Giving Hope Gala Copy

Join us for  a celebration of the work of Seniors’ Resource Center (SRC) and our retiring President & CEO, John Zabawa.



5:30  VIP Reception (special ticket option)

6:00  Cocktail Reception 

7:15  Dinner, Speakers & Paddle-Raiser

8:30  Music & Dancing

Cash Bar | Cocktail/Business Attire | Self-parking



$125 individual/ $200 VIP


VIP Reception

VIPs receive access to a special reception, premium seating during dinner, complimentary drinks, and a commemorative gift.

VIP Reception Guest Speaker Beth Bowlen Wallace





Reggie Rivers, Corporate Kickoff/Former Denver Bronco

Celebrity Speaker

Mark Koebrich, Senior Source/Retired Anchor 9News


Hazel Miller, vocalist & her band


Table Sponsorship – $2,500

This is unique event is a great opportunity for businesses and partner organizations to enhance their association with and public support of SRC. For more information on table or event sponsorship, please contact Rod Manuel at or 303.235.6918.

Ticket sales through Blacktie Colorado, using event code giving17.


Presented by our Gala Partners











Thank you to our Gala Supporters






Thank you to our year-long sponsors


SCL Health – Lutheran Hospital


 Mutual of America




St. Anthony Hospital – Centura Health

Mountain States Employers Council

 City of Lakewood



Jefferson Center for Mental Health




 Foothills Credit Union


Concordia on the Lake

 IMA Consulting

 Sandalwood Retirement

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 Seniors Blue Book

Giving Hope Gala Committee

Steve Burkholder: Former Mayor of Lakewood, Honorary SRC Board Member

Gretchen Cerveny: Former Mayor of Wheat Ridge

David DeMott: VP of Technology, Source Office and Technology, SRC Board Member

Barbara Engemoen: Federal EAP Consultant (retired)

Jennifer Gormley: Attorney, SRC Board Member

Tamra Palmer: Attorney, SRC Board Member

Palmer J. Pekarek-Greer, Senior Vice-President of Operations, Ruby Lane, Inc.

Kathleen Stapleton: Retired RTD SeniorRide Coordinator, SRC Board Member

Jack York: Co-Founder/President of It’s Never 2 Late


Giving Hope Gala Honorary Committee

Pam Bales; President & CEO The West Chamber Serving Jefferson County

John & Lorraine Bandimere; Bandimere Speedway

Dr. Michele HaneyPresident, Red Rocks Community College

Tom & Marta Murray; West Metro Fire Rescue Board of Directors (Marta), President Summit Brick Company (Tom)

Pam Nissler; Executive Director Jefferson County Public Library

Mag StrittmatterExecutive Director The Action Center 

Marla WilliamsPresident & CEO Community First Foundation