It thrills … I mean THRILLS me … when one of my authors hits the HOME RUN. The latest is Barbara Sternberg with her wonderful book: Anne Evans-A Pioneer in Colorado’s Cultural History. First, Barbara wrote this as she kissed the big 90! Second, it’s won many book awards. Third, FINALLY, Anne Evans is being recognized throughout Colorado for the many achievements that her path generated – literally affecting every resident at some time. How fabulous is that? And what a wonderful feat Barbara and her words have completed and been cheered for. I’m at the head of the line and her Book Shepherd.
I encourage all of you to support Barbara – get the Anne Evans book. I guarantee that you will marvel at what this pioneering and visionary woman achieved. And do post a stellar review on Amazon.
Here’s what we are all shouting out about: Anne Evans Receives Two Statewide Awards – January 28th and March 16th for her Contributions to Colorado
Announcement about Anne Evans
from Barbara Sternberg
Let the Celebrations Begin!
Anne Evans Receives Two Statewide Awards
in 2016 for her Contributions to Colorado
in 2016 for her Contributions to Colorado
Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame
Anne Evans inducted on March 16, 2016
The Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame recently announced their 2016 Inductees, both contemporary and historical. Anne Evans is one of the four historical nominees to be inducted at a Gala dinner on March 16, 2016.
Here is what the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame said about Anne’s qualifications that influenced their selection:
“Anne Evans – Cultural and arts leader – Denver, CO. Influenced creation of many of the state’s artistic and cultural institutions. First woman president of Denver Public Library Commission; founding member Central City Opera House Association, established Central City’s world-renowned opera festival; founding member Denver Artists Guild; member Denver University’s Civic Theater Board of Directors; member Governor Speer’s Civic Center Project development team. Started movement for appreciation of American Indian art, donating santos collection to DAM; raised funds to establish Commission for Preservation of New Mexico Mission Churches. Named ‘Woman of the Year’ by Denver Professional and Business Women’s Club; bronze bust of Evans commissioned for Denver Art Museum; ‘Leading Citizen’ award in fine arts category, Civic Princeps; ‘Anne Evans Observation Point’ designated in Central City.”
Colorado Business Hall of Fame
Anne Evans inducted on January 28, 2016
The Colorado Business Hall of Fame will hold its annual black tie event on January 28, 2016, at which it will induct six new members. These male and female laureates are both contemporary and historical. Anne Evans is among this number.
About the specific reasons for selecting Anne Evans for this signal honor, the Colorado Business Hall of Fame cites the following:
“Anne Evans played a major role in helping develop many of the institutions that transformed Denver into a viable modern city. Among them are the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Public Library, the restoration of the Central City Opera House, and the development of the Central City Summer Opera Festival. All of these cultural jewels required tireless and ingenious fund raising . . .
Anne Evans was truly a business woman of her time whose many contributions helped define Denver as the business and cultural center it is today.“
Please forward to your friends who have a love of Western History, Women’s History, Cultural History, and/or love inspirational stories about women who have changed our world. Remind them that if they sign up for our Anne Evans News, they will receive a free chapter from our award winning HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY OF Anne Evans – A Pioneer in Colorado’s Cultural Development: THE THINGS THAT LAST WHEN GOLD IS GONE
2013 Winner USA-Best Book in Biography Category
2012 IPPY Independent Book Publishers Bronze Award for Best Regional Non-Fiction
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