Bob and Kitty Wilson

Donor Spotlight | Bob and Kitty Wilson National Western’s lauded and growing art collection is getting a permanent new home. The J. Robert and Katherine Wilson Art Gallery, to be located on the first floor of the Legacy Building at the new National Western Center, will – for the first time ever –

McNicholas Family

Donor Spotlight | McNicholas Family The McNicholas family’s wonderful contribution to our campaign is just one more way they have shown their dedication to National Western over the past half century. Another major – and ongoing – contribution: KM/ SSA has donated all food, service, rentals, flowers, and music to every Honoring the

Vollbracht Family

Donor Spotlight | Vollbracht Family Bill Vollbracht may have hailed from Wichita, Kansas, but he was a Coloradan through and through. He spent the summers of his youth at family cabin in Chipita Park in the mountains above Colorado Springs and wasted little time settling in Denver after he graduated from the University

Fred and Coleen Orr

Donor Spotlight | Fred and Coleen Orr Ranching runs deep among the Orrs. Fred and Coleen described the impetus to their generous gift to our campaign like this: “The Stock Show has been an important part of our lives for over 100 years. It’s the Super Bowl of livestock shows and vitally important

Keith and Lois Jean Gallaway

Donor Spotlight | Keith and Lois Jean Gallaway Keith and Lois Jean Gallaway are from Centennial, Colo. They purchased a brick and finally put us over the 600 mark in our donor count. We are trying our best to get to 1,000 donors, and this was a milestone worth celebrating. We are so

Paul and Marlie Andrews

Donor Spotlight | Paul and Marlie Andrews Call it leading by example. Paul Andrews, the Western Stock Show Association’s president and CEO, and his wife Marlie’s gift will name the Fitness Center and Staff Locker Room in the Legacy Building. “The National Western Center will be a landmark of West that's poised to

Hugh Rice and Mary Schaefer

Donor Spotlight | Hugh Rice and Mary Schaefer Hugh Rice and Mary Schaefer’s gift named a fire pit on the Legacy Building’s Western Terrace in their honor. Hugh grew up on a farm, and his family’s legacy in farming reaches back at least four generations. He and his son own a property in

Daniels Fund

Donor Spotlight | Daniels Fund The Daniels Fund’s gift of $500,000 will help fund the new Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Livestock Center. “The National Western Center will be a great driver of education, tourism, and economic development for our city,” says Linda Childears, president & CEO of the Daniels Fund. “We are pleased to provide

Bohemian Foundation

Donor Spotlight | Bohemian Foundation The Bohemian Foundation’s $5 million gift to the new National Western Center was based on the Center’s and the Foundation’s shared aims of showcasing our Western heritage to enable a new century of progress in the areas of agriculture, water and animal sciences. The new Center, says Joe

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