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Why Boulder, CO is for You

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This powerpoint is a persuasive agrument for why you and yours should move to Boulder, Colorado. The slides touch on all major areas--quality of life, jobs, food, prairie dogs. I love to make slide …

This powerpoint is a persuasive agrument for why you and yours should move to Boulder, Colorado. The slides touch on all major areas--quality of life, jobs, food, prairie dogs. I love to make slide shows like this. They're great for convincing loved ones! Please let me know if I can make one for your target city!

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  • 1. BOULDERWhy and Howthis city will work for you
  • 2. What is boulder?[bohl-der] noun a detached and rounded or wornrock, especially a large one.
  • 3. Jokes[johk] nounprankish act: He tells very funny jokes. Sheplayed a joke on him.
  • 4. Seriously
  • 5. Boulder is consistently voted Best _____Let’s take a look at how people, surveyors, and statistics rate Boulder
  • 6. Boulder according to the peeps Top 10 Winter Towns - National Geographic, Dec. 21, 2010 Americas "Brainiest" City - Portfolio.com, Dec. 1, 2010 Americas Top 25 Arts Destinations, AmericanStyle magazine. Boulder ranked ninth among smaller cities. Savvy Award from 3CMA for best interview/talk show, Inside Boulder News. Sustainability Award from Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association for the citys 75th Street Wastewater Treatment Facility Grand Award for Engineering Excellence from the Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Managers for the Elmers Two-mile Creek Greenways project "Americas Foodiest Town" (Ranking #1) - Bon Appétit magazine, October 2010 Best Quality of Life for Mid-Sized US Cities - Portfolio.com, June 2010 "Ten best cities for the next decade" (Ranking #4) - Kiplingers Personal Finance magazine, May 2010 Top 25 Destinations in the US (Ranking #19) - TripAdvisory.com Top 100 Places to Live: including Top 10 Overall Cities (Ranking #9); Top 10 Recovery Cities (Ranking #10); Top 10 Earth Friendly Cities (Ranking #4); Top 10 Recreation Cities (Ranking #1) - RelocateAmerica.com "Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index" (Ranking #1) - USA Today, February 2010 "Healthiest Town in U.S." (Ranking #2) - Mens Health, January 2010 Travelers Choice 2010 Best Destinations "Top 25 Destinations in the United States" (Ranking #19) - www.tripadvisor.com
  • 7. Oh. And a 2010 Gallup poll found It’s America’shappiest and healthiest cityTwo hands in the air happy.
  • 8. Ya ya, but what’s the real deal Boulder: http://www.city- data.com/city/Boulder-Colorado.html DC: http://www.city- data.com/city/Washington-District-of- Columbia.html
  • 9. Quality of life: Why boulder rocks!•Most days are sunny•Surrounded by more than 36,00 acres of recreational openspace, conservation easements, and nature preserves•World Class hiking trails•Abundance of rock climbing•Boulder International Film Festival held every February—Filmmakers andactors flock to•Home to a variety of music—every summer there is a 6 week musicalfestival•Home to University of Colorado•Mass transit is top notch! Extensive bus system runs every ten minutes.Commuter rail currently being built•Well-known for it’s bicycle culture—hundreds of miles of bike paths, lanesand routes—city offers website to help you map a bike ride to anywhere•Wildlife protection extends to the Urbs (urban areas)•Nobel Prize winners live here
  • 10. Every view is beautiful
  • 11. Sidewalks, guitars, and animals
  • 12. Rocks to climb
  • 13. (Insert any other google image here)They are all breathtaking .. (GASP!) ..Where’smybreath!?
  • 14. What would we do there?
  • 15. Get drunk!Colorado is home to >20 breweries
  • 16. Play outside!Bike! Climb! Hike! Kayak! Ski! Snowboard! Ride horses! Raise goats!White water raft! Pick daisies! Take pictures! Chase squirrels!
  • 17. See prairie dogs!These otters of the land are everywhere <3
  • 18. Work!That was IBM, but the I fell off
  • 19. University of Colorado (7,500) IBM (4,500) Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (3,000[57]) Level 3 Communications (2,500) National Institute of Standards and Technology and National Oceanic andBig employers: Atmospheric Administration (1,700[58]) Covidien, formerly Tyco Healthcare Group (1,700)LeftHand Networks (200) City of Boulder (1,600)Rally Software National Center for AtmosphericDevelopment (200) Research (1,100)Ericsson (180) Crispin Porter + Bogusky (600+)OSI (150) