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Mayor Hancock Declares Thursday ‘United In Orange Day’

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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock rallies Broncos fans in downtown Denver in January, 2012 (credit: CBS)

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock rallies Broncos fans in downtown Denver in January, 2012 (credit: CBS)

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is asking everyone to show their Broncos spirit this week.

Hancock has issued a proclamation declaring Thursday “United in Orange Day.” That’s when the Broncos host the Baltimore Ravens in the first NFL game of the season at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

In his proclamation the mayor reminds fans going to Thursday’s game to be in their seats by 6:15 p.m. for a special kickoff celebration. He also recognizes Pat Bowlen for beginning his 30th year as the team’s owner.

The City and County of Denver will be showing its support for the Broncos by lighting the following Denver landmarks orange:

• D&F Tower
• Elitch Gardens Observation Tower and Big Wheel
• Hyatt Regency Hotel
• Four Seasons Spire
• 1600 Glenarm Building
• Lighting along 14th Street
• DIA Welcome Sign

Adding to that support:

• The Denver Pavilions will display a large Broncos Jersey
• Larimer Square will display Broncos Banners
• The Larimer Square website will go orange
• Broncos banners will be hung along the 16th Street Mall
• Local businesses will display window signs throughout downtown
• Digital signs at the Denver Pavilions, Colorado Convention Center, Denver Performing Arts Complex and 16th & Champa Streets will display “Go Broncos” messages
• DIA digital welcome signs will display “Go Broncos” messages
• The DIA train will play a special Broncos message from Mayor Hancock

LINK: View The Official Proclamation

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

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