Invisible Disabilities Association's 10th Annual Awards Gala "Laugh Out Loud"

Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:00 PM 

Denver Marriott South Hotel

10345 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, CO 80124


The 10th Annual Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Denver Marriott South in Lone Tree, Colorado. The theme is Laugh Out Loud featuring national award winning comedian Sam Adams. The gala will have a 70s theme! Registration and silent auction will begin at 6:00 PM followed by dinner, awards presentation, live auction and entertainment at 7:15 PM. Gala Emcee - Steffan Tubbs, Co-host of Colorado’s Morning News on KOA News Radio ABC News and FOX News Channel National Correspondent, Documentary Author and Film Producer and Special Guest Karyn Buxman, RN, MSN – Neurohumorist.   2017 Chairs include: * Arlene Mohler-Johnson, Honorary Chair * Aaron & Sandee LaPedis, Gala Chair * Carolyn Strauss, Corporate Chair * Jeanell Houston, Auction Chair * Laura Hinchey, Young Professional Chair.   2017 Award Recipients include: Inspiration Award:  Wayne Brady, 5-time Emmy Award Winner and Grammy Nominee – Actor, Singer, Dancer, Improviser, and Songwriter;  Founders Award:  Susanne Cohen DDS, Business Strategist, Marketing and Employee Productivity Expert; Impact Award:  Lucy Miller PhD OTR/L; Invisible Heroes Award: Gale Pollock, CRNA, FACHE, FAAN, Major General (Ret); Volunteer Award:  Carrie Fell, Artist, Painter, Sculptor; Corporate Award:  John Ikard, FirstBank, Board Member, Former CEO, Healthcare Award: Elizabeth Concordia, President and CEO, UCHealth;  Perseverance Award: Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, 6 Time Olympic Gold Medal Champion, Motivational Speaker.

Dress is cocktail or 70’s style!

For Sponsorship and Ticket information, please go to or


Name: Jan Blankennagel
Address: Denver CO 80238
Phone: 303-947-5209

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