A huge gala event at the 5-star luxury Broadmoor Hotel and Resort.
This hotel is a popular conference destination for business people.
Liquid Blue is on stage providing the entertainment.
With three big projection screens, this was a high production event.
The Broadmoor has over 700 rooms.
These are luxurious accomodations.
There are also 18 restaurants and cafes, 3 golf courses, and a world-class spa.
Broadmoor's East Course hosted the 2008 U.S. Senior Open, won by Eduardo Romero.
The greatest female golfers in the world also competed here here.
Annika Sorenstam won the 1995 U.S. Women's Open at The Broadmoor.
The U.S. Women's Open is scheduled to return to Broadmoor in 2011.
Donald Ross, master golf course architect, designed the original Broadmoor Golf Club.
This club opened along with the hotel in 1918.
In 1948, Robert Trent Jones Sr. was hired to design an additional nine hole course.
This redesign formed the famous East Course.
In 1963, an additional nine holes was added by Jones forming the West Course.
The Mountain Course was designed by Jack Nicklaus who got his start at Broadmoor.
He'd won his first major tournament, the 1959 U.S. Amateur, on the East Course at age 19.
Garden of the Gods is a public park in Colorado Springs.
It contains numerous trails for hiking, walking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
The unusual and steep rock formations make this an attractive place for rock climbers.
Entrance to the park is free according to the wish of Charles Elliott Perkins.
There are many fossils to be seen: marine forms, plant fossils, and some dinosaur fossils.
In 2006 a dinosaur species discovered there was named after the park: Theiophytalia kerri.
Colorado Springs is also home to a variety of cultural, educational, and historical attractions.
Audience members join the band onstage at the Broadmoor Resort.
The Broadmoor itself is the 10th top employer in El Paso County, Colorado.
The number one employer is nearby Fort Carson, a United States Army installation.
The U.S. Military plays a very important role in the city.
Colorado Springs is home to both Army and Air Force bases.
Most of these military installations border the city.
Colorado Springs is also home to the United States Olympic Training Center.
The headquarters of the United States Olympic Committee is here as well.
The city has a particularly long association with the sport of figure skating
It has hosted the U.S. and World Figure Skating Championships a combined total of 11 times.
Free wonderful make-up and skin-care goodies from the client, Hooray!