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November 03, 2009
 
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In the magazine

Top company: financial services
Founded in 1934 amid the Great Depression with just $50, Denver Community Credit Union has grown to serve more than 28,000 members and boasts assets of more than $225 million. By Mike Taylor

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Six ways HR can be a big company’s BFF
Regular readers of my blog on ColoradoBiz may be very surprised at what I have to say, but I mean it: HR can be a large company's best friend.
By John Heckers

The number one way to engage employees
Can you succeed in “the great recession” without engaged employees? Maybe, but only if your competitors’ employees aren’t engaged either.
By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

Eight lessons from hidden market champions
Hidden business champions set ambitious goals and aspire to be nothing less than world-class. Their passion to be the best is their most important characteristic. By Theresa Szczurek

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ATTENTION FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in Colorado that will run in the February issue. Companies must be based in Colorado and in the family for at least two generations or likely to be. Family members must be active in management of the company. Deadline for entry is Jan. 3, 2010. Go here to nominate your company online, or go here for a ballot you can fill out and mail in.

 


On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

Top Company: Denver Community Credit Union
CEO Carla Hedrick talks about the attributes that helped make the Denver Community Credit Union a Top Company 2009 winner.

 

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Hot Biz Deals

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  • Sullivan’s Steakhouse in Denver is asking customers to join them in the fight against breast cancer. “Palate in the Pink” offers a three-course dinner for $39.95 now through Nov. 23. Sullivan’s will donate $5 per meal to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, with a minimum donation of $30,000.
  • Go buy the book! Stay at Denver’s historic Oxford Hotel for a discounted rate of $79 through the fall in support of this year’s One Book, One Denver program. The hotel will donate 20 percent of that rate to buy more copies of this year’s selection, To Kill a Mockingbird, which will be given to the Denver Public Library. To book the One Book, One Denver room rate at The Oxford Hotel, please phone (800) 228-5838, or visit www.theoxfordhotel.com. The special rate is valid for stays Friday-Sunday nights through Dec. 30, 2009, based on availability.
  • The JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek wants to thank all of the teachers and school administrators who dedicate countless hours to educating our children with the Half Price for Teachers discount program. All teachers and administrators can take 1/2 off their nightly room rate at the JW Marriott Denver through the end of 2009. Rates start at $99 on weekends and $149 for weekdays. Call 866-706-7814 or visit www.jwmarriottdenver.com for details. Use rate code: D3Q.
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