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Polis Approves Community Revitalization Grant Program

This week, Governor Polis signed into law a stimulus bill from Colorado’s recovery package, which will invest in struggling local economies and accelerate the Colorado Comeback. SB21-252, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg and Minority Leader Chris Holbert, creates the Community Revitalization Grant Program to issue grants intended to support …

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How a Dog Can Change Lives: Precision Contractors’ Focused Approach to Community Involvement

By Peter Hodges The team at Precision Contractors takes pride in the broader impact their construction projects have on the communities around them. Their clients’ investments in building new buildings create dozens of new jobs and new revenue for each neighborhood. To expand the positive impact Precision can make, Bob Hibbard, Precision …

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McWhinney Strengthens Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Living at Centerra

By David Crowder and Celeste Smith At Centerra, the 3,000-acre master-planned community in Loveland, giving back and supporting impactful community engagements are key principles that help strengthen its connection to the broader Northern Colorado region. McWhinney, as the master developer of Centerra, continually looks for opportunities to support those in need while engaging …

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Creatively Supporting Communities with GE Johnson

By Courtney Alexander It is extremely important to GE Johnson employees to give back to the communities where they live and work, and their ingenuity has shown itself with the creative ways they continue to support the community during the restrictions of the pandemic. Last December when GE Johnson and HBA Cares …

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Building a Workforce Through Community Engagement

By Callie Morris Many high school students are constantly asked the dreaded question, “What are your plans after high school?” It is a monumental decision that is not to be taken lightly; should they follow in their parents’ footsteps and become doctors? Should they take a year off and travel the world? …

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Affordable Housing Nonprofit Rocky Mountain Communities Poised for Growth

Colorado-based, affordable housing nonprofit Rocky Mountain Communities (RMC) that owns and manages affordable housing communities across the state, is positioning itself for growth by filling two new executive roles. Mark Marshall has been named the vice president of real estate and Denise Gomez has been named director of development, equity …

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GH Phipps Exceeds 2000 Volunteer Hours in 2020

In 2012, GH Phipps Construction Companies established a company-wide volunteer program (the 60th anniversary of the company) that has inspired employees to donate thousands of hours of volunteer time to hundreds of organizations throughout Colorado. During the months of 2020, while dealing with the uncertainties presented by the pandemic, the …

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The Broe Group Pledges 1M Meals to America’s Food Banks 

Denver-based The Broe Group and its rail affiliate OmniTRAX, Inc. have pledged one million meals to community food banks throughout their U.S. operating region. As America faces unprecedented food insecurity, the Colorado companies are leading a multi-state commitment to help relieve the growing strain on local food banks. “No one …

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Rethinking Community Service in a Pandemic

By Christina Zavislan To say this year has been full of challenges would be an understatement. But it is how we respond to those challenges that says everything about our character – as individuals, as neighbors, as a business community, and as a country. When it comes to Mortenson’s community …

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Colorado Construction Workforce Programs Receive $100k Daniels Fund Grant  

The Construction Education Foundation of Colorado (CEF Colorado) along with the Careers in Construction (CIC) program received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support construction workforce development. The grant funding will benefit participants of the CIC program, that trains high school students with both instructional and hands-on-learning opportunities for construction …

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