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2017 News Releases


5.11.17 Renowned Addiction Authors David and Nic Sheff to Deliver Keynote at Arapahoe House Luncheon in September


5.10.17 American Health Care Act (AHCA) will Fuel Opioid Epidemic and Devastate Addiction Treatment


2016 News Releases


12.20.16 Arapahoe House to Close Detox


9.21.16 Denver Broncos Super Bowl Champion Rod Smith Scores Big for Arapahoe House


5.9.16 — Denver Broncos Super Bowl Champion Rod Smith to Deliver Keynote at Annual Arapahoe House Luncheon


3.16.16 — Arapahoe House Names New Board Members and CFO


2.4.16–Colorado’s Largest Provider of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Names Insurance Leader New CEO


2015 News Releases


9.16.15–Sold Out Arapahoe House Luncheon with David Feherty Raises Most Money in Event’s History


7.10.15–Arapahoe House’s Sold-Out Golf Tournament Raises more than $70,000 for Programs


3.4.15–Golf’s Favorite Funnyman David Feherty to Deliver Keynote at Annual Arapahoe House Luncheon


2014 News Releases


12.8.14–Patti Robinson Honored with 2014 Ruston Award for Philanthropy from Arapahoe House


11.17.14–New Arapahoe House Board Members and Chair Named


9.18.14–Back by Popular Demand, Dr. Drew Champions the Mission of Arapahoe House and Helps Raise More than $230,000


7.8.14–Arapahoe House’s Sold-Out Golf Tournament Increases Revenue by 24 Percent


6.25.14–DUI Admissions to Arapahoe House Detox Facilities Involving Marijuana Nearly Double Since Legalization


1.24.14–Back by Popular Demand: Dr.Drew Slated for a Denver Return in September for Arapahoe House Luncheon


2013 News Releases

9.20.13–With Support from the Alcohol Industry, Arapahoe House Holds its Highest Grossing Luncheon Yet


6.28.13–Arapahoe House Raises More Than $58,000 at Sold-Out Annual Golf Tournament


4.17.13–In Anticipation of Saturday’s “4/20” Events, Colorado Parents Urged to Have Preventive Marijuana Conversations with Children 


3.25.13–Sequester: The Fiscal Cliff for Publically Funded Addiction Treatment Services


3.15.13–Arapahoe House Honors Jefferson Center for Mental Health at 12th Annual Marcella C. Rapp Community Partner Luncheon


2.6.13–“Family Ties” Actress Meredith Baxter to Deliver Keynote at Arapahoe House’s Annual Luncheon


1.4.13–Patients and Providers Plan Heartfelt Testimony for Denver Congressional Field Hearing on Mental Health and Addiction Parity 


2012 News Releases

11.21.12–Arapahoe House Announces Interim CEO


9.28.12–John Larroquette Helps Raise $200,000 for Community Addiction Treatment Services


7.25.12–Theater Shooting: Arapahoe House advises increased awareness of alcohol use to cope with the tragedy 


7.5.12—What Healthcare Reform and the Affordable Care Act Means for Arapahoe House, Colorado’s Leading Nonprofit Provider of Drug and Alcohol Treatment


6.22.12–Arapahoe House Sells Out 12th Annual Golf Tournament, Raises $63,000 


1.18.12–Five-Time Emmy, Tony Award-Winning Actor John Larroquette to Headline Arapahoe House Fall Fundraiser


2011 News Releases


11.2.11–Arapahoe House Awarded $2.4 Million in Grants from SAMHSA for Pregnant/Postpartum Women and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services 


10.26.11–Arapahoe House Names Six New Board Members, Two Key Staff


9.23.11–Christopher Kennedy Lawford inspires 600 Arapahoe House Luncheon attendees and helps raise $212,000 for addiction treatment services 


8.23.11–Arapahoe House Names 2011 Ruston Award Recipients 


4.14.11–Arapahoe House Urges Coloradans to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 30th 


4.8.11–Academy Award-Winning Actor Richard Dreyfuss to Speak at Arapahoe House Fundraiser


2.22.11–Arapahoe House Names New Board Members, Presidents and Staff


2010 News Releases


9.24.10–Dr.Drew Helps Launch New Arapahoe House Event


6.23.10–Arapahoe House Raises $42,000 from 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament


6.10.10–Arapahoe House Selected to Participate in National, Groundbreaking Study on Exercise and Addiction


4.15.10–Arapahoe House Launches New Event Featuring Dr.Drew


3.11.10–Arapahoe House Celebrates 35 years in the Community with an Inaugural Luncheon featuring Dr. Drew, Local Artist Mural Design Contest and Signature Golf Tournament


2009 News Releases


12.10.09–This Saturday: Arapahoe House Hosts Adopt a Family Event at Children’s Museum of Denver


11.16.09–Combating Addiction during the Holidays


10.6.09–White House Drug Czar visits the Denver EFFECT program


9.23.09–Arapahoe House Names New Board Presidents and Staff


8.25.09–Students in Need Get Strong Start on School Year with Record-High School Supply Donations


8.19.09–Golfing for a Good Cause: Arapahoe House Hosts 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament 


8.18.09–Arapahoe House Applauds Governor Ritter’s Protection of Colorado’s Most Vulnerable Populations


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