Join CCFA for the largest fundraising program and get your friends, family and co-workers to help us find a cure. Register your team today for the Spring Walk season in Denver, Glenwood Springs or Salt Lake City. In the past 6 years, we have raised almost $40 million in the search for cures for these debilitating digestive diseases. Watch the 2014 Take Steps video to find out more information.
Salt Lake City
Join us on April 12th at Maverik Center as we Kickoff the 2014 Salt Lake City Take Steps Walk. It'll be a fun-filled night with the Grizzlies! For more information, CLICK HERE!
In the mood for a pizza party? Join us at Patxi's Pizza in Cherry Creek on April 30th for an all day fundraiser! From 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., 10% of total sales will be donated to CCFA. To help us help you with a meal that day, CLICK HERE!
Team Challenge's summer season has just kicked off, but it's not too late to become a team member! To run or walk in the Kona Half Marathon or the Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon, experience the thrill of the chase, and receive 25% OFF REGISTRATION through April 15th, CLICK HERE!
RECENT EVENT RECAP
Colorado Powder Classic
The 5th Annual Colorado Powder Classic, held March 14th - 16th, proved to be a success once again thanks to all the attendees and our presenting sponsor, CH Robinson. Participants enjoyed a weekend filled with skiing, snowboarding, dinner, drinks, a fabulous casino, an exciting auction, and much more. To learn more or to get involved for 2015, CLICK HERE!
Voices of Progress
Voices of Progress, CCFA's signature research colloqium for major donors, was held March 20th - 22nd in Atlanta, GA. To learn more about this event, CLICK HERE!
On Saturday, April 12th, Rocky Mountain Gastroenterology invites primary care providers, specialists, surgeons, and other medical professions to the 13th Annual GI Pow-Wow at the Doubletree in Stapleton. To learn about scheduled speakers and to register, CLICK HERE!
Ride the Front Runner Century
The Front Runner Century is a 100km (62 mile) bicycle ride from Salt Lake City to Ogden, UT that will take place on Saturday, April 26th. A portion of all entry fees will be donated to CCFA. To register or to learn more, CLICK HERE!
Rockies Fundraising Nights
Celebrate spring and support CCFA with a trip to a Rockies game! Join us Friday, May 2nd or Sunday, May 18th at the ballpark.$10 from each ticket sold supports CCFA and your Take Steps team or Team Challenge fundraising event. To purchase tickets and to find out more, CLICK HERE!
Applications are still being accepted for campers, counselors, and medical staff for the 2014 session of Camp Oasis, running August 3rd-8th. For more information or to apply, CLICK HERE! For answers to any additional questions, please contact Emily Curtis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-734-1392602-734-1392.
SUPPORT GROUPS - APRILDenver YPG Group -
Thursday, April 10th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Reiver's Bar and Grill (1085 S Gaylord St.)
Tuesday, April 8th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Gastroenterology of the Rockies Office (1000 W South Boulder Rd. #200)
Lone Tree -
Tuesday, April 8th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Skyridge Medical Center (South Denver Gastroenterology - 10103 Ridgegate Pkwy. Suite 312, Aspen Building)
Salt Lake City -
Thursday, April 17th starting at 7:30 p.m. at the IMC (5121 S. Cottonwood St. in Murray, UT Building 7, Classroom 3 & 4)
SUPPORT GROUPS - MAY
Denver YPG Group - Thursday, May 8th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Reiver's Bar and Grill (1085 S Gaylord St.)
Denver - Tuesday, May 6th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Kaiser Permanente (2045 Franklin St., 5th Floor, Lobby of Procedure Area)
Englewood - Tuesday, May 13th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Swedish Hospital (South Denver Gastroenterology - 499 E. Hampden Ave. Suite 420)
Fort Collins - Wednesday, May 21st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Centers for Gastroenterology (3702 S. Timberline Rd., Waiting Area)
Salt Lake City - Thursday, May 15th starting at 7:30 p.m. at the IMC (5121 S. Cottonwood St. in Murray, UT Building 7, Classrooms 3 & 4)
Advances in IBD: An Update for Patients
Registration is now available for CCFA's new educational webcast entitled, Advances in IBD: An Update for Patients! This webcast will be held Wednesday, April 30th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. MST. To learn more and register today, CLICK HERE!
Save The Date - Pediatric IBD: What Every Parent Needs to Know
Join us for the the upcoming pediatric prggram “Pediatric IBD: What Every Parent Needs to Know” on May 22nd at 7:00 pm with Dr. Amethyst Kurbegov, pediatric gastroenterologist and professor at University of Colorado’s School of Medicine. Dr. Kurbegov will discuss the impact of IBD on children, including growth concerns and psychological issues; treatment options, including medications and surgery; the role of diet and nutrition; and steps for involving the child in their IBD care. Also get information on camp and a possible CCFA pediatric support group. To RSVP today, email Emily Curtis at email@example.com.
COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED!
The Rocky Mountain Chapter is in need of energetic, inspired committee members! To volunteer your time for the Take Steps Walk, Colorado Powder Classic ski event, A Touch of Football flag football tournament, contact Amy Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-639-9162
We are also in need of anyone who wants to get involved with a a volunteer led organization. We cannot continue our pursuit of finding a cure without quality volunteers who want to join us individually or as a group. Please contact us today.
We are in search of interns who are interested in working with us this summer and fall. Positions available include Take Steps Walk Intern, Special Events Intern, and Team Challenge Intern. For more information, contact Jeremy Stern at email@example.com or 303-639-9163
x 2.DONATE TO CCFA
The Rocky Mountain Chapter is forever grateful for generous donors like you!
To donate online, CLICK HERE
To donate one or two laptops to the Chapter, contact Amy Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org
x 1.MEMORIALS AND TRIBUTESIn Memory of Muriel Sigman
Howard & Carol Torgove