Archive for May, 2014

Lean In

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

 

Cecelia Crossen

“The time is long overdue to encourage more women to dream the possible dream.” – Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In

I had the great privilege of attending the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame event in Denver on March 20. It was impossible to come away from the night uninspired by the incredible stories of the honorees, But with Sheryl Sandberg’s recent best seller Lean In fresh in my mind I could not help but visualize the long path, fraught with obstacles, that these women had to overcome on their journeys. (more…)

Introducing the Summer Internship Class of 2014!

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

El Pomar’s Internship Program provides a unique summer experience for continuing undergraduate students. Interns receive an introduction to the nonprofit sector and an opportunity to develop professional interests and skills.

Terrell Brown (Outreach Programs)

  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Montana State University ‘16
  • Business Marketing

Terrell is a member of the Montana State basketball team. Aside from playing basketball, Terrell enjoys shopping, working out, and spending time with his family. In the future, he aspires to positively impact the youth in his community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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At The Broadmoor… Diamonds are Forever

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Beau Kelly

In April of 1917, the construction of the Broadmoor Hotel began.  Spencer Penrose spared no expenses in the development of the first class resort designed to attract national and international guests. In a little over a year, he invested over $3 million to construct his dream hotel, modeled after Europe’s finest hostelries. The Broadmoor opened in June of 1918 with 350 guest rooms and the aura of a European grand hotel. The Penrose’s never felt that the Broadmoor was “finished,” and they continued to invest their fortune to improve the iconic hotel. The couple added polo grounds, a rodeo stadium, an ice rink, and a second golf course to improve the luxurious experience in Colorado Springs. (more…)

El Pomar Welcomes Three New Trustees

Monday, May 12th, 2014

El Pomar Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Lt Gen Michael Gould, Timothy Travis and Jen Johnson Livsey to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

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Board Service: Kids on Bikes

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Ben Haughton

My time at El Pomar has helped clarify what makes an effective board, and what makes an effective board member. As a rule of thumb, a good board member brings the “three w’s” to the table:  Wealth, Work, and Wisdom. By this definition, it will likely be years before I am qualified to serve on any board of directors. Nonetheless, the opportunity to apply what I have learned as a Fellow makes the lessons far more tangible and gives me an increased sense of commitment to this community. (more…)