There was a celebration in Denver of a culture more than 8,000 miles away on Sunday — it was the annual Taste of Ethiopia event.
For more than 50 years Colorado’s Lalmba Association has worked to help people in East Africa, specifically orphaned children. Now they’re inviting people to participate in a unique, multi-national walk to help the organization continue its life-saveing work.
Members of Colorado’s Ethiopian community rallied at the capitol on Friday.
Allan Kiprono defended his Bolder Boulder crown as he led Kenya to the International Team Challenge title, ending Ethiopia’s six-year reign in the Memorial Day race.
A cocktail reception has been set up benefit The Cunningham Foundation in the memory of Noel Cunningham, a popular Denver restaurateur who died in early December.
Funeral services were held Friday for Noel Cunningham. The humanitarian and owner of Strings restaurant took his own life last week.
The Ethiopians dominate the Bolder Boulder no matter who’s wearing the bib.