Salute the Stars
Salute the Stars Raises More Than $1M for
Denver Youth Programs
15th Annual Salute the Stars awards luncheon was held on Friday,
May 10th at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium and through this event and an endowment campaign, the John Lynch Foundation raised more than $1M for its youth programs, specifically the endowment of the Lynch Family Legacy Scholarships.
Tommy Franks (Ret.), Former Commander-in-Chief, US Central Command,
was the Keynote Speaker and assisted John and Linda Lynch in
recognizing and rewarding many shining examples of young leaders in
our community. His message focused on doing what is right, the value in character and love of country.
Salute the Stars luncheon, was held in front of 1,000 guests and is designed to honor student-athletes, including some with special
needs, from the Denver and greater Colorado areas. It is the Lynch's
intention to recognize what is 'right' with our youth today. The
student-athletes who are honored, each excel in academics, athletics
and community involvement.
event also featured a VIP Kick Off Party on Thursday, May 9th for
high level sponsors, which included cocktails, hors d'oeuvres,
entertainment and a live and silent auction. Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning and WR Wes Welcker along with Head Coach John Fox were all in attendance.
A complete list of award winners can be found here - 2013 Award Winners.docx.
2013 Keynote Speaker
Gen. Tommy Franks (Ret.),
Former Commander in
Chief, US Central Command
For more information call: 1.866.JLF.4747 (1.866.553.4747) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org