Taking pride in Colorado and its technology companies is what the Colorado Software & Intern Association is about. Its tag line is “Colorado’s technology association.” Located at the Advance Technology Center at the World Trade Center in Denver, the association, which started as a trade association for software companies in 1994, has expanded to include […]
For the third year in a row, hospital executives say United Healthcare is the worst insurance company in the United States. Davies Public Affairs conducted a survey which examined the reputations of leading health insurance companies by asking the people who negotiate contracts with them. The responses represent more than 18 percent of hospitals in […]
Larimer County officials will cut the building permit fees to people whose homes were destroyed by wildfires, said the Loveland Reporter Herald. If insurance doesn’t cover the fees, the county will cut them by $1,000, the newspaper reported. The High Park fire destroyed 259 homes west of Fort Collins and the Woodland Heights fire demolished […]
<strong>Judy McCollum </strong>has been named the 2007 Colorado National Distinguished Principal of the Year by the Colorado Association of Elementary School Principals. She is principal of Bates Elementary School in District 11.<br><strong>Mike Warren </strong>has joined OfficeScapes as an account manager. He has 26 years of experience in the office furniture industry.
The American Heart Association presented the second annual Go Red for Women education exposition and luncheon on Oct. 1. Attendance more than doubled this year; sponsorships grew from five to 25 and booth participation increased from 10 to 60. The AHA is spreading the word, and the community is getting it, that heart disease is […]
Mark your calendars, a date has been set for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb — in 2017. Organizers of the annual event have set a date for next year’s hill climb, June 30, but also set dates into 2017. “We felt that it was practical to establish similar dates for the future for many […]
Morgan Stanley helps Care and Share program Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado received a $50,000 grant from Morgan Stanley to fund its Send Hunger Packing Program, a child hunger initiative that helps to make sure children are fed when they are not in school. In total, Morgan Stanley has committed more than […]
Attorney General John Suthers is reviewing the legality of Metro State’s decision to lower tuition for illegal immigrants living in Colorado, said the Denver Post. Illegal immigrants currently pay out-of-state tuition to attend most Colorado universities. Metro State lowered that to a rate that is higher than in-state tuition, but not as high as what […]
Last month, I showed you what doesn’t work in investing – following your instincts. Now I’m going to show you what does work – accepting that we are all hard wired to be lousy investors and taking a cognitive approach to your emotions. The good news is that it’s a far easier approach and the […]
As the four-year process of merging the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center with Colorado College moves slowly along, it seems a cultural shift is already well underway. That shift has impacted the Fine Arts Center, but a recently created draft statement of a “museum subcommittee” created as part of the strategic planning process predicts cultural […]
Nearly two-thirds of business travelers are taking fewer trips and almost eight in 10 say they are interested in alternatives to traveling, but meeting via technology isn’t quite ready to replace face-to-face encounters. The practical problems associated with video conferencing have limited its use said Kim Moore, founder and CEO of Executive Systems of Colorado Springs.
Banks are forcing customers to pay fees whenever they use their debit cards, reports the New York Times. Bank of America announced this week it would charge customers $5 a month for using its debit cards. Read more at the New York Times.