Our members work hard every day to make the Denver metro area a great place to do business. We want to keep you in the know about the important work of our members, whether they are opening new business locations, hiring more people or creating new partnerships.
Read about our members in the news:
This week, United Airlines announced an order for 270 new Boeing and Airbus aircraft, the largest in United’s history. These aircraft will provide a modern, signature feel for passengers and are more fuel efficient. This order creates as many as 25,000 well-paying, unionized jobs, including up to 3,000 here in Denver. Meet the fleet.
The Denver Economic Development & Opportunity’s (DEDO) “Take the Wheel” project was selected to the Equitable Economic Mobility Initiative, a 15-month technical assistance and grant project led by the National League of Cities. The project is aimed at boosting economic mobility for residents while addressing long-standing racial inequalities. Learn more about Denver’s plan focused on financial inclusion and empowerment.
DEDO also announced the hiring of Seneca Holmes as the director of Neighborhood Equity & Stabilization. Holmes will lead a multi-disciplinary team, along with outside community partners, to shepherd public and private resources to specific neighborhoods, including overseeing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds awarded locally through a competitive bidding process. Meet Holmes.
The recently launched 2021 Comcast NBCUniversal Impact Report reflects the many ways Comcast NBCUniversal amplify diverse voices, support small business owners and build on their commitment to bridge the digital divide by offering skills and tools needed for everyone to participate in the digital world. Read the report.
On July 21 from 10 to 11 a.m., Snell & Wilmer will host a webinar where partner Eric Kintner will discuss key strategies for negotiating contracts as part of the Emerging Business Seminar Series™. Register.
As Children’s Hospital Colorado begins to welcome volunteers again since the start of COVID, the hospital is looking for corporate partners to engage in employee enrichment and engagement opportunities, which provide employees the opportunity to connect with each other and their community. Partner with Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Kick off MLB All-Star week with a family-friendly 5k through downtown Denver! The All-Star 5k event includes prizes and giveaways, awards to top athletes and a 1k fun run for kids and families with team mascots. Funds raised will go to the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club Foundation. Register for the July 10 event.
Mile High United Way announced its $7 million investment in 111 organizations spanning across the metro Denver, Boulder and Broomfield communities. This investment comes after an extremely trying year for the community, with many individuals and families struggling to meet their most pressing basic needs, including housing, child care and food assistance. Read more about the investment.
Norwich University, the oldest private military college in America and birthplace of ROTC, is opening its new office in Denver this month. The Denver site will bring academic degree programs, as well as Norwich Pro professional education opportunities, to adult learners and business leaders. RSVP today.