In Colorado Springs, a real champion attended the third annual breakfast of champions at Peak Vista Community Health Center. The health center held its third annual fundraising event featuring Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee. The former track and field star provided the keynote at the event, which raised more than $100,000 for primary medical, dental and behavioral health services for working families in the Pikes Peak Colorado region. Though not gold medalists, the other champions we should mention are the doctors, dentists, nurses and volunteers at Peak Vista who care for 52 thousand patients a year. Now that’s medal-worthy too! Download the press release.
Board members from Peak Vista Community Health Centers and major sponsors join BJ Scott, President and CEO (second from left) and Keynote Speaker and Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee (center), at the third annual Breakfast of Champions fundraiser in Colorado Springs, CO on November 7. The event enhances awareness, generates funds for direct patient care and recognizes “champions” associated with Peak Vista. Attendees numbered 630 with more than $100,000 raised to assist the 52,000 patients Peak Vista serves each year in Colorado’s El Paso and Teller counties.