Richard F. Celeste Theatre
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
The Colorado College 2013 State of the Rockies Project presents “Outdoor Recreation and the Winter Olympics: Companion or Threat to the Rockies?” The event will include the Rockies Project introduction and 2013 Rockies Report Card unveiling. Project student researchers will share their research. President Jill Tiefenthaler, will present the 2012-13 Colorado College Champion of the Rockies award to the Honorable Richard Lamm, three-term former governor of Colorado. Gov. Lamm will present “The Early Colorado Environmental Movement and the 1976 Winter Olympics Controversy.” Ceil Folz, president and CEO of the Vail Valley Foundation, will present “Major Events … bringing the World to Colorado and Colorado to the World: Vail Resorts hosting of Feb. 2015 World Cup Ski Championships.” The event will include time for Q and A and refreshements and casual conversation. For more information please visit the conference website at https://www.coloradocollege.edu/stateoftherockies/conference/ or contact Brendan P. Boepple, program coordinator, State of the Rockies Project, at firstname.lastname@example.org