40th Ruby Anniversary Gala

TESSA celebrated our 40th Ruby Anniversary with a historic, one-of-a-kind gala on Saturday, September 30, 2017.  Through performing and visual art displays, TESSA highlighted the cycle of violence and the path to recovery through comprehensive support services.

Check back soon for more videos and photos from the event.


The Gala showcased 40 movers-and-shakers who have been TESSA’s champions throughout our 40-year history.




El Pomar Foundation

J.V. Bruni and Company

  • Glenn Montgomery
  • The Hernandez Family
Burgundy Sponsors
  • Mortgage Solutions Financial
  • The Loo Family
Crimson Sponsors
  • Anthony’s Painting LLC
  • Colorado Dermatology Institute
  • Drs. Todd and Di Thompson
  • Myron Stratton Home
Rose Sponsors
  • 15C Club
  • ANB Bank
  • Charlotte Mason
  • Children’s Literacy Center
  • Classic Homes Charitable Fund
  • Colorado Business Bank
  • Colorado College
  • Copeland Insurance
  • Davita Medical Group
  • Delta Solutions & Strategies
  • Dr. Thomas and Hon. Lisa Czelatdko
  • El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
  • Ent Credit Union
  • Fourth Judicial District Attorney
  • Gurney and Lisa Sloan
  • Howard Black and Janet Kerr
  • HUB International
  • ITS, LLC
  • Jan Webber
  • Jeff Ahrendsen
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kathy Lightfoot
  • Kirk and Kristen Solo
  • Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.
  • Modern Woodmen of America
  • Olive Real Estate Group
  • Paul Franco, CFP
  • Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
  • Richard and Anne Markley
  • Rosanne Mason
  • Sidon and Dona Harris
  • Springs Rescue Mission
  • Street Smart Auto Brokers
  • Summit Technical Solutions, LLC
  • Systems High Corporation
  • TMC Design
  • Tyrone Johnson
  • UC Health