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December 2002
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Thanks for the Grapes!


 
The Legal Aid Foundation thanks those who helped make their winetasting a success

Nearly 200 people attended the Legal Aid Foundation’s 9th Annual Wine and Beer Tasting Event on Thursday, Oct. 17. The event, which was held at the historic 1770 Sherman St. event center, raised several thousand dollars. We would like to thank everyone who participated.

Sponsors were: The Colorado Legal Directory, FirstBank, Ford Personnel, Legal Design, Hunter & Geist, Paralegal Resource Center, Strategic Staffing Associates, Wells Fargo and White & Jankowski, LLP. Keven Bernard, General Manager of County Line Liquor Super Store, coordinated the beverages. Amy Downs represented Baum Wine Imports; Chuck Willyard, CTS Distributing; Doug Caskey, Colorado Wine Industry; J.C. Hopson, Coors Brewing Co.; and Jessica Pantoja, Boulder Beer. Yellowstone Valley Brewing also participated.

Guests sampled delicious desserts, breads and hors d’oeuvres which were generously provided by Marlowe’s, Paramount Café, The Painted Bench, Pasquini’s Baking and Sweet Rockin’ Coffee.

The silent auction provided a wide variety of cultural and sporting events tickets, books, hotel stays and other unique gift items. Silent auction donors were:

Archiver’s who donated two scrapbook kits, artist Rob Weil, Cheesman Park note cards and shirts; Marsh Affinity, two tickets to the Avalanche/Calgary Flames game with VIP parking; CNT Group, Palm Pilot; Cocetti Wines, 1998 Sauvignon Blanc and 1999 Chardonnay, signed by winemaker; Colorado Ballet, center orchestra tickets for two performances; Sabrina Stavish, four-night stay at ski in/ski out condo at Copper Mountain; Denver Art Museum, four passes; Denver Bar Association Credit Union, $60 worth of Dining Dollars; Denver Center Theater, four tickets to King Hedley II; Denver Center for the Performing Arts, two tickets to "Some Like it Hot" and "I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change;" Denver Marriott City Center, weekend escape; Duffey’s Bakery Café, gourmet cinnamon rolls; Flatiron Crossing, $25 shopping certificate; Molly French, one-hour massage at Foothills Therapeutics; Hotel Teatro, one night stay; Hyatt Regency Denver, one weekend night for two; Internet Design and Development, Web site design; Inverness Hotel & Golf, golf foursome; Loveland Ski Resort, adult season ski pass; Gary Abrams, 1996 Marilyn Merlot wine; Panera Bread, $25 gift certificate; Paper Pleasures, author’s basket with pens, journal and champagne; Manuel Ramos, two autographed novels; Katy Walker, Bear Hugs sculpture; Tante Louise, 30th anniversary recipe book; The Law Toolbox, software for case management; Warwick Hotel Denver, two night weekend stay in suite; Wild Ginger Restaurant, dining certificate, and Yia Yia’s Euro Café, dining certificate. RE/MAX co-founders, Dave and Gail Liniger donated a foursome at their private golf course, The Sanctuary.

The Colorado Legal Aid Foundation promotes equal access to justice by raising funds to provide civil legal services for low-income people in Colorado.


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