Kudos! – August 9th, 2013

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UCCS student wins U.S. Bank scholarship

U.S. Bank named UCCS student Presley Schwisow as one of 40 college students chosen to receive the $1,000 U.S. Bank Scholarship. Schwisow was selected from more than 200,000 students throughout the U.S. Schwisow, a junior at UCCS, is pursuing a degree in business administration with an emphasis in globalization.

Charity Navigator recognizes Springs Rescue Mission as ‘exceptional’

Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator, has designated Springs Rescue Mission as a four-star “exceptional” charity.

“I wish to congratulate Springs Rescue Mission on achieving our coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency,” said Ken Berger, CEO of Charity Navigator. “This designation differentiates Springs Rescue Mission from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.”

Palmer Land Trust presents conservation awards

The Stuart P. Dodge Award, lifetime achievement in conservation. Winner: Walt Hecox, professor of economics at Colorado College and the project director of the Colorado College State of the Rockies project.

The Friends of Open Space Award, honoring efforts that lead to the protection of a significant landscape. Winner: Harry Talbott and Talbott Farms, Colorado’s largest peach grower and packer, founding member of Mesa Land Trust.

The Stewardship Award, honoring an organization that positively impacted the land. Winner: Renee Rondeau, ecologist and conservation planner, Colorado Natural Heritage program, Colorado State University.

The Innovation in Conservation Award, honoring the development of new conservation models and more. Winner: Arkansas Voluntary Flow Management Program, Arkansas River Outfitters Association (AROA).

Holland & Hart named among best for women

Holland & Hart has once again been named one of Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers’ “50 Best Law Firms for Women.”

This is the third time Holland & Hart has been honored by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers for its excellence in creating flexibility and professional development programs designed to retain women and advance them into the leadership pipeline.

Firms were measured based on factors including: representation; flexibility; child care; leadership, compensation, development and advancement of women; and time-off policies.