May Speaker – Gregg Moss

Gregg Moss is an anchor/reporter for 9NEWS. Moss joined the station in October 1993 as its business reporter and he continues to cover that beat today. Prior to joining 9NEWS, Moss worked for The Denver Business Journal and went on to publish a weekly business publication in Fort Worth, Texas.

Moss' background is varied with experience as an entrepreneur, senior level manager and educator. Moss moved to Colorado in 1983 from New Orleans, Louisiana where he attended Loyola University and pursued a double-major in Communications and Social Work; he also has an honorary doctorate degree from the Colorado Institute of Art.

Moss has received numerous awards for his journalistic work and community involvement. He currently serves on the Junior Achievement Board of Directors and is past board member of more than 12 large not-for-profits in Denver.

Moss gives a great deal of time to local charities and is a popular program speaker when his schedule permits. He and his wife, Britta, have two children.

Gregg Moss
Gregg Moss

June Speaker – Don Gallegos

Don Gallegos has spent most of his career in the supermarket industry, rising from a buyer to become president of King Soopers Supermarket, a chain of 70 stores with 15,000 employees, which is part of The Kroger Co.

Don’s view is that the most important goal of a business is to win customers. His common sense methods for creating satisfied customers and employees can be used in every business.

Since 1997, Don has been spreading the word about improving customer service to audiences of business people around the country.

Don Gallegos
Don Gallegos
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Benefit Run/Walk and Cancer Survivors Celebration


Dear Applewood business,

We invite you to join us as a 2014 corporate sponsor for the 2014 Leaves of Hope Run/Walk and are excited to announce that Chris Daniels, Colorado Music Hall of Fame, is our keynote speaker. Please review the sponsorship letter & form (attached) and say YES to joining others in becoming a 2014 sponsor. A commitment by Friday, March 14, 2014 allows us to include your company’s name/logo on printed materials.

This year’s event celebrates cancer survivors, offers a Health and Safety Fair and features the music of Chris Daniels & The Kings. To view last year’s event photos or to register visit or for questions, please contact the Foundation at 303-467-4800.

Join us for fitness, music and a great cause

View/download Sponsorship Letter >>