Biz Report for March 17
Mar 16, 2013 (Greeley Tribune - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
ON THE MOVE
Shawn Osthoff has been promoted to charter president at Bank of Colorado. Formerly the bank's executive vice president, Osthoff succeeds Tom Goding, who retired on Jan. 1.
Osthoff will oversee 33 locations throughout Colorado and have an active role with the bank's holding company, Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc. Osthoff joined Bank of Colorado in 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in finance from the University of Northern Colorado, he earned his MBA from Colorado State University, and he is a graduate of the Colorado Graduate School of Banking. Bank of Colorado is a rising commercial bank with more than $2 billion in combined assets. Go to www.bankofcolorado.com.
Elsa Romero has joined Weld County and Colorado State University Extension as a peer educator for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -- Education.
Romero will be responsible for conducting community classes in nutrition, food safety, stretching food dollars and the importance of physical activity in Weld County.
"There will be so much to learn in the SNAP-Ed classes, such as how to save money at the grocery store, how to eat more nutritious foods and how to practice food safety," Romero said in a news release. "Each participant will walk away with tools that will help them choose more nutritious foods and live healthier lives."
SNAP-Ed classes are free to those who qualify. Throughout the lessons, participants will receive food thermometers, water bottles, measuring cups and spoons, grocery lists and a cookbook filled with low-cost, easy-to-prepare, nutritious recipes.
For more information on the classes, or to register for upcoming SNAP-Ed classes, call Ellie Betts at (970) 988-9234 or stop by the Weld County CSU Extension office, 525 N. 15th Ave., Greeley.
Workwell set to move to new Greeley site
Workwell Occupational Medicine, LLC , a medical provider specializing in workers' compensation on-the-job injury care, drug screens and corporate health, will move to a new Greeley location next week. The new clinic is much larger, and the building will be completely renovated.
The building is at 2528 16th St., at the old Ear/Nose/Throat office. The clinic's staff will move from its current location Friday and will close at noon to accommodate the move. The new clinic will open March 25 and take patients from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The phone and fax numbers will remain the same.
The larger clinic will accommodate some additional services, such as an X-ray room, as well as provide more space for physical therapy.
Call or email Courtney Wentworth, director of client services, at (303) 827-4452 or email email@example.com for a tour of the new facility.
CSU Business college to host industry forum
Colorado State University's College of Business will present a one-day Industry Forum on Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship for company executives April 11 in Denver. The forum will feature a best-practices panel, a sustainability and ethics negotiation workshop, networking opportunities, and a presentation by keynote speaker Quayle Hodek, founder and CEO of Renewable Choice Energy, according to a news release.
The event meshes practical work and scholarly research and supports companies wishing to integrate sustainability, ethics and social responsibility into their daily routines and monetize their efforts, the release stated.
Attendees also will learn hands-on negotiation skills regarding sustainability or ethical dilemmas, led by negotiation expert and conflict resolution consultant Michael Gross. Gross, an associate professor of management at CSU, will introduce new negotiation skills and give access to a wide network of potential buyers, suppliers, managers and thought leaders in this area, the release stated.
The Industry Forum is also supported by the University of Denver, University of Colorado and University of Northern Colorado. It takes place 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on the University of Denver campus. Space is limited to 40 attendees.
Upon completion, participants will become "SEE Members" -- a designation that can be displayed on your company's website. To register or learn more, go to seeconf.org/programs/forum/pages/default.aspx, or contact Gideon Markman, (303) 641-1009, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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