A recent Washington Post article noted that young Americans, particularly millennials, are less likely to be homeowners, car owners or parents than older generations, but they take the lead in one category: pet ownership.
The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts honored UMB Financial Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Mariner Kemper with the 2019 John Madden, Jr. Leadership Award for continuing UMB's comprehensive and sustained commitment to the cultural sector through his philanthropy, leadership, business practices and personal passion for the arts.
The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts honored attorney Dave Ratner, principle at Creative Law Network with the Colorado Attorneys for the Arts Volunteer Attorney of the Year award for dedicating his legal practice and volunteer service to the creative industries, including stewarding the development and growth of CBCA’s Colorado Attorneys for the Arts (CAFTA) program across Colorado.
The Arkansas River is the 800-pound rainbow trout of Colorado’s rafting industry. In non-drought years since 2000, commercial user days typically range between 200,000 and 250,000 on the Arkansas, according to the Colorado River Outfitters Association (CROA).
These two vehicles belong in the same conversation because they are, on balance, amazingly similar: both are mid-sized SUVs, and both are stalwarts in the middle of their respective lines, and those lines, Acura and Lexus, are the luxury brands of two of Japan’s most venerable nameplates, Honda and Toyota, respectively.
The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts honored Greeley artist Armando Silva of Artmando Studio with the EY Next Wave Leadership award for his work as an artist, teacher and performer in Greeley who supports the community through performance paintings, engaging murals and an annual hip hop dance festival.
The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts honored Meredith Hutson, founder and executive director of Presenting Denver with the 2019 PNC Bank Cultural Leadership award for her work with the dance-focused nonprofit.
Colorado Springs-based nonprofit The Independence Center offers expansive services to people with disabilities, including "The Art of Accessibility," a quarterly First Friday arts event. The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts awarded the nonprofit as a 2019 honoree for their inclusive programming.
Kaiser Permanente's recent public health awareness campaign included powerful murals promoting the importance of mental health throughout Colorado Springs and Pueblo, making the health care organization an honoree of a 2019 Colorado Business Committee for the Arts award.
What could have been another scrape and mega development rebuild is a thoughtfully built multi-use space that combines restaurant, retail and office spaces but also contains a carefully curated collection of more than 700 pieces of art from 30 local Colorado artists.
Armchair travelers, rejoice. Visiting your favorite cities around the globe has never been easier, because they're now coming to you.
Colorado Harvest Company, a cannabis production and retail company, donated $100,000 last year to the Levitt Pavilion in Ruby Hill Park.