Highlights and News

Sep 1, 2015

Aging planning group elects leaders

Bell President Wade Buchanan was selected Monday as one of five executive committee members for the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging. The group elected Jim Riesberg, a former Colorado insurance commissioner and state legislator from Greeley, as chair and Jennifer Schaufele, executive director of DRCOG, as vice chair. The other two members of the executive committee are Eliza Lanman of Jewish Family Service of Colorado and Karen Brown, a consumer representative.

Aug 27, 2015

Save the date: It's our 15th anniversary!

Join us for a 15th anniversary reception to celebrate all that we have accomplished together in the last 15 years -- and to look ahead to bigger and better things in the next 15. We can't do it without you. Mark your calendar!

15th Anniversary Reception
Thursday, October 15, 6 pm
Galvanize - Golden Triangle
1062 Delaware St., Denver

Aug 18, 2015

Aging planning group begins work

We're on our way to a brighter future for our state's aging population and their families! The newly appointed Strategic Planning Group on Aging met for the first time Monday to start work on making Colorado the first state with a comprehensive, long-term strategic plan on aging.

Aug 5, 2015

Bell president named to aging planning group

Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Bell President Wade Buchanan to the Strategic Planning Group on Aging, a group created through our top legislative priority from 2015. Buchanan is one of 23 planning group members and issue experts who will spend the next 16 months helping Colorado become the first state to have a comprehensive, long-term strategic plan on aging.

Aug 4, 2015

Anti-discrimination laws do not harm small business growth

A new study from the Bell finds that states with stronger anti-discrimination laws have better small business numbers than states with weaker laws.

The Bell explored the issue after a group of legislators tried this year to repeal a law that expanded the anti-discrimination remedies available to workers. That law, the Job Protection and Civil Rights Enforcement Act, made these remedies available to workers at businesses of all sizes if discrimination is proven in court.

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