Erik Keith's Blog – May 2009 Archive (9)

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

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

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

Eating Recovery Center Offers Five Reasons Eating Disorders are among Most Dangerous Health Issues Facing Women - to Raise Awareness during National Women’s Health Week

More than 10 million women in the United States struggle with an eating disorder. To raise awareness and understanding during National Women’s Health Week (May 10-16, 2009), Eating Recovery Center, the premier treatment center for eating recovery, shares the top five reasons, supported by statistics from the National Eating Disorders Association, that eating disorders are among the most dangerous health issues facing American women today.

1. Eating disorders affect millions of women.… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 11, 2009 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Eating Recovery Center Recruits Impressive Lineup of Experts to Speak at First Annual “Rocky Mountain Eating Disorders Conference”

Premier Center for Eating Recovery Hosts First Annual Conference for Eating Disorder Professionals at Exempla St. Joseph Hospital in Denver Multi-disciplinary treatment and innovative recovery strategies for eating disorders will be the focus of the first-ever Rocky Mountain Eating Disorder Conference, to be held August 14-15, 2009 at Exempla St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. Targeted to eating disorder specialists and medical professionals with an… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 8, 2009 at 9:24am — No Comments

LiveWell Colorado Launches Aggressive Plan to Reduce Obesity in Colorado

Photo courtesy of Erik Keith Photography With Initial Funding Established and New Board of Directors and CEO in Place, LiveWell Colorado Evolves into Statewide Leader in Obesity Prevention LiveWell Colorado (, a non-profit organization committed to reducing obesity in Colorado by inspiring healthy eating and active living, today announced the launch of an aggressive five-year strategy to improve the health of… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 7, 2009 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Delaying Eating Disorder Treatment Can Be a Fatal Decision

Financial woes, family denial and fear are all factors that people with eating disorders and their loved ones may cite when avoiding treatment for their illness. According to the Eating Recovery Center (, the premier treatment center for eating recovery, recent anecdotal evidence has shown that people with eating disorders are waiting longer to enter treatment, and are entering significantly sicker.

“Waiting to seek treatment for an eating disorder can be a… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on May 1, 2009 at 10:09am — No Comments



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