Children's Diabetes Foundation The 2017 Carousel Ball - Children's Diabetes Foundation
The 2017 Carousel Ball raised an astounding $1.65 Million for the Childrens Diabetes Foundation!
Proceeds of the event benefit the programs, care, and research at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes (BDC), where thousands of children and adults from across the world receive treatment. Barbara and Marvin Davis established the Childrens Diabetes Foundation (CDF) in 1977 in Denver, Colorado as a non-profit organization dedicated solely to the support of research in diabetes and providing the best possible clinical and educational programs for children and adults with the disease.
HISTORY:It has been 40 years since Barbara and Marvin Davis started the Childrens Diabetes Foundation and the year 2017 marks the 31st Carousel Ball. The Carousel Balls have raised more than $100 million since 1977. The Carousel Ball is held biennially in Denver.
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado
High Hopes Tribute AwardRecipients: Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake
Featuring a Performance by: Lenny Kravitz
Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake with Thunder, the mascot for the Denver Broncos. Photo Credit: Gary Pettit
HONOREES: Sharon Magness Blake and Ernie Blake have served on numerous public and charitable committees and together have owned and managed the Denver Broncos mascot, Thunder, for 25 years. The 2017 Carousel Ball will honor them with the High Hopes Tribute Award in recognition of their tremendous commitment and passion for their Colorado community.
LENNY KRAVITZ: Regarded as one of the preeminent rock musicians of our time, Lenny K Continue reading