Ignite & Elevate: Women in Business Ignite the Power of You

More than 200 were in attendance at the CU South Campus for the Women in Business Ignite Day Conference on September 20. The keynote speaker was Kimberly Alexander of Kimberly Alexander, Inc.

Smokin Fins Grand Opening

In August Highlands Ranch welcomed a new Smokin Fins to the community. The restaurant is part of the Fins Concepts brand and features a unique menu blending fresh ocean seafood and sushi alongside house smoked specialties such as prime rib and slow-smoked pork. Find Smokin Fins at 1104 Cpl Max Donahue Ln, Suite 102, Highlands Ranch. 720.594.3467

Real Estate IMPACT Breakfast

There was laughter and shared antidotes among the 150 attendees of the Real Estate IMPACT Breakfast held on August 24—sponsored largely by Colorado State University's Everett School for Real Estate, the City of Lone Tree, and hosted at Denver Marriott South. Topics included education about the incredible growth the South Metro has seen in recent years.

Wings Over the Rockies celebrates new facility with Harrison Ford

Wings Over the Rockies celebrated the grand opening of their new facility, Blue Sky Gallery on Friday, July 20. Actor and aviator Harrison Ford ceremonially cut the ribbon and addressed the attendees for the big event. The new facility is located at 13005 Wings Way, Englewood (near Centennial Airport).

Highlands Ranch Fourth of July Celebration

The Highlands Ranch 4th of July Celebration hosted more than 12,000 people for an evening of music, games, food trucks, and—of course—fireworks! The rain deterred some from the event, but those that stuck it out were treated to a great fireworks show. UCHealth sponsored the event.

Lone Tree Fourth of July Celebration

To celebrate America's 241st birthday, Lone Tree was treated to a parade, music, games, face-painting and fireworks! All photo credits: Robert Horner

Play the Part

What You Need to Create Unique Play Areas Perfect for Your Kiddos’ Unique Interests Nicolette Martin What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question we were all asked as kids—one that was so innocently answered with whatever our obsession of the week was. Maybe today your child wants to be … Continued

DIPG Fundraiser hosted by Juicy Burger & Dogs

Paul and Brooklynn Talbot, owners of Juicy Burger in Centennial, were honored to host a fundraiser for a little girl named Piper, who is battling Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a rare and incurable form of cancer. The Cure Starts Now helps to raise awareness and direct funding to necessary research with the hope of finding an effective treatment … Continued

Schomp BMW Cup at Ravenna

The Schomp BMW Cup is an upscale and premier annual invitation-only golf event, presented by Colorado AvidGolfer, with opportunities to win cash and prizes. The event resembles a private club Member/Member or Member/Guest experience. This year's Schomp BMW Cup took place on June 4 and 5 at The Club at Ravenna. Congratulations to champions Sandy King and Sarah … Continued

Highlands Ranch Beer Festival

In celebration of the thriving Colorado beer culture, the Highlands Ranch Community Association presented the 6th Annual Highlands Ranch Beer Festival on June 6. Live music, local and national breweries and lawn games were all a part of this festive this event. Photos by The Brewtography Project 

Residence Inn by Marriott Ribbon Cutting

The new Residence Inn by Marriott Denver Southwest/Littleton Highlands Ranch celebrated their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting in conjunction with the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce on May 23. More than 80 attendees enjoyed a scavenger hunt that toured them through the new hotel as well as their sister hotel, the Courtyard by Marriott, across the street.

Make-A-Wish Event in Backcountry

Giving Backcountry kicked off their inaugural event by partnering with Make-A-Wish Colorado for a Derby Party on May 5 followed by an evening in Solstice Park on May 10 (pictured), to grant two-year-old Casen his wish of going to Disney World. Casen suffers from VACTERL syndrome, a disease that affects many body systems. More than … Continued

Rock Bottom Opening

On May 10, Rock Bottom opened its Highlands Ranch location at 1505 Park Central Drive. “We’re excited to be open in Highlands Ranch and part of this great community,” says manager Jimmy Gibson. “We look forward to building relationships, regulars, and lots of memories at this beautiful location.”

Bear Mortgage Ribbon Cutting

Bear Mortgage hosted a Grand Opening on April 5 to celebrate their new office space in the Denver Tech Center. Business partners, clients and friends attended to congratulate and support the growth of Bear Mortgage.

Movers + Shakers Photoshoot

Here’s a behind-the-scenes sneak-peek showing off just a few outtakes & “fun-takes” from our Movers + Shakers feature this month. A special thanks to the Hilton Garden Inn South Park for hosting us!

