Colorado Business

Alliance to Save America’s Wild Horses & Burros Announces Prominent Ad-Buy to Fight Against Horse Slaughter

13 12 2017

The Politico advertisement placed by The Alliance to Save America's Wild Horses & Burros. Not only is horse slaughter grossly inhumane, cruel to horses & a waste of taxpayer dollars, unregulated horse meat is a risk to the safety of our public health. We are deeply encouraged that the Senate has voted to uphold the current ban on slaughter & now we need the House to follow suit. NEW YORK December 13, 2017 Today, the Alliance to Save America’s Wild Horses and Burros announced the placement of a major advertisement in Politico, as the U.S. House of Representatives considers a repeal of the federal ban on horse slaughter. A bipartisan majority in the U.S. Senate has agreed to continue federal policies that protect both wild and domestic horses and burros from slaughter and other forms of mass killing. The Alliance, led by the New York-based CANA Foundation, have sought to make the case to House Members that horse slaughter and killing is not a viable solution to...

RE/MAX Realtor Troy Hansford Helps Sellers Sell During the Cold Winter Market

13 12 2017

Troy Hansford Real Estate Team, RE/MAX Unlimited It can be hard to sell a home in the winter, and we currently have the lowest inventory that we’ve had all year, but demand is still very high. Past News Releases RSS DENVER December 13, 2017 Spring and summer are widely considered the best house selling seasons, whereas the market tends to dramatically cool down in winter. “It can be hard to sell a home in the winter, and we currently have the lowest inventory that we’ve had all year, but demand is still very high,” said Realtor Troy Hansford, of the Troy Hansford Real Estate Team at RE/MAX Unlimited. “However, there are still ways to ensure your home sells in the slower winter months.” To educate sellers on how to sell this winter, Hansford, who currently has a three-bedroom, two-bathroom hilltop listing at 515 Holly Street in Denver, shares the following three tips: No. 1: Make the house shine. This includes cleaning the interior from top to bottom and decluttering....

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Plan to Acquire First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. in Texas

13 12 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa and LUBBOCK, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ:HTLF) and Lubbock, TX-based First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. (“FBLB”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which FBLB and its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstBank & Trust, will be acquired by Heartland.  This is the second merger announcement for Heartland within the last 30 days as it prepares to pass $10 billion in assets.Based on Heartland’s closing common stock price of $50.15 per share on December 11, 2017, the stock and cash transaction is valued at approximately $185.6 million (including the cash consideration to be paid to holders of FBLB’s stock appreciation rights).  The actual transaction value will change due to fluctuations in the price of Heartland common stock and is subject to certain adjustments. FirstBank & Trust is a commercial and retail bank, headquartered...

Elevation Investment Properties LLC Launches Home Exterior Improvement Program for Veterans and Senior Citizens

12 12 2017

Elevation Investment Properties LLC has launched Elevate Your Neighbor program – a home exterior improvement program dedicated to veterans and senior citizens. The company caters to the Colorado community. Highlands Ranch, CO – Elevation Investment Properties LLC has launched Elevate Your Neighbor program — a home exterior improvement program dedicated to veterans and senior citizens. The company caters to the Colorado community. “We’re very happy to announce that we’re extending our extremely high-level service to senior citizens and veterans through the Elevate Your Neighbor program. We’ll start submissions and select our first winner early this Spring. We also support St. Baldrick’s Foundation which has a huge event Round St Patty’s Day where people shave their heads and the majority of the proceeds go to childhood cancer research,” Elevation Investment Properties LLC spokesperson said. Elevation Investment Properties LLC offers services for clients who want to sell...

TeleTech Community Foundation Donates to Denver Students, Delivers Holiday Cheer for 175 Families

12 12 2017

DENVER, Dec. 12, 2017 -- TeleTech (NASDAQ: TTEC), a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement, growth and trust and safety solutions delivered through its proprietary end-to-end Humanify™ Customer Engagement as a Service offering, recently hosted its Spirit of the Season holiday event benefitting University Prep students and families, and announced other 2017 local grant awards of the TeleTech Community Foundation (TTCF). Established more than 35 years ago in Denver, TeleTech has long been a strong supporter of education initiatives across the local community. Through the foundation, grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations that strive to transform the educational experience for disadvantaged students. The foundation, now in its tenth year, has been ranked as one of the top 10 corporate foundations in Colorado for total contributions made to local charities. TeleTech has hosted the Spirit of the Season holiday celebration, which this year benefitted University...

