May 16: Annual Members Meeting & Reception

May 3, 2009 – 4:53 pm

You are invited!
Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery
2009 Annual Members Meeting, Reception,
and Walking Tour

When: May 16th, 2009, 10 a.m. ­– noon

Where: Holy Transfiguration of Christ Cathedral, Community Hall

Address: 349 E 47th Ave, Denver, 80216
(map is available at bottom of this page)

The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery is celebrating our first anniversary with our annual meeting, lemonade reception, and walking tour. Join us to meet the board of directors, hear about our initiatives, and find out how to get involved in supporting Denver’s oldest cemetery.

The annual meeting will include information on our monument archive program (Doc-A-Block) and our long-term planning initiative (Riverside 2020), a brief update from each of our Committee Chairs, and opportunities for volunteer involvement. We will also elect up to five new board members*.


Annual Meeting with Committee Updates
Election of New Directors*
Fundraiser: Prize Drawing for a Diamond Ring
($5.00 tickets, ring appraised at $2,250.00! Thanks to Stephen Dawson for his generous donation)

Lemonade & Sweet Reception
Argo Park (across from Transfiguration Cathedral)

Walking Tour of Riverside
(presented by Cliff Dougal – former caretaker of Riverside for 19 years – and heritage uber-volunteer Garry O’hara)

RSVP by sending an email to

Note *Call for New Board Members: We are looking for up to five people to serve on the Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery Board of Directors. The new board members will be elected to serve three year terms. We would prefer individuals who are interested in leading specific committees (at least for the first year of their term), as follows:
– Membership
– Fundraising and Partnerships
– Special Events
– Marketing and Communications
– History and Research
If you are interested in serving on the board of the Friends of Historic Riverside, please contact Hugh Graham via email at or by phone at 303-458-6077

Current board members (beginning the second year of their terms) will serve in the following roles:
President, Hugh Graham
Vice President, Sandy Marvin
Treasurer, Cynthia Del Ponte
Secretary, Traci Stoffel
Preservation and Environment, Lane Ledbetter and Sue Weatherman
Outreach, Cliff Dougal
At Large: Kate Barnes, Jill Hadley Hooper, Stephen Dawson

Map to Holy Transfiguration Cathedral:

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The Friends of Historic Riverside Cemetery is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to increasing awareness and preservation of Denver’s oldest and most historic cemetery.

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