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‘The World’s Greatest Showman’ theme takes Beaux Arts Ball Benefiting National Jewish Health to New Heights

Denver, CO —

A mesmerizing night under the Big Top awaits at one of Denver’s most prominent fundraising events. ‘The World’s Greatest Showman’ is the theme for the 22nd Annual Beaux Arts Ball presented by the Morgridge Family Foundation, to support care and research at National Jewish Health. The event is February 23, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th Street, Denver, Colorado, from 6 to 11 p.m.

‘The World’s Greatest Showman’ theme takes Beaux Arts Ball Benefiting National Jewish Health to New Heights

The annual Beaux Arts Ball is one of the most anticipated social events of the year and the largest local fundraising event for National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Last year’s event raised a record breaking $2.4 million; which supports the mission of National Jewish Health. With a 120-year history of transformative medicine, National Jewish Health is the only health care organization in the world dedicated exclusively to respiratory and related diseases.

Guests will be transported to another place and time as this year’s black-tie gala features an atmosphere of thrills. The evening includes acts on the trapeze, feats of strength, high-wire balancing, along with musical performances and entertainment to add to the whimsical festivities.

Some of Colorado’s most prominent business leaders serve as Grand Marshals for this year’s Beaux Arts Ball. They are: Faye and Steve Demby; Kathleen and William J. Hybl; Wendy and Jimmy Miller; and Kate Paul and Michael Passmore.

Joining the Grand Marshals as leaders of the 2019 event are co-chairs Katie and Adam Agron, Drs. Goldie and Joel Cohen, Alissa and Matt Joblon, Karen and Michael Long, Nancy and Earl Wright, and Kerry and Dr. Gerry Zarlengo.

Morgridge Family Foundation is the event’s presenting sponsor. Other major sponsors include Greatest Showman Sponsor Iris and Michael Smith and Platinum Sponsors Arrow Electronics, Karen and Michael Long, and Anne and Rich Baer.

Tickets are nearly sold out for the event. To attend or for more information, visit or contact Clem Connolly at 303.728.6546 or

National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Founded 125 years ago as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health today is the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to groundbreaking medical research and treatment of children and adults with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders. Patients and families come to National Jewish Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit the media resources page.

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