With these announcements we are appreciating the good work of our residents, showing support for their efforts, and encouraging everyone to share the word that Greeley is Great.Bronze Level Designation: Bicycle Friendly Community
Greeley is one of 39 U.S. cities to be recognized by The League of American Bicyclists with a Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community
designation. About 2% of the city’s workers bike to work….a number the City is hoping to increase. One way we can make
that happen is to participate in this year’s Bike to Work Day
event on June 26th.Greeley West High School: 4A Boys Swim & Dive State Champions
Congratulations to the Greeley West boys swim team for winning the Class 4A state title
. This is the first-ever boys swimming title ever for West.University of Northern Colorado: International Business Ethics & Sustainability Competition
Four students from the University of Northern Colorado’s Monfort College of Business took first in two categories at the International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition
. The students made three presentations related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, a global partnership whose aim includes ending poverty, improving health and education, reducing inequality, spurring economic growth, and addressing climate change. Their presentations, titled Vale Mining Company: Behind the Economic and Environmental Veil, involved the legal, financial and ethical dimensions of the problem; a recommended, viable solution; and sustainability issues. Local Hive: Best of Show – American Advertising FederationLocal Hive in Greeley, formerly Rice’s Honey
, has been awarded eight creative awards, including “Best of Show,” by the American Advertising Federation. Award categories included logo, packaging, print campaign and Best Brand Makeover. Local Hive won the most awards of any brand in the competition.Weld Food Bank: Third Best Food Bank in the U.S.
Financial news website 24/7 Wall Street
has named Weld Food Bank
the 3rd Best Food Bank in the U.S. The report considers food banks’ financial health, accountability, transparency and the percentage of expenses spent on programs and services delivered.State Boards & Commissions Appointments
Colorado Governor Polis has appointed Lesley Clark Brooks, MD, of Greeley to serve as a doctor of medicine on the Colorado Medical Board which reviews applications for medical licenses. And has appointed Deborah Anne Suniga to serve as a non-attorney and as a Democrat from the Fourth Congressional District for the Supreme Court Nominating Commission. Congratulations to both!Colorado Nurses Association Colorado Nightingale Luminary Award
The Colorado Nurses Association has recognized Banner Health nurse Julianne Fritz as a Colorado Nightingale Luminary Award
winner for Leadership in Nursing Profession. Julianne is the regional director of oncology services at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.