Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Spring 2016 Newsletter
Summer News and Updates
Nearly 700 people, a record, attended the Denver event to honor our newest inductees. The contemporary inductees are Judith B. Wagner, Judge Sandra I. Rothenberg, Arlene Vigil Kramer, Lydia Peña SL, Anna Jo Haynes and Shari Shink. Historical inductees are Anne Evans, Minnie Harding, Laura Ann Hershey, and Elizabeth Pellet. We appreciate everyone who worked to make the evening a success:including inductees Ceal Barry (Mistress of Ceremonies), Carlotta LaNier (Honorary Chair) and Patricia Gabow (Special Presentation); our board of directors; our advisory, selection and event planning committees; and especially our volunteers. We are truly thankful to those who attended and our generous sponsors who made the event possible: Alpine Bank, ColoradoBiz, Entravision, La Voz, St. John Boutique and Wagner Construction.
Inductees in the News
Linda Alvarado’s Inspiring Story Highlighted
Brawny Paper Towels created videos celebrating International Women’s Day,
including Linda Alvarado who spoke about overcoming adversity, competing
successfully in a traditionally male-dominated profession and empowering
others through her accomplishments.
Temple Grandin Receives Top Honors
In April, Grandin was elected as a new member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences see Colo State post: Temple Grandin CSU and the US Patent Office announced she was the subject of a limited edition trading card. Recently, she received the James Beard Who’s Who in Food Award.
Emily Howell Warner
Warner was inducted into the Irish American Hall of Fame in March. To learn more, watch the CBS 4 interview. The Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum will officially become one of the family of Grand County Historical Association’s museums at noon May 20, 2016.
Dottie Lamm is a Leader of Democracy
The League of Women Voters of Colorado will recognize Lamm as a Leader of Democracy with an award and event at the Crawford Hill Mansion on June 13, 2016 from 5:30-7:30 with the program starting at 6:15 p.m.
Emily Griffith School Celebrates Centennial
The school for adults founded by Emily Griffith is celebrating its 100 year anniversary in 2016. The school has planned a yearlong community celebration, “Opening Doors of Opportunity for 100 Years.” The next event is:
The Legacy of Learning Breakfast on June 8th. 100 Years Event
Calendar of Events
The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF) and the Colorado Women’s Education Foundation (CWEF) present Inspiring the Future Fundraising Event. Help raise funds for hard-working women who aspire to achieve and improve our world! The Colorado Women’s Education Foundation invests in women who are transforming their lives through education…for themselves, their families, and their communities. The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame inspires by celebrating and sharing the enduring contributions of Colorado’s extraordinary women. Buy Tickets for Inspiring the Future
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