The Metal of Honor Fund will hold its annual banquet and fund-raising activities May 1 weekend in Denver.
The Metal of Honor Fund, a group of
civic-minded HVAC and sheet metal companies, will hold its annual banquet and
fund-raising activities May 1-3 in Denver.
Denver-based Hercules Industries
will host the May 1 banquet, which will recognize the largest industry
contractors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Arizona.
It is also set to include a casino
night, with proceeds going to Judi’s House, which lends support to Denver-area
children who have recently lost a parent. A 2009 Pontiac G5 sedan will be
Organizers are confident they can raise
their $50,000 goal.
“Each year we learn new tricks and
attract new supporters to our cause,” said auction coordinator Annette Newland.
“We are a group passionate for our cause and we make sure we have fun in all
aspects of our efforts.”
In 2007, it gave $40,000 to Denver’s
Samaritan House and raised $46,000 for the Denver Children’s Advocacy Center in
Other fund-raising activities
scheduled this year include go-kart racing and bowling tournaments. Since 2004, the fund has given more than
$300,000 to charities in the region.
“The revenues and opportunities in
our industry may be limited right now,” said group member Helen Hyatt, “but our
passion and need to help others in our community is not.”
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