January 26, 2016

Nomination deadline Friday for Boulder County Business Hall of Fame

BOULDER — Nominations are due by Friday for induction into the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame, which honors outstanding business leaders that shape their communities.

The hall of fame’s board of directors is looking for names of those from the past and present whose business efforts have resulted in communitywide economic, social or cultural benefits to Boulder County and its citizens. Nominations can be submitted at www.halloffamebiz.com and be evaluated by the board based on favorable impact on the community, notable business innovations, corporate philanthropic activities, and business and civic achievements.

Those nominees chosen for the awards will be announced in mid-February and will be saluted and inducted to the Hall of Fame at a luncheon on Wednesday, April 27, at the Plaza Convention Center in Longmont. Plaques with photos of the honorees will be permanently displayed in the convention center’s reception area along with those of more than 170 alumni inducted since 1993.

The Hall of Fame also will donate scholarships to students at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

Last year’s honorees included Richard Barrett, founder of Leasetec Corp. and principal of St Julien Hotel and Spa; Tom Brock, founder and chief executive of Brock Media Co.; Percy and Carolyn Conarroe, former owners of the Louisville Times, Lafayette News and Erie Review; Lynda Snyder Crockett, owner of Snyder Jewelers; David Brown, David Cohen, Brad Feld and U.S. Rep. Jared Polis of Techstars; Wallace Grant, senior counsel at Lyons Gaddis Kahn Hall Jeffers Dworak and Grant PC.; and Dale Katechis, owner of  Oskar Blues Brewery.

Program and event sponsors include BizWest, the Plaza Convention Center and Best Western Plus Plaza Hotel. To become a sponsor, contact Christopher Wood at 303-630-1942 or cwood@bizwestmedia.com. Tickets to the induction luncheon may be purchased by contacting Kimberly Willard at 303-630-1967 or kwillard@bizwestmedia.com.

BOULDER — Nominations are due by Friday for induction into the Boulder County Business Hall of Fame, which honors outstanding business leaders that shape their communities.

The hall of fame’s board of directors is looking for names of those from the past and present whose business efforts have resulted in communitywide economic, social or cultural benefits to Boulder County and its citizens. Nominations can be submitted at www.halloffamebiz.com and be evaluated by the board based on favorable impact on the community, notable business innovations, corporate philanthropic activities, and business and civic achievements.

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