"One of the toughest tasks that Luanne Williams has faced in her years as executive director of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation was convincing Faye and Dr. Reginald Washington that they should be honored at the foundation’s signature fundraiser, Kaleidoscope.

They were instrumental in Kaleidoscope’s start. And in its evolution. Then, toss in the fact that he is chief medical officer at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children and a founder and immediate past chair of the foundation board.

Getting them to say “yes” should have been a slam dunk. But it took Williams more than one “pretty please” and some good old-fashioned arm-twisting to get them to relent."

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