February 2011 Blog Posts (15)

Dental Aid Has A New CEO

Louisville, Colorado – February 28 2011 – Dental Aid, Inc. hired Dennis Lewis, D.D.S. as its new Chief Executive Officer. The Boulder County based not-for-profit provides accessible and affordable oral health care to low-income and uninsured Front Range residents.







Dr. Lewis replaced Karen Cody Carlson who retired at the end of 2010 after almost ten years of… Continue

Added by Shannon HIlt on February 28, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Seed Collection Conservation Project at Rocky Flats for Children of the American Revolution

Children of the American Revolution members participated in a conservation project sponsored by Wetlands Restoration Volunteers, “WRV”.  Native seeds are a crucial part of the restoration of public lands to their natural habitat.  Invasive grasses, flowers and other plants crowd out native species which hinder the natural life cycle of our ecosystems. The seeds collected, which are locally adapted to our area, are used in re-vegetation projects.  Portions are grown out and multiplied… Continue

Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 24, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments

INK! Children of the American Revolution learn about exhibit at Independence Hall in Philadelphia

Great Essentials Exhibit

 Children of the American Revolution leader Mrs. Caroline Carlson put on a wonderful interactive power point presentation about the history behind the Great Essentials Exhibit located at  Independence Hall in Philadelphia This is the CAR National President’s project.  Through question and answers, with tootsie rolls as a quick prize for the right answer, the members learned about the historical background of…

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 24, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

It's good to be critical!

As a martial arts and fitness fanatic (maybe sometimes even too meticulously), I try to read and find as much information as I can.  Some of my favorites are ‘Essentials of strength training and conditioning’ of the Human Kinetics series or ‘Periodization‘ by Tudor Bompa etc.  Part of my reading includes magazine subscriptions as well, which are often good resources and enjoyable to read - that is if you can keep a critical eye while weeding through all the correct and incorrect…

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Added by Sander V. on February 24, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

Belt ranks

I wanted to dedicate this post to explaining more about belt ranks in martial arts (and yes, also to show off our own belt rank system...)

 

For a very long time, there were no colored belt ranks in martial arts.  Judo was the first art that introduced colored belts to indicate ranks.  Knowing that Judo originated in the late 19th century, the colored belt rank system is a rather new development in martial…

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Added by Sander V. on February 24, 2011 at 9:40am — No Comments

Vibration Plate Training

At Define Defense, we strive towards incorporating the best and most effective training methods into our lesson strategies and training sessions.  We use both traditional and alternative equipment and techniques.  One of these unorthodox machines we use is the vibration plate.

 

Vibration training actually increases the frequency of the muscle contraction.  On the plate your muscles will contract 30-50 times per second, which increases the…

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Added by Sander V. on February 24, 2011 at 9:38am — No Comments

Students win American History Essay Contest "Memoirs of Paul Revere" sponsored by Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored an American History Essay Contest.  The topic, in honor of the 275th anniversary of the birth of Paul Revere, was for the students to write an essay in the first person pretending to be Paul Revere writing his memoirs and relating the various accomplishments he wanted to be remembered in the anals of American History

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Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on February 22, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments

What's new on Darcie Mae's Website:

First off, please remember The Peably stories and coloring pictures are free for you to use on my website. 

http://sammyandrobert.tripod.com

It is important to know that the Peably stories will be going through time faster than we do. They will go through 1 year and be having winter holidays during our summer. They will go through a 2nd year before we will be back at the same time. We will go through the winter holidays together…

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Added by Darcie Mae on February 22, 2011 at 8:44am — No Comments

Circus Film Showing March 19

STEP RIGHT UP! TRUE CIRCUS STORIES

OF HIGH ADVENTURE and LOW COMEDY!

 

“CIRCLE OF SAWDUST: The Mud, Myth, Mayhem, and Magic of Circus!”

with Rob Mermin

 

          Rob Mermin, founder of the international youth company Circus Smirkus, will entertain with an evening of personal anecdotes and film clips on circus history at the…

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Added by Cindy Marvell on February 18, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Peace like a River

This is a book that will own you before you are half way through reading it. You will give up any chores that need doing, you will ignore phone calls, emails, your children, your friends--just to get to the end of this book. Do not, however, try to read ahead. This is not a new book-it was published in 2001--so I wonder why I hadn't read it before. The author's style is at once poetic and practical. It makes us all wish we could write like Leif Enger.

Added by Ann Brandt on February 14, 2011 at 5:46pm — No Comments

A Taste of Highland Trail Chili Cookoff

Added by Highland Trail Retirement on February 12, 2011 at 10:46pm — No Comments

Broomfield Chamber of Commerce Launches New Leadership Program

Leadership Broomfield – Not Your Ordinary Leadership Program

 

Beginning March 4th the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce will present Leadership Broomfield. This interactive program is designed to provide participants with exposure to the leaders and organizations of the community as well as to develop their Leader within.

 

This is an accelerated program that takes place over 4 months.  Participants will…

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Added by Broomfield Chamber of Commerce on February 11, 2011 at 3:40pm — No Comments

“Green jobs” Come in Every Shape and Size

 

Everyone is talking about “green jobs.”  While many people are eager to become employed in the sustainability sector, there are naysayers who don’t believe that they actually exist.  As part of the…

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Added by Crystal T on February 11, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Got Cheer! Want Gear? Join us for Gear & Cheer on March 16!

The Women’s Wilderness Institute is gearing up for its 9th annual Gear & Cheer fundraising event to be held March 16 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder. The event benefits The Women’s Wilderness Institute’s Girls Wilderness Program, and is traditionally one of Boulder’s best parties of the year for outdoor enthusiasts and Front Range residents who value supporting programs that improve self-esteem, self-efficacy, and leadership skills in today’s…

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Added by The Womens Wilderness Institute on February 7, 2011 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Greater Boulder Greens Meeting Feb. 10th

Come to the Feb. 10th meeting of the Greater Boulder Greens at the George Reynolds Branch Library, 3595 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder. Help us determine where to focus our efforts for 2011.  We will elect officers and delegates to the Colorado Green Party Convention and get started creating a chapter platform to define what we stand for and guide our activities.  We need you energy, your ideas and you support. Come join us!

Added by Bonnie Ballantyne on February 3, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

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