Category Archives: Health

President Obama comes to Sloan’s Lake

By Collin Lessing, JVA Consulting How often is it that the President of the United States is in your own front yard? For me that’s never happened—until today. President Barack Obama has spent much of his week in Colorado—debating Mitt … Continue reading

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Bike to work and help save the environment: Ask Amber

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting This month, environmentally conscious young professionals can help the planet and save some dough by participating in Bike to Work Day on June 27. Not only will participants reduce their carbon footprint and cut fuel … Continue reading

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The Komen backlash—why you need an emergency communications plan

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting There are many lessons to be learned from the Komen fiasco that unfolded last week and continues to dominate nonprofit and mainstream media this week. In addition to lessons we mentioned in our blog last … Continue reading

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JVA to participate in COCA run/walk for ovarian cancer

By Julia Alvarez, JVA Consulting On Saturday, June 4, 11 JVA staff members will lace up their running and walking shoes to participate in Jodi’s Race for Awareness (JRA), the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance’s (COCA) annual 5K and one-mile race … Continue reading

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Why you should go meatless today

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting I first happened upon the Meatless Monday campaign a few months back. I was looking for Valentine’s Day (which happened to fall on a Monday) dinner ideas for my husband and me that were cheaper … Continue reading

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October is almost over, but Susan G. Komen’s pink campaign stays strong

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting October was breast cancer awareness month and hardly anyone could miss it. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, brilliantly spread the message further than ever before. From mom and pop tattoo shops to the … Continue reading

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