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March 13, 2010 - 6th Annual Green Tie Gala

What: Metro Community Provider Network Gala

Where: Seawell Grand Ballroom at the DCPA

When: Saturday, March 13, 2010

Time: 5:45 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $175

Master of Ceremonies: Leland Vittert, Fox 31 News co-anchor

Honoree(s): Colorado Health Foundation; Ebenezer Ekuban, Bronco alum, as 2010 Volunteer of the Year; Kaiser Permanente, Community Partner of the Year; First Bank, Community Business of the Year; Dr. Mark McLean, MCPN Clinician of the Year; Nikki Brezny, MCPN Employee of the Year; Kris Gaw, MCPN President's Award

President(s): David Meyers

Staff: John Reid, Vice-President of Development

Catering: Epicurean Catering

Entertainment: Strictly Irish and The Bridies

Sponsors: Laboratory Corporation of America; Sun Office Products; Quest Diagnostics; FirstBank

Quote of the evening: "We are only as good as the people we work with, and I am especially blessed to work with people who have over the years provided guidance, wisdom and support in building our network of services to the underserved." David Myers, MCPN President and CEO

Attendance: 540

Attire: Irish

Board of Directors: Michael Kenney, Chairman, Shannon Banister, Wally Wesner, Marion Walls, Frank Taylor, Lynn Ramey and Jani De Baca.


 David Myers, MCPN President/CEO, left, with Tony Antista and Hap Legg of FirstBank, Community Business of the Year, and Michael Kenny, board chairman
David Myers, MCPN President/CEO, left, with Tony Antista and Hap Legg of FirstBank, Community Business of the Year, and Michael Kenny, board chairman

Irish good times were flowing at the Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN) Green Tie Gala at the DCPA-Donald R. Seawell Ballroom Saturday night.  The 540 attendees came to show their support for the work done by MCPN since 1989.

Both David Myers, MCPN President/CEO and John Reid, the Vice President of Development were decked-out in beautiful Irish kilts, as were many other men. Their attire added an extra lilt to the festive evening.

Leland Vittert, Fox 31 News co-anchor was the master of ceremonies.  His humor kept the evening running smoothly. Honored for contributions during 2010 were:

  • the Colorado Health Foundation;
  • Ebenezer Ekuban, Bronco alum, as Volunteer of the Year;
  • Kaiser Permanente, Community Partner;
  • First Bank, Community Business;
  • Dr. Mark McLean, MCPN Clinician of the Year;
  • Nikki Brezny, MCPN Employee of the Year; 
  • Kris Gaw, MCPN President's Award

MCPN provides medical and dental services to Arapahoe, Jefferson, Adams, and Park Counties and the cities of Lakewood and Aurora. Services within the area are developed to provide primary healthcare for people who have no other access to healthcare. A Family Practice model of healthcare is supported by case management services, pharmacy services, and other coordination efforts to remove barriers to healthcare. Well Child Care, immunizations, obstetrics, gynecology, and chronic disease management are among the most often-requested services. Staff, fluent in languages other than English, help remove cultural barriers to care.

For more information on MCPN, log on to www.mcpn.com.

 

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