Schwab Charitable, one of the country’s largest and fastest growing nonprofits and facilitators of charitable giving with over $2 billion in assets and $350MM in annual grants, announced today the launch of an innovative microfinance guarantee program. It is the first program of its kind to enable donors to set aside a portion of their Charitable Gift Accounts to guarantee microfinance loans to the world’s poorest entrepreneurs to start, maintain or expand small businesses. Guarantees are… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 26, 2008 at 10:59am —
25 members of the Arapahoe Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution participated in the Louisville Labor Day Parade. Many members wore Colonial Costume. 14 hildren of the American Revolution, sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution also marched in the parade, dressed in Colonial costume and everyone handed out over 900 American Flags and cards describing the committees of Scholarship, Project Patriot and American History Essay Contests for Boulder Valley Schools.
Added by Arapahoe Chapter DAR on September 25, 2008 at 12:04pm —
Women in the
Work Force Event
On Saturday October 18th , Zonta Foothills Club of Boulder County will join forces with the 29th Street Mall to host Women in the Workforce. This event will help women from Boulder County who are looking to enter or re-enter the work-force by providing them with training and coaching. We will help with job hunting and inter-viewing skills and provide tips for dressing and make up. The mall will provide support from merchants like Macy’s, Sophora and… Continue
Added by Catherine Lentine on September 24, 2008 at 2:16pm —
Award-winning veteran journalist David Brancaccio, Stephen Lewis, Former Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations and Barbara J. Krumsiek, Chair, CEO, and President of Calvert Group, Ltd. are among a powerful group of speakers and topics slated for the 19th annual SRI in the Rockies Conference, October 26–29, 2008.
Mr. Brancaccio, host of the PBS news magazine NOW and author of Squandering Aimlessly; will moderate a roundtable on industry trends at SRI in the Rockies, which will be… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 24, 2008 at 2:00pm —
The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado (www.sustainablecolorado.org) today announced the names of six of its eight Heroes of Sustainability finalists who have led the way to a more sustainable future in four categories: non-profit, business, government and academia. The finalists will be showcased during the Sustainability Gala scheduled for Thursday, October 16 at the Sherman Events Center in Denver.
Residents of Colorado were encouraged to nominate people who show leadership and… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 23, 2008 at 10:59am —
I recently attended the Boulder Valley School District Parent Council candidate forum. From perusing candidate websites, sometimes it appears that the candidates are very similar in their views and positions. However, after listening to the candidates at the forum, there was a clear difference between the candidates in Boulder Valley. Every single democratic candidate was present at the forum or sent a representative from their campaign. Several of the republican candidates did not show up or… Continue
Added by Angelique Layton on September 19, 2008 at 4:13pm —
I just finished reading Resistance, a novel set in WWII Wales. The author has given the timeline a different twist. The Germans are winning, the Allied Invasion has failed and Britain is about to fall to the Nazis. In the opening scene all of the men in this remote valley famland have left--mysteriously disappearing during the night. That fall a patrol of five German soldiers arrives in the valley. The story centers on what happens during an exceptionally harsh winter when the two elements--the… Continue
Added by Ann Brandt on September 13, 2008 at 3:17pm —
First Affirmative Financial Network and the Social Investment Forum, hosts of the 19th annual SRI in the Rockies Conference, have designed their 2008 event to be a “green meeting.” This year’s conference is expected to draw a record 700 sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) industry practitioners and professionals to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, October 26–28, 2008.
According to the Convention Industry Council's definition, a green meeting is “a meeting or event that… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 11, 2008 at 6:15pm —
The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado (www.sustainablecolorado.org), a non-profit organization dedicated to unifying the sustainability movement in all 50 states across the country, today announced that it was successful in exposing over 500 bloggers, journalists, celebrities and political and business leaders to its message of a more unified environmental sustainability network at the “Big Tent” event during the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
The Big Tent, an 8,000 square-foot… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 11, 2008 at 4:45pm —
Integrated Asset Services, LLC (IAS, www.iasreo.com), a leader in default management and residential collateral valuation, today released its IAS360 House Price Index for July 2008. The monthly report, which includes the most current and granular data available in the industry, showed a 0.9% appreciation in house prices on a national level in July, and a -11.4% decline from July 2007 to July 2008.
The IAS360 House Price Index is a comprehensive housing index tracking monthly change… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 9, 2008 at 11:53am —
Today, DowntownGal Shoes & More announced the opening of the company’s latest effort to offer men’s and women’s high-end designer shoes at some of the lowest prices found online anywhere. With a fresh new look and edgy branding, Downtowngalshoes.net, was launched with extreme discounts on all Kate Spade designer shoes and Diaper Bags.
To see the complete press release, click here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1246004.htm
Added by Downtown Gal on September 5, 2008 at 11:25am —
During the 2008 Democratic National Convention, REC Solar (www.recsolar.com), an industry-leading provider of residential and commercial solar electric systems and MySpace.com provided clean, renewable energy to convention participants and their tech tools at a solar-powered recharging station located in the heart of Denver, CO.
The Democratic National Convention set out the goal of making this the greenest convention in history by promoting sustainable practices to minimize the… Continue
Added by Erik Keith on September 4, 2008 at 3:33pm —
FREE REI SURVIVAL SKILLS CLINICS:
Most survival situations happen when you least expect it and when you are least prepared. Before you head to the hills this fall to explore the color change or the bugling elk, join the Cottonwood Institute for a Free Survival Clinic
to participate in an interactive survival scenario, learn about survival priorities, tips, strategies, and… Continue
Added by Cottonwood Institute on September 3, 2008 at 12:00pm —