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3 upcoming sessions to learn about the support and funding offered by Innosphere's program Innosphere hosting informative meet & greet sessions for startup and scaleup companies deadline to apply for pre-seed funding is December 6th How can Innosphere's program take your company to the next level of success? Attend one of the three upcoming events and let's find out! For science and tech companies looking for a hands-on business support program that works with you and your team on
Nov. 5 Council update: purchase agreement for property from Plum Creek Golf Club moves forward; new Meadows Town Center mixed-use site development plan approved The purchase agreement for property from the Plum Creek Golf Club and a site development plan for a new mixed-use building in The Meadows were both key topics on Town Council’s Nov. 5 meeting agenda. Here’s a more in-depth look at those agenda items: Resolution approving the purchase agreement for property from Plum Creek Golf Club
Air Force veteran Mike McNairy applies strategies and skills learned during his 21-year tenure in the military to take his Creative Colors International Inc. franchise to new heights. “Franchising is a great transition for a military person,” McNairy said. “You learn about the specific skill, but you also get business background and help with marketing, sales and financial principles. It is basically an out-of-the-box business, and for someone who served in the military who is good with structure and
Arapahoe Community College and Colorado State University-Pueblo have entered into a dual enrollment memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a Cybersecurity and Software Development transfer articulation agreement. ACC’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Cybersecurity program – offered exclusively at the Sturm Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock – aligns with business needs and national security standards. The innovative approach focuses on integrating experiential and project-based learning to provide
The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories. The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each home will receive an invitation to respond to a short
From Founders Village to Downtown, Plum Creek Parkway is a key roadway that connects motorists to neighborhoods around Town. Upcoming work on the roadway will improve traffic flow for this well-traveled route. As part of its Transportation Master Plan, the Town is investing in the widening of Plum Creek Parkway, east of Gilbert Street. The project will add two new east bound lanes and two roundabouts. The existing pavement between Gilbert and Eaton streets will also be reconstructed. This large-scale
In this year’s Town Survey, residents expressed interest in public transportation. With that in mind, the Town is exploring the possibility of future transportation services for the community through a Transit Feasibility Study. The goal of the study is to evaluate feasible options considering the Town’s resources and growing population. Residents are encouraged to participate and share input on alternative transportation options that they’re most interested in. Attend an open house from 4 to 7 p.m.
Douglas County Veterans Day Tribute, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 What are you doing on Veterans Day to honor those who have served in all branches of the military? The Douglas County Office of Veterans Affairs in conjunction with the Douglas County Veterans Monument Foundation will conduct a Veterans Day Tribute on Saturday, November 9, beginning at 11 a.m. at the DC Veterans Monument Plaza located at the corner of Wilcox and Fourth Streets in downtown Castle Rock. The program will feature a special
(Douglas County, CO) The Board of Directors of the Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF) is excited to announce that its first-ever field of interest fund, the Hearts & Hands Fund, has selected eight (8) Douglas County nonprofits for funding. The DCCF’s Hearts & Hands grant selection committee awarded $23,700.00 to eight Douglas County nonprofits. Hearts & Hands focused on programs for Mental Health which received 39% of dollars awarded; Safe Homes received 37% of dollars awarded; and Nutrition
Attention Storefront Business Owners: You're Invited to participate in the 2019 Community-Wide Storefront Decorating Contest! We can make the 2019 STARLIGHTING the most festive event of the season for all of Castle Rock! Decorate your storefront or building in time for Starlighting on Saturday, November 23, 2019. A certificate and collection of commemorative ornaments will be awarded to winner of each of the following categories: • Best of Show • Best Use of Lights • Most Creative Winners will be
