Blue Federal Credit Union Provides Relief Packages to Health Care Professionals

YOU MATTER. BLUE CARES! Blue Federal Credit Union is making a difference for healthcare professionals and first responders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the communities they serve. Blue delivered over 700 COVID Survival Kits to these professionals throughout Wyoming and Colorado. “We hope these care packages will brighten these hero’s day and show them how much we appreciate all they do”, said Jayden Burton, Business Development Specialist in Cheyenne and Laramie, WY. Blue recognizes what a huge impact these professionals have in our communities and focus to spread [...]

2020-04-09T16:47:06-06:00April 9th, 2020|

Advanced Energy and UCHealth Working Together To Keeping Communities Safe

Advanced Energy announced last week that the company was able to donate medical supplies and ventilators to UCHealth. It is because of this collaboration our healthcare professionals can continue to provide for those who need it most. During the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in the Fort Collins community come together in the best and most creative ways, because they know to and because they want to. These stories of businesses working together truly exemplify the strength, resilience and commitment to our economic vitality. They are Bringing Business Home. [...]

2020-04-09T16:46:14-06:00April 8th, 2020|

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, COPPERMUSE DISTILLERY & GILDED GOAT BREWING CO: A TEAM EFFORT CSU collaborating across campus and with local businesses to produce hand sanitizer

During the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in the Fort Collins community come together in the best and most creative ways, because they know to and because they want to. These stories of businesses working together truly exemplify the strength, resilience and commitment to our economic vitality. They are Bringing Business Home. Published by Colorado State University Source story by Joe Giordano videos by Ron Bend photos by John Eisele Colorado State University’s James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital was facing a serious challenge in early March. The hospital was down [...]

2020-04-06T10:43:33-06:00April 6th, 2020|

Farra Lanzer: Going MAD for Her Community

Farra Lanzer has been volunteering since she could walk. Farra’s mother worked as a social worker when Farra was growing up, and she instilled the value of giving back into Farra at a young age. Some of Farra’s earliest memories consist of her volunteering at the local food pantry. Through those and many other experiences, Farra is now following in her mother’s footsteps as an active, giving member of her community. Whether she’s volunteering for a local nonprofit organization close to her heart or organizing volunteer opportunities for her [...]

2020-02-26T12:09:42-07:00February 24th, 2020|

S.J. Meyer: The Epitome of Work-Life Balance in Fort Collins

Even though she works in an office that’s always focusing on numbers, S.J. Meyer offers support through her creativity and exuberance. Often considered the “hub of the universe” at Shaw & Associates, S.J. is the bottleneck of the small business in her role as Office Manager — one she’s had for nearly one year. Whenever a client needs one of the six associates at the firm, she’s their friendly connection. Whenever an associate has something for a client, S.J. sends it off for them with a smile. By helping manage [...]

2020-01-28T16:17:46-07:00January 28th, 2020|

Donna and Paul Poduska: 101 Combined Years of Community Impact in Fort Collins

You know you’ve really made an impact in Fort Collins when you get an entire day designated to you for your contributions. Not many get to experience this, but Donna and Paul Poduska have. The City of Fort Collins proclaimed Feb. 26, 2019 as Donna and Paul Poduska Day, thanks to their service and commitment to our community, and that’s only one of the many ways that proves the extent of their impact. Donna and Paul Poduska have called Fort Collins home for several decades, and the two are [...]

2020-01-28T15:15:57-07:00December 6th, 2019|

Roy Serrano: Serving Smiles (and Steaks) in the Community Since 1961

On June 4, 2019, we conducted a day-long interview Sprint for our Bringing Business Home Campaign, which showcases community members whose lives have been positively influenced by their employment at a local business. Over the course of 10 hours, we interviewed eight different people from six different businesses in Fort Collins. These employees work for both small and large businesses — all of which contribute to the strength of our economic vitality. There’s never been a day where Roy Serrano hasn’t walked in for his shift at the [...]

2019-06-28T11:42:01-06:00July 28th, 2019|

Chuck Esch: Cars, Family, Fly Fishing, Repeat

On June 4, 2019, we conducted a day-long interview Sprint for our Bringing Business Home Campaign, which showcases community members whose lives have been positively influenced by their employment at a local business. Over the course of 10 hours, we interviewed eight different people from six different businesses in Fort Collins. These employees work for both small and large businesses — all of which contribute to the strength of our economic vitality. There are three things Chuck Esch is most thankful for: his son, his job and his [...]

2020-01-28T15:16:36-07:00July 20th, 2019|

Lorenzo Venzor: Cutting Beef Where He Cut His Teeth

On June 4, 2019, we conducted a day-long interview  Sprint for our Bringing Business Home Campaign, which showcases community members whose lives have been positively influenced by their employment at a local business. Over the course of 10 hours, we interviewed eight different people from six different businesses in Fort Collins. These employees work for both small and large businesses — all of which contribute to the strength of our economic vitality. With more than four decades of experience at the butcher block, it’s safe to say Lorenzo [...]

2019-06-28T11:36:09-06:00July 14th, 2019|

LJ Houska & Chuck Esch: A Bond Created Through Cars

On June 4, 2019, we conducted a day-long interview Sprint for our Bringing Business Home Campaign, which showcases community members whose lives have been positively influenced by their employment at a local business. Over the course of 10 hours, we interviewed eight different people from six different businesses in Fort Collins. These employees work for both small and large businesses — all of which contribute to the strength of our economic vitality. Chuck Esch still has pictures of trips he and LJ Houska took when he was only [...]

2019-06-28T11:35:17-06:00July 5th, 2019|
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