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  • Bradshaw roast was full of laughs and surprises
    Bradshaw roast was full of laughs and surprises
    The Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom at the Biltmore Resort in Phoenix was full on January 30, 2015, as what host Joel McHale called, a “cavalcade of easy bookings” roasted Terry Bradshaw, the four-time Super Bowl winner, at the Friar's...
  • Philanthropy in fashion
    Fashion icon Tim Gunn, Project Runway's Mondo Guerra host Goodwill benefit
    Fashion meets philanthropy Feb. 26 in Denver. National fashion icon Tim Gunn and Mondo Guerra of Project Runway will host Goodwill En Vogue, a charitable benefit 5-9 p.m. at Union Station, itself recently renovated.All proceeds benefit Goodwill...
  • Fashion show kicks  off Phoenix's January sports frenzy
    Fashion show kicks off Phoenix’s January sports frenzy
    Downtown Phoenix is going to be the hub of the frenzy of events surrounding the Pro Bowl, Super Bowl and Waste Management Open. The fun started on January 22, 2015, with The Kick Off the Super Bowl in Style event organized by Ketonya Bankston...
  • ASU’s President Crow makes a case for higher education
    ASU’s President Crow makes a case for higher education
    Recently, doubts about whether the American dream of a college degree is still relevant have been raised by various sectors. Accomplished Americans, like PayPal founder Peter Thiel, promote the idea that a business environment is more conducive to...
  • Healthy check
    College health programs awarded million-dollar Community First Foundation grant
    Community First Foundation on Wednesday January 21 announced a $1 million grant to Red Rocks Community College that will help triple the size of the college’s Arvada, Colo., campus. The funds will help construct the Arvada Health Professions...
  • MLK Day 2015 Peace Quilt Group Shot
    Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation celebrates MLK Day of Service
    On Monday, January 19, 2015, many New Yorkers took time out of their day to volunteer for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation (SASF) celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service by hosting volunteer...
  • National Readathon Day
    Pledge to read more books
    It's a new year, which is a time for big changes. Many plan to make changes to their health, their financial situations, as well as career changes, going back to school, etc.This year, many people have added literature to their resolutions....
  • Young boy in Kenya poses with new baseball mitt.
    New little league fuels big dreams for Kenyan children.
    Sometimes hope is all a child needs to fuel their dreams and for youth charity Gear for Goals, bringing hope to kids in need through the joy of sports is their mission.Proving that sport truly does equal hope and opportunity, Gear for Goals has...
  • Race is on
    Last minute charitable donations are a good 2014 tax strategy
    In an early morning broadcast on Wednesday, news anchor Gary Shapiro of Denver’s 9 News recommended making a charitable donation as a way of maximizing deductions to prepare for tax time. Dec. 31 is not too late.The Colorado Gives website...
  • Panda record
    Donors to nonprofit Pandas International aid first surviving triplets in China
    Their names are Meng Meng, Shuai Shuai and Ku Ku. They are reportedly the first set of panda triplets in which every cub survived.Through their Esbilac milk formula, they have a connection to the Colorado nonprofit Pandas International. The...
  • Freedom Center Staff
    Freedom Center: Easing business travel for those who served
    Business travel during this particular holiday season can be dreadful. Flight cancellations and delays are pretty much the norm. Don’t get me wrong, the major airports have more than enough places to eat, have a few drinks, and even, for a...
  • Promise in Africa
    Colorado nonprofit aids needy students in Africa
    A nonprofit founded by Father Evan Armatas, parish priest at St. Spyridons Greek Orthodox Church in Loveland, Colo., is building a growing network of schools in Africa. Over the 12 years of existence of the St. Nektarios Education Fund, Father...
  • Fiesta Bowl Parade shows Arizona's true colors
    Fiesta Bowl Parade shows Arizona's true colors
    At the end of a year that often saw Arizona portrayed in media as an illiterate, gun-happy, racist place, the sun shown on thousands of people lining Central Avenue to see the 44th Fiesta Bowl Parade, an event that annually displays the wonderful...
  • Santa's Helper Tsakes CrossFit Challenge
    Santa shapes up with CrossFit
    Delivering billions of presents to good boys and girls around the world takes strength and stamina. So it is no surprise that Santa Claus himself has joined the millions of fitness advocates who train with CrossFit. The CrossFit concept is great...
  • Giving spirit
    Regional champions, new incentive partner emerge in Colorado Gives Day 2014
    Community First Foundation, host of Colorado Gives Day, announced Thursday that donations were up 28 percent for the 24-hour online giving event. The total for Colorado Gives Day 2014 was $26,275,000, a new record. “It was crazy in a good...