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WHAT’S HAPPENING 1-20-22

SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER ECONOMIC FORECAST BREAKFASTJan. 28, 7-9 a.m. Marriott South at Park Meadows. Plated breakfast will be served. Tickets: visit best chamber.com/efb or call 303-795-0142 or  email info@bestchamber.com  Moderator, Kevin Pitts, Publisher of Denver Business Journal. Panelists, Henry Sobanet, CFO- Colorado State University;  Elizabeth Gamer, State Demographer – CO Dept. of Local Affairs and Tuhin Halder, VP …

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Arapahoe County 2040 Transportation Master Plan is nearly complete

On October 19, Arapahoe County Commissioner Nancy Sharpe held a telephone town hall to share some of the key findings and recommendations of the county’s 2040 Transportation Master Plan (TMP) including a focus on district two that Sharpe represents. Bryan Weimer, the county’s public works director and previous transportation division manager, shared that by 2025, …

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BARBWIRE BOB – Ramblin’ Around The Corral With Bob Sweeney

A get well soon to our highly regarded colleague Freda Miklin as she had rotator cup surgery on her shoulder last week. She is at home recovering and can’t quite type yet. She did write some major news stories on deadline prior to the surgery, always thinking ahead.  Freda is already experimenting with “Dragon” voice …

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Are you sure you don’t want to get a COVID-19 vaccine?

By Freda Miklin Staff Writer Think about it. Now that masks are increasingly not required to be worn, the most likely community spread of the COVID-19 virus will occur when one unvaccinated, unmasked person encounters others who are also unmasked and unvaccinated. Statewide, 2,321,855 people have been fully vaccinated in Colorado as of May 16, …

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High-quality affordable childcare is the key to keeping women in the workplace

BY FREDA MIKLIN – GOVERNMENTAL REPORTER It will shock nobody that when children stopped being able to go to school or day care because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it impacted the jobs and careers of more mothers than fathers.  On May 6, Saja Hindi, politics reporter for the Denver Post, moderated a panel discussion sponsored …

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