Monday, December 8, 2008


Monday, Dec. 8, 2008
11 a.m.                        Gov. Ritter and Denver FBI Special Agent in Charge James H. Davis will present Denver Bronco defensive tackle Marcus Thomas with the FBI "Director's Award for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest." Thomas has donated funds to provide 56,000 Colorado children with National Child ID Kits to help keep kids safe. Location: West Foyer, State Capitol.
1:40 p.m.                    Gov. Ritter will issue an executive order to improve coordination, collaboration and cooperation among the 10 different state agencies that serve 100,000 Coloradans – including growing numbers of active-duty military and veterans -- with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). People with TBI, their families and providers will take part in today's ceremony. Location: West Foyer, State Capitol.
8 p.m.                          Gov. Ritter will appear on KBDI Channel 12's "The Aaron Harber Show," a live public-affairs TV show.   
All Day                       Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien will be in Alamosa for a series of meetings and public appearances. For additional details, contact Ellen Dumm at 303.829.0194 or Wil Alston at 303.866.6323.                      
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008

9 a.m.                          First Lady Jeannie Ritter will hold a news conference to unveil the 2008 holiday decorations at the Governor's Residence at the Boettcher Mansion. Titled "Something Simple," this year's holiday display focuses on energy conservation and the use of recycled products. After the news conference, the First Lady will be available for one-on-one interviews. Location: Governor's Residence, 400 E. 8th Ave. (enter through main gate on 8th Avenue). 

12:30 p.m.                  Gov. Ritter will deliver remarks at the 81st Annual Colorado Transportation Conference, "Building a Sustainable Future." Location: Stapleton Doubletree Hotel, 3203 Quebec St., Denver.