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Boomerang publisher takes job in Colorado
Jerry Raehal announced Thursday he is resigning as the Laramie Boomerang publisher and editor, as he has agreed to be the CEO of the Colorado Press Association and Sync2 Media. Raehal's last day as Boomerang publisher is scheduled for May 9; …
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WEDDING: Sean and Shannon Long O'Brien
Witnesses were SSgt Justin Kohl of Portland, Ore., and SSgt Mary Cousins of San Antonio, Texas. The bride is a graduate of Genesee Community College. She is a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force, stationed at Peterson Air Force Base in …
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The Friedman Group, LLC Announces Brad Friedman To Speak At Sturm College Of Law At The University Of Denver

Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 25, 2014

The Friedman Group, LLC proudly announces that Brad Friedman, its president will speak this Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver to current law school students and alumni. Mr. Friedman will discuss how to use social media to develop ones personal brand. The speech will remind students and alumni that their online activities leave digital footprints that are hard to erase.

Unfortunately, I often meet people when its too late, said Mr. Friedman. They come to me asking for assistance right before that big job interview, hoping I have the secret to wiping their Facebook page clean. I dont. Instead, this speech focuses on online habits to develop now, so students can be proud of their Facebook page because it accurately reflects who they really are, not who they were the night of that party. Sometimes people just need to hear those common-sense reminders from an unbiased third-party, said Friedman.

There are a few seats still available by sending an email to MENTOR(at)LAW(dot)DU(dot)EDU.

Mr. Friedman is available for keynotes, workshops and other speaking engagements. He has recently spoken to the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce, various Rotary Groups and Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. If you are interested in having Mr. Friedman speak at your next conference or event please contact us at info(at)friedmansocialmedia(dot)com.

About The Friedman Group

The Friedman Group, LLC is unique because its president has been an attorney since 1986. Leveraging his understanding of each clients business complexities makes The Friedman Group, LLC uniquely qualified to provide the services it provides.

The Friedman Group, LLC offers Online Marketing Strategy Development, Training, Implementation and Inbound and Social Media Marketing specifically tailored to the needs of its clients foregoing the urge to take a cookie-cutter approach to its work.

Beginning each engagement with a detailed online assessment followed by the creation of a strategy focused on generating leads and engaging clients, prospects and referral sources is what sets The Friedman Group, LLC apart from other companies in this space. For more information, please visit our website at or call us at 720-248-8185. You can also join us socially on Twitter @bradfriedman, on Facebook at, on Pinterest at and on LinkedIn

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Car Insurance for Teenaged Drivers Doesn’t Need to be Expensive

When you are young, perhaps one of the most fascinating issues to look ahead to is the day you get your driver license. Many adolescents look forward to owning their first automobile and having more independence than they did in the past. Their minds are thinking about the places they will go and friends they will see, but as a parent, your mind is probably thinking about the risks and expense of having a teenaged driver.

Sadly, teens are mathematically the most likely generation to get into an accident. It is because they have less expertise on the road, less whim control, more of a feeling that it “can not happen to them’, more distractions, and they occasionally do not make the finest decisions. Because of this, insurance providers charge teenaged drivers the most when it comes to automobile insurance. Hence they need to charge high-risk drivers more for insurance to insure the higher chance that they’ll be paying claims.

Discount Vehicle Insurance for Adolescents

Although auto insurance for adolescents is pricey and your young kid getting the wheel might be anxiety provoking, the good thing is it gets better over time. In the meantime, doing everything you can to lower their insurance premium will save you and your teen money each month and make their summer job dollars stretch farther. Advice from

Although a teen aged driver will certainly include an extra cost to your monthly funding, and their policy contract will probably constantly be higher than an grown-ups, there are still some things which you are able to do to bring down these prices. So go through this list provided as a cortesy from our partner

- Reductions – there are a multitude of discounts available for teen aged drivers such as great student, low mileage, motorist’s education class reduction, being apart at school with no automobile, multi-auto, and multi-coverage discounts amongst the others.

- Sort of car – purchasing a reasonable, trustworthy, secure automobile to your adolescent will save cash. Avoid sportscars and other cars that are more likely to be involved in an injury, stolen, or vandalized. If you can, update the auto with the latest safety and security characteristics.

- Comparison shop – store on line and locate as many automobile insurance estimates as you can. This provides you the greatest chance at finding a good deal and maximizing your reductions.

