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Old hollywood gala

We rolled out the red carpet to benefit kids with pediatric cancer on August 10 at the Seawell Ballroom (Denver, CO)!

Guests got glammed up “old Hollywood” style and joined co-chairs Michael Ditchfield, Laura Kruger, and Delinda Fatianow for this 2nd annual star studded event.

The evening featured exciting live and silent auctions, including the “Restaurant Walk of Fame,” appetizers, dinner, and deserts by Epicurean Catering, fine wines, local brews, and a special signature drink, plus live entertainment by the 18-piece Flatirons Jazz Orchestra!

Click here to view all photos from this amazing event!


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Tee-Off: a successful Par-tee!

Thank you to our 2019 Tee Off for Kids with Cancer tournament chairs Marty Roberts and Bill Kritzik for another amazing tournament, hosted on Friday, June 7th this year! We SOLD OUT the event with 144 golfers and had an awesome day at Arrowhead Golf Club raising money to support the Shining Stars Foundation. Click here to view all photos from the tournament!

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A Fun Run in the Sun

The Winter Park Half Marathon and 5K was another successful racing event in the high-Rockies this summer! Hosted on August 3rd on the roads and trails of Winter Park and Fraser, Colorado, the race brought out athletes of all abilities who amazed all in attendance with their perseverance and grit. We had a lot of fun and raised a lot of money to support Shining Stars along the route- way to go, racers! Click here to view all photos from the race!


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A Day of Rosé, you say?!

It was another stunning afternoon at the Roaring Fork Club home of Laura Calabrese and Warren Kruger, where we hosted the 2nd annual Day of Rosé fundraiser! Guests enjoyed music from DJ Folami and delicious eats from local restaurateurs- as well as delicious wines! Click here to view all photos from the rosé- I mean - from the day!


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A Night to Remember for the Chicago Stars

The Chicago Shining Stars contingency hosted a lovely evening at the Skyline Club, complete with live music, drinks, and appetizers. Shining Star and Ski Instructor Bennett spoke to the crowd about the impact that Shining Stars has had on him. Funds raised at the event will help us to sustain and grow the Lurie Children's Hospital Group at Winter Games in 2020! Thanks so much to the Yndestad and Mueller families for making this happen!

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Up, Up and Away with NACE!

The Denver chapter of the National Association of Caterers and Event Planners hosted yet another stunning fundraiser this summer, and a portion of the proceeds was donated to Shining Stars!