May 2009 Blog Posts (35)

Boulder Surgeons Pay it Forward: Breast Cancer Survivor Returns the Favor in Kind

Lynda Larsen is many things, a business owner of Bald Lady Coffee, a wife, a friend and a breast cancer survivor. Her primary battle with breast cancer began a few years ago when she was diagnosed. Her double mastectomy saved her life, yet there were some complications with radiation treatments that disfigured her initial breast reconstruction. Grateful for her life, she still struggled with the battle of feeling marked and scarred.Earlier this year, Boulder Plastic Surgery surgeons Dr. Hans… Continue

Added by Emily O'Brien Jasiak on May 29, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

The old is new again at the Molly Brown House

After almost 40 years with the same carpet, the Molly Brown House is replacing the Karastan Multicolor Panel Kirman with

the same exact carpet. With an average of 40,000 visitors a year, the carpet at the Molly Brown House gets a lot of use, especially from schoolchildren visiting the historic home. The Karastan carpet has worn so well that they have chosen the same carpet to replace it.Howard Lorton Galleries provided the carpet both times, first in 1971 when the house was first… Continue

Added by Howard Lorton Galleries on May 28, 2009 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Graduates Start New Life Via Second Life

The virtual world of Second Life has seen a host of experiences over the years, but on June 10th, the first Second Life college graduation will be held on the Second Life campus of the 150 year old Bryant & Stratton College. Approximately 40 graduates ranging in age from 25 to 45 will don their virtual cap and gown to receive their college degrees with all of the pomp and circumstance regularly witnessed in the real world, including the procession, the commencement speaker and the… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 28, 2009 at 11:58am — 1 Comment

New Survey Reveals Two In Three Could Easily “Break Up” With Their Current Bank

The most fundamental of American’s money relationships are with their banks, where a new study finds almost two in five Americans are unable to classify their current bank as “Mr. or Ms. Right,” with dissatisfaction higher among younger adults and those with most of their money in large banks.

“Some relationships can lead in unhealthy directions without us even realizing it. The sad thing is, once it’s over you realize you should have packed up and left months ago,” said Gabe… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 28, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

2009 Clean Tech Open Announces Rocky Mountain Sponsors

The Rocky Mountain chapter of the Clean Tech Open (, the nation’s leading clean tech business competition, announced that it has received strong support from the region’s business community, but is seeking additional sponsors for the competition.

The law firm of Faegre & Benson is the Rocky Mountain region’s lead Gold sponsor. EKS&H, Hein & Associates, Van Gilder Insurance, and KPMG have also pledged support. Additional local sponsors include:

•… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 27, 2009 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Do Something Different This Summer!

Sitting on the couch and playing video games or watching re-runs of survival shows like Survivorman and Man Vs. Wild is no way to spend the summer. Do something different this summer!


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Added by Cottonwood Institute on May 27, 2009 at 7:38am — No Comments

Father's Day Music Festival at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Dad deserves the kind of day he can really enjoy! Bring him on June 21 to Sylvan Dale for aid back outdoor fun, BBQ and burgers, and toe-tappin’ music! He can bring his fishing pole, his appetite and the whole family for a relaxing time at the bend of the Big Thompson River. It’s a great way to salute Dad on FATHER’S DAY! Featuring music by: Bill Barwick and Friends, Cowtown, and Pete & Joan Wernick (Dr. & Nurse Banjo) Activities include: Fishing, Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Trail Rides,… Continue

Added by Tami Inskeep on May 25, 2009 at 9:18am — No Comments

Ranch Days for your Colorado Vacation!

Ranch Days at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch - June 21 – June 26 Agri- & Eco-Friendly Activities for All Ages! Treat yourself and your family to the best “Staycation” experience on the Front Range. Where else could you find so much fun so close to home? Opening Day - Sunday, June 21 with our Father’s Day Music Festival. Followed by a week of ranch-style FUN! Daily Activities may include: Hands-on Ranch Chores, Horses and More, Nature Awareness,… Continue

Added by Tami Inskeep on May 25, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

“Character Matters” at Broomfield Academy Spring Arts Festival

“Building strong character is one of the main priorities at the school. And, it was really fun to see the kids ‘ham it up’ on stage,” said Carol Parrill, first grade teacher at the school, in the lobby of the Broomfield Auditorium following the May 22nd performance of “Character Matters.” The actors, singers and dancers were the talented junior kindergarteners, kindergarteners and elementary school children from Broomfield Academy, a private school dedicated to the development of exceptional,… Continue

Added by Broomfield Academy on May 24, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Big Green Rabbit at Boulder Creek Festival this weekend

Join Charlie, the BIG GREEN RABBIT, and friends at the Boulder Creek Festival Memorial Day Weekend, May 23rd, 24th, and 25th.Stop by the Kids’ Area to meet Charlie, munch on a healthy carrot, and discover what’s new in the world of BIG GREEN RABBIT!Don’t miss Charlie, Isabelle, and the GREAT BIG GREEN DANCERS as they perform each day on the Kids’ Place Stage (13th and Arapahoe). Dance along with the songs you love from the BIG GREEN RABBIT television… Continue

Added by Cheryl on May 22, 2009 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Free Performance at Longmont Theatre

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney

June 12 & 13, 2009

7:30 pm

Longmont Theatre is showing it's appreciation to the community for their continued support of the arts in Longmont during these tough financial times by having Free Admission for these two nights of performances.

