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October 20, 2001 - Make-A-Wish Children's Fashion Show

What: Children's fashion show with models from Aspire Model Agency and children from Children's Hospital

Where: Nordstrom Center at FlatIron Crossing

When: October 20, 2001

Beneficiary: Make-A-Wish Foundation

EMCEE: Dr. Stephanie Clements, 9News

Speaker: Tracy and Lois Perry, Make-A-Wish 2000-2001 Volunteers of the Year

Music: Gregg Starchman, Worthwhile Productions

Sponsors: Blacktie-Denver.com, First National Bank, FlatIron Crossing, FastSigns, 9News, LittleMountain Outdoor Gear for Kids, The Buckle, Galyan's Sports & Outdoor Adventure, All About Denver.com, Kwik Kopy Printing, Aspire Model & Talent Inc.

Attendance: 300

Attire: Weekend casual

Special Thanks: Dr. Stephanie Clement, 9News; Tracy Perry, speaker for Make-A-Wish; With a Child's Heart Foundation; Wow Children's Museum; Staff of FlatIron Crossing; Staff of Make-A-Wish Foundation; Boulder Signs; Parents and Volunteers

Models/Fashions: The Children's Hospital Cancer Center Models: Gabriel Bayless, Alex Clavette, Lyndsey Cunningham, Josh Garcia, Daniel Langton; Aspire Modeling Agency Models and local Talent: Nichols and Elise Neff, Jazmine Gnat, Brittney, Brian, and Jaymie Watkins, Brett and Monica Owens, Jansen Schamp, July Bobillo, Shantia Norris, Chelsea and Trevor Dean, Kristi Monson, Colby Broekemeier, Carrie Shrader, Josh Chadwick, Nick Ruberto, Mariel Perez, Elizabeth Clavette, Ryan Hoffsehnieder, Ike Morrow

Event Coordinator: Bacchus Productions

Blacktie Photos by: Elizabeth Byrnes

 Monica Owens holds mini-model Nichols Neff
Monica Owens holds mini-model Nichols Neff
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By Blacktie Staff

How many fashion shows can claim the governor AND his wife AND their kids as audience members and models?

Not many.

But Colorado's First Family was only one of the things that made this year's Reach for the Starz Fashion Show special.

Children with life-threatening illnesses modeled the hottest labels in this second-annual fund-raiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Make-A-Wish makes it possible for children with serious illnesses to take trips to places such as Disney World and to do other fun things, such as meet famous athletes.

Bacchus Productions was in charge of the event at Nordstrom Center at FlatIron Crossing.

Young models from Aspire Model Agency added their talents to the show, which featured kids of all ages in the cool clothing for Colorado's cold winters.

Local merchants provided the fashions.

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