This year's keynote speaker, Erin Popovich, is 14-time Paralympic gold medalist in swimming. Erin participated in three Paralympic Games: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008. She is the sixth Paralympian to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and is a two-time winner of the ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete with a Disability.
Erin is a graduate of Colorado State University and a resident of Colorado Springs. She continues to support athletes through her work with the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. She has a unique perspective on the Paralympics, going for the gold and the importance of health and healthcare.
The Breakfast of Champions® is Peak Vista’s premier fundraising event that supports our mission, to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. This annual event usually features a gold medal Olympian who shares their inspirational story and its connection to health care.
Breakfast of Champions® generates funds for primary medical, dental and behavioral health services for individuals in the Pikes Peak and East Central region, creates awareness of Peak Vista’s programs and recognizes the many physicians, dentists and other volunteer champions who support Peak Vista.
Peak Vista Community Health Center’s Foundation was established in 2005, hosting its inaugural Breakfast of Champions® fundraiser, featuring Mary Lou Retton and honoring Bishop Richard Hanifen as the 2005 Champion of Community Health. The Foundation raises money to support the programs and services provided by Peak Vista Community Health Centers.
The breakfast is the culmination of two events:
This year, the Breakfast of Champions® event will be held Friday, November 19, 2021 at the Broadmoor Hall.
BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS® is a registered trademark of General Mills, Inc. and is used with permission. Peak Vista is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.