Mindy McCloughan, 2017 NoCo Women of Distinction Honoree

Mindy McCloughan, Loveland Chamber of Commerce president/CEO, was honored in the Business and Business Services category at the 2017 BizWest NoCo Women of Distinction Breakfast on April 12th. Mindy accepted the position at the Loveland Chamber in May 2012. At that time, the Chamber was in need of total restructuring. Mindy has never shied away […]

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Charity DeVries to Join the LBDC as a Business Consultant and Instructor

With the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) located in the same building as the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, it is exciting to watch the program grow. From time to time, I will be highlighting the people involved with the program. One area of growth for the LBDC is the steady addition of business consultants. Today I […]

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Loveland Startup Week: A Plethora of Learning Opportunities

Starting and running a business (including art) requires a person to wear many hats in their daily work; often, they are the inventor, sales person, promoter, accountant, and HR specialist. Loveland Startup Week will give entrepreneurs and artists the opportunity to learn from local experts on all of these topics and more over the course […]

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Julie Marsh – Taking the Reins at McCreery House

The McCreery House transitioned from owner, Linda Stotz, to new owner, Julie Marsh, on Friday, March 17, 2017. The transition is going smooth as silk. Linda will be helping Julie to “learn the ropes” through the end of the year. There is quite a bit to learn with the bed and breakfast; also serving as […]

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A Misfit Entrepreneur’s Guide Donated to the LBDC Library

It is always a pleasure to spend time with Ariana Friedlander of Rosabella Consulting. Ariana is a bright young woman filled with creative ideas. Ariana specializes in fostering positive change in an organization’s culture so it remains relevant in the 21st century. I so enjoyed having lunch with Ariana at Fresh Plate Cafe yesterday. I […]

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Why Should I Hire a Virtual Assistant?

You may ask, what is a Virtual Assistant? And, why should I hire a Virtual Assistant? A Virtual Assistant (VA) is a skilled, independent contractor/professional who works remotely providing administrative, technical, and/or creative business support services.  A VA can help with anything that doesn’t require a physical presence. Recognizing the importance of time when running […]

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Heather Fortin Rubald’s “Away” Art Installation at Loveland Museum/Gallery

Heather Fortin Rubald, of HFR Designs, ltd, packed the house for a talk about her “Away” art installation on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. There was an impressive number of attendees, so much so, they had to bring out additional chairs to accommodate the crowd. The exhibition runs through April 30, 2017. […]

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