Business briefs: News from the Northern Colorado business community – Loveland Reporter-Herald

In Brief

• The town of Berthoud won an award for best new design facility from the Colorado Parks & Recreation Association’s (CPRA) Columbine Awards for the Berthoud Recreation Center at Waggener Farm Park. The facility was designed by Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture.

• ECI Site Construction Management Inc. announced it raised more than $28,000 for the Aims Community College Foundation’s ECI Construction Trades Scholarship at its fourth annual golf tournament on Sept. 30.

• High Hops, 6461 Colo. 392, Windsor, has produced a new beer, Open Space & Trail Ale, to raise awareness of the town’s open space sales tax ballot initiative 3F.

• Mountain Valley Bank announced it has completed the acquisition of the Cache Bank & Trust, acquiring all deposits, loans and the full service locations located in Greeley and Fort Collins.

•  In a National Coffee Day fundraiser on Sept. 29, Human Bean Northern Colorado raised $2,376.09 for two local animal shelters, Animal Friends Alliance and Weld County Humane Society, and gave each shelter $1,188.05.


•  L&W Supply, a nationwide distributor of interior building materials and construction supplies, has promoted Shayne Bastian to branch manager of L&W Supply’s Fort Collins location. As branch manager, he will be responsible for managing daily branch operations, cultivating customer relationships, guiding associates and executing branch growth and profitability.


• Fort Collins Foodie Walk​, 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Ten participating downtown businesses will commemorate a​ 10th ​anniversary ​event. The Fort Collins Foodie Walk is a year-round, self-guided walking tour that activates on the third Friday of each month​, with sampling opportunities at each participating business.

• ​Coffee for a Cure, Friday, Oct. 21. All 10 Human Bean drive-thru locations around Northern Colorado will donate 100% of sales to serve breast cancer, and all cancer patients at local Banner and UCHealth facilities. For locations, visit

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The Reporter-Herald strives to include newsworthy business briefs for its readers each Sunday. The focus of business briefs is on Northern Colorado businesses, not business promotions.

The items we consider for briefs include:

• New businesses.

• Business relocations.

• Business closings.

• New contracts.

• Anniversaries (divisible by five).

• Mergers and acquisitions.

• New owners, employees or promotions of employees.

• Manufacture of new products.

• Business organization meetings, workshops, seminars or classes meant for networking or education.

• Open houses related to newsworthy events (new business, anniversary, new owners, renovations, new management, etc.).

• Awards or other recognition.

• Donations to charities.

• Earnings.

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