Castle Rock, Colorado (October 28, 2019) – White Construction Group today announced the following staff additions: Clint Jackson has joined the company as construction executive, Eli Schutz is senior estimator and Brooke Hull joins as marketing manager. Jackson has more than 22 years of experience leading and delivering complex commercial building, infrastructure and environmental projects. Jackson’s role at White will be to lead the firm’s key projects in adaptive reuse, mixed use and institutional
2019 Chamber Ballot Positions Support Referendum 1A – Reallocation of existing Douglas County Justice Center Sales & Use Tax--proposes to reallocate the expiring Douglas County Justice Center Funds/sales and use tax and direct a portion of those monies to fund the county’s pressing transportation needs. A yes vote will not increase sales tax; however will redirect funds to Douglas County transportation project--estimates of more than $12 million annually to fund to fix our roads and alleviate traffic
Posted by Michelle Ellis on October 13, 2019 in Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Castle Rock Opinion, Douglas County, Douglas County Government, Douglas County Opinion, Highlands Ranch, Highlands Ranch Opinion, Lone Tree, Lone Tree Opinion, Parker, Parker Opinion, Roxborough, Roxborough Opinion | 1196 Views | Leave a response On Election Day this November 5, Douglas County voters will be asked to improve transportation infrastructure without raising new taxes or incurring debt. Ballot question Referendum
The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce has hired Jason Piter as its new event manager. Jason replaces Danielle Odil who accepted a position closer to her home in Colorado Springs. Piter’s role will be to plan and implement major events throughout the year, such as the Starlighting, WineFest, Artfest, the Annual Banquet, Job Fairs and various other business related events. Jason Piter has over 20 years of marketing and event management experience with a variety of different organizations. As a Marketing
Check your voter status and find a ballot drop box near you. Published on September 25, 2019 in 2019, Breaking News & Elections If you are a registered voter in Douglas County, anticipate the arrival of your ballot by mail in mid-October, and become election ready starting now. Here’s your checklist: Check your voter registration/register to vote. Do both at DouglasVotes.com, your one-stop shop to register, check voter registration status, update your mailing address, check your party status, or view
There is good news amidst all the turmoil. Colorado is on track to add at least 52,400 jobs in 2019. The state’s unemployment rate fell to 2.8% in August, which means that job growth would be even greater if there was a larger pool of qualified workers. DIA continues to see a record number of passengers, tourism is on track for another strong year, crude oil production is near record levels, and housing appreciation in the Denver area is more modest than in the past. The U.S. economy is expected to
Attached you will find the September Revenue Forecast report. For the TABOR section in the report, we included OSPB’s numbers in the graph as well because they were quite different from LCS’s. Legislative Council Staff revised their General Fund revenue forecast for FY2018-19 down by $76.7 million, 0.6% lower than the June Forecast, because preliminary unaudited collections data showed General Fund revenue of $12.6 billion in FY2018-19. OSPB revised their forecast for FY2019-20 down by $44.1
Commissioners confirm requests represent the majority of neighborhood, charter and private schools in the County. Published on September 18, 2019 in 2019 & Breaking NewsDouglas County Commissioners Roger Partridge, Lora Thomas and Abe Laydon Less than five months after the May 7 STEM School shooting in Highlands Ranch, the majority of schools in Douglas County are one step closer to receiving a portion of the $10 million commitment from Douglas County Government for physical school security and mental
The Best Places to Live in America, Castle Rock's #40From cities to towns to neighborhoods, here's where you should — and can afford to — settle down. See all 100. by Shaina Mishkin, Prachi Bhardwaj, Olivia Raimonde, and Chloe Wilt Photo Credit: NickLucey.com View the entire list at: http://money.com/money/collection/best-places-to-live-2019/How MONEY Chose the Best Places to Live 2019 To create MONEY’s Best Places to Live ranking, we looked only at places with populations of 50,000 or greater.
A park helps turn a neighborhood into a community, but the new Deputy Zack S. Parrish III Memorial Park holds significant meaning for the entire Town. The new park is nearly complete, and the grand opening celebration is going to be phenomenal. Join the celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, to commemorate the Town’s newest neighborhood gathering place and playground. The grand opening event will be fun for the entire family. Don’t miss hotdogs, face painting, giveaways, s’mores, and more!
