2021 President’s Reception

Gather for an evening of celebration, networking, and awards as we honor water leadership and raise money for our work. Enjoy dinner and a fun-filled evening in celebration of the best in Colorado water.
This year’s event will take place in a hybrid format, with both in-person and virtual ticket options. We hope to see you all in Denver on Sept. 9th, but virtual tickets will be available for those who can’t attend in person. Details are to come on virtual tickets!

September 9, 2021
6:00-10:00 at Balistreri Vineyards
Purchase tickets below by September 1
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Sami Miller, sami@wateredco.org, to sponsor.

Appropriate and required safety precautions will be adhered to in order to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for in-person guests. Venue guidelines will be strictly followed and non-vaccinated guests are encouraged to wear masks. 

Recognizing our 2021 award recipients …

Diane Hoppe Leadership Award

Michael Preston
Retired General Manager, Dolores Water Conservancy District

Emerging Leader Award

Kelly Romero-Heaney
Assistant Director for Water Policy, Department of Natural Resources

Special Posthumous Recognition: Diane Hoppe Leadership Award

John Porter
Former Manager, Dolores Water Conservancy District

With thanks to our sponsors

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Vranesh and Raisch
Kogovsek & Associates
City of Thornton
Applegate Group
Family of John Porter
Mallon Lonnquist Morris & Watrous

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