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Growing The Dream 2013

$1 700.00
Start date: 
Friday, February 22, 2013
End date: 
5 years 1 month ago
Seed funding: 
$1 500
Partner message: 

Oakwood Homes is proud to sponsor the second annual Growing The Dream, to build a stronger community in Far North East Denver, Green Valley Ranch and Montbello.

Seed funding: 
Partner message: 

We're proud to support Allen Smith and this, the second annual Growing the Dream event!

Support Growing The Dream 2013!

Allen Smith returns to empower Montbello, Green Valley Ranch, and keep Dr. King's Dream alive


4.11.13 - UPDATE: Final event details are here.

                 Growing the Dream 2013 - Friday; May 3, 2013
                 6:00 - 8:00PM
                 Evie Garrett Dennis Campus, Bldg 1, West Commons
                 4800 Telluride Street, Denver, CO 80249

                 Entertainment and light hors d'oeuvres provided.

                 Please RSVP by April 29 to

3.11.13 - CORRECTION: Growing the Dream 2013 will be on May 3rd, 2013. Repeat, May 3, 2013!!!

3.4.13 - Growing the Dream 2013 has a new date! May 20th, 2013 is the day! Mark your calendars now.

2.25.13 - Due to the inclement weather on Sunday (2/24) Growing the Dream 2013 was POSTPONED. We will provide updates on the new date as soon as it is available.

The Challenge:

Allen Smith, Denver's franchise guy, returns to present Growing The Dream 2013. Last year's event was so successful, filling the auditorium at the Evie Dennis campus, that Smith is expanding for 2013. The event will span 3 days of celebration, education, recognition and inspiration. Growing The Dream 2013 will focus on fostering pride in Green Valley Ranch and Montbello by bringing together educators, business leaders, and residents of the neighborhoods.


How Much?




February 25, 2013 May 2, 2013



May 3rd from 3 pm - 5:30 pm

Evie Dennis Campus, West Commons

4800 Telluride Street, Denver, CO 80249


Complete Event Budget:

Description Amount
Catering $3,500
Awards $300
Decorations $300
Invitations $200
Postage $150
Mailing Labels $11
Programs/Posters $150
Total $4,611





Cover photo by afagen via Flickr. Creative Commons: Some rights reserved.

Challenge Leader

Allen Smith

Allen Smith took his incredible vision to North Carolina in June of 2013. His Growing the Dream event dazzled there in February 2014. Below is a profile written before Allen left Denver.

Project Info

Growing The Dream

Growing The Dream is an MLK Day held in North Carolina. It was created and originally held in the Montbello and Green Valley Ranch neighborhoods of Far Northest Denver.