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March, 16 2004 - Blacktie® Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

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Blacktie co-founder Kenton Kuhn with Charee and Greg Voelz American Liver Foundation's Rocky Mountain Chapter Regina and Marc Musyl Georgia Imhoff and Kenton Kuhn, co-founders of, with VP of Marketing Elizabeth Byrnes Lu Stasko, left, and Christopher Price
A generous supporter of Colorado nonprofits, Dr. Dean Prina, left, with Michael Porto Bree Senter, left, and Erika Yost, both with Denver Works UNICEF's Gloria Dogan and Sara Behmoaras Melissa Dahlen of Key Bank, with John Carter
Jim Pasquariello, owner of Daniel's of Paris, left, with pastry chef Cindy Gawel and her assistant Robin Taffet Jaylene Smith, left, with Volunteers of America Michael James and Sharon Whiton Gelt. Both Jaylene and Sharon are involved and support numerous charities. Rick Turney, owner of Big Time Memorabilia. Greg Downs, left, the 'Cookie Man', owner of Celebration Cookies, Sue Goodin from the Colorado Neurological Institute, and Carol Downs from the American Diabeties Association.
Don Fulton, left, and Karen Sims from AIWF, American Institute of Wine and Food. Paul's Catering Ruth Carney with Elizabeth Byrnes Barbara Hope, Don Gaiti, Porcia Silverberg, Rita McCoy and Joni Seivert John and Kerrin Degnan. Kerrin Degnan is Chairman of the American Institute of Wine and Food.
American Heart Association Guild for Life Board President Trisha Hood, left, with Scottie Iverson of Cancer League and Jan Top, Director of the Metropolitan Club Kristin Kenny of Hotel Teatro, left, and Melissa Thomas, the Special Event Manager for Mile High Station. Laura Libby, left, with Bradley Joseph, of Kronke, and Sarah Hamilton. Both Laura and Sarah work with Historic Denver Inc. Nancy Rebek, center, with Mary DeSilva, left, and Susan Stiff of Sunstone Hotels
Tim Howell, President of Rocky Mountain Cookies, and Eric Clayman Linda Whittaker from Sir Chocolate brought a fountain flowing of decadent, mouth-watering chocolate that was enjoyed by all attending the event. DCPA supporters and members of Blacktie Marvin and Judi Wolf, left, with Adrienne Porterfield and Jack Fitzgibbons Adrienne Porterfield, left, with Peter and Margrit Aeby, former general manager of the Brown Palace
A football sandwich...NFL Alumni's Leroy Mitchell, President of the RM chapter, left, Elizabeth Byrnes from Blacktie, and Marvin Montgomery, also, an NFL Alumni. Rita McCoy, left, with Smokey Ritter Young Americans Educational Foundation CJ Juleff, left, with Intellinet's Ross Mansfield and Robb Stenman Mary Swartz, left, with Blacktie's Founder and Principal, Georgia Imhoff
Helen Kellogg and Franny Mazone from the Brain Injury Association Jonathan Biel, left, with Steven Weisberg of The Villager newspaper Cancer League's Roberta Johnson with her husband Peter Pat Crawford of Spa for the Spirit and Jon Biel, an Executive Life Coach
An exquisite cake was created by Gateaux and given to 'Blacktie' in celebration of their 3rd Anniversary! Ann Ritacco, left, Jamie MacCrimmon, Kymberley Peterson, and Bobbie Ritacco Rosa Bunn, left, and Rick Hobbs of Denver Tux, formerly Mr. B's Formal Wear Excellent wait service from Christine Bergmann with C.A.R.E. of Weld County
Claire Walsh, a board member of the Imagine Peace Foundation, and Brenda Fraser, Vice President at Blacktie-Colorado Lori Lou Waddell, from Sambuca Jazz Cafe, with Dennis Hobbs. Sambuca donated $20-off gift certificates to all the guests. Freelance writers for, Mary Schwartz, left and Stacy Ohlsson Marc Williams, Mayor-Pro Tem for the City of Arvada, left, and Luanne Williams with the Colorado Neurological Institute.
Steven Teitelbaum, left, owner of Creative Logic with Jenny Schiavone from Denver Center Attractions, and Roger Armstrong from Temple Event Center and Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital board member Kenton Kuhn of Blacktie thanked the sponsors and introduced the entertainment, Smokey Ritter, left, and Larry O'Connor on the "traveling piano" Walt Imhoff with wife Georgia and Kenton Kuhn, as they raise their champagne glasses in a toast to Blacktie's 3rd Anniversary Jim Biemford, left, Kenton Kuhn, Dave Boulter, CBS 4's Ed Crony and Stephen Keating of the Denver Post
Paula Arnold-Newberry of Newberry's Florist and Greenhouse sent this beautiful and dramatic arrangement for the 3rd Anniversary party Blacktie freelancers Laurie Clark of Cenikor, left, and Phyllis St. John Blacktie's own Elizabeth Byrnes with friend Kimi Porterfield Maureen Gottino, left, with Patti Speer of Make-a-Wish
Blacktie's Carrie Kindred with Ross Mansfield of Intellinet Smokey Ritter entertained the guests  
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