The Unlisted Market hosts Ladies’ Night Out

Women from around the Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, and Littleton areas brought their friends for a free glass of wine and enjoyed sales from vendors at The Unlisted Market, located at the northeast corner of University and County Line Road. Ladies Night Out is hosted the first Thursday of every month, so join in the … Continued

Complete CryoSpa Ribbon Cutting

Complete CryoSpa has opened in Highlands Ranch! CryoSpa technology is used for decreasing fatigue, reducing soreness and inflammation, boosting immune system, autoimmune and inflammatory disorders, chronic pain and inflammation, weight loss management and many anti-aging skin treatments. Find them at 2209 W. Wildcat Reserve Parkway, 303-471-CRYO & CompleteCryoSpa.com

Chinese New Year Celebration

The Chinese New Year Celebration and Cultural Fair was held Saturday, February 17 at Southridge Rec Center. Traditional music, Dragon, Lion and folk dances, and martial art-Kung Fu demonstrations marked the Year of the Dog. A Cultural Fair and Taste of China featured traditional folk art displays, Chinese shops, and Chinese New Year refreshments.

Colorado Miss Amazing Pageant

Colorado’s Miss Amazing pageant provides opportunities for girls and women with disabilities to build confidence and self-esteem in a supportive environment. The 2018 queens were crowned on March 4. Preteen: Lilly Hinsley, Junior teen: Bianca-Marie Ross, Teen: Anna Stotts, Junior Miss: Cynda Murrow, Miss: Hillary MacAdam, Senior Miss: Angie Kassem.

Rally Works

Rally Workspace hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony as the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed them into the chamber. Rally Works "was created to give professionals of all kinds a place to do great work." Find Rally Works at 8740 Lucent Blvd Suite 400, Highlands Ranch. Phone: 303.696.5100

Anchor Center for the Blind hosts “Visions of Love”

The Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Denver hosted 200+ guests on February 9 at Anchor Center for Blind Children’s Eighth Annual Valentine's fundraiser, "Visions of Love". Guests enjoyed an evening of philanthropy, wine and delicious delicacies at the one-of-a-kind learning facility built to serve young children with severe visual impairments.

Highland’s Ranch Library Noon Year’s Eve

The afternoon included a 3-2-1 countdown where confetti-filled balloons hanging from the ceiling were popped. Kids and their families made New Year’s necklaces and party hats, face painters were on hand, plus—of course—snacks!

Chamber Night in Lone Tree

On November 15 the Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Chamber Night at Park Meadows Retail Resort. Attendees got into the holiday spirit enjoying the decorations and mingling among the businesses that were ready for the season.

Second Annual Parker Sip-N-Shop

The Parker Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Sip-n-Shop November 9 at Parker's PACE Center. With over 30 vendors at the fabulous indoor/outdoor market, a full bar, heaters and hot chocolate & cider, people enjoyed a festive experience while shopping local for the holidays.

WIN with Heart

Women in Networking hosted the 3rd Annual WIN with Heart event November 7 at Wind Crest in Highlands Ranch. It included food and wine pairings and a silent auction--the perfect opening acts for the comedy show by Girls Only, The Secret Comedy of Women. 

ACS Champions of Hope Butterfly Ball

On November 4, the American Cancer Association hosted an evening of entertainment, dancing, fine dining and an auction. The gala was hosted at the Mile High Station, and proceeds will go toward researching a cure as well as helping those in the midst of fighting cancer. 

Parker Panache Fashion Show

The autumn chill set the right mood for pining after gorgeous frocks in anticipation of the holidays. Parker Panache hosted a fashion show to celebrate, as the evening aimed to highlight a diversity of women. Models ranged from age 17 to the mid-50's.

Block Party

Forget the Miracle Mile. We've found the Miracle Block - or two - on Main Street in Historic Downtown Littleton. With unique finds of all kinds, you can revel in retail while keeping your carbon footprint to a minimum. 

Project C.U.R.E. and Vicente Fox Celebrate Giving

Project C.U.R.E., the nation’s largest provider of donated medical equipment to developing countries, recently welcomed Vicente Fox, Mexico’s 55th president, to its distribution headquarters in Centennial. Fox was there to commemorate the nonprofit’s 70th, 53-foot-long cargo container of medical supplies donated to Mexico. Photography by Jimmy Dozer

CASA Holds Annual Golf Tournament 
to Help Children, Families in Need

Advocates for Children-CASA held its annual golf tournament, the Advocates Open, on August 18 at The Ridge at Castle Pines. Proceeds benefit CASA's programs for abused and neglected children.

The Highlands Ranch Chamber’s Busy Summer

Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce revels in the dog days of summer with ribbon cuttings at INNGI Float and Barre 3, a luncheon with Congressman Coffman and, of course, their eclipse party.

HRCA Events Wind Down Summer, Welcome in Fall

While the Annual Doggie Splash meant the closing of the community pools, Highland Ranch Days welcomed in fall.

