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Dr. Mandava - Professor & Chair Dept Ophthalmology Oct 23, 2018
Latest Eye Disease Research
Latest Eye Disease Research

Dr. Mandava is a specialist in the medical and surgical management of retinal diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment. The retinal service participates in several national clinical trials including treatments for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment. The University of Colorado has the most up-to-date specialized equipment for retinal surgery. His research interests include antiangiogenesis in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, complex retinal detachment and ocular trauma.

Sally Hooks Nov 13, 2018
Denver Lions Foundation Annual Report
Tom Seaver - CO Lottery Director Nov 27, 2018
Colorado Lottery - where the money goes
Colorado Lottery - where the money goes

Tom Seaver as the new Director of the Colorado Lottery.   Tom Seaver brings more than 30 years of lottery industry experience as a leader, high-level manager and consultant with state and international lotteries and to lottery vendors, including the Virginia and Missouri lotteries. Seaver is from Carthage, Ill. and is moving to Pueblo where he will be based at Colorado Lottery headquarters beginning June 25, 2018. 

The Commission is composed of five members who are appointed by the Governor with the consent and approval of the Colorado Senate. At least one member of the Commission must have been a law enforcement officer for at least five years; one member must have been a Colorado practicing attorney for at least five years; and at least one member must be a certified public accountant who practiced accountancy in Colorado for at least five years.

The Colorado Lottery Commission plays an important role in the oversight and governance of the Colorado Lottery and in fulfilling their fiduciary duties with regards to all Lottery games operated by the Lottery. Its mission is to ensure that all games marketed by the Colorado Lottery are done with security and protection of the integrity of the games and organization of the Colorado Lottery; and, to ensure that all Colorado Lottery games are representative of the values of the State of Colorado and its citizens.

Steve Brown Dec 11, 2018
Fishing in Hordorus
Fishing in Hordorus
Steven Calaway Brown (Owner)

Steve Brown is a Colorado native and has been fly fishing most of his life. For the past fifteen years he has been guiding in Southeastern Colorado running three-day float trips in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison River, and wade trips on the Dolores, San Miguel, and many others. Steve is also part owner of Emerald Waters Anglers Colorado running trips in the Roaring Fork Valley. Several journeys through Central America during off seasons led him to the Bay islands of Honduras, saltwater fly-fishing. He found expansive flats empty of any other fishers, yet full of fish: permit, bonefish, tarpon, and more. He first explored Utila, then Roatan, and finally Guanaja–the crown jewel of them all. Guanaja was always hard to get to, until it all came together. Steve’s dreams of starting a small, sustainable fly-fishing lodge came to fruition in the Spring of 2008. 15 years of guiding in Colorado gifted Steve with top-shelf clients/friends who are now experiencing the dream in Guanaja. Steve also earned a Masters in English at Colorado State University. He created and taught writing courses at Colorado College including: River-related Literature and Writing through Fly-fishing, Boating, and Back-packing Summers of 2003-2006 and Reading and Writing Rivers and Oceans of Honduras: River and ocean-related literature through salt-water fly-fishing, sailing, snorkeling, and sea-kayaking. Summer of 2007. Steve has a deep rooted passion for fly fishing and conservation and developed Guanaja’s Sustainable Development Project with students and volunteers within the communities of Guanaja, a program which has also been running for the past 7 years.

Kim Day - CEO DIA Jan 08, 2019
There is a lot happening at DIA
There is a lot happening at DIA

Kim Day has led Denver International Airport (DEN) as CEO since April 2008. DEN is the nation’s fifth-busiest airport, the region’s most powerful economic engine, generating more than $26 billion annually, and the top-rated U.S. large airport by passengers, per SkyTrax.

She is currently leading a $1.8 billion public-private partnership to redevelop DEN’s iconic, tented Jeppesen Terminal that will improve its security, modernize the facility and increase its capacity. She is also leading the expansion of DEN’s concourses, adding 39 new gates over the next 2 years, allowing all airlines to continue to grow in Denver.

Ms. Day lead the completion of the airport’s original vision: adding a hotel and train station, including the 519-room Westin hotel and a commuter transit station serving RTD’s bus network, as well as the A Line commuter rail, which runs between the airport and Denver Union Station. Under her guidance, DEN has built a robust network of over 190 non-stop destinations served, including an ever-growing list of international cities.

With more than 35 years of experience, Ms. Day previously served as executive director of Los Angeles World Airports. After receiving a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University, Ms. Day practiced architecture in the private sector for more than 20 years.

Lions Speech Contest Apr 09, 2019