Jeffrey Child, 48, CdA Attorney, RIP

Jeffrey Child, 48, CdA Attorney, RIP
6, 1956, to Robert and Frances Child in Springfield. He graduated from Carbondale Community High School in Illinois and from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1980 Jeff received his law degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder …
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Denver's Elitch Gardens going on a hiring spree
Applicants must apply online before the fair “to help qualify and speed up the hiring process on the day of the fair,” said director of human resources Lori Kaupp. “We see a lot of applicants for positions in our retail shops because that skill set can …
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Car Insurance for Teenaged Drivers Doesn’t Need to be Expensive

If you are youthful, probably one of the most exciting issues to look forward to is the evening you get your driving licence. Their minds are thinking about the locations they’ll go and pals they’ll see, but as a parent, your head is likely thinking about the dangers and expense of having a teenaged driver.

Regrettably, teenagers are statistically the most likely generation to find yourself in a collision. This is because they have less experience on the road, less caprice control, more of a feeling that it “can’t occur to them’, more distractions, and they sometimes do not make the best choices. Due to this, insurance agencies charge teenaged drivers the most when it comes to auto insurance. Insurers need to make money just like any other business and when a motorist makes a claim, they lose money. So they need to bill high-risk motorists more for insurance to cover the higher likelihood that they will be paying claims.

Reduction Vehicle Insurance for Adolescents

Although automobile insurance for adolescents is high-priced and your youthful child taking the wheel may be anxiety provoking, the good thing is it gets better over period. In the meantime, doing everything you can to lower their insurance premium will conserve you and your teenager money each month and make their summer job dollars stretch further. Tips from

Although a teenaged motorist may definitely include an additional expense to your own monthly funding, as well as their insurance will probably constantly be higher than an grown-ups, there are still some steps you can take to bring down these costs. So go through this list provided as a cortesy from our associate

- Reductions – there are an array of discounts accessible for teen-aged motorists for example great pupil, low mileage, motorist’s education class discount, being away at college without a car, multi-auto, and multi-policy reductions among others.

- Kind of car – buying a practical, dependable, secure vehicle for your teenager will save you money. Avoid sportscars and other automobiles that are more likely to be involved in an accident, stolen, or vandalized. If you’re able to, update the car with the latest safety and security characteristics.

- Comparison shop – shop online and also find as many automobile insurance estimates as possible. This gives you the greatest chance at locating a good deal and maximizing your price reductions.

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys Sponsor Family Easter Bunny Bash in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas, NV. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys is proud to give back to the North Las Vegas community by sponsoring the Easter Bunny Bash presented by Canyon Ridge Christian Church and St. Judes Ranch. This family friendly event, scheduled for Saturday, April 12 from 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m., will be the first major event to be held at the new Craig Ranch Regional Park. Discounted entry tickets may be purchased in advance at for the bargain price of $ 5 per child, which includes two free parent passes. Adult and children tickets will be available at the event, and may be purchased for $ 5 each.

Our team of lawyers and support staff are continuously looking for new opportunities to give back by supporting local community activities. The Family Easter Bunny Bash is a great opportunity to do just that, stated Personal Injury Attorney Glen Lerner. We invite all children and adults who attend the event to stop by the Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys booth, located on the Easter Bunny trail, to pick-up a free giveaway and Easter treat.

Easter Bunny Bash event highlights include: bunny trail lined with over 50 vendors handing out free giveaways, photos with the Easter Bunny, age appropriate egg hunts, bounce houses, games, food, carnival rides, and more! Additional details and an event map may also be found online at, or by calling VFC Media Group at 702-673-8702.

Southern New Hampshire University Marketing Pro Named International Brand Master

Parker, Colorado (PRWEB) February 24, 2014

Seth Odell, Director of Interactive Marketing at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), was named the 2013 International Brand Master today. This international award, in its fifth year, is presented annually to an exemplary educational brand manager by Educational Marketing Group, Inc. (EMG) of Colorado.

Mr. Odell took the top honor for his ability to transform a relatively unknown brand previously focused on affordability and flexibility and struggling with enrollment and finances, into a nationally recognized, fast-growing brand that stands for student support, service and intimacy.

Mr. Odells key to success was taking an integrated marketing approach and utilizing internal and external campaigns to ensure message clarity. The national TV campaign, “See Yourself Succeed,” revamped and put a fresh twist on humanizing content and student achievement pronouncements that are often considered stale and overused in higher education marketing.

“When Seth Odell joined us we were a relatively unknown regional university struggling to grow our enrollments. Today we are a national brand and the third largest non-profit provider of online degrees in the country,” said Paul LeBlanc, President of SNHU.

