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A Record-Breaking Evening at the 2018 Passport Dinner

2018 Passport Dinner – Thank You! 

Thank you to everyone who joined us on April 26 for our annual Passport Dinner at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Guests enjoyed dinner in the beautiful museum atrium, shared in the celebration of the evening’s honorees, and showed their support for travel and cultural exchange in our paddle raiser.

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Guests enjoying dinner in the atrium at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

 

Thanks to your support, we raised more than $73,000, our highest amount ever! We truly appreciate your support and look forward to sharing how these dollars impact student travel in the school year to come.

Thank you to everyone who joined us on April 26 for our annual Passport Dinner at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Guests enjoyed dinner in the beautiful museum atrium, shared in the celebration of the evening's honorees, and showed their support for travel and cultural exchange in our paddle raiser.

Matthew Taylor interviewed DCIS students Trinity Hansen and Shannon Golden about their travels. Trinity spent the summer of 2017 in Shanghai, China. She lived with a host family, studied the language and immersed herself in Chinese culture.

Special thanks to:

  • Our generous event sponsors;
  • Matthew Taylor and our second-grade singers from DCIS-Fairmont for the wonderful entertainment;
  • Our student speakers, Trinity Hansen and Shannon Golden for sharing their travel stories, and
  • The evening’s Honorees
    • DCIS Foundation Alumni Award
      Maria Monclova
    • DCIS Foundation Community Ambassador Award
      Jamie Van Leeuwen
    • DCIS Foundation Melanie Grant Global Ambassador Award
      Hikmet Ersek and Dr. Nayantara Ghosh-Ersek
  • And all those who worked so hard to make the evening a success.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!

Hikmet Ersek DCIS Dr. Nayantara Ghosh Ersek Foundation Melanie Grant Global Ambassador Award

Hikmet Ersek & Dr. Nayantara Ghosh Ersek were honored at the 2018 DCIS Foundation Passport Dinner with the DCIS Foundation Melanie Grant Global Ambassador Award.

Denver Center for International Studies Foundation Jamie Van Leeuwen

Jamie Van Leeuwen was honored with the DCIS Foundation Community Ambassador Award.

 

 

 

 

Denver Center for International Studies Foundation

Marie Monclova was honored with the 2018 DCIS Foundation Alumni Ambassador Award.

Thank you to our 2018 event sponsors

Thank you to our 2018 event sponsors.


Globetrotter Sponsors:
**The Build Strong Foundation for Education in partnership with Oakwood Homes
**The Raccoon Creek Golf Club

World Traveler Sponsor:
**Max & Elaine Appel

Travel Bug Sponsors:
**Academy Roofing
**Cesco Linguistic Services
**Figure 8 Marketing and Media
**FVM Holdings, LLC
**Highland Communication Works
*Imery’s
**Joanne & Jeff Schwartz
**Monclova Law Firm

Media Sponsor:
**KBNO Radio

Oakwood Homes Raccoon Creek Academy Roofing Inc. – Aurora, Colorado Cesco Linguistic Services, Inc. Abogada Monclova QueBueno 97.7 & 1280 Denver

View more event photos on the DCIS Foundation Facebook page. Check back for news about our other upcoming events.

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