April 4, 2013 9:51 pm by Channel 1 Networks, under , , , . 0 Comments

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Food and drink galore

Awards

Awards

Boulder CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs, and rising stars feted and Schmoozed last night at the Millennium Harvest House. The event ‘Celebration of Leadership’ was promoted by The boulder Chamber: “celebration as we honor the executives who shape our community and pioneer the path to innovation”. Guests were celebrating with beverages, and delicious Hor D’ oeuvres while contemplating  which item to bid for.

Basically it was an excuse to get together and party for $95.00

This fun evening included a special awards celebration, silent auction, delicious food, and of course, time to connect with friends and colleagues in the Boulder business community. The Celebration of Leadership is not just a who’s who social event; it’s also a fundraiser to support the nonprofit Boulder Chamber’s efforts to strengthen the local business community. As the region’s flagship business support and advocacy organization, the Boulder Chamber helps promote economic success, influence policy, and facilitate valuable businesses connections. according to the Chamber of commerce website.

One of the hot ticket items was a round of Golf with CU athletic director Mike Bohn.

CU Athletic Director Like Bohn at Celebration of Leadership photo by Alli Winchester Boulder Channel 1

CU Athletic Director Mike Bohn at Celebration of Leadership photo by Alli Winchester Boulder Channel 1

Approximate 300 attended .Demetri & Kim Couponas, Co founder of Go Lite, Mark Retzloff from Alfalfa’s, and  Brad Feld were some of the usual suspects big wigs to attend.

Our Marketing Gal about town Alli Winchester was there looking fashionable as ever and buttonholing.

Special awards were given for Chamber Champions, and  Business Innovator of the Year Award. Recognition was given for Virginia Patterson Business Person of the Year, and to Franny Reich, Local Business Hero Award.
An evening to embrace the Boulder Entrepreneurial spirit,and warm appreciation to all those who have contributed so much in that realm to our city.
photos by Allison Winchester who also contributed to this story along with BC1 staff reporter
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