Lt. Governor Garcia and Serve Colorado celebrate AmeriCorps Week

DENVER — Monday, March 7, 2016 — Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia and Serve Colorado-The Governor’s Commission on Community Service are celebrating AmeriCorps Week, March 7-12, to highlight the extraordinary impact AmeriCorps members are making in communities across Colorado and nationally.

Since 1994, more than 30,000 Colorado residents have served in an AmeriCorps program. These members have served more than 27 million hours and have qualified for Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards totaling more than $65,340,000. These education scholarships can be used for student loans and education costs at eligible post-secondary institutions.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to honor Nancy Reagan

DENVER —  Monday, March 7, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be flown at half-staff on all public buildings statewide beginning immediately until sunset on the day of interment in honor of Nancy Reagan, and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.

The full text of the president’s proclamation:

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release March 7, 2016
IN HONOR OF NANCY REAGAN

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Thursday, March 3, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Water Conservation Board.

The Colorado Water Conservation Board aids in the protection and development of the waters of the state. The agency is responsible for water project planning and finance, stream and lake protection, flood hazard identification and mitigation, weather modification, river restoration, water conservation and drought planning, water information, and water supply protection.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments to the Small Business Stationary Source Technical and Environmental Compliance Advisory Panel, Colorado HIV Alliance for Prevention, Care and Treatment, Fifteenth Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission and Fifteenth Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission.

Gov. Hickenlooper appoints Erik Mitisek as state’s new Chief Innovation Officer

DENVER — Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today the appointment of Erik Mitisek, Chief Executive Officer of the Colorado Technology Association, as the state’s new Chief Innovation Officer and as the Chair of the Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) board. The appointment is effective immediately.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags to full-staff on Saturday

DENVER — Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be raised to full-staff on all public buildings statewide at sunset on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, the day of interment for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Flags were ordered to half-staff on Feb. 14 by the governor and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama as a sign of respect for Justice Scalia.

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