Good Works: Colorado Symphony Ball raises $1 million – Denver Business Journal

Colorado Symphony Ball raises $1 million

The 2018 Colorado Symphony Ball, "RhapsodyRock," held April 28 in Denver, raised approximately $1 million in support of the Colorado Symphony. Pianist Natasha Paremski played Gershwin’s "Rhapsody in Blue." The Margaret Phipps Award was presented to United Airlines, longtime supporter of the Colorado Symphony. Presenting sponsor was Arrow Electronics.

CU Denver architecture team wins $10,000

The University of Colorado at Denver College of Architecture and Planning grad student team took second place in the HUD Affordable Housing competition held April 18, and won $10,000. The team consisted of Stacy Ester, Joel Miller, Adam Buehler, Nora Bland, and William Dolenshek, and their faculty advisor was Jennifer Steffel Johnson, assistant professor of urban and regional planning. The team’s project was "Allied Living."

Health walk, golf tournament to raise funds

Breckenridge Grand Vacations is hosting the 3rd Annual Rob Millisor Heart Health Walk and 31st Annual Breckenridge Grand Vacations Golf Tournament at The Summit Foundation on June 9-10. The events were Inspired by the late BGV owner/developer, Rob Millisor, and raises money for the Summit County community.

Ent Credit Union recognized

Ent Credit Union of Colorado Springs was recently recognized by the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado at the Colorado Pro Bono Recognition Celebration 2018 in Denver for its “outstanding contribution and service” in providing “Access to Justice” as a Colorado Lawyer Trust Account Foundation (COLTAF) program participant. COLTAF funds help pay for legal aid and pro bono programs, including domestic violence and other justice-related efforts to low-income Coloradans.

Former Avs visit scholars

Avalanche alumni Rick Berry and John Michael Liles visited sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students at Bill Roberts School who have completed the Future Goals Hockey Scholar program. Future Goals is an NHL league-wide program funded by the NHL and NHLPA Community Growth Fund. In the Colorado Avalanche market, more than 27,000 students have completed the program which focuses on how science, technology, engineering and math play a role in the game of hockey.

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2017 Largest Corporate Philanthropists

Ranked by Cash contributions to Colorado-based charitable organizations in 2016

Rank Business name Cash contributions to Colorado-based charitable organizations in 2016 1 Xcel Energy Inc. $8.21 million 2 FirstBank Holding Co. $3.80 million 3 Alpine Banks of Colorado $3.20 million View This List

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