The University went from 2,000 online students to roughly 40,000, while the main campus enrollment rose from 2,000 traditional students to 3,000. President Obama named SNHU as a model program in his College Affordability Tour in 2013, and Fast Company listed it number 12 in 2012s Most Innovative Companies the only institution of higher education to make that list.

Mr. Odell was up against an initial field of 13 nominees, eight of whom hailed from the U.S., four from Canada, and one from Australia. He won top honors over two strong finalists: Jennifer Chesney, Associate Vice President of University Digital Strategy, University of Alberta, Canada; and Rachel Reuben, Associate Vice President of Marketing Communications, Ithaca College, New York.

“We are delighted to name a professional of Seths caliber as the 2013 International Brand Master,” said Bob Brock, President of Educational Marketing Group of Parker, Colo., sponsor of the competition. “His impact on SNHU has been phenomenal, and marketers everywhere are learning a lot from his success.”

Seth Odell Background

As Director of Interactive Marketing at Southern New Hampshire University, Mr. Odell conceptualized, wrote copy and led art direction for the universitys national advertising campaigns, as well as overseeing their social media and video production teams.

Prior to joining SNHU in 2011, Mr. Odell spent five years working in marketing at University of California, Los Angeles. His efforts with the university included establishing the institutions brand across a variety of social media channels, launching the institutions first online newsroom, and rebranding the universitys School of Public Affairs.

In 2010, Mr. Odell founded Higher Ed Live, a weekly web show network which delivers interactive content focused on digital development in the higher education industry. Higher Ed Live merged with EDUniverse Media in 2012. For more information see:

International Brand Master Award Background

The International Brand Master award was established in 2009 to bring recognition to the outstanding work of extraordinary educational brand marketing professionals from around the world. Since then, EMG has received nominations from Belgium, Scotland, Netherlands, Australia, England, Canada, and the United States.

This year, a blue-ribbon panel of volunteer international judges from the United States, England, Finland, and South Africa reviewed supporting materials provided by the nominees. Nominees were asked to provide responses to a number of questions related to their brands strategy, tactics, and provide results as well as provide several letters of support from colleagues.

The judges narrowed the pool of 13 nominees to three distinguished finalists. Two from the United States (Seth Odell from Southern New Hampshire University, and Rachel Reuben from Ithaca College), and one from Canada (Jennifer Chesney from University of Alberta).

Members of the marketing profession around the world also had a chance to vote for their favorite finalist, and the public votes were combined with the judging panel scores to determine the winner. For more information see:

This years judging panel included:

Over Half of Americans Have Made Crazy Credit Card Purchases, According to Survey

Foster City, Calif. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014

Credit cards are useful for paying for a lot of things, especially in todays ever-growing online marketplace. However, a new survey for by Op4G finds that Americans arent just paying the bills or going out to dinner with their plastic, but making large, and sometimes crazy purchases.

The survey which asked 2,004 American adults the craziest thing theyve ever purchased with a credit card found that 57 percent of respondents have made a purchase that in retrospect seems a little crazy. Among the top responses were adult entertainment, cars, college tuition and even weddings.

Putting more items on a credit card can help with a financial burden temporarily, but the interest can quickly add up, as the average consumer pays 12.89 percent on their credit card balance. With the Federal Reserve reporting rising credit card balances over the last three years which now total nearly $ 857 billion Americans are paying close to $ 110 billion in interest alone just to get out of that debt.

If a consumer pays off her credit card balance in full each month and has a great rewards program on the card, paying a college tuition bill can earn thousands of points, said Ellen Cannon, editorial director of

The top crazy credit card purchases:

Mile High Showdown: A week of direct action aimed at Wall Street banks

Mile High Showdown.

This week, join the Colorado Progressive Coalition in a series of actions aimed at Wall Street Banks. Protesters will be engaged in direct action including marches, delegations, and even a flashmob, specifically targeting Wells Fargo, who holds the largest market share of foreclosures in Colorado. Wells Fargo is also the largest and worst of the subprime predatory mortgage lenders.

Wall Street banks like Wells Fargo have hit people of color especially hard. According to the Denver Fact Sheet on, “During the housing boom, big banks and their mortgage lending operations were much more likely to put Black and Latino borrowers into higher-cost, subprime loans with a higher risk of default and foreclosure. A recent study finds that the bursting of the housing bubble and the ensuing economic crisis has led to a 66% loss of wealth for Latino households and a 53% loss for Black households, compared to a 16% loss for White households.” Black and Latinos were at least three times more likely than white borrowers to get subprime loans.

