The Civil Soirée is SOLD OUT for both dinner and the dessert reception.  Please call 303-396-6173 during normal business hours to be added to our waiting list. Many thanks to our sponsors, guests and volunteers who will be joining us!

April 30, 2013
McNichols Building, Civic Center Park
144 W. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO

Join us to celebrate the passage of civil unions in Colorado. At midnight on May 1 in Denver, committed couples will be able to legally apply for civil unions licenses for the first time in state history. The Civil Soirée is our celebration preceding this historic moment--featuring a seated dinner followed by a dessert and dance reception. 

Appetizers & Cocktails: 7pm
Dinner: 7:45pm
Dessert & Dancing Reception: 9:00pm

Festivities: Guest speakers including Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, live music, photobooth, cake cutting and a silent auction. 

Honoring Speaker Mark Ferrandino, State Senator Lucia Guzman, State Senator Pat Steadman, State Representative Sue Schafer and all our legislators who courageously voted 'yes' on civil unions.

Click here to download the sponsor packet.

Joining us from out of town or want to make the night even more special?  Book a room with our preferred hotel partner, Magnolia Hotels. and receive a special rate here.

Thanks to our incredible sponsors!

Soirée Sponsors
Three Tomatoes Catering
Que Bueno! Mexican Grille

Nuptials Sponsors
Dr. Alan Arbuckle & Eric Cornejo
Joe Calabrese II
Dr. Alan Cooper & Robert Muller
CRL Associates, Inc.
OutFront Colorado
Ernie Quemuel & Roger Sherman
Shalom Cares
xSeed Design

Reception Sponsors
Andrus Hood & Wagstaff, PC
Drs. Geoff Bateman & Mark Thrun
Michelle Caldwell & Judy LaSpada
Contract Furnishings
Decor 'N More, Inc.
Good Chemistry
Chad Kenney
Once Upon A Vine
Patti Klinge & Connie McArthur
Magnolia Hotels
Matthew Shepard Foundation
Mile High Civil Unions
Nick's Garden Center and Farm Market
Dr. Christopher Ott & Jeremy Simons
Red Door Properties
Spencer Ross
Tim Sweeney

Cake Sponsors
ACLU of Colorado
Alaris Properties
Daniel Beckerle & Jon Terry
Capstone Group
Debbie & Margo Chandler
Colorado Log Cabin Republicans
Scott Coors & Dr. David Hurt
Speaker Mark Ferrandino & Greg Wertsch
Chris Genry & Colin Griffith
Tim Greer
Headwaters Strategies
Russ Johnson & Bob Nogueira
William Mead & Jason Slinde
State Senator Pat Steadman
Trilogy Financial Services, Inc.
White Fence Farm
Dean Williams
Dr. Marty Yussman

Couples Sponsors
Beth Ahl & Gretchen Hinson
Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado
Charles Anderson & Jovan Gallegos
Connor Allman & Nathan Schacht
Anthony Aragon & David Westman
Sandi Armstrong & Rose Eager
Anti-Defamation League, Mountain States Region
Babes Around Denver
Bill Bates & Chris Proud
Dr. Miguel Benet
Dr. Jack Betts & Jerrod Johnson
Jennifer DeBell & Teresa Tuschhoff
Mike Biselli & Caleb Dettmann
Robert E. Bixler & John Miller
Glenn Boardman & Mauricio Palacio
Linda Bush & Terra Lee
Cassidee Carlson & Ashley Spooner
Andres Cladera & George Kacenga
Drs. Carl Clark & Mark Groshek
Jason Cobb & Jason Prussman
Community First Foundation
Landon Covington & Jason Hindman
Courtney Cuff & Jessica Newman
Nickolas Dominguez & Mark Holdbrooks
Jack Finlaw & Greg Movesian
Lawrence French & Gregory Sargowicki
Gena & Crea Fusco
Bill Giertz
Green Blossom Photography
Greg Greenhalge
Dennis Hamann & Tom Hawkey

Dan Hanley & Michael Nelson
Steve Hubler & Bret Washichek
Interfaith Alliance of Colorado
Dayna & Johnna Jaynstein
LeBauer Counseling
Rita Litzenberger & Tina Scardina
Mona Lundy & Pam Scharf

Michael Niyompong
New Era Colorado Foundation
Katherine Peck
Dr. Dean Prina
ProgressNow Colorado Education
Henry Provost
Dane Reece & Jeff Ziese
Anna & Fran Simon

Dr. Andrew Sirotnak & Jamie White
Hunter Smith & Brian Tellinghuisen
Troy Stabenow & Andrew Yale

Jay Swope & Josh Hartwell
This Modern Life Photography
Francisco Varela & Timothy Wilson
Preston Vaughan & Dr. Mimi Wong
A Vote & A Vow
WonderWorks Photography

The Civil Soirée is hosted by One Colorado Education Fund--a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  A portion of your gift will be tax deductible for federal income purposes, and a receipt will be mailed to you. For questions regarding the event please contact Preston Dickey at prestond@one-colorado or 303-396-6173. Prefer to send a check?  Here is our address:

One Colorado Education Fund
1490 Lafayette St, Suite 304
Denver, CO 80218