October 2018: Record number of guests attended Special Kids Special Families 7th Annual Night of Comedy event held at Hotel Elegante on Saturday, October 20th and enjoyed a hilarious evening full of fun and laughter. SKSF raised over $50,000 to assist the Zach’s Place program to help families raising children with disabilities with valuable respite and child care. Wonderful silent auction packages and raise the paddle auction were a HUGE success with musical entertainment by Ben Bubeck playing the cello, Nancy Norton comedy entertainment and a standing ovation crowd for the Zach’s Place kids performing to the tune “Happy”. Special thanks to Abbie Burke for volunteering her time to be this year’s event Emcee, to all the businesses that donated to the silent auction, Ralph Giordano of ArchAngel Productions for producing an awesome video, Rachel Bolenbaugh of Aetherial Photography for donating services to take photos at the event, FOX21 Morning News team for promoting the event, Mia Atkins at FOX21 Living Local for the live interview, Drew Smith at Cumulus for radio media coverage, Linda Navarro for her charity events coverage for the Gazette, SKSF Board President–Kathy Ciano-McGee and Board Members John Butts, Amy Gehrett, Eric Gustafson, Harold Jordan, Sarah Kelso & Mark Schaefer for their donations and volunteerism, and all the hard working volunteers and SKSF staff that contributed time and energy to creating such a successful event! In addition SKSF thanks the following sponsors for their support: PLATINUM SPONSORS – A RISE ABOVE & AVEANNA HEALTHCARE; GOLD SPONSORS: A PHYSICIANS HOME CARE, NUSTAR ENERGY, RPS HEALTHCARE, THE SHANDY CLINIC, WARREN MANAGEMENT; SILVER SPONSORS: CIA-LEAVITT INSURANCE, EL POMAR FOUNDATION, FILLMORE VETERINARY HOSPITAL, KOSCOVE METAL, MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, THE ARC PIKES PEAK;COMMUNITY SPONSORS: ABOUT KIDS HOME HEALTH CARE/REHAB FOR ALL, BIGGS KOFFORD, BM&M LEASING,CALIBER HOME LOANS, COLORADO AUTOMOTIVE RESTORATION SERVICES (C.A.R.S), HOTEL ELGANTE, MOODY INSURANCE, PASCO & VINTON LAW FIRM; MEDIA SPONSOR: THE GAZETTE.
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