SKSF Past Events

10/20/18: Night of Comedy – Most Successful Event EVER!

Record number of guests attended the 7th Annual Night of Comedy event held at Hotel Elegante on Saturday, October 20th and enjoyed a hilarious evening full of fun and laughter.  We raised over $50,000 to assist our 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”.

Thanks to our Platinum sponsors A Rise Above and Aveanna Healthcare in addition to our Gold Sponsors: A Physicians Home Care, Nustar Energy, RPS Healthcare, The Shandy Clinic and Warren Management Group; Silver Sponsors: CIA-Leavitt Insurance, El Pomar Foundation, Fillmore Veterinary Hospital, Koscove Metal, Maxim Healthcare Services & The Arc Pikes Peak region; Community Sponsors included: About Kids Home Health Care, Biggs Kofford, BM&M Leasing, Caliber Home Loans, CARS, Hotel Elegante, Moody Insurance, PASCO and Vinton Law Firm. Media sponsor: The Gazette.

Special thanks to –

  • Abbie Burke for volunteering her time to be this year’s event Emcee;
  • To all the businesses that donated prizes to our silent auction;
  • Ralph Giordano of ArchAngel Productions for producing an awesome video;
  • Rachel Bolenbaugh of Aetherial Photography for donating your services to take photos of the event;
  • FOX21 Morning News team for promoting our event;
  • Mia Atkins at FOX21 Living Local for your 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 SKSF Board Members -John Butts, Amy Gehrett, Eric Gustafson, Harold Jordan, Sarah Kelso and Mark Schaefer for their donations and volunteer contributions;
  • Our wonderful volunteers and SKSF staff that contributed their time and energy to creating such a successful event – we could NOT have done it without you!!

VIEW MORE PHOTOS OF THE EVENT HERE 

 

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6/23/18: Bluegrass, Brews & Brats – It’s a Wrap!

Hundreds of people enjoyed a fun evening of music, dancing and food! Our 3rd annual BBB held at the Manitou Springs Memorial/City Hall in downtown Manitou on Saturday, June 23rd was a GREAT SUCCESS!  This event helped raise funds for SKSF’s Zach’s Place program for children with disabilities and their families.  Wonderful drawing packages were awarded throughout the event and craft breweries showed off their best brews – thanks to Bristol Brewing Company, Fossil Craft Beer Company, Storybook Brewing & Colorado Mountain Brewery.  Thanks to the awesome music provided by Acme Bluegrass Band and WireWood Station for kicking up some country boots!!

Thanks to our sponsors Wellcare, Inc., Berwick Electric, Michelle Fisher with Moves by Michelle RE/MAX, Team Select Home Care, Aaron Horn with Colorado Springs Commercial Real Estate, Centura/Penrose St. Francis, Mark Schaefer with Simple CPR, Amy Gehrett with Farm Bureau Insurance and The Colorado Springs Independent as our media sponsor.

Special thanks to –

  • Thanks to all the businesses that donated prizes to our drawing;
  • FOX21 Morning News team for promoting our event;
  • Mia Atkins at FOX21 Living Local;
  • Sarada Connors at KVOR 740am for media coverage;
  • Tri-Star Masonry for your donation;
  • Linda Warren for your fun photo booth & taking photos;
  • SKSF Board Members – John Butts, Kathy Ciano-McGee, Harold Jordan and Mark Schaefer for their donations and volunteer contributions;
  • Swire Distributing for their soda donation;
  • Chef Greg Harsch and wife, Myong for their contributions of making the yummy tasting macaroni salad;
  • Rocky Mountain PACE for the use of their kitchen;
  • Our wonderful volunteers and SKSF staff that contributed their time and energy to creating such a successful event – we could NOT have done it without you!!

VIEW PHOTOS OF THE EVENT HERE 

3/10/18: Bowlathon 2018 – It’s a Wrap!

What a wonderful and FUN fundraising event!  Our 9th annual Bowl-a-thon held at King Pin Lanes on Saturday, March 10th was a great success!  Everyone who attended had a great time bowling, laughing, showing their green and raising funds for SKSF programs for children and adults with disabilities and their families.  Drawing prizes were awarded throughout the event and prizes were given in several categories.

Thanks to our PRESENTING $2,000 sponsor NuStar Energy, in addition to our other sponsors: Vinton Law Firm, Warren Management Group, Berwick Electric, Blazer Electric, Simple CPR, Tri Star Masonry and E-Z Way Rental  which were recognized on Facebook, in the program, over the PA, with banners at the event and in on our E-News.  Bowlers raised funds through pledges and participants made donations.  In total, over $8,000 was raised to support SKSF programming to ensure that SKSF can continue to provide respite and child care services to our region for families of children and adults with disabilities.

Thanks to all the businesses that donated prizes to our drawing.

VIEW PHOTOS OF THE EVENT HERE 

10/28/17: Night of Comedy


Thanks to our sponsors for their support including all guests, volunteers and donors to our silent auction!

PRESENTING SPONSOR: AspenPointe; in addition to sponsors: Academy Bank, Aspen View Homes, NuStar Energy, PSA Healthcare, Warren Management Group, Koscove Metal, RPS Healthcare, A Rise Above, Fillmore Veterinary Hospital, Chuck Murphy & Gary Feffer, Pentrust Mortgage Group, BM&M Brokerage, Community Health Partnerships, Moody Insurance, Maxim Healthcare Services, C.A.R.S. (Colorado Automotive Restoration Services) and Music Therapy Works. Thanks to MEDIA sponsors: KRDO NewsChannel 13 and The Colorado Springs Gazette.