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Colorado’s Greatest Treasure

Celebrate Colorado!

Join the Manitou Springs Heritage Center for a Benefit Film Screening of

Centennial Statehouse: Colorado’s Greatest Treasure

September 27, 2012 – 6 p.m.

Manitou Springs Heritage Center

517 Manitou Avenue

Manitou Springs (September 27, 2012)—Make plans now to attend the film screening of Centennial Statehouse: Colorado’s Greatest Treasure, a film by Havey Productions, which will screen at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center located at 517 Manitou Avenue. Ticket proceeds from this event will help support the Colorado’s Most Endangered Places Program and additional donations will help the Share in the Care campaign to restore the capitol dome.

“We are proud to be the only location in the Pikes Peak Region on CPI’s statewide traveling film tour” stated Heritage Center boardmember Michelle Anthony. “This is a great opportunity to learn about our state capitol and support its restoration and the Endangered Places Program.” This benefit screening will help open up the discussion of preservation issues regarding not only the Colorado State Capitol, but also resources in Manitou Springs. By raising awareness of the Share and the Care campaign in congruence with Endangered Places, we can work to protect the State Historical Fund in order to support future preservation projects across the state.

Tickets will be available at the door; cost is $10. If you have questions regarding the event please contact Rachel Parris, Endangered Places Program Manager, with Colorado Preservation, Inc. at (303) 893-4260 x236.

Havey Productions produced the film with partial funding from the State Historical Fund of History Colorado. Production Sponsors included AT&T, Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media, Colorado Humanities, Anglo Gold Ashanti North America, Inc., Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company, Inc., Linda Boden, Historic Denver, Inc., Colorado Preservation, Inc., Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Circuit Media.

Colorado Preservation Inc. – Preserving Our History, Assuring Our Legacy. Colorado Preservation, Inc. (CPI) is the private, statewide, historic preservation, non-profit organization. CPI fosters heritage preservation in communities of all sizes by providing information, education, training, technical assistance, and advocacy. In 1997, Colorado Preservation, Inc. began the signature Endangered Places Program, which has received the Stephen H. Hart Award from the Colorado Historical Society, as well as national attention. Colorado Preservation, Inc.’s Saving Places Conference, with more than 1,200 participants annually, has grown to be the largest statewide gathering of preservationists in the nation.

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center opened in August 2009 at 517 Manitou Avenue and is operated by Historic Manitou Springs, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Find out more about the Manitou Springs Heritage Center at our website, www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org or reach us at 719-685-1454

Share in the Care Colorado is the campaign to restore the Colorado Statehouse dome and a unique opportunity for all who love the Centennial State to come together to safeguard “the People’s House” for future generations. For more information, call 303.893.4260 or visit http://shareinthecarecolorado.org/ to watch the film trailer.

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