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Hunger Free Colorado

Hunger Free Colorado is a local non-profit that is working to make sure that hunger is a term of the past for Coloradans. Nearly 10 percent of people in Colorado struggle with not having enough money for food, and nearly 14 percent of children do not know where their next meal will be coming from. 

Joy Wine and Spirit's Charity Chili Cookoff

Oct 13, 2018
Joy Wine and Spirits

Joy Wine and Spirits will be hosting their 8th annual Charity Chili Cookoff on Sunday October 21st from 12-4pm. The proceeds will benefit Hunger Free Colorado, a nonprofit organization that works to help people find food resources during tough economic times.

The Denver Channel

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and it has taken it's toll on so many people. Cancer itself is a ruthless opponent that strikes without warning. Many people have lost their lives to cancer  (Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie) and others have battled the beast and come out on top. District 9 City Councilman Albus Brooks is one of the many who have come out on top. He stopped by our studios to discuss his journey and share some words for people who are battling cancer  and for their loved ones. 

  

Spotlight On: Oklahoma! Director, Chris Coleman

Oct 1, 2018
DCPA

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic OKLAHOMA!  is in town at The Stage Theater- Denver Center for the Performing Arts Complex through Oct.14. The musical celebrates its 75th year in production and in his DCPA directorial debut, Artistic Director Chris Coleman puts a new spin on an old classic.   In a ground-breaking move, Chris has brought together an all-black cast for this five-week Denver run of Oklahoma!

The Master's Apprentice

The Master’s Apprentice is a seven-week course that helps young people find a career in the trades.  This free program helps students learn the “tools” of the trade that will help them receive job offers after graduation and move them towards a life long career.

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