February 16, 2004 - Children's Hospital All My Heart Dinner
Where: Brown Palace
When: February 24, 2004
Beneficiary: Children's Hospital Heart Institute
Host(s): Ron Zappolo of FOX 31
Presenting Sponsor(s): Wells Fargo
Gala Chairperson(s): Peter and Deb Mueller
Co-Chair(s): Angela Barron, Jeff Hall, Dianne Honig, Julia Murrow, Mindy, Naumer, Kelly Potter, Nora Radz
Invocation: Pastor Tom Melton
Entertainment: The Royal Tones
Sponsors: Wells Fargo, Quinlan Financial Group, Tom and Dianne Honig, Shane Feinman, Saltzman Hamma Nelson and Massaro
Event Coordinator: Nancy Leon and Julie Headley
Blacktie Photos by: Barb Segal
Children's Hospital cardiac patients ham it up for the camera; eleven-year-old Olivia, eight-year-old Natalie and Blair, twelve-year-old!
The evening started out with a private toasting to the patrons and doctors of several cardiac units of the Children’s Hospital. It was a heart-felt meeting of those who were patients, parents of patients, and specialists in the field of pediatric cardiac care.
The evening continued with a cocktail hour and a jazz band playing outside the dining room. Attendees had the chance to bid on several items up for silent auction presented on a long table outside the dining room. Each guest was greeted with roses as they entered the dining area, presented by some very special children affiliated with the hospital.
Channel 9 news anchor Ron Zappolo emceed a short program with introduction by and some very energetic young patients of Children's Hospital. Several doctors spoke with compassion and thankfulness to the many attendees and supporters of the hospital.
After the short program, dinner was served, followed by an evening of dancing to the music of the Royal Tones. The evening was titled appropriately "All My Heart" and you could feel the love in the air!!