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BBB Foundation Teams Up with Nat’l Western Stock Show
December 21, 2012

Denver, CO – December 21, 2012 – The Denver/Boulder BBB Foundation is partnering with the 2013 National Western Stock Show to raise money for its programs, which include education services and an annual scholarship. The BBB Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to consumer, business and marketplace education and is the is the philanthropic arm of the Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau.

“The National Western Stock Show is so important to our community’s culture and we are honored to have them as a partner,” said Su Hawk, President/CEO of the BBB of Denver/Boulder and Executive Director of the BBB Foundation. Hawk will ride in a wagon pulled by draft horses during the 7:00pm rodeo on January 22. “With this partnership and fundraising program, we’ll be able to further ensure the development of a strong and ethical marketplace.”

During sales of 2013 National Western Stock Show tickets, $4 per ticket sold for special events will be donated to the BBB Foundation, and $2 per ticket for all other events will be donated. Special events include: the Rodeo, Mexican Rodeo, Dancing Horses and Draft Horses.

Order online at www.denver.bbb.org by clicking on the National Western banner and using the group code, NWSSBBB. Parking is included in the ticket price.

These proceeds will help the BBB Foundation with its on education outreach programs for consumers, businesses, and fellow nonprofits. Its education outreach to consumers focuses on groups in the community who are especially vulnerable to scams and unethical business practices including: seniors, military families, youth and Spanish speakers. Visit www.denver.bbb.org/foundation for more information.

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