Community/Society

Nicole Jarman

NICOLE JARMAN IS THE KIND of person you want to have in charge from the very first planning meeting of an event to the moment the last guest leaves. Because while everything might be planned to the tiniest detail, you never…

Team Effort

Photography By Jensen Sutta NANCY TUOR spent more than three decades and held various executive positions at the global engineering firm CH2M Hill, but one project in particular that she helmed gets more attention than all the others. Tuor helped orchestrate the…

Brain Trust

Photography By Jensen Sutta WHEN KIM GORGENS walks into a room, people notice. It is not just that she stands 6 feet tall, but her strong voice, confident projection and, most of all, the subjects she talks about command an audience. Gorgens,…

Supporting Young Lives

In March 2020, on what was literally the eve of Colorado’s COVID-19 lockdowns, a worried grandmother came to A Precious Child in a panic. In 2015, she had been awarded custody of three of her grandchildren, and now four more were being entrusted to…

The Heart and Soul of a Great Dane

Thomas Sandgaard grew up on the back streets of Ringe, Denmark, population 3,000. Little did he know that he’d one day helm a medical-device company based in Englewood, Colorado, run a foundation dedicated to helping those with opioid addictions, and get to pursue his twin…

Volunteers of America Colorado

The pandemic put a tremendous strain on nonprofit organizations, and Volunteers of America Colorado was no exception. Yet thanks to a dedicated staff and 18,037 volunteers, VOA has been able to continue—albeit with some tweaks— the services upon which so many…

Clem Connolly

He'd no doubt wince at the title, but anyone who has been to a National Jewish Health fundraiser knows that Clem Connolly is Denver’s greatest showman. Connolly, the organization’s national director of special events for the Western region, is known for…