08-01-16 CDA: Happy Colorado Proud Month!

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Happy Colorado Proud Month!

Colorado Proud Month Activities. Colorado Proud will be hitting the road in August with a “Follow Your Fruits & Veggies Journey.” We’ll be promoting local produce and Colorado Proud at farmers’ markets, grocery stores, concerts and festivals. Visit www.coloradoproud.org to see the complete schedule. Be sure to stop by and say hi when we are in a town near you. Our kick-off event will be Monday, August 1 at the History Colorado Center in Denver. Please join us! This project is partially funded with a grant from the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.

Colorado Native Celebrates Colorado Proud Month. AC Golden Brewing Company has developed a great Colorado Proud Month television ad featuring Governor John Hickenlooper. We’ll be posting the video on the Colorado Proud Facebook page on August 1. Feel free to share or post the video on your Facebook page to celebrate Colorado’s 140th birthday on August 1.


Colorado Proud TV Ads. Colorado Proud television ads will be running on CBS affiliates across Colorado, including Denver, Grand Junction and Colorado Springs/Pueblo. Visit our special web section at http://denver.cbslocal.com/colorado-proud/.

Colorado Proud Wins Award. The 2015 Colorado Proud Pop-Up Picnics campaign received the North American Agricultural Marketing Officials Marketing Excellence Award. The award was presented during the annual NAAMO conference in San Antonio, TX. Colorado Proud is honored to receive this prestigious award. 

What’s New? If you have news to share in the newsletter and on the Colorado Proud Facebook page, contact Wendy at (303) 869-9174.