About the Founder of Prospect Valley Hospitality, Inc.

Kimary Marchese purchased the property at 10400 W. 38th Avenue in Wheat Ridge, Colorado (near Denver) in the middle of her 15-year tenure as the Exhibit Coordinator for the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave in Golden, Colorado. The property later became Prospect Valley Hospitality (PVH) offering missionary accommodationsThe museum introduced her enduring passions of re-enacting and acquiring authentic reproduction Victorian attire.  

Interest in History

The property, a former Lookout Mountain Stagecoach Stop, was linked to her personal interest in the American Old West and the Victorian era. Following her interests in western history, she was one of the founding members of the Victorian Heritage Society of Colorado Springs and currently the Victorian Society of Colorado.

After graduating from Hawaii Baptist Academy in Honolulu Hawaii, she received her BFA in Communication Design Graphics from the University of Denver in 1982 with an elective emphasis in Architecture and Design from her Junior year study abroad in Denmark, Europe. She had also attended a Mission Bridge School during her 19-year membership in Denver’s Calvary Temple Church now The Pearl Church.

Missions

Beginning in her early twenties, Kimary had been on several short-term mission trips which included rural Jamaica and later Uganda, Africa. She often invited Christian Missionaries into her small Denver bungalow throughout the years before finding her way to Wheat Ridge. She would give up her own bedroom and “camp” in her living room, but she observed that this made missionaries feel like they were a burden. The Stagecoach Stop turning into “Prospect Valley Hospitality” was the realization of Kimary’s longing to have a place large enough to accommodate her gift of hospitality.

In addition to hosting International visitors at her home Prospect Valley Hospitality, Kimary has been involved in International Student Friendship programs and has been a foster parent four times. After Calvary Temple, Kimary became a member of New Community Christian Church (NC3) for four years until the church moved south as she moved west. Kimary has been a member and rotating Elder at Harvest Christian Community church in Wheat Ridge since 2001.

One of her own longtime missionary activities was volunteering with Colorado’s incarcerated youth. Eventually that passion persuaded her to leave her much-loved Exhibit Designer profession and return to the University of Denver for her Master’s Degree in Education.

Current Occupation

Kimary has been a high school teacher in the Brighton juvenile detention center, AYSC, now called Prairie Vista Youth Services Center, since 2007. In 2017 Kimary married George Fischer who now serves on the PVH Advisory Board and has served as President of the Victorian Society of Colorado for many years.

Prospect Valley Hospitality, church leadership, teaching, Victorian Society Membership and marriage keep her quite busy. Kimary’s love of hosting missionaries has been greatly supported by her church Harvest Christian Community.

Want to see more?  Check out our gallery of before and after photos.

Main House + Upstairs Apartment + Studio + Gardens + Cottage

Prospect Valley Hospitality, Inc.
10400 W. 38th Ave. Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-4010
303 722-5835
https://www.facebook.com/ProspectValleyHospitality
info@ProspectValley.com   www.prospectvalley.com

The Mission of Prospect Valley Hospitality is to provide inter-denominational, supportive, loving, comfortable accommodations free or under market value, to Christian, non-profit workers visiting the greater Denver, Colorado region in the U.S.A.

People devoting themselves to benevolent work, who need short term housing, do not have to sign leases or devote precious resources to buying furnishings.  They step into this unit equipped with daily necessities and concentrate on the great things they accomplish across the globe.

In recent years we’ve hosted a family who made medical clinics for indigent people in Mexico, a family who works with the youth of Israel feeling the strain of compulsory military straight out of high school, people from Prague, Czech Republic and have a booking from Columbia for people who work with children rescued from sex trafficking.

The great service of PVH could not be offered without the support of our volunteers, prayer partners and financial contributors.  We’d love to have you be part of the exciting things being done at Prospect Valley Hospitality.

Volunteer Application

Name:_________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________

Phone #___________________   Cell phone # _________________________

Best time to contact you  __________________________________________

E-Mail address __________________________________________________

Volunteer Interest:_______________________________________________

Time Commitment:    Day(s):_________________   Time:________________

m Attached a copy of photo ID or Driver’s License

m Attached a copy waiver of liability

How did you hear about us? _______________________________________

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Volunteer Needs

General Gardening  _____      Adopt 1 of 38 small flowerbeds   ___________

Welcome, Airport pickup _____      Speakers Bureau ______

Maintenance & repairs:   Painting _____,   Plumbing _____,   Electrical ____

Weekly Chapel cleaning (dusting & sweep) ______,   sweeping walkway _____

Weekly clean Missionary porch  _____      Develop/Maintain Database ______

Setting up speaking engagements & tours _____  Prayer Partner _______

Financial Support  @ $15.00 a month _____, or one time donation ________.

Please return this application with a copy of your Driver’s License or ID attached.  It can be dropped off or mailed to PVH, 10400 W. 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-4010 (or scanned and e-mailed to info@ProspectValley.com)

PVH Provides these loving accommodations at an 1872, historic property with gardens, pond, gazebo, Garden Chapel, picnic area and parking.  All of which needs volunteers to maintain.  Thank you for your interest

Prospect Valley Hospitality
Volunteer Work
Waiver of Liability

I am voluntarily participating in activities at Prospect Valley Hospitality at 10400 W. 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, Co 80033.  The activities may include, but are not limited to yard work, painting and other kinds of maintenance tasks.  While risk is minimal and all authorized tasks are those associated with regular home and garden upkeep, I do realize that injury can occur due to my own negligence of safe behavior or accidental injury associated with physical activity.

I am participating in this activity entirely at my own risk.  I assume all related risk both known and unknown to me, of my participation in volunteer work at Prospect Valley Hospitality including travel to, during, and from this activity.  I release liability and hereby waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind what so ever, arising out of my participation in activities at Prospect Valley Hospitality.  I waive my claims for myself and anyone acting on my behalf and hold harmless Prospect Valley Hospitality and anyone acting on its behalf, including successors and other volunteers.

In the event that I should require medical treatment I understand that those expenses will be my own and that I should carry my own medical insurance.

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Participant print name here and sign                                                                           Date

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Legal guardian of participants below the age of 18 print name here and sign                        Date

I do  / do not   authorize photos taken during volunteer activities to be used on the internet or in print for promotion of Prospect Valley Hospitality;  For example to be posted at our Facebook site.   ______ initials of participant of age or legal guardian of minor.

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