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Loveland Business Brief for August 7 – Loveland Reporter Herald

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The Coolest Thing Made competition has started

The Colorado Chamber of Commerce hosts the Coolest Things Made in Colorado contest to celebrate the state’s manufacturing industry.

“This is a unique opportunity for manufacturers from all corners of the state to showcase their best work, and the title of coolest thing made in Colorado,” said the president and CEO of the Colorado Chamber of Commerce. We encourage endorsements of local products from Northern Colorado to compete with the competition.” Lauren Furman said in a news release:

The nomination period closes on September 9th. An independent panel of judges will review the nominations and select the top 10 finalists to be honored at the Colorado Chamber of Commerce annual meeting luncheon on October 20, where the Coolest Thing winner will be announced. will be

For more information and to apply, visit

New Online Process Available for Business Reports

The Office of the Colorado Secretary of State has launched a new online process for entities to submit periodic reports.

Reporting entities such as limited liability companies (LLCs), corporations, non-profit organizations, and foreign corporations are required to file periodic reports each year with the Office of the Colorado Secretary of State. This includes information such as your principal office address and updated registered agent information. This is to ensure that the latest information about businesses in Colorado is published, according to the news release.

Designed with feedback from Colorado companies, the new tool works with a wide variety of electronic devices.

For more information, visit


• Arc Thrift Stores will be holding its annual one-day sale on all children’s clothing on Friday, August 12th. Shorts, tops, dresses, t-shirts, pants and more are available for 99 cents at all 31 Arc stores in Colorado.

• E-FLUX at Fort Collins won a $13,530 federal contract for a field deployable CO2 trap service from the US Department of the Interior’s Geological Survey in Denver, Colorado.


• Tuesday through September 17, 9:30 AM: Warehouse Business Accelerator Tour of Innovation Hub, Forge Campus, 815 14th St. SW, Suite C250, Loveland. Contact Christina Eccleston at 970-541-0991 or, or visit

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Reporter-Herald strives to publish newsworthy business briefs for our readers every Sunday. The Business Brief’s focus is on business in Northern Colorado, not business promotion.

Here are some items to consider as a brief:

• New business.

• Business relocation.

• Business closure.

• New contract.

• Anniversary date (divisible by 5).

• Mergers and Acquisitions.

• New owners, employees, or employee promotions.

• Manufacture of new products.

• Business organization meetings, workshops, seminars, or classes for networking or educational purposes.

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

• Awards or other recognition.

• Donations to Charity.

• Earnings.

Press releases are welcome. Reporter-Herald reserves the right to edit information submitted for publication. Photos of individuals involved in the event are welcome, but are not guaranteed to be published.

Information must be submitted by noon Wednesday for publication in the business section next Sunday. Information can be emailed to For more information, please contact the Reporter-Herald Newsroom at 970-635-3636,