Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009


11:30 a.m.       First Lady Jeannie Ritter will be delivering remarks and serving as the Mistress of Ceremony at Spanish Peaks‘ Mental Health Annual Luncheon.  The purpose of the luncheon is to raise awareness about mental health and mental illness.  Location: OldeTown Carriage House,

102 S. Victoria Ave., Pueblo



Noon               Gov. Ritter will deliver remarks at the Colorado Children’s Campaign Annual Luncheon. Location: DenverCenter for the Performing Arts, Seawell Ballroom,

1101 13th St



1:30 p.m.        Gov. Ritter will take part in the grand opening/open house for the new SolarTechnologyAccelerationCenter (SolarTAC) in Aurora. At 74 acres, SolarTAC is one of the world’s largest solar test and evaluation facilities. Location:

North Hudson Road


East 26th Avenue, Aurora

(near DIA).


5:30 p.m.        First Lady Jeannie Ritter will be joining Dr. Walt Orenstein from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a pre-event reception prior to the Colorado Rotary’s AnnualState of the State Address, which will feature Gov. Bill Ritter on Thursday, Oct. 22. During the reception, Mrs. Ritter will be sharing her perspective on the importance of global health and on other projects dedicated to improving the lives of people in non-US communities. Location: Governor’s Residence at BoettcherMansion,

400 E. 8th Ave., Denver



Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009


12:30 p.m.      Gov. Ritter will deliver a “State of the State Address” to hundreds of Colorado Rotary members. Location: Hyatt Regency Tech Center Hotel,

7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver

Tech Center.


4 p.m.              Gov. Ritter will discuss his efforts to create new markets and increase demand for Colorado-produced natural gas during a symposium titled, “The Role of Natural Gas in the Clean Energy Economy.” The event is hosted by the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Location: CU-Boulder, UniversityMemorialCenter (UMC), Room 235.