Events for 09/21/2013

September 04, 2013 - November 08

Call for Entries - 5th Annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge

Time: 12:27 pm - 11:59 pm

Location: University of Northern Colorado

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Northern Colorado’s real growth initiative just got better!
$50,000 in prize money + $25,000 in incubator services from UNC BizHub
First Place  $25,000
Second Place  $15,000
Third Place  $10,000

Have you always dreamed of starting your own company but haven’t gotten around to writing a business plan? Or do you currently have a Stage One start up venture? Then don’t miss your opportunity to enter the Fifth Annual Monfort College of Business Entrepreneurial Challenge because it's better than ever before! Not only does it offer one of the largest cash prizes in the state, but now our winners also share $25,000 of business incubator services from UNC BizHub, the new business incubator at the University of Northern Colorado.

The competition is open to Colorado-based start-up business ventures (companies that have begun business development, market research and product development but have not received payment for the sale of product or services.)

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September 21, 2013 - September 21

WordPress and Social Media Master Class @ Create Denver Expo!

Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: McNichols Civic Center Building 144 W, Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80202

Web Site: Denver Expo Registration

WordPress and Social Media Master Class

Create Denver Expo
Creative ideas are better with action. The Create Denver initiative recognizes the role our talented and dynamic creative community has in making Denver vibrant and economically sound. The annual Create Denver Expo, Sept. 21, in association with Denver Startup Week, catalyzes the creative sector by bringing together innovative thinkers, doers and leading business experts to share insights, tools and resources that will help bring your creative ideas to life, stabilize your business, plan for the future and thrive.

A full day of programming awaits you. Sharpen your marketing and branding skills, join a master class focused on business planning, scout out funding opportunities, navigate the new health insurance landscape with an expert, get schooled in financial planning, legal issues and social media, get inspired, and create valuable connections with like-minded individuals.

Workshops & Programs include:
Managing the Business of Your Art & Time
Creative Business Entities & Start-up Basics
The Future of Healthcare for Creatives
Sell Yourself: Marketing With Social Media
Creative Finance Planning
WordPress & Online Marketing Masterclass
Copyrights, Trademarks & Intellectual Property for Creatives
Crowd+Funding & Financial Resources
Future Culture in Denver
Branding & Marketing Identity for Creatives
The Power of Thinking Strategically
Coworking & Creative Spaces in Denver

Cost: Payment required - $15 Pre-registration is suggested; lunch provided by Mad Greens

$10 Day of event (cash only, lunch not included)

Categories: Conferences & Tradeshows | Festivals | Organizations & Meetups

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September 21, 2013 - September 21

Wag ‘n Trail 2013

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Glendale Farm Open Space

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Wag `n Trail
Help raise money for the Dumb Friends League Buddy Center
Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to noon
Glendale Farm Open Space (I-25 and Surrey Ridge, Exit 190) or (303) 751-5772

Follow the trail of wet noses and wagging tails at the ninth annual Dumb Friends League Wag `n Trail—a 1.6-mile hike for people and pooches at Glendale Farm Open Space (I-25 and Surrey Ridge) on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to noon. Participants are encouraged to collect pledges and earn great prizes, all to help thousands of homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League Buddy Center in Castle Rock. Sponsored by Hill’s Science Diet®. For more information on how to register, collect pledges and win great prizes, visit, or call (303) 751-5772, Ext. 1378.

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September 21, 2013 - September 21

Loveland Oktoberfest

Time: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Foote Lagoon Park, 500 E. Third Str., Loveland, CO 80537

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Loveland Oktoberfest is slated for Sept. 20 – 21, 2013 at Foote Lagoon Amphitheater and Park and will feature live music, entertainment, food and beer. A portion of the proceeds from this festival will benefit local nonprofits Colorado Youth Outdoors and Team Stabos (Save Them All BIG or Small).
The festival will be held Fri. Sept. 20 from 3 – 9 p.m. and Sat. Sept. 21 from noon. – 9 p.m. and includes activities for all ages. Bands will play every hour and other activities including dancing, beer games and children’s amusements will be available. Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, Loveland Aleworks, Verboten Brewing, Big Beaver Brewing Company and Rock Bottom Brewery are local participating craft brewers and Loveland-based distributor American Eagle is providing additional craft brews from Great Divide, Breckenridge Brewery, Odell Brewing Company and Epic Brewing. In addition, a wide assortment of Austrian and German food vendors and artisans will be on-hand with delicious food and unique items for sale. Pre-purchase your beer pass at participating breweries for a discount. 4 beers for $16. That's a $1 off per beer.
Mueller & Associates CPA, LLC and Bank of Colorado are gold sponsors; Perfect Square, Country Financial, American Eagle Distributing Co. and Good Samaritan Loveland Village are silver sponsors; and Chartered Technology, Fyn Public Relations and Fred’s Used Websites are bronze sponsors.

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September 21, 2013 - September 21

6th Annual Kaleidoscope Mardi Gras Ball

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: UCAR Event Center, 3080 Center Green Dr., Boulder

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A fundraiser for Attention Homes benefiting at-risk youth

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