Beer Release PartyCottonwood Institute (CI) is excited to partner with Jagged Mountain Brewing Company to host a Beer Release Party on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 to enjoy Jagged Mountain’s latest limited-edition fundraising beer called “Cottonwood Organic Blueberry Mont Blue Pale Ale” to benefit CI.

Come over to Jagged Mountain after work, share a delicious local craft beer with us, help us celebrate our accomplishments this year, and network with other CI supporters.

RSVP to be entered into a drawing for free giveaways, including prizes from: $50 Uber, 5280 Magazine, OtterBox, Mountainsmith, Steuben’s, and Jagged Mountain Brewing Company! Must be present to win!

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Base Camp Bash 2014The 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 for more details about the 2016 Base Camp Bash!

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The Throwdown 2014The 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, a classic lawn game, 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.

Stay tuned for more information about The Throwdown 2016.

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Urban Farm Volunteer Project

Re:Vision Volunteer ProjectCome get your hands dirty with Cottonwood Institute and one of our West Denver partners, Re:Vision. The 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, staff, students, parents and partners on Saturday September 12th, 2015.

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, demolition, and construction projects at the Co-op.

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