September 2017 Around Town

Registration is going strong for the 2017 Highlands Ranch MTB Series sponsored by Giant of Denver! All of the race categories will have Mens and Women's races; and with races for all ages, abilities, and type of bike... there is not a better way to spend your Wednesdays this summer!

Gallery Gala at Deep Space Gallery in Parker

Live jazz, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and the inspiring art of Sarah Bowling brought art lovers to the Gallery Gala at Deep Space on July 27. 
Sponsored by the Barrington Group, the Jim Gill Foundation, Vines Wine Bar and JDUCE Design, with proceeds benefitting Parker Creative District. 
Photography by Kendrick Howard

East-West Trail Race Series

Endurance Race Series put on their 2nd Annual East-West Trail Race on June 10th, featuring a 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon. Photography by Chad Lovejoy.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 
at Colorado Clinics for the Foot and Ankle

Colorado Clinics for the Foot And Ankle celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Highlands Ranch office - their 3rd - with tours for the kiddos, a beautiful rooftop view and an awesome turnout. Photography by Marisa Finan-Goode.Finan-Goode Photography

Celebration of Colorado Creatives – MINI Event

Schomp MINI hosted 'The Celebration of Colorado Creatives' to celebrate this amazing community of Colorado creators alongside the all-new 2017 MINI Cooper Countryman. Guests enjoyed complimentary libations, food, live music, giveaways, raffles and more!!

Behind The Scenes

The highly anticipated Women To Watch issue was a blast on-camera and off! The women chatted, laughed, and enjoyed stylings by Reggio Imports. Held at the Marriott Denver Tech Center. Photography by Jonathan Phillips.

Castle Pines Chamber Annual Banquet

The Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 10-year anniversary at its Annual Banquet on February 23. 
Over 100 chamber members, staff, friends and family came together for a fun-filled night of food, dancing and an auction 
at Cielo Castle Pines. Photography by Lynn Zahorik.

Castle Pines Chamber Annual Banquet

The Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 10 year anniversary at it's Annual Banquet on February 23, 2017. Over 100 chamber members, staff, friends and family came together for a wonderful night of fun-filled food, dancing, and an auction at Cielo Castle Pines.

Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon

The Highlands Ranch Chamber’s Annual Chairman’s Inaugural Luncheon in February welcomed new board members, acknowledged the dedication of outgoing board members and passed the gavel to the new board chair.
Photography by Raemi Vermiglio.

Beer with a Broker

Laura Doyle, Broker Associate for The K Company Realty, hosts "Beer with a Broker" at 38 State Brewing Company 
on Broadway in Littleton.

LIV Sotheby’s Holiday Party

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty brokers and guests celebrated the holidays in style at the luxury real estate firm’s annual Holiday Party held at The Cable Center, in Denver. LIV Sotheby’s International Realty is Colorado’s exclusive lifestyle-inspired brokerage firm with 13 offices. Photography by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.


Hosted by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, LIV CONNECT 2016, brought together over 500 influential leaders and broker professionals within the Sotheby’s International Realty network to collaborate with brokers in regional feeder markets, to embrace the SIR culture, and to commit to the powerful SIR brand.

Verity Financial Hosts “Other Side of the Coin” Luncheons

Will Duffy and Judy Carlson teach financial truths and wealth protection strategies that can profoundly change your life! Dining at Seasons 52. Photography by Laurie Reed.

Highlands Ranch Launch Party at Eddie Merlot’s

Wine-tasting at Eddie Merlot's, hosted by Highlands Ranch Lifestyle, Tom & Denise Barnwell of LIV Sotheby's 
International Real Estate, and Schomp BMW. Photography by Laura Kinser.

Kitchens, Carats, and Cocktails

Cherry Creek Lifestyle hosted their second annual KCC event at the Exquisite Kitchen Designs showroom. The event was co-sponsored by prominent jewelry designers Todd Reed and John Atencio. Photography by Michael Rainero.

Home2 Suites Ribbon-cutting 
The New Home2 Suites in Highlands Ranch celebrated its grand opening and ribbon-cutting with live music and
large crowds September 15. Cuban cuisine provided by Havana Grill & Lounge.

The New Home2 Suites Denver Highlands Ranch Celebrates Its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting with Live Music and Large Crowds September 15. Cuban Food provided by Havana Grill & Lounge.

Highlands Ranch Oktoberfest

Family and friends gather for this great cultural event with authentic German food, music, and, of course, great biers from Paulaner, and live entertainment.

Party in the Pines Brings Weekend Fun

The City of Castle Pines was spotlighted in a three-day weekend of fun. This first annual event was hugely successful and was a collaboration between The Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce, The City of Castle Pines and The Castle Pines Connection.