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The 2017 Carousel Ball

Saturday, October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

mbptcbhorse-no-marginSaturday, October 7, 2017
Chairman: Dana Davis

Honorary Chairman: Barbara Davis
Featuring a Performance by Lenny Kravitz
High Hopes Tribute Award Receipients:
Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake

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Lenny Kravitz. Photo Credit: Mathieu Bitton

ABOUT THE EVENT

Proceeds of the event will benefit the programs, care, and research at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes (BDC), where thousands of children and adults from across the world receive treatment. Barbara and Marvin Davis established the Children’s Diabetes Foundation (CDF) in 1977 in Denver, Colorado as a non-profit organization dedicated solely to the support of research in diabetes and providing the best possible clinical and educational programs for children and adults with the disease.

HISTORY: It has been 40 years since Barbara and Marvin Davis started the Children’s Diabetes Foundation and the year 2017 marks the 31st Carousel Ball. The Carousel Balls have raised more than $100 million since 1977. The Carousel Ball is held biennially in Denver.

WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2017

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado

WHO:

Chairman: Dana Davis
Honorary Chairman: Barbara Davis
Featuring a Performance by: Lenny Kravitz
High Hopes Tribute Award Recipients: Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake

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For details regarding seating and tickets, please contact Sara Santacruz at Sara@ChildrensDiabetesFoundation.org or 303-628-5110.

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Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake with Thunder, the mascot for the Denver Broncos. Photo Credit: Gary Pettit

HONOREES: Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake have served on numerous public and charitable committees and together have owned and managed the Denver Broncos mascot, Thunder, for 25 years. The 2017 Carousel Ball will honor them with the High Hopes Tribute Award in recognition of their tremendous commitment and passion for their Colorado community.

LENNY KRAVITZ: Regarded as one of the preeminent rock musicians of our time, Lenny Kravitz has transcended genre, style, race and class into a 20-year musical career, one which revels in the rich influences of ’60s and ’70s soul, rock and funk. He has won four consecutive GRAMMY Awards, setting a record for the most wins in the “Best Male Rock Vocal Performance” category. Lenny Kravitz’s appeal has also been recognized by his peers; his collaborative efforts are as varied as his own influences, having worked with Madonna, Drake, Aerosmith, Jay-Z, Mick Jagger, Miguel, and Alicia Keys.  His most recent album, Strut, was named one of Rolling Stone’s Top Albums of the Year. Having sold over 38 million albums worldwide, Lenny Kravitz’s musical success has afforded him many opportunities to fulfill his creative vision beyond the recording industry. Amongst his other endeavors, Kravitz has appeared in a supporting role in the critically-acclaimed film Precious, and the box office smash film The Hunger Games, as Cinna.

 

SPONSORS

Carousel Ball Sponsor Packet

Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting The Carousel Ball!

Presenting Sponsor

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Brought to you by your Mercedes-Benz Dealers located in Denver, Littleton, Loveland and Westminster

Underwriting Sponsor
Tina & Rick Caruso – The Grove

Silver Sponsor
CBS
The Crazy Merchant, Inc. and The Wilmac Foundation
HBO
Marty and Ole Jensen

Bronze Sponsor
Peter and Meredith Coors
Toby Pippin and Marty Tingelhoff

Patron Sponsor
Anna and David Asarch
Bardsley Foundation
CU Anschutz Medical Campus and the CU Foundation
Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pam & Ed Diamond and Family
Dr. Dan and Julie Feiten
Drs. Satish and Kavita Garg
Greg Knott – Unique Properties, Inc
Marketo
Shea Properties
Tom and Lauren Romer
Volunteers of America

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If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for The 2017 Carousel Ball, contact Amanda Garrett at Amanda@ChildrensDiabetesFoundation.org or 303-628-5112. To donate items to The Carousel Ball gift bags, contact Maggie Petray at MaggieP@ChildrensDiabetesFoundation.org.

SEATING

If you have any questions about seating or couples tickets, please contact Maggie Petray at MaggieP@ChildrensDiabetesFoundation.org or 303-628-5105.

AUCTION

The Carousel Ball has extensive live and silent auctions with over 250 items. If you are interested in donating an item to the auction, contact Lisa Steele at Lisa@ChildrensDiabetesFoundation.org or 303-628-5108.

PROGRAM ADVERTISING

Advertisement spots are available in The Carousel Ball program for quarter, half, and full page ads. If you are interested in purchasing an ad, contact Mattie Peck at Mattie@ChildrensDiabetesFoundation.org or 303-628-5106.

 

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Watch Highlights from the 2015 Carousel Ball

Details

Date:
Saturday, October 7
Time:
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Venue

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th St.
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Phone:
(303) 436-1234