Feb 102015

DCIS Foundation’s Spring Dinner: The World as A Classroom

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Your support of the DCIS Foundation’s dinner will help to ensure international and cultural opportunities for our students from kindergarten through the 12th grade.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015Denver Athletic Club

6:00p.m. Cocktails / 7:00p.m. Dinner

Location: The Denver Athletic Club, GrandBallroom, 1325 Glenarm Place, Denver

Tickets: $125 per person

RSVP and Order Tickets: Visit EventBrite to let us know you’ll be joining us and to secure your seat at the table

Sponsorship Opportunities: We are actively seeking sponsorships at a variety of levels – see Sponsorships below for details!

Honorary Chair: Zee Ferrufino, Owner and CEO, KBNO Radio
Zee2A distinguished leader within the Denver business and Hispanic communities and an accomplished businessman, Zee Ferrufino embodies the spirit of the “American Dream.” A native Bolivian, he first came to the United States more than 30 years ago, thanks to a scholarship awarded by the U.S. Air Force. Determined to achieve greater freedom and opportunity, Zee decided to immigrate to the U.S., returning to Denver, Colorado, which reminded him closely of his hometown of La Paz. In 1976, he proudly became a U.S. citizen. [Read more]



Keynote Speaker: Jamie Van Leeuwen, PhD, MA, MPH, CAC III
Jamie headshotJamie Van Leeuwen currently serves as the senior advisor for Governor Hickenlooper after almost four years as deputy chief of staff and director of community partnerships. Leading up to the Hickenlooper administration, Jamie worked as the policy director and served on the transition team for the Hickenlooper for Colorado gubernatorial campaign. He is also the founder and CEO of the Global Livingston Institute, a non-governmental organization in East Africa designed to engage students and community leaders, with an aim to develop innovative solutions to poverty. Jamie is a senior research fellow with the Buechner Institute at the University of Colorado-Denver School of Public Affairs. He became a Fulbright scholar in 2013. [Read more]

Emcee: Nelson Garcia, 9News

“The World as a Classroom” Spring Dinner Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Sponsor – $10,000

  • Full-page, black and white ad in program (camera-ready artwork to be provided by sponsor)
  • Introduction of officer during program

Gold Sponsor – $5,000

  • Half-page, black and white ad in program (camera-ready artwork to be provided by sponsor)
  • Verbal acknowledgement during program

Silver Sponsor – $2,500

  • Quarter-page, black and white ad in program (camera-ready artwork to be provided by sponsor)

Table Sponsor – $1250

  • A table of ten with table signage (camera-ready artwork to be provided by sponsor)

All Sponsors:

  • Share our commitment to excellence and forever changing the lives of our children and communities
  • Name/Company included in written event materials including invitation
  • Logo highlighted in video presentation projected on large screens at event
  • Inclusion in all press releases
  • One table of 10 with signage

For Information:  Contact Shannon Clifford, 303-895-9072


Platinum Sponsors 2015

Raccoon CreekRaccoon Creek Golf Club & Restaurant

Table Sponsors

LeVon Terry
Nina McGibney
George Ballaseux
Poorvi Parkhie
Dan Lutz
Chet Sisk
Linda Lidov
Mica Garcia de Benavidez
Scott Foust
Derek George
Tom Evans
Kristi LaBarge
Melanie Grant
Dianna Vigil-Sclavenitis
Ann Connelly
Kristina and Carl Ashkin

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