3xLOGIC Announces Push Notification Feature for Company’s infinias Access Control

12 12 2017

End users now proactively manage their systems instead of reacting too late to access control alarms The primary customer benefit is that anyone who is responsible for monitoring a system will be proactively notified when an access control alarm takes place, and they will receive real-time information they can use to manage the event. Wayne Jared, VP of Engineering, 3xLOGIC Westminster, Colorado December 12, 2017 3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, and a three-time Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ winner, today announced a new, no-cost feature has been added to their infinias access control software: push notifications. “Customers today understand the value of being able to receive a push notification based on an event. In the security world, instantly viewing recorded and live video of an access control event, and potentially taking action, for example unlock the door associated with the event, is a clear win,”explained Wayne Jared,...

Mars Petcare Turns to the Sun to Help Power a Better World for Pets

12 12 2017

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Today Mars Petcare flipped the switch on a brand new solar garden linked to the company's San Bernardino, Calif., manufacturing facility that produces PEDIGREE® Brand dry dog food. Mars partnered with Ahana Renewables, a subsidiary of ATN International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNI), to develop and fund the project under a 25-year power purchase agreement. The new solar garden features 3,420 individual solar panels that will annually deliver 1.9 million kilowatt hours, which can power more than 50 percent of the 78,000 square foot site's daily energy needs. The four-acre solar garden is projected to yield a 549 tonne reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG). The San Bernardino site opened in 1983 and was acquired by Mars Petcare in 2006. The company currently employs 75 full-time Associates at the site. "At Mars Petcare we're working towards our mission: A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS™, because we whole-heartedly believe they improve our lives,"...

Road Warrior Tires, a Division of TRU Development Inc., Will be Opening Its New Warehouse in Houston, Texas on Dec. 15, 2017

12 12 2017

Houston, TX, December 12, 2017 -- Road Warrior Tires proudly announces its partnership with trucktiresinc.com. Currently preparing for the grand opening of a new distribution center in Houston, Texas, more details will soon follow.Located at: 7625 Railhead Lane, Houston, Texas 77086Due to a tremendous increase in demand for heavy truck tires in New Mexico, Tennessee, Louisiana, Colorado, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas and to mitigate the cost of shipping, management has approved plans for this new location. The Houston warehouse will efficiently serve Road Warrior customers. "As of Dec. 15, 2017, we will start shipping from our Houston, Texas location. This option will improve delivery times and allow customers to purchase tires locally," explained the company spokesperson.Models of truck tires that will be available immediately from the new Houston location are:Bobcat TiresTruck TiresLight Truck TiresLoader Tires11R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 11R24.5, 225/70R19.5, 245/75R19.5, 385/65R22.5,...

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate and 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Announce Partnership

12 12 2017

“Adding 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty to our robust suite of services increases the strength and variety of our offerings.” said Kevin Goffstein, Co-owner and President of Alliance Real Estate. ST. LOUIS December 12, 2017 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate (Alliance Real Estate) proudly adds 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) as a home warranty strategic partner for systems and appliances coverage. The partnership adds another option for home buyers purchasing a home through Alliance Real Estate offering risk mitigation, cost savings and protection against an unexpected system or appliance breakdown. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate is an energetic company of real estate professionals who take pride in developing and maintaining honest and trusting long-term relationships. Alliance Real Estate sees their clients as their first priority, working hard to protect their interests throughout the purchase or sale of their home. This customer-centered...

Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence Announces Performance Excellence Awards

12 12 2017

Denver, CO -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/12/2017 --Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence announces three Recipients of the 2017 Performance Excellence Award and one Recipient of Recognition.Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx), a 501C(3) organization serving as the regional organization for the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, has named three organizations as 2017 recipients of performance excellence awards. One organization was recognized at the Peak level, the highest level award for RMPEx. Two organizations were recognized at the Foothills level for mature processes for the overall performance excellence requirements. And a fourth organization received recognition at the High Plains level. This marks a unique set of awards covering winners in 3 states.The 2017 Award recipients are:Peak Level AwardEl Paso County School District 49, Peyton, ColoradoFoothills Level AwardCampbell County Memorial Hospital, Gillette, WyomingCity of Arvada, Arvada, ColoradoHigh Plains AwardGreat...

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