Since 1975, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado has served our region by promoting local philanthropy. As a part of that ongoing effort, we host an annual event that recognizes the generosity of Northern Colorado citizens. This event is an opportunity to learn, reflect, and connect with community leaders, donors, and volunteers.
Reserve your table now for the 2017 Annual Celebration of Philanthropy, scheduled for Thursday, May 11 at the Embassy Suites Loveland. Don't miss out - this event fills to capacity each year!
To view the different levels of sponsorship, click here.
Individual registration is now open! Individual registration costs $65 per seat. The Foundation staff will do our best to place you at a great seat at the Celebration.
Keynote Speaker: Erik Weihenmayer
Erik Weihenmayer is one of the most celebrated and accomplished athletes in the world. In 2001, he became the only blind person in history to climb Mount Everest and all of the Seven Summits - the tallest peak on each of the seven continents.
Erik continually seeks out new adventures, focusing on empowering people traditionally swept to the sidelines of life. He founded No Barriers, which helps people with challenges tap into the human spirit, break through barriers, and contribute to the world.
Erik is the author of the best-selling memoir, Touch the Top of the World, which was made into a feature film. He is a graduate of Boston College and earned a master's in education from Lesley University. Erik lives with his wife and two children in Golden, Colorado.
Founder's Award: Bruce & Muriel Hach
The Founders Award recognizes leaders in the Northern Colorado community whose philanthropic spirit leaves a legacy. At the 2017 Annual Celebration of Philanthropy, the Community Foundation is pleased to recognize Bruce & Muriel Hach with the Founders Award.
Community Legacy Award: Recipient to be Announced at Event
The Community Legacy award is given annually to a Northern Colorado family that has demonstrated philanthropy and volunteerism for multiple generations.
Join us for the 2017 Annual Celebration of Philanthropy - a community tradition here in Northern Colorado. Donors, businesses, and nonprofit organizations come together to celebrate the great things happening in our communities. Hope to see you there!
- Mike Dellenbach, Connie Dohn, Dave Edwards, Wynne Odell | Event Co-Chairs