Castle Rock Economic Partnership proudly welcomed Elizabeth Garner, State Demography Office on August 1st at Town Hall for a discussion on Colorado population projections & preparing for Census 2020.View presentationElizabeth Garner | State Demography Office, Department of Local Affairs Demography.dola.colorado.gov
With natural beauty, plentiful shopping and multi-million parks. there is a lot to love in Douglas County town, but 80 percent of people leave town for work By JOE RUBINO | email@example.com | The Denver PostPUBLISHED: June 13, 2019 at 6:00 am | UPDATED: June 13, 2019 at 9:42 amA shot of Castle Rock development on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. In plain terms, Castle Rock is a 145-year-old town and the historic county seat of fast-growing, Denver-adjacent, but still largely rural Douglas County. When
Master Magnetics, Inc. is pleased to announce, Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Brown is named Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Person of the Year.
CASTLE ROCK, Colo., May 10, 2019 – Brown received the award at the Chamber of Commerce 2019 Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony. The ceremony highlighted local business leaders, honoring winners in multiple categories, including Small Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year and Castle Rock Advocate, among others. Fellow Business Person of the Year Nominees were John Saunders of Where Food Comes From and Joe Weber of Chick-fil-A. In addition to her daily responsibilities at Master Magnetics, Brown is
VIEW THE SINE DIE REPORT HERE2019 Session FactsDemocrat/Republican split in House of Representatives: 41/24Republican/Democrat/Unaffiliated split in the Senate: 19/16Number of bills, resolutions, and memorials introduced during the 2019 Legislative Session: 653Number of bills signed by the Governor as of 5/3/19: 155Number of bills vetoed as of 5/3/19: 0Last day for the Governor to Act: June 2, 2019 Introduction The 2019 Legislative Session commenced with a new political landscape. Democrats entered
The Chamber's vision of igniting passion for business success and community prosperity was evident at this year's annual banquet where award nominees, community leaders and members reflected on the Chamber’s sixty-four years of commitment to our business community. The annual passing of the gavel ceremony, a time-honored tradition, provides the opportunity to announce new leadership, recognize the Chamber's successes, and to celebrate the outstanding business leaders in our community. Castle Rock Chamber
Castle Rock Water and Arapahoe Community College have partnered to create a registered apprenticeship program in Water Operations. You can work up to 30 hours a week for Castle Rock Water in a paid apprenticeship program while attending Arapahoe Community College’s new Sturm Collaboration Campus. Castle Rock Water will also sponsor up to 50% of tuition! We have two info sessions coming up to find out more. You need to attend an info session to be eligible to apply. Please see the attached flyer or click
Highlights of the Week This week the General Assembly passed the most comprehensive oil and gas reform in decades, the sponsor of the bill to repeal the death penalty voluntarily pulled the bill, and the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act moved forward in the Senate. The House passed the budget bill on Thursday and Friday and next week the JBC will meet as the conference committee to reconcile differences and ensure it is a balanced budget. The House added several amendments to the Long Bill during a
Owners credit customers, staff for eatery's successJanie, John and Sheridan De Lay are the mother, father and daughter operation behind Pegasus Restaurant, which celebrates 30 years in Castle Rock this month. They credit supportive staff and customers for their success.JESSICA GIBBSPosted Monday, April 1, 2019 1:30 pmJessica Gibbsjgibbs@coloradocommunitymedia.com The numbers each mark a different milestone — 20 years in the first building they bought instead of rented, 30 years in Castle Rock, and 35 years
And the nominees are…. Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce announces the 2019 best of the best nominees for their Annual Awards: Businessperson, Small Business, Citizen, Castle Rock Advocate, P.S. Miller Philanthropist, Ping Lee Jung Volunteer, and Ambassador of the Year. Winners will be revealed at the Chamber's Annual Banquet ceremony on May 4, 2019. Please help us congratulate all of our nominees! The Businessperson of the Year Award recognizes business owners and/or management who have competitively
