2016 Annual INC Neighborhood Awards and Silent Auction

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Presented at the Police Protective Association Events Center

January 28, 2016

Sustaining Sponsor

VISITDENVER_vert[Hi-Res]Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation’s Mission Statement

To advocate for Denver citizens by bringing together, informing and empowering Denver neighborhood organizations to actively engage in addressing City issues.

The purpose of Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation’s Annual Awards Dinner is to honor those who have contributed to improving our community and their neighborhoods.  INC also holds a silent auction as an annual fundraiser to benefit its continued efforts to engage in addressing City issues.

The Evening’s Schedule of Events

Cocktails and Silent Auction

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Welcome

  • Larry Ambrose, INC President
President Larry Ambrose welcomes all to the Dinner

President Larry Ambrose

  • Rafael Espinoza, Councilman District 1, Denver City Council
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Rafael Espinoza Councilman District 1, Denver City Council reminisces about his days in INC

  • Don Mares – Deputy Mayor, Exec. Dir. dept. of Human Services
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Don Mares – Deputy Mayor, Exec. Dir. Dept . Of Human Services showing his copy of the Dollar Dictionary

Chinese New Year’s Celebration

Shaolin Hung Mei – Shī Fù H. Solow (師父許浩義)

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Shifu Rama Kho of Shaolin Hung Mei Kung Fu speaks with audience after the performance

Program

  • Andrew Romanoff, Master of Ceremonies, President & CEO, Mental Health America of Colorado
Andrew Romanoff, Master of Ceremonies

Andrew Romanoff, Master of Ceremonies

  • Carrie Atiyeh, Director, Government & Community Affairs
Carrie Atiyeh, VISIT Denver

Carrie Atiyeh, VISIT Denver

 

 Awards Presentation

2015 INC Award Recipients

Life Time Achievement Award
     Diana Helper – University Park Community Council

President’s Award – Awarded for Outstanding Service
Brad Cameron – Capitol Hill United Neighbors (CHUN)

Person of the Year – Awarded in honor of Virginia Oredson
      Steve Nissen – Alamo Placita Neighbors  Association

Community Safety Award – Awarded in honor of Bill Gross
Mark Ungar-Whittier Neighborhood Association

Neighborhood Stars – Making Denver a better place to live

  • Mara Owen (President), The Evans Bridge Beautification Project: Overland Park Neighborhood Association
  • Joan Seeman: The Citizens Exploratory Committee for Health and Safety
  • Gayle Rodgers Southmoor Park South Neighborhood Association
  • Jennifer Engleby: University Park Community Council
  • Shirlie Schley, Sloans Lake
  • Anthony  Thomas (posthumous) Civic Association of Clayton

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Annual INC Dinner Song

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(Sung to tune: “Auld Lang Syne”)
Words: Diana Helper – Univ. Park INC Delegate

Should I.N.C. e’er be forgot,
That would be a Dreadful Thing !
It’s city-smart!  It Plays its part!
And tonight, its paraise we sing!

With zoning, traffic, every fuss!
We care! We share! We Dare!
This year, the Monkey shines on us-
We’ll be Glad to help the Mayor!

So, don’t forget, when dangers threat
Your fine Community –
We’re strong! we’re bold! it’s long been told –
Forty years of I. N. C. !!!!

Thank You to the INC Awards Dinner Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsor

XcelEnergyCommunity Partners

2014 DragonBoatFestival downtown.logo

 Thank You for making special our Year of the Monkey Celebration

The Schomp Family

Shaofin Hung Mei Kung Fu

Relish Catering & Events

The PPA Event Center

Donors and Solicitors For the Silent Auction

MSU Denver Hospitality Tourism & Event Students

Dinner Committee Jane Potts, Chair
Beth Trudgeon, Marlene Johnson, Karen Taylor, Gayle Rodgers
Jane Parker-Ambrose, Entertainment & Decorations

 

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