• Event Snapshot: Evening of Tribute

     
    FROM THE Winter 2015 ISSUE
     

    Denver’s Centennial Airport was the backdrop for an event that honored the Navy SEAL Foundation

  • Event Snapshot: Evening of Tribute

     
    FROM THE Winter 2015 ISSUE
     

    Denver’s Centennial Airport was the backdrop for an event that honored the Navy SEAL Foundation

The fourth annual Evening of Tribute in Denver transformed the XJET Centennial Airport hangar into an upscale dining experience to pay tribute to military men and women and benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation. Some of the major highlights of this August evening included entertainment, a silent auction and a military paratrooper jumping out of an airplane alongside a military working dog followed by a canine demonstration. Evening of Tribute was hosted by Jon Scott, FOX News co-anchor of Happening Now, and featured guest speaker Amy Purdy, 2014 Paralympic bronze medalist in Sochi and Season 18 Finalist on Dancing with the Stars. The event was created by retired SEALS and has raised $800,000 for the foundation prior to the event this year.

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International – Southern Colorado Chapter held its annual summer fundraiser on July 17 at Colorado Springs Marriott. A beach party theme kept things lively, and members were encouraged to “flamingle” and bring guests of all ages. Funds raised benefitted CASA of the Pikes Peak Region.

 

Members of the National Association of Catering & Events Greater Denver Chapter pulled out the gym gear and dusted off their Nikes to take the field. The Denver Broncos’ UCHealth Training Center, a professional-grade facility, served as the backdrop for all sorts of fun and games.

 

Suppliers and meeting and event planners from around Colorado gathered at the Front Range Trade Show to network and book business. Destination Colorado’s 22nd annual event happened on Dec. 5 at The Hangar at Stanley, located in Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace. The association’s annual meet - ing was immediately before the trade show, upstairs at The Infinite Monkey Theorem.