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Sylvie Lamontagne Wins The Colorado State Spelling Bee!

On Saturday, March 12, more than 280 of the state’s top spellers came to The University of Denver’s Sturm Hall to compete for The Denver Post Colorado State Spelling Bee championship and for an all expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Sylvie Lamontagne, an eighth-grader from Creighton Middle School in […]

2016 Colorado State Spelling Bee

Congratulations to the 289 top spellers in Colorado who competed at Sturm Hall on the University of Denver campus to be the Colorado State Champion. Congratulations to Sylvie Lamontagne for winning the 2016 competition in round 22 with the word “ossifrage.” Sylvie will represent Colorado in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May. Good luck, […]

Congratulations to Book Trust!

Congratulations to  Book Trust for their great work promoting literacy to the youth in our community. We were proud to recognize their $5,000 grant on February 1, 2016 at The Denver Post Pen & Podium Lecture Series featuring bestselling author, Meg Wolitzer. Pictured from left to right: Tracy Ulmer, executive director, Denver Post Community Foundation; […]

The Denver Auto Show 8th Annual Charity Preview Party

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to have private access to the entire Denver Auto Show floor prior to its opening to the public! The 8th Annual Charity Preview Party is on Tuesday, March 15 from 7 -10 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center. Early bird pricing is available through Tues. March 1. The Denver Post […]

Ride The Rockies Lottery Registration Open Through 2/28

For the 31st annual Ride The Rockies tour, cyclists will pedal 403 miles and gain 29,782′ of elevation from Carbondale to Fort Collins. This year’s route also includes Aspen, Copper Mountain, Grand Lake and Estes Park, all offering some of Colorado’s most scenic views. Some breathtaking highlights include: the Rio Grande Trail, Independence Pass, Fremont, Vail […]

2015 Basket of Joy a Success!

On Saturday, December 12, 2015 more than 500 volunteers helped assemble and deliver more than 5,280 gift baskets to home-bound and isolated seniors in our community. The recipients were nominated from others who felt they may need a little joy during the holiday season. Co-founded in 1983 by Denver Post columnist Woody Paige, the Basket […]

Emily Griffith is Turning 100!

To celebrate its milestone, the Emily Griffith Foundation and the Emily Griffith Technical College are presenting a yearlong community celebration, “Opening Doors of Opportunity for 100 Years.” They have planned an engaging array of events over the coming year and invite everyone to join in the celebration. Emily Griffith opened the nation’s first public adult […]

Season To Share 2015/16 Campaign Ends Jan. 31

The 2015/2016 Season To Share campaign is coming to a close but there are still a couple days left to be one of the many donors making a huge impact in our community! Each donation given will be generously matched at 50% by the McCormick Foundation. Season To Share is the primary fundraising campaign for […]