CPHC Newsletter

Hello and Happy Friday, Parrot Heads!!

I thought Summer was here, but the weather this weekend isn’t going to feel much like summer.


Thank you to all the Parrot Heads who came to the meeting at Hoppers last week. We raised $400 for the Melanoma Research Foundation! Thank you to all who help us each month by bringing raffle items. This month, I’d like to send a special THANK YOU to John and Deb Krieger for helping out at the meeting and to John for filling in for President Pete while he was partying in Vegas.

TONIGHT!!! Our Monthly Margarita’s Around Denver event!
We are meeting at 5:30pm at “100% de Agave” 975 Lincoln St, Denver 80203 Don’t forget to bring your Margarita Passports to collect your stamp for the month!

Get your Party with a Purpose wrist bands!! We have a great line up this year! (See the information below.) You can pay for the wrist bands thru PayPal on our club website, under the “Pay For Events.”

It just happens to also be the CPHC 25th Anniversary.. so we’ll kick off our Silver Anniversary celebration at the Party on the 27th!!

Don’t forget, the traveling Vietnam War Memorial is here.
“The Wall That Heals” is in Arvada from June 20-23. It is a 3/4 scale replica of the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. It honors service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War. Engraved on it are the names of 58,318 service members who died in service in Vietnam/South East Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for during the war. It will be at the Faith Bible Chapel, 6250 Wright St, Arvada (64th and Ward). It will be open 24 hours a day and is free to the public.

It’s that time of year again for house concerts!!! Vickie Sams sent us this information.

When: June 30
Where: Shiloh Ranch – 18980 Shiloh Ranch Dr, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Entertainment by Mark Mulligan, Kelly McQuire and “Sunny” Jim White!! Maybe Rudy B will even join them for some excellent picking!!

Cost is $30 per person (All donations go to the entertainment as they come from Mexico, Texas and Florida) They are on their way to Steamboat Springs for a 4th of July gig so we are lucky to have them stop by.

BYOB, a dish to share if you wish, and a lawn chair. As mentioned gate opens at 2pm, a little time to have a bite to eat, visit and renew ole acquaintances and make new ones. Music will start around 3 and continue til we wear them out!!

There is plenty of room! Please RSVP to jjk091148@gmail.com


“Margaritaville Night at the Rockies.”
For those who haven’t already picked up your tickets from Karen Bell. Please get in touch with her at Belleek@me.com to arrange getting your tickets from her.

The Rockies ticket agent contacted me and let me know there are still tickets available. You can buy them online at: www.rockies.com/margaritaville

Remember – The Rockies issued the tickets by T-Shirt size. So all those with the same sized t-shirt have seats together. Don’t trade the tickets until after you get your shirt at the game. We want everyone to sit with their own spouses and family, so we’ll have to figure out the seating when we get there.

Our friends and fellow Parrot Heads from the Northern Denver PHC will be joining us that night!

“Escape to Coors Field” on July 13, 2019 will be a fun-filled “beachy” day. When we find out what time the gates open for the pregame rooftop performance by a Buffett Tribute band, we will let everyone know. We will also let you know what gate you need to go to in order to get your t-shirt for the event.

Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds
Saturday, July 13 at 6:10pm

It’s almost time for Party with a Purpose
(a.k.a Parrot Head 5280 Fest)!!
Save the Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019 – 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Pete will be selling tickets at the each meeting, or you can buy them through the PayPal link on our website. Your ticket this year will be a hot pink wrist band!! We have a limited number left.. so get your wrist bands while they last! This wrist band is your ticket to the party this year, and will be required to enter. Pete has built a very nice permanent stage, replica of the Smokin’ Tuna in his yard!! We have a great line-up in store so the tickets will be $50 this year. We have Thom Shepherd and Coley McCabe with their entire band! We have Mike Nash and the new Southern Drawl Band; and Stoney Gable!! You won’t want to miss this!! It will be phun philled day!! Contact Pete, Robin or Karen for tickets.

We have some awesome charities this year!
The Community Table (Food Bank) and My Fairy Dawg Mother (Dog Rescue)

As always, we will have an awesome silent auction and “Chinese raffle,” with all the proceeds being split between these 2 charities.

This is also a food drive.. so please bring canned goods; peanut butter and canned proteins; toiletries; and dog and cat food. All of the donated items will go to help the Community Table. For those of you unfamiliar with the Community Table, it is a non-profit organization that offers many services. These include emergency, low income senior, and other food assistance. They have an amazing facility where they not only provide food, they provide job placement assistance, housing assistance and many other services for low income families. One of my favorite programs there is called “Feeding the Future.” This awesome program provides a bag of food every Friday to the kids on the free or reduced lunch program at the local schools. This ensures the kids have food for the weekends.

My Fairy Dawg Mother is a no shelter dog rescue. It was founded in an effort to save abused and neglected dogs from across the United States and pair them with loving and stable Colorado families. They are a Colorado based non-profit dog rescue that advocates finding the perfect long term home for each dog that is brought under the rescue umbrella. Their foster program is constructed of a large group of Colorado families that have opened their homes to our rescue dogs. By temporarily housing a rescue dog in a functional home they erase the stresses that boarding facilities can induce. The integration of a rescue pup into an established pack promotes socialization and develops self confidence. In addition, the rescue pup receives individualized attention and love from their foster family.

We need your help! We are still looking for silent auction items! We have some great donations so far, but we still need a lot more! Please contact Karen Bell or Robin Reed to discuss, if you’d like to help us out.


When: July 26
Where: Shiloh Ranch – 18980 Shiloh Ranch Dr, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Entertainment by Thom Shepherd and Coley McCabe!

Cost is $20 per person (All donations go to the entertainment) This is the night before the big Party With a Purpose!! So, if you want to see Thom and Coley more than once, this is your chance!!

BYOB, a dish to share if you wish, and a lawn chair. Gate opens at 6:30 pm with music to start at 7pm, a little time to have a bite to eat, visit and renew ole acquaintances and make new ones.

There is plenty of room! Please RSVP to jjk091148@gmail.com

Escape to Margaritaville is coming to Denver for the holidays!!!
JAN 5, 2020 at 2:00PM
The tickets are $115.50 each for Golden Circle seats, the best in house.
We got 100 tickets and have about 50 left, so get your request/payment in to secure your seats. Just a reminder, you need to be a paid member of the club to get the group discount ticket pricing. There is a PayPal link on the club website so you can pay for the tickets there, under the “Pay for Events” tab.


Don’t forget… Long-time Parrot Head, Steve Phillips is retiring in July. He and Allison have invited all of the Parrot Heads to his retirement party at their home in Westminster. The party will be on 19-July from 5:00 until ?? Please RSVP to Allison at statenali@hotmail.com as soon as you can, if you plan on going. Dinner, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages will be served, so just bring yourselves!

We got a nice “Hello From Gary and Bonnie Dickinson!” They wanted to say hi to everyone, and let us know they are enjoying retirement and site-seeing all over North America. This picture was taken in Alberta outside of Jasper National Park. They are on their way to Alaska!!

They are keeping a BLOG, so you can follow their fun adventures at:

Fins up!

Parrot Head Pres. Pete!