HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO. (August 26, 2022) — Lori’s Gifts held a ribbon-cutting August 23 at UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital in Highlands Ranch, Colorado (about 25 miles south of Denver) to celebrate the Grand Opening of Store #651. Lori’s field leadership team gathered with leaders of the UCHealth System, hospital staff, and volunteers to cut the red ribbon and welcome first-time guests.

Janiece McNichols, Executive Director of Finance at UCHealth, spoke to guests at the ceremony, saying, “After exploring all of our options, we chose Lori’s. They operate several hundred hospital gift shops across the country, so they’re very experienced, and we’re excited about the activity they will bring.” Since the opening, Sr. Director of Business Development, Shelby Uhernik noted, “Our gift shop has only been open for a few days, and we are receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback on the shop from staff, guests, and patients. The variety of items offered in our store is incredible – something for everyone. We look forward to a long partnership with Lori’s Gifts.”

Lori’s Regional Vice President Bob Robinson stated, “We are very fortunate to be a partner in a new and beautiful facility, and we look forward to growing the gift shop and being an integral part of the hospital.” That enthusiasm is shared by Lori’s District Manager Rudy Cortez, who said, “I am very excited to join a new hospital network in Colorado at UChealth Highland Ranch Hospital. We can’t wait to grow our relationship with the community and hospital employees.”

Established in 2019, UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital is a 93-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of diagnostic tests, surgeries and treatments for the communities of Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Roxborough, Sterling Ranch, Ken Caryl and Columbine. The hospital, which boasts a state-of-the-art birth center and leading cancer expertise, combines the latest technology and innovation with the care of trusted, highly skilled physicians and staff.