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Dollars & Sense

Lowry: How it came to be

WHEN LOWRY Air Force Base officially closed in 1994, Denver already faced a gripping dilemma — whether to allow 1,866 abandoned acres to rot or to build a shining...

A divorce obligation beyond finances

By Margot Freedman Alicks FOR SECULAR Americans, the concept of divorce revolves around the determination in a courtroom that the civil relationship of marriage has...

Gordon Gamm’s philosophy of philanthropy

Many would agree that Judaism and philanthropy go together like peanut butter and jelly. Most Jews who give their money to others less fortunate will, to varying...

The country’s oldest press club restructures to survive

AT THE Denver Press Club, which has graced 1330 Glenarm Place since 1925, time is compatibly contradictory. New business strategies have positioned the club for solid...

Capturing the productivity of boomers

Around 2005, Rose Community Foundation observed a surge of baby boomers opting for retirement in Denver, then the boomer capital of the nation. It was great for the...

Colorado Jewish Professional Women

In 2007, friends Shira Zimmerman and Jodi Cooper co-founded a network model called Colorado Jewish Professional Women that encourages the innate qualities women bring to...

A magnificent C.U.R.E. for emptiness

Funny, sometimes, how things begin. One of the world’s largest, most effective and respected charities, for example, began in the simplest, humblest and smallest of...

A new JEWISHcolorado

FIRST things first: The Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado no longer exists. Nor does its partner, the Jewish Community Foundation. The federation and the foundation...

Israel’s Carmel forest rejuvenates after fire

By Brian Blum, JTA CARMEL FOREST, Israel —— The rabbi’’s yarmulke fluttered in the wind, his hand holding it to his head, as he recited E-l Malei Rachamim, the...

Financially unhandicapping the disabled

WHEN Betty Lehman’s infant son Eli was diagnosed with autism 24 years ago, dreams of a normal life shattered into a million pieces — and she’s still putting them back...