Please join us for

The Independence Institute's 30th

Anniversary Founders' Night

Thursday, April 9, 2015

 Sherman St. Event Center

1770 Sherman Street, Denver, Colorado  


Penn Jillette

of  Penn & Teller


George P. Caulkins, III: David S. D’Evelyn Award 

Ari ArmstrongVern Bickel Award


 Patron Reception 6:00 p.m.

Dinner Guest Registration 6:30p.m.
Dinner 7:00 p.m. 
Millennial Registration 8:00 p.m.

For more information, call Mary MacFarlane
at 303-279-6536 X102
or email Mary@i2i.org









Please join us for an honest debate

Is there a War on Women?




Tuesday, October 28, 2014



Denver Post Auditorium

101 W. Colfax Ave.

Moderated by: Patty Calhoun, Editor, Westword

Proponents: Susan Greene, Colorado Independent

Laura Chapin, Political Strategist

Opponents: Kelly Maher, Revealing Politics

Laura Carno, I Am Created Equal





If you couldn't make it to the event, watch the video here


Michael J. Daugherty

President and CEO of LabMD

Author, The Devil Inside the Beltway

A true story on how our overreaching government destroyed a small business, and the heroics of the business owner to fight the government and save his company.

 Wednesday, October 15, 2014

5:30 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Independence Institute

727 East 16th Avenue


RSVP to Susan Evans




Ladies, please join the Independence Institute for Wining with Women.

With Special Guest

 Julie Gunlock

Director, Culture of Alarmism Project at the Independence Women's Forum

How the culture of alarmism makes us afraid of everything and how to fight back.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 

5:30 PM Wine and Hors d'ouevres
6:00 - 7:30 PM PResentation
$20 per person paid in advance

R.s.v.p. to Susan Evans at 303-279-6536 X117 or


Join us for an evening with 

Clark Neily

Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice

and author of Terms of Engagement:

How Our Courts Should Enforce the Constitution's Promise of Limited Government




Wednesday, April 16

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The event is free.  Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP by clicking here



Founders' Night 2014 


See the photos here


ATF Parties


 You can still buy your 2013 ATF T-shirt here!



Founders' Night Dinners

House Events






Second Amendment Lawsuit Events


1770 Sherman St., Denver, CO

29th Annual Founders' Night Dinner

with Special Guest

Greg Gutfeld

Host of Fox News Channel's "Red Eye" and co-host of "The Five," and bestselling author of The Joy of Hate

Thursday, March 6, 2014

7 - 10 PM

David S. D'Evelyn Award: Jeffrey H. Coors

Vern Bickel Award: John Carson

New Location: Sherman Street Event Center

1770 Sherman Street


Advance R.s.v.p. Required

Pre-order Greg's newest book: Not Cool: The Hipster Elite And Their War On You here


 We have stopped accepting online reservations due to the proximity of the event, please call to check ticket availability!

$200 Dinner Ticket

$300 Patron Ticket*

$2,500 Bronze Table of Eight*

$5,000 Silver Table of Ten*

$10,000 Gold Table of Ten*

$25,000 Platinum Table of Ten*

$50 $25 Millennial Ticket EXCLUSIVELY FOR GUEST UNDEr THE AGE OF 30.  This ticket does not include dinner, just dessert, coffee and Greg's presentation


* Patron ticket purchasers and Table Sponors and their guests are invited to attend the Patron Reception at 6 PM prior to the dinner.

Call or email Julie for more information 303-279-6536X101 or julie@i2i.org 



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