May 31, 2003 - "Ithemba" Completes AIDS Art Auction
What: 16th Annual Art Against AIDS Art Auction
Where: INVESCO Field at Mile High
When: May 31, 2003
Beneficiary: Colorado AIDS Project
EMCEE: FOX31 News Anchors Libby Weaver and Ron Zappolo
Executive Director: Deirdre Maloney
Committee Members: Frank Ackerman, Tina Anderson, Kelly Arndt, Vicki Barr, William Biety, Michael Bombar, Steve Case, Carter Case, Robin Chalecki, Dee Chirafisi, Shannon Corrigan, Wendy Foster, Brad Goeres, Rick Grasmick, Scott Henderson, Bill Jamieson, Kit Karbler, Jason Knezel, JoAnn Mast, Manny Mendez, Colleen Miller, Greg Ravenwood, Dmitri Rudenko, Lee Rudofsky, John Schlegel, Joy Seacat, Julia Epel Sherry, Terry Smith, John Wood
Co-President(s): Terence Shea - President, David Alexander - Vice President, Sharon Hartman - Vice President, Chad Kenney - Vice President, Ann Murphy - Treasurer & President Elect, Mary Rueda - Secretary
Welcome: Deirdre Maloney, CAP Executive Director
Catering: Volume Services at Invesco Mile High
Of note: "Sheepdog in a Red VW", this year's "logo" for the auction, was created by artist Dede LaRue
Sponsors: Title Sponsor - Tanqueray. Wells Fargo, allaboutdenver.com, Destination Hotels & Resorts, FOX31 News, Starbucks, 5280 Magazine, Out Front Colorado, Stephany's Chocolates, am1150 KNRC, Auraria Printing, Inc.
Auctioneer: Gary Corbett - Auctioneer
Quote of the evening: "The support CAP received for this event comes from a variety of sources; each year there are more mainstream businesses, as people realize that AIDS affects all walks of life."
Menu: Roasted turkey with rolls, cranberry sauce, red, white and blue corn chips with salsa and guacemole, assorted cheeses, truffles from Stephany's chocolates
Attire: Shorts and T-shirts to Black-tie
Special Thanks: Ron Armijo - Wave Audio-visual, Costco Wholesale, Sergeants Martinez and Robinson - Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, Patty Moser - Invesco's Special Events Manager, Grant Rorvick - Champions on Ice, Jay Maloney - creative expert
Information: 303.837.0166 and http://www.coloradoaidsproject.org
Board of Directors: Terence Shea - President, David Alexander - Vice President, Sharon Hartman - Vice President, Chad Kenney - Vice President, Ann Murphy - Treasurer & President Elect, Mary Rueda - Secretary, Bev Barber, Skip Crownhart, Wendy Foster, Ken Lichtenstein, Dr. Migs Muldrow, Robert Nogueira, Henry Rosales, Darrell J. Vigil
Long Time CAP supporters and committee members, Rick Grasmick, Lee Rudofsky and Scott Henderson. Lee was involved at the begiining with the Art for AIDS concept.