Bunco and Potluck

First event of the year was a Bunco and Potluck gathering, which was outstanding. The magnificent seven soups were remarkable and a testament to our Italian heritage. What amazing cooks we have in our lodge, so give yourselves a hand! The afternoon was full of soup, salads and desserts and let us not forget the spaghetti bread…recipes to follow soon. More

From One of Our Own

Marilyn Munkres, one of our Trustees is seeking sponsors or donations to fund her trips to the Pan American Championships and Worlds in Olympic style weightlifting. She is a member of the USA Women’s Weightlifting Team – Master’s Division and she has made the qualifying totals again this past November in order to be ... More

In Celebration

The Emma Crawford Coffin Race in Manitou Springs was such a fun event for our lodge!!! Our gondola placed 14th out of 68 entries with a time of 29.19 seconds. Our runners just missed tying with first place by 4.53 seconds! Big thanks to our runners: Jared Strand, Bobby Schofield, Chris Heinezman and Carl Farrier, and of ... More

In Memorium

Diane Varlesi's father, Frank Antonio Varlesi, passed away on Thursday, October 30th. Mr. Varlesi was born on January 21, 1922. He was 92 years old. Please keep Sister Diane and her family in your thoughts and prayers. More

In Celebration

One of our own Lodge members, Marilyn Munkres, competed in the Pan Am Master Weight Lifting competition which was held on June 21-22, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario. She won first place in her age and weight class and made two new Pan Am records: one in the “snatch” (33kg/76.2 lbs.) and total (78 kg/171.6 lbs.). In addition, ... More

In Memorium

We are saddened by the news that our webmaster, Robin Briggs, has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family in this time of sadness. More

Scholarship Dinner

A wonderful time was had by all who attended our 1st annual Scholarship Dinner. Miss Rebecca Bottini was our $500 scholarship recipient. Lodge awards were also given out. Scott Galli-Turner received the Community Advocacy Award for his service to community. Jennie and Toni Rodasta received the Lodge Service Award for ... More

Golden Lion Award Dinner

Lodge members enjoy a delightful afternoon at the Golden Lion Awards luncheon in Denver on Sunday, June 8th. The ceremony recognizes Italian-Americans throughout Colorado for their significant contributions to their community. More

Ristorante de Lago

Gina Knaack and Diane Varlesi enjoyed a delizioso Italian meal at the grand opening of Ristorante de Lago in Broadmoor West on Monday, May 19. They feasted on sautéed mushrooms with farro, Parmigiano Reggiano Valserana with cherry compote, spaghetti pomodoro, and canestri alla carbonara. Of course the ladies couldn't pass ... More

National Masters Weightlifting Championships

Marilyn Munkres competed at the National Masters Weightlifting Championships in Shreveport, LA on April 4. She made 2 new national records in the snatch (33kg and 35kg) and a new national record for a total (78kg) in her age and weight class. She also won the Best Lifter award in her age and weight class and placed 5th in ... More