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January 27, 2011 marks the 22nd annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame.
More than 100 exceptional business leaders have been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and this year is no different. The inspiring business leaders proudly being inducted into the 2011 class of the Colorado Business Hall of Fame are Charlie Gallagher, Walter Imhoff, Myron “Micky” Miller, Mary Ann Padilla, and Bob Young.
For more information call 303-260-6286.
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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Give of yourself this holiday season
This is a departure from my usual employment column to address something that is urgent right now in society. By John Heckers  
 
We are fortunate that Colorado is in a great position with its large creative sector to help solve the nation's creativity crisis – but only if we act. By Neil McKenzie
 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA

Colorado cool stuff: Funkwerks, yo-yos and edible art supplies
Ed Davidson churns out one-piece yo-yos, their sides embellished by a rare replica of a hand-powered “rose engine.“ By Eric Peterson

 
Is your family business the best?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 50 Family Owned Companies in the February issue!
                                    
                  Seeking sustainability superstars! 
 
The 2011 Sustainability Champion Awards recognize business teams that have gone above and beyond to create a program or initiative that has made a measurable contribution to the environment, the economy and society. Nominate a team today, or find out more about the award or how to become a judge. Nominations are due by Jan. 6. For more information, contact Natalia Korobova at natalia@corecolorado.org.
 
 
 
 
The Association for Corporate Growth
  Learn more about the Corporate Executive Breakfast: Power of Peer Collaboration  on Jan. 26. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. 
 
 
 The most popular columns at CoBizmag.com
 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Experts in Colorado talk about how to make sustainability an integral part of business. Read more about it.
 

Outstanding women wanted
The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment and forge leadership paths for other women to follow. Nominate an outstanding woman today -- deadline: Feb. 4. And find out more about the 2011 Athena Awards gala on April 28. 
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
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Publisher Bart Taylor talks with Denver Water CEO Jim Lochhead about the agreement between Denver and Western Slope interests.
See more ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7
 
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com   
 
 
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    Poop to Power- Vote Denver Zoo!
    Denver Zoo needs your help! 
    Please vote for us to receive the Pepsi Refresh grant to help win $250,000 for green energy technology.  
    Learn more at http://www.denverzoo.org/pepsi/pepsi.asp  
 
 
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