State-of-the-Art Sturm Collaboration Campus Will Establish Industry-Aligned Higher Education Model Castle Rock, Colorado (March 15, 2019) – Arapahoe Community College (ACC) has received a gift of up to $10 million from the Sturm Family Foundation, the largest in the history of the 13-institution Colorado Community College System. A HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY With an over $5 million match opportunity, bringing the full potential of the gift in excess of $15 million, the funding will be used in its
Rapid growth in suburban community has not affected its identityBY KEVIN TILSON Published: 2019.01.24 03:00 PM A Castle Rock building that dates back to 1918, the B&B Café, was once the site of an infamous gunfight where a fugitive shot and killed the Town Marshall. A bullet hole from the gunfight can still be seen in the café’s tin ceiling, reminiscent of Castle Rock’s rich western history. The streets of Castle Rock are lined with historic structures with stories of their own about
The Douglas County Business Alliance is in full swing and monitoring legislation that affects business. Today we took the following positions on these bills:HB 1008 - Include Career and Technical Education in Building Excellent Schools Today Program (Support)HB1013 - Child Care Expenses Tax Credit for Low Income Families (Support)HB1096 - Colorado Right to Rest (Oppose)SB5 - Import Prescription Drugs from Canada (Oppose)SB6 - Electronic Sales and Use Tax Simplification System (Support)SB34 - Local
The start of a new year often brings a mix of reflection and anticipation. The Town takes great pride in looking back on community accomplishments, while planning for the year ahead. Several major accomplishments from 2018 include: · Opening Fire Station 152 in Crystal Valley, and adding 12 new Fire staff positions · Reconstructing Meadows Parkway and installing new traffic signals · Beginning to receive WISE water in the Town’s journey toward a sustainable
Chamber membership is good for business because it influences the community's perception of you. However, many business owners don't know exactly what the chamber does and so they don't take advantage of the help and resources it offers. For a minimum investment, the chamber can help your business grow in ways that may be difficult for you to do on your own. But if you believe these popular chamber misconceptions, you've likely put off joining and that could hurt your business. 1.Membership Costs a Lot
Learn more about the best places to live in Colorado, and why you should consider moving to each.By Kevin Litwin on August 19, 2016 21:37 PMShareMattInden/MilesHere are the best places to live in Colorado:Aurora, COBoulder, COCastle Rock, COColorado Springs, CODenver, COFort Collins, COGrand Junction, COLakewood, COLittleton, COLoveland, COPueblo, COWestminster, COAurora Aurora has dozens of neighborhoods along with current and former military instillations, led by Buckley Air Force Base and its 12,100
U.S. Chamber Awards Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation The United States Chamber of Commerce today awarded the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Business leaders are a critical voice in conversations about promoting economic growth and job creation in their communities.” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, U.S. Chamber vice president of Federation Relations and
Castle Rock is a top Town The numbers, facts, research and databases help tell the story residents live every day - Castle Rock is a great place to be. In fact, our Town ranks among the best both locally and nationally, according to a variety of national publications and studies.Money Magazine: Top Place to Live Money magazine recognized Castle Rock in its top places to live in 2011, 2012 and 2014. Most recently, Castle Rock ranked in the Top 10, coming in at No. 4. Narrowing the list is difficult, of
Sunset Magazine searched the West for towns, cities, and neighborhoods that are easy to love. All the winners boast a strong sense of community—the gift of making you feel like you belong.View entire article here.Best suburb: Runners-upCampbell, CA. This San Jose suburb has long been overshadowed by its immediate neighbors, wealthy Los Gatos and Saratoga as well as Apple-HQ Cupertino. Now it’s coming into its own, with a newly vibrant downtown and the soon-to-be-revamped Pruneyard shopping center. Housing