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Happy Mental Health Monday!

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Let’s bring in those Fall vibes this Mental Health Monday!

Les Dames d’Escoffier Colorado Chapter Seeking Industry Nominations 

The Colorado chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier is a collective of forward-thinking and successful female leaders in the food, beverage, hospitality, nutrition, and agricultural fields, whose mission is to support education and philanthropy in our industry through scholarships and community events. The chapter is holding open nominations for the awards element of its biggest annual scholarship fundraiser, the Big Stir Festival, which will take place in April 2024. The Big Stir awards shine a light on female leaders across Colorado, in categories including agriculture, alcohol and non-alcohol beverages, chef, food retail, and more. Please nominate the female rockstars of our industry using this survey link, before Thursday, November 30.

United Against Hate

COVID Grief Gathering

Join us for the COVID Grief Gathering: drop-in sessions on the second Tuesday of the month, offering peer-led group support for all those grieving COVID loss.

Hosted every second Tuesday of the month, the Reimagine community opens its arms to those navigating COVID-related losses. Facilitated by volunteers, these peer-led, drop-in gatherings are for you, whether you’re looking to learn about grief experiences specific to COVID or seeking support in your journey of COVID loss. We leverage art, creativity, and prompts to foster conversation and introspection. Designed for adults across generations, the COVID Grief Gathering is your safe space when you need it.

Visit https://letsreimagine.org/76768/covid-grief-gathering-14?utm_source=Subscribers&utm_campaign=65b3b35503-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2023_09_13_06_01_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_-61fe5fbafd-%5BLIST_EMAIL_ID%5D

Colorado Artists in Recovery – Winter Fundraiser 2023

Colorado Artists in Recovery (CAiR) utilizes recovery-oriented principles to provide a safe, encouraging, and inclusive environment for people affected by substance use and mental health. Through our workshops and events we nurture their creative expression and help them create meaningful connection.

Join us for our organization’s annual fundraiser this December. Funds raised at this event help to fund the creativity workshops we offer at no cost to individuals who struggle with substance use disorders and mental health challenges. These workshops include art, music, dance, poetry, yoga, and meditation classes to help create a community of support for individuals who are choosing a life of recovery and healing.

Enjoy unique silent auction items, live performances, incredibly delicious and healthy dinner from SAME Community Cafe, and listen to the inspiring words of our Executive Director, Darin Valdez. It will be a brilliant evening you won’t want to miss!

Mingle with friends this holiday season and support our mission!

Visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/colorado-artists-in-recovery-winter-fundraiser-2023-tickets-716162941637?aff=oddtdtcreator

Advocates for Recovery x The Phoenix Collab

Connect 4 Health Colorado Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado & Colorado Connect begins on Wednesday November 1, 2023 and ends on January 15, 2024. There continues to be more savings for more people and folks can see how much financial help they qualify for plus review plans before enrolling by using our Quick Cost Plan Finder Tool.  

Connect for Health Colorado: Open Enrollment Eleven

Connect for Health Colorado is the state’s official health insurance marketplace. We are the only place Coloradans who don’t qualify for Health First Colorado, Medicare, and don’t have health insurance through an employer can sign up for a private health insurance plan and apply for financial help to lower the costs. 

Connect for Health Colorado has a certified network of local health insurance experts across Colorado who speak a variety of different languages and assist customers – free of charge. These experts help folks sign up for a plan and ensure customers are getting any financial help they qualify for. Enrollment experts understand the complexity of the health insurance world and provide health insurance education. To find an expert and make an appointment visit: https://connectforhealthco.com/we-can-help/

In The Weeds is Hiring!

At In the Weeds, we are dedicated to serving the restaurant and hospitality industry community in SW Colorado by providing support, resources, and opportunities for positive lifestyle choices. We’re thrilled to announce that we have an exciting job opportunity that we believe might be of interest to your network. Attached is the full job description and basic info below. 

Job Title: Program Manager
Salary: $18 – $22 per hour (based on experience)

About In the Weeds:
In the Weeds is committed to enhancing the well-being of industry professionals through various programs aimed at improving their physical, social, mental, and financial stability. Our existing programs include peer-led support groups, outdoor adventures such as raft trips, disc golf, paddleboarding, winter sports, and engaging book clubs. We are actively working to expand our current offerings and create new opportunities for our community. 

Key Responsibilities:
The Program Manager position at In the Weeds is a multifaceted role that involves program planning, implementation, and monitoring. This includes coordinating projects, managing resources, identifying and mitigating potential issues and risks, tracking program progress, and engaging with stakeholders. Additionally, the role involves program marketing, data management, and community outreach.

Skills & Qualifications:
To excel in this role, we are seeking individuals who possess excellent delegation skills, effective communication abilities, a passion for teamwork, and the capacity to provide a supportive environment for our members. The ideal candidate will have at least an Associate’s degree, a minimum of two years of experience in the restaurant or hospitality industry, computer proficiency (Google Drive, spreadsheets, word processing), and a strong desire to lead and learn.

Why Join In the Weeds:
In joining our team, you’ll have the opportunity to make a positive impact within the hospitality industry and work in a flexible and dynamic environment. At In the Weeds, we believe in promoting healthy work-life balance and offer various benefits such as access to outdoor gear and activities, professional training opportunities, PTO, paid vacation, and time off for physical and mental health.