Parker Chamber of Commerce to present Cornerstone Award to Helen E. Krieble

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Posted 1/26/12

The Parker Chamber of Commerce and The Town of Parker Economic Development is pleased to announce it will be awarding the prestigious Cornerstone …

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Parker Chamber of Commerce to present Cornerstone Award to Helen E. Krieble

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The Parker Chamber of Commerce and The Town of Parker Economic Development is pleased to announce it will be awarding the prestigious Cornerstone Award on March 20 at PACE Center in Parker, Colorado.

This year's Cornerstone Award winner is Helen E. Krieble. She is the founder and president of The Vernon K. Krieble Foundation (A private foundation dedicated to public policy and America's Founding principles). Ms. Krieble is a strong supporter of free enterprise and entrepreneurship nationally and internationally. She is the author of "Two Paths to Safety: A Private Sector Initiative to Break the Illegal Immigration Deadlock." And is a sought-after speaker on illegal immigration, including forums in both Houses of Congress, the prestigious Heritage Lecture, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Institute of the Americas and testimony before a U.S. Senate Committee. Ms. Krieble holds a B.A. (cum laude) from Harvard-Radcliffe and a M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, in addition to post-graduate work at John Hopkins. She owns and operates the Colorado Horse Park, an international equestrian and events center in Parker, Colorado. Raised in Connecticut, she is also a renowned art historian and has developed nationally recognized art lectures, exhibits and workshops.

The Parker Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to have Reggie Rivers as this year's keynote speaker. Reggie played six seasons with the Denver Broncos. In 1993, his teammates selected him as the Broncos Special Teams Player of the Year. In 1991, Reggie graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a B.A. in Journalism. In 2007, Reggie graduated from the University of Denver with a Master's Degree in Global Studies.

The evening will start with cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres from 5:15-6pm. We will proceed to the theatre for the inspirational keynote address by Reggie Rivers, Overcoming Obstacles. Following the keynote address the Cornerstone award will be presented to Ms. Krieble by local entrepreneur, Dennis Niewoehner. The event will end at approximately 7:15pm. Following the award ceremony, Ms. Krieble will be available to visit with attendees and Mr. Rivers will be selling and signing his books.

The Cornerstone Award was created in 1997 to honor leaders in the Parker Community who have shown commitment to helping pioneer and nurture the growth and development of Parker. This award recognizes the highest level of civic and professional involvement in our community. Previous winners of the Cornerstone Award are Jim Nicholson, Dean Salisbury, Dennis Niewoehner, Dale Farmer, Sandy Larson, Frank Jaeger, Mike May, Stevan Strain, Erik Jensen, Jim Marshall, Dan Qualman, Jim Anest, Parker Adventist Hospital and Jack Hilbert.

Tickets for the event go on sale at the PACE Center box office on February 1, 2012 and can also be purchased online at www.paceonline.org. Advance tickets are $25.00 + service charge, tickets at the door are $35+ service charge.

The Chamber office is located at 19751, E. Mainstreet in Parker, Colorado in the Parker Station Building. The website address is: www.parkerchamber.com. For more information please contact Kam Breitenbach kam@parkerchamber.com, 303.841.4268.

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