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Parker Med Spa

Parker Med Spa & Day Spa To Donate 10% in March, April, and May

Parker Med Spa & Day Spa is donating a laser gift certificate to our 10th Anniversary "Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma" Walk at Cherry Creek State Park on June 21.  But that's not all!  They will also donate an additional 10% of the total cost of regular priced services to anyone who visits the Spa on the following dates:  March 18, 19 & 20; April 15, 16 & 17; and May 13, 14 & 15.  Just mention Stepping Out and the Scleroderma Foundation when you book your appointment at 303-841-8780 or

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Save the Dates for "Stepping Out"

Our 2014 Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walks are rapidly approaching!  The 10th Anniversary Stepping Out Walk at Cherry Creek State Park is on Saturday, June 21.  Click here for more information and to register online.  The 4th Annual Stepping Out Walk at Fort Collins City Park is on Sunday, Sept. 14.  Online registration will be available through this website by early May for our Sept. 14 Walk.

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Painting For A Cause

Are you an artist, an artist-wannebe, or have no artistic talent at all?  It doesn't matter because at Sipping-N-Painting all are welcome to paint for a good cause; and no matter what your artistic ability, class instructors will walk us through each step to creating a flowery masterpiece.  Kelly Doak, owner, will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Chapter.  Join us on Sunday, August 3, 2014, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Sipping-N-Painting, 6300 E. Hampden Ave., Denver, CO  80222.  Space is limited so click here to register now. 


About Us

Board of Directors
John Niemi, President
Marie Roof, Treasurer
Theresa Rice, Secretary

Contact Information

Chapter Contact: Cyndy Besselievre
Scleroderma Foundation, Colorado Chapter
2280 S. Albion Street
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-806-6686


Board Members
Betsy Craig
Phyllis Johnson
Sandee Maas
Rita Miller, Support Group Liaison

Medical Advisory Board
Aryeh Fischer, MD, Rheumatologist, National Jewish Health
Todd Bull, MD, Pulmonologist, University of Colorado Health-Anschutz Campus
Brett Fenster, MD, Cardiologist, National Jewish Health
Phil Hanna, MD, Gastroenterologist, National Jewish Health
Sue Harms, RPh, MPh, PhD, Pharmacist, Walgreens
Kristin Kilbourn, PhD, MPh, Psychologist, University of Colorado Denver
Jason Kolfenbach, MD, Rheumatologist, University of Colorado Health-Anschutz Campus
Michelle MacDonald, MS, RD clinical dietitian, National Jewish Health
Julia Rhiannon, MD, Rheumatologist, Veterans Hospital


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2011 FC WalkVideo Gallery

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