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2014-08-04 23:06:54

The Littleton, CO based disaster relief organization was featured in the recent issue of Colorado Expression. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The August/September 2014 issue of Colorado Expression, set for release on August 1st, 2014, features the story of Global Food Exchange™ (GFE) and their Founder, Richard Lackey. Based in Littleton, CO, Global Food Exchange™ was founded with the mission to provide the world's most efficient and effective platform of critical relief...

2014-08-01 20:20:46

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Choose Colorado Tour - a 27-day, statewide road trip to celebrate food and produce that is grown in Colorado - hit the road today, as Colorado Proud members, government officials, agricultural experts and the community gathered in front of the History Colorado Center, to launch the second annual, community-to-community tour across the state's agricultural landscape. Speakers included Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, John Salazar;...

2014-07-31 23:23:37

Foresight Ski Guides has been guiding blind and visually impaired skiers and snowboarders down the storied slopes of Vail and Beaver Creek for 13 years. The Colorado non-profit will be accepting applications for skiers and guides at the annual Blizzard Ski and Snowboard sale in Vail, Colo., the first two weekends in August. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Vail and Beaver Creek, Colo., skiers have probably seen the skiers wearing orange vests emblazoned with “Blind Skier.” Those...

2014-07-24 23:12:53

A crash course in creating a business is being offered at CMC on August 15, 16 and 17. Area entrepreneurs, leaders and business owners are invited to attend for the limited time low price of $75. Breckenridge, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Fifty-four hours, dozens of people, hundreds of great ideas and 60 seconds, all for the opportunity to change your life and start something amazing, meaningful or just downright cool. Breckenridge Startup Weekend happening Aug. 15-17 gives anyone the...

2014-07-23 23:26:48

Connect First employees donated their time on Friday, helping build three homes in northern Boulder with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Connect First teamed up with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity on Friday to help build three houses in northern Boulder. Roughly half of the company took the day off from work to help Flatirons Habitat build homes. “Helping Habitat build houses was one of the biggest highlights of the entire year for us as a...

green schoolyards
2014-07-23 02:00:14

Elizabeth Lock, University of Colorado at Boulder Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children's stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Working on class assignments or gardening in such settings also provide stress-reducing benefits for youth, according to a paper published in the journal Health & Place. The study is one of the first of its kind to focus on the...

2014-07-09 12:23:46

Free Admission to History Colorado Center, Community Celebration and Farmers' Market DENVER, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Proud is launching its second annual Choose Colorado Tour on August 1 - the state's "birthday" - at the History Colorado Center in Denver. The 27-day, statewide road trip across Colorado's agricultural landscape kicks-off with a farmers' market offering fresh produce and statewide ag products and a community celebration for the tour's departure. The...

2014-07-01 23:10:39

This summer Goddess Garden Organics will sponsor Wanderlust Festivals in Aspen, Colorado and Squaw Valley, California. Goddess Garden will hand out natural sunscreen samples to tens of thousands of attendees at the two festivals that promote mindful living through practicing yoga, eating well, and being green. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Leading natural sunscreen brand, Goddess Garden Organics will sponsor the popular yoga-inspired Wanderlust Festivals at Aspen-Snowmass, Colorado and Squaw...

2014-06-30 16:23:30

'Authentic Leadership' is Focus of Speakeasy Series at Wanderlust-Aspen BOULDER, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University today announced that it will partner with Wanderlust Festival, LLC, to bring global thought leaders to Wanderlust's Aspen-Snowmass Festival to explore themes related to Authentic Leadership. Organized under the umbrella of Wanderlust's Speakeasy Series, Naropa University will host three skill-based sessions on July 6. For more information, please...

2014-06-27 23:07:38

Connect First, an award-winning cloud contact center software provider, has teamed up with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity and the World Racing League in order to raise money and assist with Habitat’s charitable goals. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, Connect First and the World Racing League (WRL), a grassroots motorsport series created with the idea that road racing be accessible and fun for everyone, are working together to better serve the Front...


Latest Colorado Counties Reference Libraries

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

Pike National Forest
2014-01-20 10:14:06

The Pike National Forest can be found in the Front Range of Colorado, USA, and westwards of the Colorado Springs and includes Pikes Peak. The forest covers 1,106,604 acres within Teller, Clear Creek, Jefferson, El Paso, and Douglas counties. The main rivers the drain the forests are the South Platte and Fountain Creek, Rampart Reservoir, a large synthetic body of water, can be found within the forest. The forest gets its name from the American explorer Zebulon Pike. A lot of the bedrock...

Rio Grande National Forest
2013-12-30 12:28:35

The Rio Grande National Forest is a 1.86 million acre United States National Forest located in southwestern Colorado. The forest includes the San Luis Valley, which is the world’s largest agricultural alpine valley, in addition to one of the world's largest high deserts located around mountains. The Continental Divide runs along the majority of the forest’s western border. It lies in parts of nine counties, Mineral, Conejos, Rio Grande, Saguache, Hinsdale, San Juan, Archuleta, Custer, and...

Gunnison National Forest
2013-12-24 10:52:22

Gunnison National Forest is a U.S. National Forest covering 1,672,136 acres in Mesa, Hinsdale, Gunnison, and Saguache Counties in the Western portion of the U.S. state of Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest to the north, the Grand Mesa and Uncompahgre National Forests towards the west, the San Isabel National Forest towards the east and the Rio Grande National Forest towards the south. It lies in some parts of five counties; Gunnison, Delta, Hinsdale, Saguache, and Montrose...

Grand Mesa National Forest
2013-12-05 14:15:15

The Grand Mesa National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in Mesa, Delta, and Garfield counties in western Colorado. It borders the White River National Forest towards the north and the Gunnison National Forest towards the east. The forest covers the majority of Grand Mesa and the southern part of Battlement Mesa. It has a total area of 346,555 acres. It is managed by the United States Forest Service together with the Gunnison National Forest and the Uncompahgre National Forest from...

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