Teacher Evaluation & Race to the Top

Congratulations to the State of Colorado for becoming a finalist for Race to the Top Funds from the U.S. Dept. of Education. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan praised the State for passing SB 191, which ties teacher tenure to student achievement.   But the bill was controversial because it provides almost no funding for reforming

Leverage The PR Value of Events

Event sponsorships are surpassing traditional marketing strategies, event guru Bruce Erley told PRSA Colorado members recently.  Media is fragmented and TIVO makes ads less effective.  Events provide a chance to create a personal connection with  customers. But companies miss the boat if they don't bring the sponsorship to life by activation, which  Erley defines as

Tammy & Noel Cunningham receive Denver League of Women Voters award July 13

The prestigious Spirit of Denver Awards given by the League of Women Voters of Denver (LWVD) July 13 honor four citizens who have given decades of outstanding service to the community:Tammy and Noel Cunningham, owners of Strings and 240 Union Restaurants, Mary Gittings Cronin, longtime executive director of the Piton Foundation and Sandra Shreve, who

Mary Cronin to receive Spirit of Denver Award from League of Women Voters-Denver

Mary Gittings Cronin, longtime  CEO of The Piton Foundation, will receive the prestigious Spirit of Denver Award  from the League of Women Voters of Denver  (LWVD) at  Visions of the City 2010, Tuesday, July 13 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt, 1750 Welton St. Mayor John Hickenlooper will also give his Visions

Extent of Oil Spill – Admiral’s Update

NEW ORLEANS -- Rear Admiral Paul Zukunft briefed the media Friday, July 2 on the current weather and its effect on the oil spill response. Paul Zukunft: As Alex has now moved inland, we're still seeing some of the residual effects of that tropical storm, which has prevented us for the past 48 hours from

Sandra Shreve to receive Spirit of Denver Award –

Visions of the City features Mayor Hickenlooper July 13 at Grand Hyatt Mayor John Hickenlooper will give his Visions of the City address Tuesday, July 13 at the Grand Hyatt, 1750 Welton, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  The event benefits the League of Women Voters Education Fund, which supplies non-partisan ballot issues every election and