Pints & Pinot

Pints and Pinot Pints and Pinot Pints and Pinot Pints and Pinot The Kiwanis Club of Southeast Metro Denver (SEMD) hosted Pints and Pinot on May 5 to benefit Second Wind Fund and help further its mission of connecting youth at risk for suicide with life-saving mental health treatment. 1 Andrea Weule, Dave Rich (SEMD Kiwanis board member) 2 Gail…

Yellow Rose Ball & Presentation of the 2022 Flower Girls

The Yellow Rose BallThe Yellow Rose BallThe Yellow Rose BallThe Yellow Rose Ball The Yellow Rose Ball and Presentation of the 2022 Flower Girls at the Central City Opera House in Central City was held on June 25. 1 Ball chair Brooke Maloy and co-chair Stacy McHugh 2 Flower Girls go for a walk. Bradley Calkins, Edith White, Taleigh Davis,…

Lulu Pawlooza

Lulu PawloozaLulu PawloozaLulu PawloozaLulu PawloozaLulu PawloozaLulu PawloozaLulu PawloozaLulu PawloozaLulu Pawlooza Lulu Pawlooza was held at the Dumb Friends League’s Harmony Equine Center on July 23. Proceeds benefited the DFL. 1 Kim McKee and her wife Dr. Apryl Steele, president and CEO of DFL 2 Dr. Christoph Heinrich and his daughter Henni 3 Doug and Pam Cooper with Annette and Scott…

Clayton Early Learning

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Saturday Night Alive

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Amp the Cause Day of Rock

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DAM Uncorked

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Colorado Symphony Imagination Gala

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2022 Cherry Creek Arts Festival

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Opera Colorado Gala

Opera Colorado Gala Opera Colorado Gala Opera Colorado Gala Opera Colorado Gala Opera Colorado Gala Opera Colorado Gala Opera Colorado Gala The 2022 Opera Colorado Gala was held May 20 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and celebrated the company’s return to in-person events and performances. It also marked the ramping up of preparations for Opera Colorado’s 40th season, which…

Warren Village

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Central City Opera

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Women with Hattitude Luncheon

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Spring Brass Ring Luncheon & Fashion Show

Spring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass RingSpring Brass Ring Lourdes Chavez returned for the second year as the featured fashion designer for the 44th Spring Brass Ring Luncheon & Fashion Show on April 12. This annual event benefits The Guild of the Children’s Diabetes Foundation. 1 Diane Sweat,…

Jewish Family Service Executive Luncheon

Jewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family ServiceJewish Family Service Jewish Family Service celebrated its annual executive luncheon featuring award-winning comedian and actor Amy Schumer on April 4. The event was also part of the 150th anniversary celebration of JFS. 1 Jordan Feiner, Megan Conn, Anne Chapman, Kelsey Morse…

Top Floral Fragrances

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Kaleidoscope

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The Journey

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Beaux Arts Ball

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Announcement Tea

TeaTeaTeaTea The 24 young women who will be presented at the 66th annual Denver Debutante Ball to be held Dec. 22 at the Brown Palace Hotel met for the first time at the traditional Announcement Tea held at the Buell Mansion in Cherry Hills Village. Categories: Shot in the Dark

A Change in Leadership for the Denver Broncos

With a new head coach, and the Denver Broncos offically for sale, the Bowlen family takes in one final game as owners

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Ferrari of Denver Toy Drive & Rally

The 13th annual Ferrari of Denver Toy Drive & Rally was held on Dec. 11. Police escorted Santa and over 100 vehicles filled with holiday cheer as they delivered carloads of toys to patients at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

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Citizen of the West, Ron Williams

Held at the National Western Events Center on Jan. 10, Citizen of the West Ron Williams was honored at this annual dinner benefiting the National Western Scholarship Trust.

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Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale, Red Carpet Reception

Held at the National Western Complex on Jan. 4, the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale Red Carpet Reception benefited the National Western Scholarship Trust.

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