19th Annual Gingerbread & Jazz Gala

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HOT JAZZ, COOL DRINKS, FINE FOOD
Saturday, November 9, 2013,  6-10 pm! 

Join us for a magical evening of “Hot Jazz, Cool Drinks and Fine Food” at the 19th Annual Gingerbread & Jazz Gala on Saturday, November 9 from 6-10 p.m. at the Historic Day Nursery.  Two floors of this enchanting center will be transformed into sizzling jazz venues with performances from Steve Draper, Brenda Miles, The Changing Times and First Call.

In addition to the great music, there will be chances to win raffle prizes, enjoy classic Gingerbread & Jazz signature cocktails and delicious food. You’ll love the Masterpiece Chef Challenge, a live, two-hour iron chef competition, to build the most amazing gingerbread houses.

Gingerbread Masterpiece Challenge Competitors

Bon Appetit at Colorado College        The Heavenly Dessert Truck

First Presbyterian Church                     The Sugar Plum Cake Shoppe

All proceeds will support children’s learning programs at Early Connections Learning Centers.  

Tickets available at the door

 

DATE: Saturday, November 9, 2013
TIME: 6 - 10 p.m.
PLACE: Historic Day Nursery, 104 E. Rio Grande (northeast corner of South Tejon and Rio Grande), Downtown Colorado Springs
TICKETS: $125 per person          
CONTACT: Debbie Swanson – dswanson@earlyconnections.org or 632-1754 x1004
            
Thank you, 2013 SPONSORS! (as of 10/18 2013)
PRESENTING SPONSOR
Blue Eye 1
HOT JAZZ SPONSORS
  • Craddock Properties
  • Cravings
  • The Gazette
  • Industrial Printers
  • Robbins Roofing
 
GINGERBREAD MASTERPIECE SPONSORS
  • GE Johnson
  • Harvey Wealth Management
  • Homesource Partners
  • Stockman Kast Ryan + Co
  • Watershed Investment Consultants, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Insurance Services
CELEBRATION SPONSORS
  • Jan-Pro of Southern Colorado
  • Jim & Lisa Cleary
  • Classic Homes
  • Colorado Springs State Bank
  • Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Harrison School District 2
  • Keller Homes
  • Olson Plumbing & Heating Co.
  • Sherman & Howard, LLC
  • Vantage Homes
  • Weathercraft Roofing
GALA SPONSORS
  • ABC Supply Company, Inc.
  • All Seasons LLC
  • Allied Alarms, Inc.
  • Colorado Information Technologies
  • elope
  • El Paso County Roofing Contractors Association
  • Jane Young, Certified Financial Planner
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Law Firm of Jaray & Webster, LLC
  • Law Office of Thomas M. James, P.C.
  • Motif
  • Springs Rehabilitation – Dr. Kenneth Finn
  • Steven U. Mullens, P.C.
  • Trudy Taxman
  • U.S. Bank
  • Williams Collision Center
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  1. [...] Gingerbread & Jazz — Saturday, 6-10 pm, Early Connections Learning Centers, Historic Day Nursery.  Enjoy a magical evening of “Hot Jazz, Cool Drinks, and Fine Food” at the 18th Annual Gingerbread & Jazz Gala. Two floors of this enchanting center will be transformed into sizzling jazz venues with performances from Ken Miller, Brenda Miles, The Changing Times and Steve Draper.  In addition to the great music, there will be chances to win raffle prizes, enjoy classic Gingerbread & Jazz signature cocktails, and delicious food. You’ll love the Masterpiece Chef Challenge, a two-hour iron chef competition, to build the most amazing gingerbread houses. After the competition, the gingerbread masterpieces are auctioned to the highest bidders.  This year’s competitors are: Double Tree Hotel, The Sugar Plum Cake Shoppe, and Bliss Bakery.  Tickets $125/person.  All proceeds will support children’s learning programs at Early Connections Learning Centers. [...]