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December 7, 2023 Sturgeon Electric Company Illuminates the Holidays for Children’s Hospital Colorado Ambassador


In a heartwarming tradition, Sturgeon Electric Company, credited with inventing the outdoor Christmas light tradition, is brightening the season for Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs. This year, their festive generosity extends to an extraordinary surprise for 13-year-old Colt, a patient ambassador at Children’s Colorado.

Colt, who battled hypoplastic right heart syndrome since birth, returned to his Woodland Park home to find it transformed into a dazzling display of holiday lights. Born with a life-threatening heart defect, Colt underwent his first surgery at just 5 days old at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Despite facing multiple surgeries in his young life, Colt’s resilience shines through, capturing the hearts of those who meet him.

Sturgeon Electric not only decorate the Children’s Hospital but also went above and beyond, creating a magical experience for Colt. Sturgeon’s commitment to spreading joy and brightening lives underscores its longstanding tradition of giving back to the community.

Colt’s love for Christmas, combined with his passion for playing hockey, makes this lighting display even more special. As Sturgeon Electric continues to illuminate the holidays, their dedication to bringing warmth and cheer to Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs, and families like Colt’s, embodies the true spirit of the season.

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