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Colorado Issues

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Jun

Colorado Issues - Protection for Injured Workers when Employers Have No Workers’ Compensation Insurance - June 11, 2017

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Paul Tauriello, Director of the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation, details new safeguards for injured workers . 

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Jun

Colorado Issues - Coexisting with Wildlife in Colorado - June 4, 2017

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Jennifer Churchill from Colorado Parks and Wildlife presents tips and cautions on interacting with Colorado wildlife, and gives an overview of all there is to do in Colorado.  For more information, go online to cpw.state.co.us

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May

Colorado Issues - Seniors Resource Center Gala Benefits Seniors & Honors CEO Zabawa - May 28, 2017

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Terri Wager outlines the scope of services the Seniors Resource Center provides for seniors, and highlights the events at the June 23rd fundraising gala which will honor retiring CEO John Zabawa.  Zabawa served the Seniors Resource Center for 36 years.  Information at SRCAging.org

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May

Colorado Issues - Scholastic Survey on Student Reading Habits - May 21, 2017

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Deimosa Webber-Bey, librarian for Scholastic, Inc., describes a major survey of students and parents on student reading habits and attitudes, and a Scholastic-sponsored program promoting summer reading.  Additional information, Scholastic.com

14
May

Colorado Issues - Governor John Hickenlooper, Recovery Plans for Future Disasters - May 14, 2017

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The Colorado Resiliency and Recovery Office was formed following the recent floods and fires to put a framework in place to not only recover from a future disaster, but to make things better than before the disaster.  The work of the office won the “Gold 2017 National Planning Achievement Award for Environmental Planning” from the American Planning Association.  Governor John Hickenlooper describes the framework in light of the word “resiliency” which is part of the official name of the office which will direct all future disasters.

For details, see www.CoResiliency.com

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May

Colorado Issues - American Planning Association Awards Colorado for Flood and Fire Response - May 5, 2017

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The Chair of the APA jury that awarded Colorado the Environmental Planning Achievement Award, Shedrick Coleman, tells what impressed the jury about Colorado’s response to recent floods and fires.  The award went to the Resiliency and Recovery Office which is cited as an example for other states and government entities in environmental planning.  Information online at Planning.org

30
Apr

Colorado Issues - Furry Scurry May 6th - April 30, 2017

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Maia Brusseau from the Denver Dumb Friends League discusses the upcoming Furry Scurry dog walk and the work of the DDFL.  FurryScurry.org or DDFL.org

23
Apr

Colorado Issues - Minority & Women’s Business Expo - April 23, 2017

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Lee Gash-Maxey from the Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce discusses the work of the 6 affinity chambers of commerce coming together to present the 2017 Business Expo May 11th at Mile High Stadium.  ColoradoBlackChamber.org

16
Apr

Colorado Issues - Pacemaker-like Device Treats Obesity - April 16, 2017

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Dr. Frank Chae, Chief Surgeon at Sky Ridge Medical Center, and his patient, Cindy Hudak, discuss how the pacemaker-like “vBloc Neurometabolic” device controlled her overeating, changing a lifetime of being overweight.  Dr. Chae discusses the causes of obesity, and Ms. Hudak describes her emotional and psychological responses as she gave herself to the therapy. 

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Apr

Colorado Issues - Mi Casa Resource Center – Women’s Business Center of the Year- April 2, 2017

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Elena Vasconez, the Director of Business Development Programs at Mi Casa joins Michele Soli, Manager of Communications, to discuss their work in Denver that resulted in this national Small Business Administration award.  MiCasaResourceCenter.org