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Check back to this page regularly for all of the latest and up to date news from your Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Denver Chapter.

Spring Turkey Hunt for a Special Wounded Soldier

At the Denver Mile High Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation fundraising banquet this year, Live Auction item #35 was a Spring Turkey Hunt to honor a Wounded Soldier. This hunt was generously purchased for a soldier by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. On Sunday, April 21st, the RMEF held this hunt for the solider, Nick Orchowski, joined by Blake Pickett – representing Anadarko. The tom turkeys were gobbling at first light and moving to find hens as the two hunters waited for legal light and for a bird to be called in. Blake scored first with a 19 pound 8-1/2 inch bearded turkey. Then shortly afterwards our honored solider, Nick, scored on a very nice tom that weighed 19 pounds and had an 8 inch beard. Although Nick wears leg braces and has no use of his right arm from the wounds he suffered in Iraq from an IED explosion, he quickly said, “I am so excited, I could do a cart wheel right now”. High fives were shared all around. The RMEF is very proud of our service men and women and were thrilled we could give back just a little to those who gave so much for our... read more

Anadarko Petroleum Visits Our RMEF Committee Meeting

During the February 12th general committee meeting, Blake Pickett of Anadarko Petroleum gave a presentation to our RMEF members in attendance to highlight how involved Anadarko is in terms of habitat conservation and wildlife preservation. Anadarko is a proud corporate sponsor of our chapter and of the RMEF as a whole. And we’re very appreciative of their support and of the efforts that their organization puts forth to protect our land and our natural resources. Take a look at Anadarko’s video... read more

Tune-in Saturday in Support of the RMEF

Please take a few moments to tune-in to Colorado’s Outdoorsman Radio Show on Saturday, March 9th, from 8:00 – 9:00am on 1600AM – The Zone. Our local RMEF Chairman, Mark Vivien, and Marketing Vice Chariman, Steve Rosch, will be highlighting the upcoming March 23rd Annual Big Game and Fundraising Banquet, as well as the efforts made by the foundation within the State of Colorado in helping to conserve elk and other wildlife habitat.   On the show, Founder and Radio Show Host, Scott Whatley, offers a variety of hunting and fishing experts, outfitters, guns, ammo, and archery specialists to keep Colorado hunters, anglers, and outdoorsman informed of techniques, products, gear, conservation news, and the upcoming seasons. Sportsman of Colorado provides radio listeners and the online community with a premier destination for the outdoorsman enthusiast.   It would be great for RMEF members to phone in and tell Scott why you support the RMEF and what the organization means to you.  Also, check out the radio show at www.SportsmanOfColorado.com .  Let’s help get the word out to listeners and give more visibility to the RMEF!  Thank you for your continued support of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.  And we look forward to seeing you at the banquet on the 23rd of March.  If you still haven’t gotten your tickets, please contact Pam Parker at (303) 913-0363 or PamRMEFDenver@gmail.com... read more

PBR VIP Live Auction Announcement

The Denver Mile High Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will auction off a special VIP package for the 2013 Built Ford Tough Professional Bull Riding Finals in Las Vegas. The package includes two tickets for all five performances, hotel accommodations, two VIP lunch tickets including a meet and greet with celebrity bull riders, and VIP pre-party passes. The auction is March 23, 2013 during the 16th Annual Big Game Banquet and Fundraiser. To get your banquet tickets now, contact Pam Parker at (303) 913-0363 or via email at... read more

2013 RMEF Denver Banquet Invitation

The Denver Mile High Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is holding their 16th Annual Big Game Banquet and Fundraiser on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at The Plaza within the Denver Merchandise Mart.  Doors open at 4:30pm.  Those who sign up to attend the banquet by March 1st will be entered in the Early Bird Drawing – a chance to win a $500 credit to be used at the... read more