinner, Sept. 22 is honoring Jeffrey R. Tarr, CEO of DigitalCable, who will receive the International Bridge Builders Award.

Our 2008 Villager newspaper Man and Woman of the Year, Anna and John Sie, will receive the Josef Korbel Humanitarian Award; and Condoleezza Rice will be a “Special Guest.” This will be the Korbel Dinner’s 50th anniversary celebration and it’s slated for the Sheraton Denver Downtown. For tickets email isdean@du.edu or call 303-871-6502.

School supplies needed

Back to school events are coming up as the Cherry Creek Schools main campus finished its summer renovation projects. It’s still quiet in the parking lots with only staff back on the campus but already Inter-Faith Community Services is asking for help with its annual Ready, Set, School program.

They are asking for help providing school supplies for 35 local children. If you remember how excited you were each fall to get new shoes, clothes and items on the teachers’ school supplies lists, think of how children whose parents can’t afford all this feel and consider helping out. Maybe you can even prevent bullying by students who do have what they need but could make fun of those who come to school without all this.

Visit www.ifcs.org. Inter-Faith serves Centennial, Englewood, Glendale, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Lone Tree, Sheridan and unincorporated Arapahoe County.

For information on whether your own children’s school has an effort to provide such support contact the school directly.

SOCIETY CALENDAR

 

AUGUST

 

1                Urban Nights Fashion Show, www.urbannightsdenver.org

1                Denver Dumb Friends League Lulu’s Barkin’ BBQ, email lulusBBQ@ddfl.org

3                Families First Country Fair, 303-745-0327, www.familiesfirstcolorado.org

4                National Jewish Health Golf Classic, (sold out), www.njhgolfclassic.org, 303-728-6576

8                Saddle Up! Foundation Denver Suitcase Party, www.saddleupfoundation.org, 720-314-1572

8                Central City Opera “Sound of Music” Friends Night, www.centralcityopera.org

15             Make-A-Wish Colorado Wine & Wishes Tribute to The Beatles, 303-750-WISH

16             The Adoption Exchange Love Set Match Tennis Event, www.adoptex.org/tennis, 303-755-4756

17             Cancer League of Colorado Race for Research, www.cancerleague.org

17             Pet Aid Colorado Woof Fest Concert, www.wooffest.org

22             Denver Botanic Gardens Fête des Fleurs, www.botanicgardens.org

23             Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Tennis Mixer. 303-893-4363, ext. 130

23             VOA Open House, 720-264-3333

23             Bessie’s Hope Copacabana Night, www.bessieshope.org

25             Seeds of Hope Golf for Hope, seedsofhope@archden.org

 

SEPTEMBER

 

9                The Mask Project Inaugural Luncheon, 303-398-6257

9                Friends for Families First Membership Luncheon, 303-759-1827

10             National MS Society MS On the Move Luncheon, 303-698-5430

13             Rocky Mountain MS Center Gala, 303-788-4030

13             Governor’s Residence Preservation Fund Brews and Bites, 303-837-8350, ext. 4

18             Arapahoe House Luncheon, www.arapahoehouse.org

18             Cancer League of Colorado Membership Luncheon, www.cancerleague.org

19             DCPA Director’s Society to Denver Center Theatre Center Company production of “Molly Brown,” www.denvercenter.org

20             Denver Dumb Friends League Wag’n Trail, www.ddfl.org or 303-751-5772

20             Sense of Security Champagne & Diamonds 2014, events@senseofsecurity.org

20             Rocky Mountain Adventist Healthcare Foundation Walk of Dreams Gala, 303-715-7600 or www.operationwalkdenver.org

20             The Colorado Symphony 5K Run/Walk, 303-308-2477, www.coloradosymphony.org

22             University of Denver Korbel Dinner, 303-871-6502 or www.korbeldinner.com

27             The Children’s Hospital Foundation Gala, 720-777-1783

28             Susan G. Komen Colorado Race for the Cure, 303-744-2088, www.komencolorado.org

gloryweisberg@comcast.net

 

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