Mental health benefit and submachine guns -- the perfect combination
On October 23, the Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network is hosting a wine tasting and auction, with proceeds earmarked to provide mental-health services to insurance-challenged folks in the area. And what's being auctioned off? Among other things, "a session with the Douglas County Tactical Team, including a live-fire experience in the tactical shoot house and the chance to fire a fully-automated submachine gun."
I hope all of those who participates are in good mental health themselves -- or else that might push them over the edge. Read the press release below. -- Michael Roberts
Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network to Host “Raising Spirits” Wine Tasting and Auction
Englewood, Colo. – Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network (ADMHN) will host its fourth annual “Raising Spirits” Wine Tasting and Auction on Thurs., Oct. 23 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia. Proceeds from the event will provide mental health and substance abuse treatment services to uninsured and underinsured individuals in Arapahoe and Douglas counties.
Attendees can bid on a variety of once–in-a-lifetime experiences guaranteed to get the heart pumping. New auction items this year are a one-hour training for two people on United Airlines’ Flight Simulator; a session with the Douglas County Tactical Team, including a live-fire experience in the tactical shoot house and the chance to fire a fully-automated submachine gun; and a training riding session with Lone Tree motorcycle police. Other auction items include “tea for two” at The Brown Palace Hotel, hands-on science experiments donated by Steve Spangler Science, a chance to spend the day with the brewmaster at New Belgium Brewery and more. A short live auction with auctioneer Gary Corbett will feature an African Safari, a foursome of golf at The Sanctuary and other exciting items.
Guests can sample an abundant assortment of domestic and imported wines, provided by Davidsons Liquors and a variety of hors d’oeuvres and desserts. Individual tickets cost $50. For more information and to purchase tickets call 303-779-9676 or visit admhn.org...
Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network is a private, non-profit organization that provides comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment services to individuals of all ages. For more information, visit admhn.org.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.