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Greenhouse Scholars to Celebrate a New Generation of Community Leaders at the Annual Glass Half Full Wine Tasting & Auction on April 10

Event to feature delicious food and drink from Denver-area purveyors; live and silent auctions to raise funds in support of under-resourced, high-performing college students from Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. and DENVER, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenhouse Scholars, a non-profit organization that supports, inspires and drives extraordinary yet under-resourced college students to become leaders in their communities and communities around the globe, is hosting its sixth annual Glass Half Full wine tasting and auction on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Denver's McNichols Civic Center Building. All proceeds from the event, presented by FirstBank, will directly support the Scholars from Colorado.

under-resourced students from Colorado and Illinois.

The celebratory evening will feature Denver's best food and drink. Participating restaurants include TAG, Sushi Hai, Root Down, Linger, and Pinche Taqueria. All food offerings will be paired with a wine or beer hand selected by an expert from Liquor Mart. Colorado wine and spirits will be provided by Breckenridge Distillery, The Infinite Monkey Theorem, Leopold Bros., and Roundhouse Spirits.

While enjoying the delicious food and drink, guests will have the opportunity to bid on an array of live and silent auction items. Items include a day-long Colorado fly fishing excursion for two from Sunrise Anglers, LLC; a cocktail party for 20 with Denver mixologist Mike Henderson; a luxury getaway to Vail or Aspen complete with your choice of a Maserati or Aston Martin to get you there from Quintess Collection and Sill-TerHar Motors, a Southern Africa Safari from Natural Habitat Adventures, designer handbags and more.

Greenhouse Scholars is thankful for support provided by event sponsors FirstBank, AMG National Trust Bank, DigitalGlobe, 8z Real Estate, and Zayo.

During the evening's formal presentation, current Greenhouse Scholars will address the crowd to share their inspiring stories.

"The funds raised through Greenhouse Scholars' annual Glass Half Full event are essential in our mission to provide comprehensive individualized intellectual, academic, professional, and financial support to really extraordinary college students from Colorado who will become catalysts for change in their local communities and communities across the globe," said Pete Burridge, president and chief executive officer, Greenhouse Scholars. "We look forward to bringing the community together on April 10th in support of, and to celebrate, these Scholars."  

Glass Half Full event details:

  • What: Glass Half Full, a wine tasting, auction and culinary event to raise funds for Greenhouse Scholars
  • Where: McNichols Building at 144 West Colfax (corner of West Colfax and Bannock in Civic Center Park) Denver, Colorado 80202
  • When: Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. MT
  • Who: Open to the general public, ages 21 and older
  • Participating Food & Drink Purveyors: Breckenridge Distillery, The Infinite Monkey Theorem, Leopold Bros., Linger, Liquor Mart, Pinche Taqueria, Root Down, Roundhouse Spirits, Sushi Hai, and TAG.
  • Tickets: $150 each; tickets can be purchased at http://glasshalffull-co.com/buy-tickets/

Sponsors of the Glass Half Full event are:

  • Valedictorian Sponsor: FirstBank
  • Magna Cum Laude Sponsors: AMG National Trust Bank and Digital Globe
  • Cum Laude Sponsors: 8z Real Estate and Zayo
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Information about becoming a Glass Half Full sponsor can be found here http://glasshalffull-co.com/sponsorship-opportunities/

About Greenhouse Scholars

Founded in 2005, Greenhouse Scholars is a Colorado-based non-profit providing comprehensive support for high-performing and under-resourced students from Colorado and Illinois. Through its "Whole Person" approach of intellectual, academic, financial and professional support, Greenhouse Scholars is committed to cultivating the next generation of community leaders.

Becoming a Greenhouse Scholar is a highly selective process. These students are from the most under-resourced communities: 72 percent of Scholars are the first in their families to attend college, and 40 percent of their families live below the poverty line. Yet they demonstrate extraordinary potential and make giving back to the community a priority: 71 percent of Scholars lead an organization on campus, 55 percent have founded an organization, event or club and more than 2,000 middle and high school students have been mentored by Scholars to date. Since 2005, Greenhouse Scholars has served nearly 120 students.

Greenhouse Scholars is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information, visit greenhousescholars.org and facebook.com/GreenhouseScholars.   

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