Spring at The Starkey Mansion

Starkey Mansion GardenSpring has quickly jumped into summer and for those who remember Denver’s high desert weather, it has rained every afternoon for the last few weeks and we are “going green”! Our garden at the Mansion is absolutely grand and we look forward to having some small elegant events there. Kristin Parks has joined us as our event organizer. She was sent to us from Metro State College’s Hospitality School for the summer. Mrs. Bullock and I are also working to set up with Metropolitan State College the ability to transfer credits to Metro State after completing Starkey’s Household Management Course. (more…)

Letter from Metropolitan State College of Denver

April 17th 2009

Dear Mrs. Mary Starkey,

On behalf of the Spring 2009 Trade Shows and Expositions class, I would like to thank you for making our Career Guidance Invitational a success.  Your presence and dedication of time helped to make a deep impact on all students who attended.  With your help, we were able to provide our attendees with an incredible insight to the Hospitality industry, an insight in which few people get the opportunity to experience.  The passion you have for your work and the knowledgeable experiences you possess touched the minds of our students, those students that are new to the industry and those already a part of it. (more…)

Metropolitan State College H.T.E. Career Guidance Invitational

Metropolitan State College H.T.E Career Guidance Invitational put on by Metro’s Hospitality, Tourism and Events Department staged a Career Guidance Invitational on Friday April 10th.  Mrs. Starkey moderated the event utilizing her service expertise and her quick entertaining style to help create a bond between the department and the hospitality community of Denver.  Congratulations Metro Hospitality Department.