The Throwdown 2015The 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.

Save The Date: The 2016 Throwdown will be held on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 in front of Union Station in Denver, CO.

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Urban Farm Volunteer Project

Urban Farm 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.

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.

Save The Date: Our 2016 Urban Farm Volunteer Project is confirmed for Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Re:Vision: 3735 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219

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Beer Release Party 2015Cottonwood Institute (CI) is excited to partner with Jagged Mountain Brewing Company to host a Beer Release Party 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!

Stay tuned for more information about our 2016 date.

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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…We will keep you posted about the 2017 Base Camp Bash!

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