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Hundreds Attend Festival To Honor Aurora Theater Shooting Victim

DENVER (CBS4) - Hundreds of people gathered in Denver's Stapleton neighborhood on Saturday to honor a young man who lost his life in the Aurora movie theater shooting.

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The sixth annual Night To Remember beer festival honored Alex Teves and all of the victims of the shooting.

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Alex was 24 and a member of a beer club at the Copper Kettle Brewing Company when he was killed in a mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora along with 11 others in 2012.

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Alex Teves (credit: CBS)

More than 30 breweries, including Copper Kettle, were on hand for the event at the Founder's Green. The festival included a silent auction, free prize giveaways and custom T-shirts.

All proceeds from the event go to the ACT Foundation, which is short for Alex C. Teves. The group provides funds and opportunities to students with unique needs.

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