Firefighter Appreciation Week

Firefighter Appreciation Week

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THE IDEA:

David Clark wants to create a platform so the public can thank firefighters for their service, along with their families who support and sustain them.

SOLUTION:

Clark creates “Firefighter Appreciation Week” with the support of United States Senators Mark Udall, Mike Bennett and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.

UDALL CLARKSenator Mark Udall thanks Firefighters for their service at the “Fight Fire With Beer Festival” with David Clark.

colorado cu fireIn 2012 Firefighter Appreciation Week was launched in front of 50,000 people at Folsom Stadium at the University of Colorado and across the state via print and radio promotion.

 

ACTIVATION:

Fight Fire With…

…tribute events are produced around the state of Colorado to honor firefighters while raising funds to meet their material needs.

Event Examples:

Fight Fire With Running – Two mile race Chaired by Olympic Champion Frank Shorter

Fight Fire With Coffee – Starbucks promotion

Fight Fire With Bikes – Event held with Denver Bike Night

Fight Fire With Fish – Seafood restaurant promotions

Fight Fire With Beer Festival – Featuring dozens of premium beers

Fire beerFIGHT FIRE WITH BEER FESTIVAL:

Firefighter Appreciation Week culminates with the “Fight Fire With Beer Festival.”  In 2014 this premium benefit beer festival was staged in the heart of downtown Denver. Local musical acts including the Colorado Symphony performed, and dozens of premium breweries participated in the day long music and beer festival in Sculpture Park.

FIGHT FIRE WITH BEER – GOVERNOR’S CUP

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FightingFiresWithBeer_2014_GlenDelmanPhotography287Governor John Hickenlooper presents the prestigious “Fight Fire With Beer – Governor’s Cup” to the winning breweries. As part of the honor, winning breweries are allowed to sell their award winning brew all year long with a portion of the proceeds supporting firefighters.

This statewide tribute is a public platform that provides all Coloradans with the chance to annually say “thank you” to those who work to keep them safe 365 days a year.

“On behalf of the people of Colorado, we want to thank the brave firefighters who put themselves in harms way. We are pleased and proud to support Firefighter Appreciation Week and hope every Coloradan honors those who put their lives on the line to protect us.” – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

 

Promotion for inaugural Firefighter Appreciation Week.

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FOR MORE INFO:

Go to Firefighter Appreciation

Firefighter Appreciation Week is co-founded/produced by U Cause Events.

Supporters

Mark Udall

Mark Udall

Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

John Hickenlooper

John Hickenlooper

Michael Hancock

Michael Hancock

KBCO

KBCO

Denver Theatre District

Denver Theatre District

Colorado Symphony

Colorado Symphony

CP+B

CP+B

Colorado Fire Relief

Colorado Fire Relief

Pikes Peak Foundation

Pikes Peak Foundation

Anschutz Foundation

Anschutz Foundation

1st Bank

1st Bank

Groupon

Groupon

Whole Foods

Whole Foods

Starbucks

Starbucks

Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

Frontier

Frontier

Odells

Odells

Crocs

Crocs

New Belgium

New Belgium

Upslope

Upslope

Crazy Mountain Brewing

Crazy Mountain Brewing

Colorado Brewers Guild

Colorado Brewers Guild

Avery Brewing

Avery Brewing

Grand Lake Brewing

Grand Lake Brewing

Oscar Blues

Oscar Blues

Wynkoop Brewery

Wynkoop Brewery

Funkwerks

Funkwerks

Ram Brewery

Ram Brewery

Pub Ryan’s

Pub Ryan’s

Bonfire Brewing

Bonfire Brewing

Eddyline Brewery

Eddyline Brewery

Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak

Elevation Beer

Elevation Beer

Ska Brewery

Ska Brewery

Omission

Omission

Kannah Creek Brewing

Kannah Creek Brewing

Left Hand Brewing

Left Hand Brewing

Dry Dock Brewing

Dry Dock Brewing

Boulder Beer

Boulder Beer