Upcoming Denver Area Family Events

  1. Gateway To The Rockies Art Show

    September 27 @ 9:00 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
  2. Pedalheads Bike Camps @ Berkley

    October 3 @ 4:00 pm - November 7 @ 5:30 pm

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Families in Need – nominate one here

Do you know a family in need? Amy G Law, a Denver-based law firm, is proud to announce it’s Adopt a Family initiative this holiday season. As part of the firm’s initiative to give back to the local community, Amy G Law needs your help to nominate a deserving family who would benefit from sponsorship during the holidays. The deadline for nominations is December 17 and the winner will be announced on December 18. To help families and children in the community, consider nominating someone who has positively affected his or her family, friends, or greater community! With your participation, more families and children will have the opportunity to buy family and friends gifts which is often a costly privilege. To learn how to nominate someone, please click here. The attorneys of Amy G Law are honored to help families and children of the greater Denver community and hope you can help! … [Read More...]

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