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Join us on February 21, 2011 for Soup for the Soul, a unique and heart-warming event to support Porter Hospice and St. Anthony Hospice. More than 15 of Denver’s best restaurants will be ladling up soups and appetizers for guests.
   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Reduce your 2010 taxes -- it's not too late!
Even though its 2011, there may still be ways to reduce 2010 taxes. Funding an IRA between now and April 15 is one way. Let's look at three popular ones. By Wayne Farlow

The credit conversation
Personal lending occupied a completely different world just two years ago. Easy credit and subprime loans were the way for some, and then the bubble burst. By Joe Schmidt

Secrets of sales success
Businesses that experienced growth over the past couple of years all had one thing in common. Here's their secret. By Larry Turner
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CoBiz's Top 50 Family Owned Companies
At 111 years old, Johnson Storage & Moving is the oldest firm on the ColoradoBiz Top 50 Family Owned Companies list and one of the largest, with 350 employees and annual revenues of about $30 million. By Mike Taylor
CEBA’s Ethics in Leadership Series:
Healthcare in the U.S.: Right, Responsibility, or Road to Ruin?
CEBA will host a robust discussion of health care reform's impact on Colorado business on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Marriott City Center in Denver. $25/includes continental breakfast. 
Call the CEBA office at 303-283-6002 to register or write to
List your charity event in our golf guide
The ColoradoBiz 2011 Golf Planner's Guide, coming in April, includes a listing of charity golf tournaments. To submit info on your event, contact Christy Markley at by Feb. 7. To advertise in this special section, contact Sylvia Harmon or (303) 662-5225 by March 4.
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 Editor Mike Cote talks with the executive director of CORE, an organization dedicated to helping companies implement sustainability policies and practices. 
 Map your recovery!
Attend a free Executive Briefing on Feb. 2. Hear ColoradoBiz columnists Gary Harvey and Larry Turner speak on: “Mapping Your Recovery and How To Sell In That Recovery" from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
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Dave Taylor and two other high-tech experts talk about the explosion of customization with apps.
 See more CoBiz 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  

 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.