THE EVENT: Join local sports celebrities in an effort to raise money for wishes at the Make-A-Wish® Colorado Sporting Affair Celebrity Waiter Dinner
on Feb. 26, 2015 with Master of Ceremonies, Don Yaeger, award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach and eight-time New York Times best-selling author.
This year’s event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center beginning with a VIP cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. and the event starting at 6:00 p.m. Your favorite Colorado sports heroes will be serving and joining event guests for dinner, laughs and entertainment to help make wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions. The evening includes a message from a recent wish recipient and an all-star auction line up. With over 30 sports celebrities vying for your support, the Sporting Affair Celebrity Waiter Dinner is sure to be a great time!
VENUE: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center (650 15th Street, Denver)
GAME TIME: Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
5:30 p.m. VIP Reception featuring select celebrity waiters
6:00 p.m. Cocktails and Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. Dinner Served by Sports Celebrities
8:30 p.m. Live Auction
ADMISSION: Tickets are $250 per person and $350 for VIP tickets. Individuals may purchase tickets here
or call 303-750-9474. Must be 18 years or older to attend event.
PURPOSE: The goal of the Sporting Affair Celebrity Waiter Dinner is to raise funds to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions in Colorado. An average wish costs $7,500, and Make-A-Wish Colorado grants an average of 250 wishes annually.
ABOUT: Founded in 1983 as one of the nation’s first Make-A-Wish Foundation chapters, Make-A-Wish Colorado has granted more than 4,400 wishes to eligible children throughout Colorado. Its mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Foundation finances its endeavors through corporate sponsors, foundations, service clubs, fundraisers and individual contributions.
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