National Cancer Survivors Day and the AMC Cancer Fund – Episode #32, Segment 1

On National Cancer Survivors Day, co-hosts David Biondo and Dean Rotbart, highlight a fundraising event for the AMC Cancer Fund being held June 3, 2012, at Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie in Centennial, Colorado. 

Biondo and Rotbart also welcome High Plateau Truss as a new sponsor to Business Unconventional.  Owner John Peer has been a previous guest on the program.

Rotbart and his son, Maxwell, who helps produce B. Unconventional, visited High Plateau Truss to get a better understanding of why the company has been a Colorado success story for more than twenty years.  They also paid a visit to All About Cabinets & Countertops, a company featured on last week’s “Business of Home Improvement” edition.

Photos from High Plateau Truss and All About Cabinets & Countertops are available from the B. Unconventional Pinterest page at www.pinterest.com/BUnRadio.

Business Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (Mountain Time).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.

B. Unconventional is sponsored in part by Signal Butte Financial Corp., which provides individuals and businesses no-risk, proven methods to safely grow their wealth and wave goodbye to conventional banks and other lenders.  For more information, click here or phone David Biondo for a free, zero-obligation personal briefing.  His number is 303-800-6420. 


Original Air Date: June 3, 2012
Photo: Alicia Vargo, Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie

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$50K Cade Museum Prize for Creativity + Innovation – Episode #30, Segment 4

Dr. James Ehrlich, a nationally renowned preventative medicine expert based in Denver, leads a discussion with three distinguished guests: Dr. Suren Dutia, senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation and the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Washington University in St. Louis; Richard Miles, vice president of the Cade Museum, and former North American director of the National Security Council; and Edward Currie, co-founder of PC Magazine.

Ehrlich, Dutia and Currie served as judges for this year’s Cade Museum Prize, a $50,000 cash award designed to promote creativity and innovation in the State of Florida.

Based in Gainesville, Florida, the Cade Museum aims to inspire creative thinking, future inventors and early entrepreneurs.  The museum is named for Dr. James Robert Cade, best known as the creator of Gatorade.  Dr. Cade was also an accomplished physician, musician and researcher.

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (Mountain Time).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.

 

Original Air Date: May 20, 2012 

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Meet the Winners (Part One): Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Awards – Episode #30, Segment 3

Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) is the first of six winners of the 2012 Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards to be featured as part of Business Unconventional’s media partnership with the Chamber.  ELK was this year’s recipent of the Chamber’s Small Non-Profit of the Year award.

Stacie Gilmore, executive director of ELK, joins Craig Murray, a spokesman for Sam’s Club, and Rob Rose, the Chamber’s engagement manager, discussing the honor.  Sam’s Club sponsored this specific awards category.

Ms. Gilmore and her husband started ELK in 1996 to help minority and underprivileged children learn about science, the environment, and career options.

The five other Chamber award winners will be featured on B. Unconventional in the weeks to come.

Business Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (Mountain Time).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. The program is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart.

Innovative business owners and entrepreneurs who would like to share their stories with B. Unconventional listeners are invited to contact the program at: 303-800-6081.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available for those seeking to reach small business decision makers.

Original Air Date: May 20, 2012
Photo: (L-R): Rose, Gilmore and Murray

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Denver Zoo’s New Toyota Elephant Passage – Episode #30, Segment 2

Craig Piper, President and CEO of The Denver Zoo, discusses the many new trails that the Zoo is forging in environmental education and sustainability, thanks to support from Denver taxpayers, nonprofit foundations and area businesses.

Joining Mr. Piper are two Toyota dealers - Timothy Van Binsbergen of Mountain States Toyota and Brion Stapp of Stapp Interstate Toyota. Van Binsbergen and Stapp speak about their partnership with the Zoo and how all seven Denver-area Toyota dealers joined forces to help fund the new, $50 million Toyota Elephant Passage.

Business Unconventional is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart and airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (Mountain Time).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.

This is the second of a two-part interview.

 

Original Air Date: May 20, 2012
Photo: (L-R) Van Binsbergen, Piper and Stapp

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Recognition for a Job Well Done – Episode #30, Segment 1

Celebrating the wonderful community contributions from a variety of local and national businesses and nonprofits, Business Unconventional dedicates each of its segments this week to the topic. Those highlighted include: The Denver Zoo; Denver-area Toyota dealers; the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce; Sam’s Club; Environmental Learning for Kids; and the Cade Museum in Florida.

On this first segment, co-hosts David Biondo and Dean Rotbart begin their conversation with Craig Piper, President and CEO of the Denver Zoo; Timothy Van Binsbergen of Mountain States Toyota; and Brion Stapp of Stapp Interstate Toyota.  Specifically, the show explores the partnerships behind the Zoo’s new $50 million Toyota Elephant Passage, scheduled to open on June 1, 2012. 

This is the first of a two-part interview.

Business Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (Mountain Time).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com.

B. Unconventional is sponsored in part by Signal Butte Financial Corp., which provides individuals and businesses no-risk, proven methods to safely grow their wealth and wave goodbye to conventional banks and other lenders.  For more information, click here or phone David Biondo for a free, zero-obligation personal briefing.  His number is 303-800-6420.

  

Original Air Date: May 20, 2012
Photo: Great Ape at The Denver Zoo

 

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Denver Hospice and The Mask Project – Episode #29, Segment 3

Lynn Bronikowski, head of communications for The Denver Hospice and spokesperson for The 2012 Mask Project, discusses the history of the every-other-year fundraiser and the ways in which area businesses participate.

The Mask Project is one of the most innovative - and successful - charity fundraisers held in Colorado.  Begun in 1998, it has already raised more than $4 million and Bronikowski says the Denver Hospice hopes to add another $500,000 to the total this year.

On Saturday, May 12th, the Mask Project held its gala part at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center. Dependable Cleaners was the project's presenting sponsor.

Business Unconventional airs each Sunday morning at 8 a.m. (Mountain Time).  The program is also streamed over the Internet at www.710KNUS.com. The program is hosted by David Biondo and Dean Rotbart.

Innovative business owners and entrepreneurs who would like to share their stories with B. Unconventional listeners are invited to contact the program at: 303-800-6081.  Sponsorship opportunities are also available for those seeking to reach small business decision makers.

 

Original Air Date: May 13, 2012 
Photo: Lynn Bronikowski, The Denver Hospice/Mask Project

Direct download: 051312_BUnconventional_Segment-3_10min.mp3
Category:Charitable Partnerships -- posted at: 8:13pm MST