August 2012 Blog Posts (14)

Ecotech Institute Launches Hands-On Power Utility Technician Program

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college focused entirely on preparing America’s workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainability, is now taking applications for its new two-year Power Utility Technician degree program focused on training power utility technicians. The program,…

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Added by Rebecca H on August 30, 2012 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Kathryn Moore Joins DataTraks as Development Engineer

Loveland rail-safety company hires local CSU graduate

Loveland, Colorado – DataTraks (www.datatraks.com), which provides engineering and software solutions for companies around the world in the railroad, manufacturing…

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Added by Brad Shannon on August 29, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

Eating Disorder Triggers High During Back to School Transition

Research has shown that life changes, such as the transitions to middle school, high school or college, can serve as triggers that may contribute to the development of an eating disorder. For this reason, Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, encourages parents of children and adolescents making these life transitions to be vigilant for early…

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Added by Rebecca H on August 29, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Peaches, Peaches, Peaches!

2012 was another banner year for our peaches trees. Even after two rounds of pruning, we ended up with over a thousand peaches. It's too many to pick by hand, so we do a "big shake" onto a tarp - here's a time-lapse video of the comedy!

Some pictures below and click here for more from the…

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Added by Alek on August 27, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Last Call for Submissions to The Center for Productive Longevity’s Later-Life Story Contest

With the deadline of August 31 quickly approaching, people 50 and older are encouraged to submit their story to the Center for Productive Longevity’s (CPL) Later-Life Story Contest as soon as possible. The contest has two categories: (1) Entrepreneurship Success Stories and (2) Inspirational Life Stories, with one winner in each category who will receive $1,000 and a specially designed display trophy. CPL has…

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Added by Rebecca H on August 24, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Living at Your Peak Invites You to Take to the Road with Pro Cycling Legend Freddie Rodriguez

This fall, 20 lucky cycling enthusiasts will get the once-in-a-lifetime experience to take a ride with one of the world’s top pro cyclists. “Fast Freddie” Rodriguez, who is currently making his way through Colorado as a member of Team Exergy in this week's USA Pro Cycling Challenge, and who placed fourth in the race’s first stage, has committed to lead a group of 20 individuals in a ride and discussion at Living at Your Peak, the nation’s only interactive gathering designed to help…

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Added by Rebecca H on August 22, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

Best of 3 Wild Basin Weddings



Photo from Liz and Mike's wedding provided by Rocky Mountain Aperture Photography (formerly Dave Russell Photography)

 

 

When John and Terri met for dinner on a blind date that was set up by a mutual friend, neither of them expected to one day marry each other. Fortunately,…

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Added by Hillary Hanson on August 15, 2012 at 2:19pm — No Comments

The Disconnects and Dilemmas Confronting an Aging Population

The stereotypes abound: that Americans 55 and older are over the hill, on the shelf, and their headlights are getting dim. When the Social Security Act of 1935 established the retirement age of 65, average longevity was 62. In 2012, 77 years later, despite the reality that longevity for men is 78 and 80 for women, a pervasive negative sentiment remains about older workers and aging in…

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Added by Rebecca H on August 14, 2012 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Visit to CU Coors Event Center

     Thanks to Buffs coach Tad Boyle for hosting me and my family and showing us the Coors Event Center. What a magnificent BBall facility. The surprising Buffs of the last two years are still flying under the national radar. They are currently playing in Europe and I will be writing about them this year as they integrate 6 excellent new freshmen into the team. They will continue to surprise people as coach Boyle continues to develop the team into a top 25 national contender.

Added by Dr. Patrick McCary on August 14, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

The Center for Productive Longevity Lowers Age Requirements for Later-Life Story Contest

The Center for Productive Longevity (CPL) has decided to expand the Later-Life Story Contest to include entries from people 50 and older, down from the 55+ age requirement, due to substantial interest expressed by people in that younger age bracket. While CPL generally focuses on people 55 and older, many people are also starting businesses and living inspirational lives within the prime years of 50-55. Over the course of the…

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Added by Rebecca H on August 13, 2012 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Longmont Firefighters helping orphans

Longmont Firefighters helping orphans.

 

The Orphan’s Bridge Shoreline 5K

 

Two Longmont firefighters are trying to make life better for orphans.Jeff Moll and Jeff Peterson are career firefighters with the Longmont Fire Department.The two firefighters are organizing the third annual Orphan's Bridge…

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Added by Jeff Peterson on August 11, 2012 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Purina® Pro Plan® Launches the “How Is Your Dog Great?” Video Contest

Pet lovers can agree that inside every good dog is a great dog. Passionate pet owners now have the chance to show the shining examples of what makes their dog so incredible for the chance to have their winning video featured in an upcoming Purina Pro Plan commercial.  Learn more about the great dog video contest by watching this video: http://youtu.be/A8rQEyNLR5U

 

Whether your dog is a…

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Added by Crystal T on August 6, 2012 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Curious George comes to Kiddie Academy of Broomfield

At Kiddie Academy of Broomfield, reading together is an essential part of preparing for school and for life.  Join us for Storytime LIVE!  

Saturday August 4  10:00 a.m. 

Curious George will be here at 11:00

 

Arrive early and join in our fun.  A jumping castle, Scholastic Book Fair, Happy Feet Enrichment Program, SnoCones, Arts and Craft activities.

Please come join our fun!

 

Register Today to reserve your spot by visiting …

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Added by Debbie Weed on August 2, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s First Graduating Class Finds Success in the Workforce

Ecotech Institute’s first group of graduates crossed the stage on June 21, 2012 and dozens of graduates are already working in the cleantech industry. Three companies have hired a combined 20 graduates, five additional companies have hired one or two graduates, and several students have offers…

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Added by Crystal T on August 1, 2012 at 12:34pm — No Comments

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