The Latest at The Lab: February 12, 2018

If it seems like Black Lab Sports is a little different from one visit to the next, you're right! We're growing quickly and we know it can be tough to keep track of it all. To help you out, we'll be posting regular updates from around The Lab right here on the blog. If you want to receive these updates by email, you can subscribe in the upper righthand corner of this page. Thanks for keeping up with us!

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Help Us Support Flywheel Project

We all use Amazon. But did you know that Amazon donates a portion of its sales to nonprofits through AmazonSmile? Flywheel Project, our internship program with 501(c)(3) status, is an eligible and worthwhile beneficiary.

If you'd like to show your support at no extra cost, go to AmazonSmile and select Flywheel Project. Amazon will then donate 0.5% of every dollar spent on eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our in-house nonprofit. Thank you in advance for your support! 

Flywheel Project Applications

On a related note, Flywheel Project is now accepting applications for summer interns at Black Lab Sports. We're looking for college students and graduates who are interested in film and video production, software development, legal, entrepreneurship, and learning what it takes to bring a brand to market.

Black Lab Sports houses a dozen independent and portfolio companies. This diverse ecosystem is the ideal place to develop an understanding of business, art, fitness, sports, and technology. Our leadership program is designed to provide students with the experience and network needed to thrive in a future career. For more information and to apply, please go to Flywheel Project. If you know someone who might be a good fit, please share the link!

 

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Boulder Chamber Leadership Awards

The Boulder Chamber of Commerce recently announced its 2018 leadership awards, and Black Lab Sports is honored to be on the list! We were selected as Innovative Company of the Year, which "recognizes a business that demonstrates the innovative spirit, creative problem solving, and pioneering approaches to organizational success and industry growth that exemplifies the character of Boulder's business community."

Congratulations to our good friend Sharon Matusik, the Dean of Leeds School of Business at CU, who won the Rising Star Award.

On Wednesday, March 7, from 5:30-8:30pm at the Dairy Arts Center, Boulder Chamber is hosting a Celebration of Leadership 2018 to honor all award recipients. If you want to join in the celebration, learn more about the companies and individuals who were selected, and mingle with members of Boulder's thriving business community, we encourage you to register here today.

 

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Find Us on The 'Gram

We know, we know... it took us a while. But Black Lab Sports is officially on Instagram! We'll be sharing daily snapshots from around The Lab as well as some thoughts on business, sports, art, and more.

Let's connect! @blacklabsports

 

 

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Harig Joins Black Lab Sports

We're delighted to welcome Rick Harig, who works for the St. Louis Cardinals in baseball operations and as a minor league pitching coach, to Black Lab Sports! With over 30 years of experience as a baseball coach for amateurs to pros, he'll be helping young pitchers reach big goals. Say hello and introduce yourself when you see him around!

 

 

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Folwell Receives RAGBRAI Commission

Congratulations to Gail Folwell on her recent RAGBRAI commission! She was hired to commemorate the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, a non-competitive bicycle ride organized by The Des Moines Register and going from west to east across the state of Iowa. Dating back to 1973, RAGBRAI is the largest bike-touring event in the world. We can't wait to see what she creates!

 

 

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Day in Cherry Creek Lifestyle

Fine arts painter Will Day got a nice write-up in a recent Cherry Creek Lifestyle issue: Painting a World of Emotion with Will Day by Kelsey Huffer. Click the link to learn where Will sees his career going and why. Be sure to scroll through the photos of him at work in his Black Lab Sports studio!