JFS Perspectives

13th Annual JFS Executive Luncheon Featuring Bill Walton and Bob Lanier Raises $556,000

Friday, May 05, 2017
13th Annual JFS Executive Luncheon Featuring Bill Walton and Bob Lanier Raises $556,000

NBA Hall of Famers Bill Walton and Bob Lanier entertained nearly 700 business and professional leaders attending Jewish Family Service’s (JFS) 13th annual JFS Executive Luncheon held on April 28 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Attendees donated more than $50,000 in the room to make a $50,000 challenge grant match from an anonymous donor. In total, the event raised $556,000 to support the life-transforming programs of Jewish Family Service.  

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CBS4 Denver: Fundraiser Helps Jewish Family Service

Monday, April 10, 2017
CBS4 Denver: Fundraiser Helps Jewish Family Service

Scott Stillman, co-chair of the JFS Executive Luncheon, and Dawn Richard, Jewish Family Service development director, were interviewed live on CBS4 News Sunday Morning on April 9, 2017 to talk about this year's Executive Luncheon. Watch the interview: 

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Mile High Sports: Bill Walton compares Nikola Jokic’s mentality to Magic Johnson, Bill Russell

Friday, April 07, 2017
Mile High Sports: Bill Walton compares Nikola Jokic’s mentality to Magic Johnson, Bill Russell

In advance of Bill Walton's appearance in Denver for the 2017 Jewish Family Service Executive Luncheon, he joined Les Shapiro and Eric Goodman of Mile High Sports Radio’s Afternoon Drive for an interview in which he shared his high opinion of Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic‘s selfless play. Walton will be joined by fellow Hall of Famer and former Detroit Pistons center Bob Lanier at the luncheon, which takes place at noon on April 28 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver.  

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