Shooting With a Purpose

By Bob Lewis​

                           Gun Safety Class at The Independence Institute

Saturday, October 11

9AM - 3PM

727 E. 16th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80203

Sunday, October 12

The Ben Lomond Gun Club, 23195 County Road 105


The Shooting With A Purpose team is proud to partner with Colorado's premiere Conservative Free Market think tank, The Independence Institute, to offer gun safety training in the Denver area! This class will satisfy the education requirement for Colorado's Concealed Carry program:

NRA Basic Pistol. Classroom work will be held Wednesday July 16, 6 pm to 10 pm, at the Independence Institute, and the practical portion of the class will be held Saturday July 19 at Ben Lomond Gun Club. The tuition for this class is $95.00.

The class times are subject to changes. The classroom work is performed at the Independence Institute's classes at 727 E. 16th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80203. The practical shooting exercises are performed at The Ben Lomond Gun Club, 23195 County Road 105, Ramah, Colorado 80832.

 Tuition includes: all course materials, instruction, testing, range fees, and range targets. Students must provide their own firearm, magazines or speedloaders, holster, ammunition, eye and hearing protection, and water for hydration. The instructor has a limited number of firearms available for rent.

To enroll for any of these classes please email Bob at: shootingwithapurpose@gmail.com 

This class is run by Bob Lewis, all reservations and questions should be directed to Bob.


Please join us for an evening with 

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 



Join us on Facebook!

September 29th, 2014
Whatever Jeffco’s teachers have, it seems to be pretty contagious. First it spread like wildfire through two high schools, then it infected thousands of Jeffco high school students. Now, it’s made its way to teachers in two more schools. We should probably start making warning posters: “The blue flu is active in this area. Symptoms [...]