"Love Letters" is a play consisting of a lifetime of correspondence between a man and a woman. The play chronicles their lives, from the time when they are learning to write, till one of them… Continue

Added by Tracy Cravens on May 21, 2009 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Namasté Solar co-owner & education manager headlines Women’s Chamber North Lunch

Lauren Coyne, Co-Owner, Education & Outreach Manager for Namasté Solar will discuss her life story at the Women’s Chamber of Commerce North Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jun. 4 at Dave & Buster’s, 10667 Westminster #100, Westminster, CO.

The luncheon is sponsored by Wealth Management Partners, Mass Mutual Financial. The cost is $27 for members and $37 for non-members and walk-ins. Attendees can register online at

Coyne is a co-owner and the… Continue

Added by Sanya Andersen-Vie on May 21, 2009 at 9:15am — No Comments

IAS Applying “Distressed” Methodology to Automated Real Estate Valuations

Integrated Asset Services®, LLC (IAS®) (, a leader in default management and residential collateral valuation, announced today the availability of a “distressed” valuation feature within the iValue suite of automated valuation products. This new feature is intended to help mortgage servicers around the country more accurately value distressed residential properties and loans associated with such collateral. Industry leaders anticipate… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 20, 2009 at 10:56am — No Comments

The Art Underground in Louisville Offers Unique and Affordable Camps for kids of all ages!

The Art Underground located at 901 Front St. in Historic Downtown Louisville is currently enrolling children of all ages in a wide variety of dance, theatre, music and visual arts camps for the summer. Over 30 classes will be taught by professional instructors and begin in early June. Call 303-229-1127 for more information or visit

“Whether it’s music, art, cooking, dance, sewing or film production that interests your child” says Lori Jones, Founder and… Continue

Added by Claire Clurman on May 19, 2009 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Seven Ways To Yelp for Success on - Yelping For Dollars

Since is growing rapidly in popularity - according to, Yelp's traffic doubled from October 08' to March 09' - I'd like to discuss some strategies and tips for using to promote your business.

Step One: Get your business on the list. Start by registering on and searching the directory for a listing for your business. If you find one, claim it and set up your business' profile. If you don't find a profile, you can also create one.… Continue

Added by Jason Lancaster on May 19, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Boulder Flatirons Rotary supports the Pocket Flag Project for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Patriot Committee of the Arapahoe Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) has been involved with the Pocket Flag Project. “While we are educating people about the flag and patriotism, our objective is to get as many pocket flags as we can into the pockets of our troops who are on the front lines. We want them to know that we care and that we keep…


Added by Bill Hendrick on May 15, 2009 at 9:40am — No Comments

2009 Clean Tech Open Makes Final Call for Entries

The Clean Tech Open (, the innovation catalyst that helps great ideas become viable clean tech businesses, announced the deadline for entering this year’s competition is Saturday, May 30. Entrepreneurs in the five-state Rocky Mountain region, which includes Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, are encouraged to enroll soon in order to secure a place in the competition. Clean Tech start-ups from the region will compete… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 14, 2009 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Fostering Green Building Practices

The 5 reasons to integrate green into your building practices.

1. Expanding your business. Today’s consumers are more aware of the conscious choices they have in order to make a difference when it comes to home improvements and energy efficiency. You want to tap into that clientele. They are also savvy of the current stimulus plan offering the 2009 tax credits for these eco-improvements to their homes. As contractors, builders, and designers, you want to communicate… Continue

Added by Jennifer Blair on May 13, 2009 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Benefit for Social Services

On April 26th we had a cut-a-thon to raise money to buy clothes for children in Boulder County Social Services. We thought of this idea when one of clients who works for Social Services told us she just placed two children who came to her with just the clothes on their backs. I guess I never really thought about how dire some situations are for children in our own community.

Since talking to Brandy Queen that day I’ve had the opportunity to learn a lot more about the services provided by… Continue

Added by Chicago Hair Salon on May 13, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Networking Colorado Springs to help families in need!!!

American Charities, Inc. is a Colorado based non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation. It is our mission to assist families needing immediate food and clothing. The funds that we raise in a community are directly put to use helping local families in need. We do not charge for clothing. Anyone in need is welcome with no questions asked.

We are seeking volunteers to assist us in our cause. Most of our current volunteers work 3 to 4 hours a week. We are currently doing events at… Continue

Added by American Charities on May 13, 2009 at 2:32pm — No Comments

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