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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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Rising to the Challenge in Crisis: How Developers Can Strengthen Community Togetherness

By Celeste Smith Developers are highly invested in the wellbeing of the projects they create, the businesses and residents they serve and the communities in which we all live, work and play. When impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic resulted in widespread uncertainty, it was crucial for developers to rise to the challenge …

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GE Johnson Inspires Girl Scouts to Build

in September, GE Johnson Construction Company hosted the 3rd Annual Build Like a Girl Day for the Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO). The event was held virtually due to social distancing requirements. GE Johnson has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Colorado for the past three years, hosting a day for the Girl Scouts …

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