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Jamie Angelich Invisible Disabilities 2015 Honorary Gala Chair
Jamie Angelich
2015 Honorary
Gala Chair

Our Honorary Chairman for this evening is Jamie Angelich, who was the 2014 recipient of the Invisible Disabilities Association’s Volunteer Honors Award.  Jamie was chosen for both honors based upon her lifelong passionate volunteerism with multiple charities, serving people living daily with illness and disability. Thank you Jamie, for caring for so many in all stages of life, from children to seniors, by volunteering for the Kempe Foundation, Children’s Hospital Colorado, the Children’s Diabetes Foundation, the Excelsior Youth Center and Bessie’s Hope.

Jamie is a native Texan who moved to Denver in 1986. She and her husband Alan have one son, Adam, who is a Senior, studying engineering at the University of Southern California.

As you can see by the following, Jamie has had a lifelong passion for volunteering.

Current Board Positions:

  • The Kempe Children’s Foundation Board of Directors
  • The National Foundation of Fertility Research Board of Directors
  • Center for Social Competence Board of Directors
  • The National Advisory Board of Children’s Diabetes Foundation
  • Excelsior Youth Center

Board Committees and Chairmanships:

  • Advisory Board, University of Colorado Health Sciences Research Dept. 2008-09
  • Board of Directors, Cherry Creek Schools Foundation, 2 terms
  • Board of Directors, Providence Network 2 terms
  • Board Positions, Friends  For Families First
  • Board Positions, American Diabetes Association
  • Board Positions, Denver Center for the Performing Arts
  • Chair, 2013 Denver Center for the Performing Arts “Saturday Nite Alive”
  • Chair Auction, 2012 Denver Center for the Performing Arts “Saturday Nite Alive”
  • Chair, 2011 Le Balde Ballet Debutante Ball/Denver Ballet Guild – 2011
  • Chair, 2011 K9 Connection of Greenwood Village Police Dept.
  • Chair, 2010 Key to the Cure Fashion Show Denver Health Foundation
  • Chair, 2010 Blacktie-Denver Colorado Anniversary Party/Opening Sheraton Downtown
  • Chair, 2009 Annual Giving Campaign, Kent Denver
  • Chair, 2009 Brass Ring Luncheon, Children’s Diabetes Foundation
  • Co-Chair, 2009 Bessie’s Hope with First Lady of CO  Frances Owen
  • Co-Chair, 2008-2009 Denver Health’s Saks Fifth Avenue Key to the Cure
  • Chair, 2007, 2009 Beacon Center Annual Gala
  • Chair, 2007 First Lady’s Luncheon, Project CURE
  • Chair, 2007 Cherry Creek Shopping Cnt. with Denver Newspaper Agency
  • Chair, 2004 Huntington’s Disease Gala W/Larry Gatlin
  • Co-Chair, 2000 Beaux Arts Ball Auction, Natl. Jewish Fnd.
  • Chair, 1996 & 1999 Artreach Festival of Trees, Artreach, Inc.
  • Chair, Dinner and Auction, Children’s Hospital Gala Dinner
  • Chair, Children’s Hospital Gala 1993 – RECORD breaking event
  • Chair, 1999 Belleview School’s Beach Ball
  • Chair, 2005 FIRST Women on Their Toes Luncheon – Colorado Ballet
  • Chair, 2005 KENT Denver’s Kaleidoscope acquisitions
  • Chair, 2003 Icon Gala Awards 2003 Advisor two years following
  • Chair, 2001 Volunteers of America’s Western Fantasy
  • Chair, 2000 Hospice of Metro Denver’s Mask Project Gala
  • Chair,  Denver Newspaper Agency ‘s Post Season to Share
  • Chair,  Denver Art Museum Opening of Prehistoric Journey
  • Chaired American Heart Association Annual Golf Classic at The Sanctuary
  • Chair, Janet’s Camp – Counselor and Advisor with Janet Elway’s
  • Chair, Go Red For Women’s Luncheon – American Heart Assn.
  • Co-Chair, Opening event of Macy’s in Cherry Creek
  • Co-Chair, Opening event of Nordstrom’s in Cherry Creek

Advisory Positions:

  • Advisor to two CNI- CO Neurological Inst. major fundraisers
  • Advisor to Arapahoe Community College’s Fundraiser, 2002
  • Advisor to Providence Network Garden Gala 2002, 2003
  • Advisor to Girls, Inc. Event “Girls Nite Out”,  2002
  • Advisor to Mask Project Gala 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009
  • Advisor to AWARE Luncheon, 2003
  • Advisor to Rainbow Bridge’s fundraiser with First Lady Frances Owens, 2005
  • Advisor to First Lady’s Luncheons ~  Project CURE, 2007, 08, 09, 10, 11, 13

 Honors and Positions:

  • 2014 recipient of the National Philanthropy Association’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year for Colorado
  • 2014 recipient of the Invisible Disabilities Association’s Volunteer Honors Award
  • 2014 Bessie’s Hope Community Volunteer ANGEL AWARD
  • 2013 Woman of the Year – Villager Newspaper
  • Speaker at USC (University of Southern California) MOVE IN day to incoming Freshmen Parents’ cocktail party
  • 2013 Graduation ceremony Speaker for Excelsior Youth Center High School
  • 2012 Excelsior Youth Center – Triumphant Woman of the Year
  • 2011 Kempe Children’s Foundation –  Honorary Chair
  • 2011 Regional Sertoma Club – Volunteer Honoree
  • 2011 Honorary Chair – Share the Love Luncheon, Mt. 2 Mt. and Beacon Center
  • Colorado Neurological Institute –  Dancing for a Cause – celebrity dancer
  • 2011 Artreach – Ginger Merelli Award, Dine and D’Art
  • 2008 Colorado Neurological Institute – Dawn Denzer Community Leadership Award
  • 2004 Huntington’s Disease – Distinguished Leadership Award
  • 2003 Colorado Ballet – Valentine’s Honoree Couple Al and Jamie Angelich
  • 2003 AWARE – Honorary Chairwoman
  • 1995 American Diabetes Association – Honoree, The Golden Ball
  • 1993 American Diabetes Association, Speaker for Ultimate Benefit
  • 1992 – 1993 Children’s Diabetes Foundation  – President & board positions
  • 1992 Hearts For Life Guild –  Pacemaker Award in 1992, board positions
  • 1992 Colorado Ballet Auxiliary – Honoree of the ON POINT AWARD
  • Volunteers of America Guild – VOAG Guild Founder, board positions