Posted by: sanyaandersenvie | January 4, 2010

Kempe Takes Manhattan – Tickets on Sale Now

Guests will celebrate in New York style to support abused and neglected children during the “Kempe Takes Manhattan” event at 6 p.m. on April 16, 2010 at the Denver Marriott City Center.

Benefiting The Kempe Foundation, the event will recreate the iconic excitement and glamor of New York City during a dinner inspired by Big Apple cuisine, a Broadway-themed musical revue, live auction, and Studio 54 dancing.  “Kempe Takes Manhattan” will also feature a special tribute to the life and work of dedicated Kempe champion and founder of the Kempe Alliance, Georgia Imhoff.

Ticket sales begin January 4.

The Gala Planning Committee includes:

  • Committee Chairs – Gail and George Johnson
  • Steering Committee – Ryta Sondergard, Lisa Taussig, and Kareina Westlund
  • Honorary Chairs – Governor and Mrs. Ritter, Walt Imhoff, and Jamie Angelich

The event is part of the month-long Child Abuse Prevention Month awareness campaign.  The campaign promotes the role that everyone can help play in keeping Colorado’s children safe.

Additional event information and tickets are available at

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