The Journey

Featuring Keynote Speaker Jenna Bush Hager

Friday, March 4, 2016

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

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We are thrilled to announce The Journey 2016 keynote speaker, Jenna Bush Hager! This year's theme is "The Power of Compassion." The focus of Jenna's heartfelt message at our fourth annual event is also reflective of the thousands of hours our beloved volunteers contribute to the Denver metro community and beyond. 

Join us for a very special evening downtown to celebrate friendships and raise funds to support our vital mission of developing women and our efforts to improve literacy rates for children birth through third grade. 

Early Bird tickets are $125 before February 4, 2016. NEW THIS YEAR! Every Journey ticket will include two drink tickets (beer or wine)Friends of the Junior League sponsorships are $1,000, and include entrance for two to The Journey, two VIP Meet & Greet tickets, a bottle of wine and recognition in the event program. There are a VERY limited number of sponsorships available. Purchase today! 

If you have event questions, please email The Journey 2016 Chairs Ashley Foy and Mary Beth McErlane at

Interested in serving as a Table Hostess? Sign up here, and our volunteers will be in touch with more information. Questions? Email 

Interested in sponsorship or asking your company to sponsor The Journey 2016? Email Corporate Sponsorship Chair Hannah Falvey at Click here to download a sponsorship packet. 

Thank you for your support! 

About Jenna Bush Hager
Jenna Hager is a contributing correspondent on NBC's Today show and an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine.

She is also the author of The New York Times best seller Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope, which she wrote after traveling to Latin America in 2006 as an intern with UNICEF. Ana's Story is based on the life of a 17-year-old single mother with HIV, who struggles to shield her child from the life she had of abuse and neglect.

Hager remains involved with UNICEF and is currently the chair of its Next Generation initiative, which is dedicated to reducing childhood deaths around the world.

Hager holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also co-author of the children's book Read All About It!

Hager is the daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush. In 2008, she married Henry Hager. On April 13, 2013, she gave birth to daughter Margaret Laura "Mila" Hager, and on August 13, 2015 welcomed her second daughter, Poppy Louise Hager. 

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