The 2017 Colorado Latino Hall of Fame Gala will offer our 500 distinguished guests a premiere experience. Guests will include community leaders, elected officials, and business leaders from throughout the state of Colorado.
The event will take place at the iconic Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The Ballroom sits atop the Helen Bonfils Theater Complex, framed by a dramatic view of the peaks of the Rocky Mountains and the iconic urban architecture of Denver’s Lower Downtown skyline.
Guests will enjoy fine wines provided by Gauchezco Vineyard and Winery. The roots of Gauchezco begin in the historic and legendary vineyard, founded in 1881 by the Governor of Mendoza, Tiburcio Benegas in Barrancas – Maipú. In this site, the first grapes of premium quality were planted in Argentina. celebration of the diversity of music, art, and culture, guests will enjoy an extraordinary musical performance by Mexican opera singer and University of Denver Alumna, Caren Rico. From a Portuguese vocalise to a traditional opera number, this performance will inspire. Join us for a night to remember.
2017 Hall of Fame Inductees
Legacy Award - Felipe and Dolores Baca
Presented by MillerCoors
Arts, Entertainment, Media, And Sports Award - Florence Hernández-Ramos
Presented by the Coleman Family Fund
Business, Innovation, Science, And Technolgy Award - Annette Quintana
Presented by DaVita
Community Service And Philanthropy Award - Ronald Montoya
Presented by The Colorado Health Foundation
Public Service Award - Secretary Ken Salazar
Presented by Comcast
Unsung Hero Award - Debra Bueno
Presented by the Bohemian Foundation
Colorado Latino Hall of Fame
Friday, October 27
6pm - Registration
6:30pm - Musical Entertainment by The Boundless
7pm - Dinner & Program
At DCPA - Seawell Ballroom