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Inspiring Stories from Westminster & Thornton

The heart of our mission at VoyageDenver is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of Denver’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out Westminster & Thornton’s rising stars below.

Peter Berv

I got into the healing arts at a pretty young age, mostly due to the way I was born, missing some bones in my right leg. This not only put me on a healing path at a young age. Read more>>

Stephanie Zayatz

I have always been a writer. I don’t recall if there was something specific that set me off in that path but I just remember always loving it. I wrote my first story when I was probably about 6 and it never really stopped. Read more>>

Alexis Comardo

Since I was a little girl, I’ve been fascinated with environmental science. According to my mom, we took a trip to Disney World when I was a toddler and I was more enthralled with the ant population and observing their behaviors than I was in the rides and characters. Read more>>

Stan Yan

My earliest memories of being able to hold a pencil in my hand involved me drawing the same character over and over doing different things in boxes I later found out were called “panel borders.” I was drawing comics before I knew what I was doing. Read more>>

Adriana Giorgetti

I am another corporate dropout, founder and owner of PostingBee. The idea behind the creation of my company was the ability to help small businesses to get started in their social media adventure, something I did for about four years. Read more>>

Tara Jae

Moving to Colorado in 2017, I realized very quickly the shortage of mental health clinicians who specifically worked with our QTPoC (Queer and Trans People of Color) communities. After a few attempts to work with other organizations. Read more>>

Felicidad Fraser

I’ve started to answer this question many, many times, and stumped myself, many, many times. I don’t remember a starting point, per se. I am the 7th child of 10 children, most or all who were teachers, or somehow in the field of education, but I knew I wanted to follow a different path. Read more>>

Benjamin Owens

My journey began on the MKT Trail in Columbia, Missouri in 2009. At least, that’s when my first introduction to cannabis in the great outdoors took place. At this time, cannabis was illegal and still demonized by a large majority of my friends, family and coworkers. Read more>>

Spencer Stackhouse

My culinary journey really began just after graduating from college and moving to New York City. Prior to that, my course studying Arabic took me abroad to Syria several times, broadening my palate and interest in food dramatically from a pretty finicky middle American eater to someone much more curious and open. Read more>>

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