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ARCHIVE | Month: February 2015

Honored to be a Product of Community College

Elizabeth Grant

A few months after I turned 17, I became pregnant, and very soon after married. From that moment, I became convinced that the likelihood that I would earn a college degree was nearly impossible, despite the fact that I always imagined myself going to law school. While other 18-year-olds were packing for college and spending […]

The (Un)Romantic History of Valentine’s Day

A red noose in a heart shape.

This Saturday is Valentine’s Day, a day when many lovebirds exchange gifts and flowers and head out on the town for candlelit dinners, and school children swap heart-adorned cards and candy with their classmates. It turns out, however, that the history behind Valentine’s Day isn’t quite the romance-filled memoir that you might expect. Lupercalia, the […]

22 Business Start-Ups for Larimer SBDC in 2014

Twenty-two new businesses were started, sales growth of $5.3 million for businesses, and $12.4 million in capital growth for businesses – these are part of the economic impact results generated by the Larimer Small Business Development Center in 2014. The center reported its numbers today. “It was a good year, 2014,” said Mike O’Connell, Larimer […]

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