KUDOS

CSU’s Institute for Entrepreneurship celebrated the acceptance of 12 CSU entrepreneurs and their teams into the recently launched New Economy Venture Accelerator program for 2013. An event to recognize and congratulate the entrepreneurs was held at the Rocky Mountain Innosphere in December, and served to connect mentors and advisors with student entrepreneurs.

Loveland-based American Eagle Distributing Co. has raised $4,500 to-date for the Colorado Eagles Foundation through sales of its commemorative Eagle’s 10th anniversary military appreciation coins. In less than one week, the company raised 90 percent of its $5,000 coin sales fundraising goal. Remaining coins are on sale for a limited time through various Eagles events and merchandise stations. Contact the Colorado Eagles at 970-686-SHOT to purchase one of the remaining coins.


NEW LOCATION

E.L. Events (formerly Engaging Loveland), Fred’s Used Websites, Fyn Public Relations and Perfect Square, a design firm, have each moved their offices to 239 E. Fourth St. in downtown Loveland, due to growth.


NEW NAME

Engaging Loveland Inc., a nonprofit community-event promotion service, has rebranded to E.L. Events and has launched a new website at www.e-l-events.org. E.L. is short for extraordinary Loveland, and the new site will offer a comprehensive calendar of events in Loveland.


NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Marriott International Inc. announced that the 112-room Courtyard by Marriott, located at 1200 Oakridge Drive in Fort Collins, has completed a major renovation of its lobby. The hotel now features the brand’s new business lobby concept, designed to give travelers the flexibility for work and leisure while on the road.

CHD Bioscience Inc. said it has reached a five-year research-and-development agreement with CSU to explore new ways of treating infectious diseases. The agreement will further collaboration between the Fort Collins company and researchers at CSU’s Mycobacteria Research Laboratories. CHD Bioscience sells disinfectants that kill bacteria and spores in hospitals, nursing homes, restaurants and other places. The company’s technology also can be used to sterilize medical devices.

RMG Engineers Group has acquired the operations of Total Engineering Service, located in Greeley. Tom Cope, P.E., principal of TES, has joined the RMG Engineers Group. This new office will be providing geotechnical, structural and limited civil engineering services. The new office includes a soils testing laboratory for geotechnical investigations and construction material testing. The company’s structural services include both residential and commercial designs and consultation and can be reached at 970-330-1071.


If you have an item to share about name changes, new products or business news of note, e-mail it to Maggie Shafer at mshafer@ncbr.com, or mail it to Briefcase at NCBR, 155O E. Harmony Road, Fort Collins, CO 80525.