TESSA's 23rd Annual Pasta in the Park










2015 marked Pasta in the Park's 23rd year as TESSA's signature fundraising event.

THANK YOU to everyone who made it out to support TESSA and our quest to end Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in our community.


Thank you to our sponsors!


Platinum Sponsor:

Gold Sponsor:

Silver Sponsors:


Bronze Sponsors:


Wine Tasting Sponsor:


More about Pasta in the Park...

Pasta Sauce Cook-Off

All Pasta in the Park guests cast their vote for the night’s Best Pasta Sauce.  ‘Best’ may mean more than simply tastiest. Guests have been known to throw a vote or two to the most entertaining teams or those with the best theme (costumes are a plus!). 


2015 winners are:
1st place – FAP/ACS at Ft. Carson, Apoyando La Familia
2nd place – Partners in Housing, Local Relic Beer-Based Spicy red Sauce
3rd place – Project Angel Heart, “Ham I Blue?” Prosciutto Gorgonzola Sauce


2015 Cook-Off Teams:

FAP/ACS at Fort Carson
Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association
Pikes Peak Association of Realtors (PPAR)
The Sheriff's Office Law Enforcers
Colorado Coffee Merchants
Memorial Nurses
Partners in Housing
US Olympic Committee
Ziebelli's Cucina
Aspen Pointe Café
Project Angel Heart
Junior League of Colorado Springs
TESSA Auxiliary
Pikes Peak Urban Gardens

Wine & Beer Tastings

Thank you to our 2015 Brewers:



TESSA’s own cocktail! This year's recipe didn't disappoint.

2015 TESSA-tinis provided by:


Cork Pull

Thank you to the collection locations for the Cork Pull:

Coal Train Wine & Spirits - 330 West Uintah Street

DSH Liquors at Costco - 5046 North Nevada Avenue

Sovereignty Wines - 1785 South 8th Street

Downtown Fine Spirits and Wines - 103 South Wahsatch* 



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