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GOLD CROWN FOUNDATION AND CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO ENRICH YOUTH SPORTS
Gold Crown Foundation signs partnership with Children’s Colorado

Aurora, Colo. (June 1, 2016) – Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) and the Gold Crown Foundation, a nonprofit focused on educating youth and community through sports and enrichment programs, are proud to announce an official partnership.

“We are proud to associate ourselves with an outstanding organization like Children’s Hospital Colorado,” said Bill Hanzlik, CEO of the Gold Crown Foundation. “Together we can make a bigger and better positive impact on kids in Colorado and the surrounding states.”

The partnership will include onsite Children’s Colorado athletic trainers at all major tournaments and events hosted by Gold Crown. Children’s Colorado also will provide experts for educational workshops and focused clinics.

“Together we hope to continue to enhance opportunities for kids and young adults,” said Christy Dobson, director of corporate and community relations at Children’s Colorado. “We are honored to align with the Gold Crown Foundation and look forward to helping more young people lead healthy, active lives.”

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