The Throwdown 2017The Throwdown has quickly become one of the largest charity cornhole tournaments in Denver. This event is specifically designed for fun people who want to enjoy an afternoon outside playing cornhole with delicious food and beverages, while supporting a great local educational non-profit.

Whether you’re an expert or you’ve never heard of the game before, it is a great time for all. Relax, no experience is needed to participate.

Save The Date: The Throwdown 2017 is set for Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 11am – 5pm in front of Union Station in Denver, CO.

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Urban Farm Volunteer Project 2016Come get your hands dirty! Cottonwood Institute is excited to partner with Re:Vision and the Westwood Co-op here in Denver to offer a fun volunteer opportunity for our supporters, board, staff, students, alumni, parents and educational partners.

Re:Vision is an innovative non-profit organization in the Westwood community of Denver that develops resident leaders, cultivates community food systems, and grows self-sufficient economies. More recently they launched the Westwood Co-Op which actively provides jobs, training, and affordable food to this neighborhood. They need our help!

Volunteer activities may include: urban farming projects, weeding, planting, harvesting, composting, as well as cleaning and construction projects at the Co-op. Registration includes lunch from Chipotle and beer from Great Divide Brewing Company at the end of the day for 21+ volunteers.

Save The Date: Stay Tuned…We will keep you posted about the next Urban Farm Volunteer Project from 9am – 2:30pm at Re:Vision: 3738 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219

Minimum Age: Because of the construction happening on site, the minimum age for this volunteer project is 10 years old accompanied by an adult.

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Great Divide Tap RoomCottonwood Institute (CI) is excited to partner with Great Divide Brewing Company to host our end of the year donor happy hour to celebrate our accomplishments this year and network with other CI supporters.

RSVP today to be entered into a drawing for free giveaways, including prizes from: 5280 Magazine, The Real Dill, Stoney’s Bar and Grill, and more! Must be present to win!

Stay tuned for our happy hour in November 2017 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm at Great Divide Brewing Company’s RiNo Canning Facility (not the Tap Room) at 1812 35th St, Denver, CO 80216

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2016 Base Camp BashThe Base Camp Bash is our main fundraising event and annual excuse to get together, have fun, eat local food, tasty beverages from local breweries, enjoy live music, and bid on fabulous silent auction items, trips, unique experiences, and date nights from the best local businesses and restaurants.

The Base Camp Bash helps raise the critical funds we need each year to connect students to the outdoors and empower them to take action to improve their schools, the community, and the environment for future generations.

Stay Tuned: Stay tuned for information about the 2018 Base Camp Bash.

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