Today, protesters kicked off the week of action by visiting the Wells Fargo branch at 17th and Broadway downtown, where they delivered a list of demands. Those demands include asking that Wells Fargo pay its fair share in taxes, the federally mandated 35% tax rate and increase small business loans. Protesters also demand divestment from for-profit prison companies Geo, Inc. and Corrections Corporation of America. Geo is the operator of an immigration detention center in Aurora. Corrections Corporation of America has helped create anti-immigrant legislation in Arizona, according to a 2010 NPR report. You can read more about today’s action and see photos at the Denver Westword Blogs.

Below is a list of this weeks’ actions. You can also sign up at

Monday, Oct. 24th
• Demands Delivery: Come deliver a letter with our demands to a Wells Fargo branch with us and have it faxed to CEO Jeff Stumpf!
When: 11:30 am. Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver

• Outreach: Join our street teams to cover the entire city with our flyers and postcards!
When: 9 am and/or 5 pm Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver

Tuesday, Oct. 25th
• National Divestment Action: Close your account with Wells Fargo or any other big Wall Street bank! Download our divestment letter from and bring it along, demand it be faxed to the CEO.
When: 12pm A big delegation will go close their accounts together. You can also participate individually or in small groups on your own. If you close your account, send a picture or statement to
Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. (staging area)

Wednesday, Oct. 26th
• Robin Hood flashmob action to deliver #occupytheboardroom messages to local 1%
When: 10 am
Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver (staging area)

Thursday, Oct. 27th
• Move in Day: Homeowners that Wells Fargo has kicked out of their homes will be moving into a Wells Fargo branch! Come and help us set up a “Fargoville” encampment with tents and furniture! Bring a lamp, a pillow, or other household item to carry with you as we march!
When: 12 pm
Where: Colorado Progressive Coalition, 1029 Santa Fe Drive, Denver (staging area)

Friday, Oct. 28th
• Student Rally and March to Wells Fargo to demand they divest from GEO, the private prison corporation
When: 4 pm
Where: In front of the Tivoli Student Union, Auraria Campus, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver

Saturday, Oct. 29th
• Mass Mobilization with Occupy Denver
When: 12 pm
Where: Civic Center Park, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Denver

5 years since pizza delivery drivers form a union

Recently facebooking, I saw that a few of my friends had posted an article on a group of pizza delivery drivers that had formed a union for the first time. I was so excited about the story that I didn’t notice the date of the article: 9/22/06

Well, its the 5th anniversary of the formation of the American Union of Pizza Delivery Drivers. The formation of a union of food service workers marked a big victory… not only for the workers, but for the labor movement. It’s difficult for fast food workers to organize due to high turnover rates, a workforce of young minimum wage earners, and ease of replacement of the workforce. All of these factors have made it easier for the fiercely anti-union bosses to fight any signs of unionization.

At the time the pizza delivery drivers were going into negotiations with their employer, Domino’s Pizza, Mark Damron, speaking on behalf of the IWW, spoke about the challenges of organizing in the food service industry. [Damron] “said that is changing because older workers are taking service industry jobs that were traditionally held by younger workers.” He went on to say, “As these people move into those jobs, they have higher expectations,” he said. “You are going to see more agitation and expectations among middle-aged men who have been downsized and are now working as baristas or short-order cooks.” ¹

Is this still true? Do older workers doing food service jobs have higher expectations? Unemployment has doubled since 2006, so those looking for work aren’t just those who lost their union jobs due to downsizing and shipping jobs overseas. We have seen some food service workers unionizing or attempting to unionize, with some victories here and there – i.e. Jimmy John’s and Starbucks workers organizing with IWW- but can we continue to grow the movement of food service workers?

1.”Pizza Delivery Drivers form First Union.” USA Today on the Web 9/22/2006. Accessed 9/23/06. <;.

Solidarity wins against Chase!

Jennifer Hickey reports on the outcome of a struggle by Seattle activists to force a branch of Chase bank to return money they owed a customer.

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New Rule: Bosses Must Inform Workers of Right to Organize – Working In These Times

New Rule: Bosses Must Inform Workers of Right to Organize – Working In These Times. – Read the article!

Employers must now post notices informing workers of their right to organize, to form, and to join labor unions. This rule goes into effect November 14.

Thank you National Labor Relations Board! This is long overdue. I spoke with about 3 workers just over the past week that told me their bosses said they weren’t allowed form a union.

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