Celebrate Amazing! Join Us - 2018 March Induction Gala

This event will be held at the Denver Hilton City Center, 1701 California St, Denver, CO 80202

 

We are Pleased to Announce the Next 10 Inductees!

 

An astronaut, four nonprofit leaders and activists, a university chancellor, a former Colorado Lt. Governor, a journalist and suffragette, an educator of the deaf, and a community builder and cattle owner comprise the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

See full Press Release

 

Contemporary

Leslie Foster – Non Profit Leader and Activist, President of The Gathering Place

For nearly 30 years, Leslie has devoted her career and her outside activities to transforming the lives of women, children, and people who are transgender by providing positive relationships, resources and a community of support.

Gerie Grimes – Early Childhood Education activist/Non Profit leader

Gerie Grimes has dedicated and committed her life to the needs of others (especially women and women of color of all ages), building community and using her voice to be a strong advocate for the voiceless.

Susan Helms – Military, Astronaut

The first U. S. military woman in space, Susan Helms is a retired Air Force lieutenant general (LTG) and astronaut who was a crewmember on four space shuttle missions, holds the world record for the longest space walk (8 hours and 56 minutes), and was the first woman to serve on the International Space Station (ISS).

Dorothy Horrell – Education Professional and Administrator, Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver.

As a community college president, leader of the state system of community colleges, foundation executive, chair of a higher education governing board, and now university chancellor, Dorothy Horrell has a proven record of transformative leadership.

Fay Matsukage – Law/Asian Activist

Fay Matsukage is an accomplished attorney with a reputation for professionalism and integrity who has dedicated her life and career to furthering the interests of women and those of Asian Pacific descent.

Gail Schoettler – Banking, Government and Women’s Activist

Gail Schoettler was the first woman to be both Colorado’s Lt. Governor (elected in 1994) and State Treasurer (from 1987 to 1994). She narrowly lost the election to be Colorado’s governor in 1998.

She founded a group called Women Electing Women supporting candidates running for Governor and U.S. Senators roles.  Her latest venture eGlobal Education promotes travel to business people and corporations to develop international business, experience, knowledge, and contacts.


Historical

Mae Boettcher – Community Activist, Philanthropist

Long-standing Colorado resident, Mae Boettcher influenced our state and its citizens as a culture-altering pioneer – a figure who led Colorado in its transition from cow-town days into an era of sophistication through her dedication to higher education, championing children’s and women’s healthcare, and her selfless philanthropy.

Ellis Meredith – Journalist/Women’s Suffrage

Ellis Meredith is often called the “Susan B Anthony of Colorado” as she was a leader in the women’s suffrage movement in Colorado who also worked nationally for the women’s vote after Colorado gained suffrage in 1893.

Doreen Pollack – Speech pathologist/Audiologist/Educator of the Deaf

The impact of Doreen Pollack’s method for teaching children who are deaf to listen and talk has literally been “heard” around the world.  She was a true pioneer in the field of speech pathology and audiology at a time when the medical community did not believe anything could be done for the profoundly deaf child.

Amache Prowers – Community Builder, Land, and Cattle Owner

Amache (Walking Woman) “Amy” Ochinee Prowers was a full-blooded member of the Southern Cheyenne tribe, born in 1846 in the eastern Plains of what is now Colorado.  She and her husband John Wesley Prowers operated a successful cattle-ranching and mercantile business at Boggsville, one of the region’s earliest American settlements, to which Amache contributed her own land, labor, and skills.

Full Press Release

 


Below: Inductees of 2016

Historical Inductees: 2016

 

Congratulations to the Class of 2016. The six contemporary inductees are: Anna Jo Haynes of Denver, Arlene Vigil Kramer, EdD of Monument; Lydia Peña SL, PhD;  Judge Sandra I. Rothenberg and Shari Shink; all of Denver and Judith B. Wagner of Cherry Hills Village. Historic inductees are Anne Evans, Denver; Minnie Harding of Canon City; Laura Ann Hershey, Littleton; and Elizabeth Pellet,  of southwest Colorado.

Sponsorship Opportunities

2018 INDUCTEE VIDEO SPONSOR –
$13,000

  • One (1) table for 10 at the event, with preferred table placement
  • Includes all Video Sponsorship Benefits
  • Sponsor recognition from the podium at the Induction Event
  • Quarter page color ad in the Induction Program
  • Recognition in CWHF newsletter

PLATINUM SPONSOR –                                                                        $10,000

  • Industry exclusivity available
  • Two (2) tables for 10 at the event, with premium table placement
  • Recognition and logo on all 2018 Induction-related press, promotional materials and programs (commitment made by January 15, 2018)
  • One Inductee Portrait Sponsorship, with attendant recognition
  • Full page color ad in the Induction Program
  • Opportunity to provide promotional item at each guest’s place
  • Logo on CWHF website, with link for one year
  • Sponsor recognition from the podium at the Induction Event
  • Recognition in CWHF newsletter, with opportunity for profile
  • Two tickets to private 2018 Inductee Reception, March 27, 2018
  • Opportunity to discuss other recognition at discretion of Induction Event Committee and Board of Directors

 

GOLD SPONSOR  –                                                                                           $5,000

  • One (1) table for 10 at the event, with preferred table placement
  • One Inductee Portrait Sponsorship, with attendant recognition
  • Recognition and logo on all 2018 Induction-related press, promotional materials and programs (commitment made by January 15, 2018)
  • Logo on CWHF website, with link for one year
  • Half page color ad in the Induction Program
  • Sponsor recognition from the podium at the Induction Event
  • Recognition in CWHF newsletter, with opportunity for profile

 

SILVER SPONSOR  –                                                                                      $3,000

  • One (1) table for 10 at the event, with preferred table placement
  • Sponsor recognition from the podium at the Induction Event
  • Quarter page color ad in the Induction Program
  • Recognition in CWHF newsletter

 

TABLE SPONSOR  –                                                                                                                    $2,000

  • One (1) Table for 10 at the event
  • Table recognition
  • Recognition in Induction Program

 

INDUCTEE PORTRAIT SPONSORSHIP

$800

  • Lifetime recognition on Inductee Portraits
  • Lifetime Recognition on CWHF website
  • Recognition from the podium and Induction Program

 

 

                                                     Induction Ceremony Gallery 2016

2016 INDUCTION

Ceal Barry, Ding-Wen Hsu 2010 inductee, Shari Shink 2016 inductee, Betty Heid Board Chair
Ceal Barry, Ding-Wen Hsu 2010 inductee, Shari Shink 2016 inductee, Betty Heid Board Chair
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