American Sniper wife Taya Kyle

Taya Kyle, wife of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, will be the guest speaker at The Home Front Cares’ annual dinner, “For The Love Of Our Troops XI,” Oct. 16 at The Broadmoor.

More than half of the event’s 100 tables have already been filled, and THFC officials expect a sell-out.

“We are honored to be part of this special event,” said Beth Braaten, Colorado Technical University vice president of admissions. CTU is the title sponsor. “Both CTU and The Home Front Cares focus on helping veterans transition to civilian life, so sponsoring this dinner was a logical bond between our organizations.”

Tickets and sponsorships are available at A cocktail reception starts at 5:30 p.m., and the dinner program follows at 6:30.

“It is going to be a special evening,” said THFC’s Executive Director April Speake. “Taya’s story is special and rings true with our mission to be a financial bridge to hope. CTU’s support is a great gift to help us spread word of our work both in Colorado and Denver.”

About The Home Front Cares

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Since 2003, The nonprofit Home Front Cares has raised more than $7.6 million to help Colorado veterans and their families with emergency financial needs like rent and utilities. For dinner reservations or more information about The Home Front Cares’ mission, see

About Colorado Technical University 

Founded in 1965, CTU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by professionals as faculty members who enrich the curriculum with their industry experience. CTU’s personalized, online learning system allows students to control what, where, when and how they learn. Students can also learn and connect on campuses in multiple cities. For more information, see

Since 2008, CTU has awarded 350 scholarships worth nearly $4.6 million, according to a press release sent by CTU.

CTU strives to give military students flexibility and accessibility to higher education whether they are deployed or at home through its availability of online classes and support services. For more information on CTU’s military commitment go to:

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