BikeDenver’s having a banner year thanks to greatBIGcolor, Inc. who prints high quality, large format graphics. You’ve most likely seen their banners and signs around the city. Tina McLaughlin, the current owner and CEO, bought the 14 year old company in full about a year and a half ago. Now, greatBIGcolor is a WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) certified business and is also striving to maintain their status as the greenest in the industry. Just a couple of their environmentally friendly initiatives include choosing sustainable products rather than vinyl and replacing petroleum based products.
Now I’m sure many of you probably heard of, if not participated in, the bike event Viva Streets. Well all those great banners and outdoor signage stands were donated, free of charge, by greatBIGcolor. Not only did they play a huge role in our biking community through their donations, but most of their employees also bike to work. Tina, a huge cyclist herself, said greatBIGcolor will “do whatever we can to promote bike-friendly practices in Denver.”
BikeDenver would love to thank greatBIGcolor for their “great big” contribution to Viva Streets and biking as a whole in our community.
[Submitted by Courtney Burkett]
BikeDenver’s Bicycle-Friendly Business (BFB) of the Month Awardshelp highlight organizations that are making standout contributions and offering great success stories from among BikeDenver’s Bicycle-Friendly Business (BFB) Program members. The BFB program, with more than 125 honorees to date, recognizes businesses, organizations and workplaces that are leading the way to make bicycling an easy and accepted form of transportation in Denver. Nominate a workplace as a Bicycle-Friendly Business here.
BikeDenver is Denver’s bicycle advocacy organization. BikeDenver promotes and encourages bicycling in Denver and works to make Denver a better place to ride your bike. Why? Because more bicycling has great benefits for you, and for Denver! www.bikedenver.org
Clif Bar & Company started o n a bike ride. Founder Gary took a bite of another energy bar and thought he could make a better bar. Today, Clif Bar is a leading maker of all-natural and organic energy and nutrition foods and drinks.www.clifbar.com
Bicycle Friendly Business of the Month Awards: Since partnering in July of 2009 to launch the monthly awards program, Clif Bar and BikeDenver have recognized 25 work places for their bicycle friendly practices.
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