Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is close to completing the largest Habitat development in the state of Colorado, thanks to support from Wells Fargo
About two years ago, Wells Fargo team member Michael Dunn had an idea. While speaking to team members in Community Development in Denver, he asked if the company had ever sponsored an entire house with local affiliate Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver. Nothing came of the conversation at the time, but the Community Development team asked him about it last year. This time, the idea became reality.
Business leaders commend Gov. John Hickenlooper’s leadership in adopting clean car standards, emphasizing statewide economic and environmental benefits
June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Influential businesses praised Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s decision this week to reduce transportation emissions and adopt a program that would put more clean and efficient cars on the road.
The program, known as Advanced Clean Cars (ACC), will boost Colorado’s economy by increasing fuel cost savings, reducing health costs, and curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
Eaton Street Apartments will help revitalize the neighborhood and provide critical, quality affordable housing for low-income families
CLEVELAND, May 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank’s Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) team has provided a total of $49.7 million in financing to a joint venture among Koelbel and Company, Mile High Development and Longs Peak Advisors to support the new construction of Eaton Street Apartments, a 118-unit affordable housing development in Westminster, CO. Specifically, KeyBank provided a $24.8 million construction loan, a $14.1 million LIHTC equity investment and a $10.8 million Fannie Mae permanent loan. Jefferson County Housing Authority is a Special Limited Partner.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series
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Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, the Growing Colorado Kids Farm in Denver, Colorado.
The Garden Stories series shines a light on community gardens across America and the amazing people who help build them. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we believe that every garden has a story. What’s yours?
Our Colorado facility participated in the 32nd Annual Children's Colorado Toy Run by collecting toys for children receiving treatment at the hospital. Guy Bradford, a Smithfield Foods Warehouse Supervisor, participated in the run and helped deliver the toys to the children.
Since 1976, Keystone Science School (KSS), nestled in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, has taught scientific principles and leadership skills to young people, teachers, and community members through engaging hands-on field experiences. Because today's youth are our future leaders, KSS developed interactive science education programs that help students become familiar with scientific and critical thinking skills and encourage them to be engaged citizens.
I often refer to Slow Money as “the CSA of investing.” As with community-supported agriculture, our efforts revolve around informal, direct relationships and shared risk. Slow Money funding is flowing in a variety of ways in dozens of communities across the United States (and a few in Canada and France) — peer-to-peer lending, investment clubs, angel networks and pitch fests at public events large and small.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is again the presenting sponsor for Junior Achievement Business Week, a week-long residential business “boot camp” experience for students in grades 9-12 taking place June 11–16 on the Johnson & Wales campus in Denver. JA Business Week provides students from all walks of life with the entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills that will help them succeed when they enter the work force.
DENVER, February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield today announced that its foundation and 2,000 associates in Colorado contributed $1.8 million and 2,100 volunteer hours to health-related causes and community events in 2016.
“We’ve had deep roots in communities throughout Colorado for 79 years,” said Mike Ramseier, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado. “We’ve always believed that we have an obligation as a company to make our communities better and healthier. I am pleased that we fulfilled that commitment to Colorado again in 2016.”