2016 Holiday Party – We Are Grateful
It was a wonderful evening at the Four Seasons in Denver. Graciously hosted by the Kushners, our event raised more than $49,000 dollars to support our scholars. A special thank you to DBar for the food, Leo Kiely for the beverages, and the Kushners for hosting.
Our amazing Scholars and Susan Kiely, CEO/Founder
Susan praising one of 2016 graduates, who graduated top of her class in nursing
Levina Rodriguez, our amazing pianist who volunteered for the evening
Three scholars volunteering their time at the party
Party attendees enjoying themselves
What’s a holiday party without a little sing along?
BURGERS, BUBBLES & BREWS!
Together, we raised over $11,500 for our wonderful scholars! We are so filled with gratitude for your generosity and support.
Thank you to our marvelous in-kind sponsors: Lady Justice Brewers, Tivoli Brewery, and Coors Brewing Company. Thank you also to Pistols in Petticoats for the fabulous bluegrass, and to 5280 Sliders for the food truck catering.
Guests talking with each other
The Posner Center was the venue for the evening
5280 Sliders made the event extra yummy
Two fabulous WWAC supporters
Lady Justice Brewers were one of our beer sponsors
The ladies of Pistols in Petticoats entertained the crowd
2016 Scholar’s Picnic
Every summer we host a picnic for our scholars and their children, their mentors, and the staff and volunteers at WWAC. This is a wonderful time to let our scholars’ kids play together, and allow the women an opportunity to talk together about their triumphs and challenges.
Karen, our financial guru; board members, Amanda and Kelly, and founder Susan
(left) Scholar with her mentor (middle) and mentor’s daughter
Scholars, family and friends all join in on the annual fun!
One of our Scholar’s son looks like he’s in the swing of things
The Bean Bag Toss is a favorite
Scholar Megan with her mentor, Maureen and Megan’s son, Kayaan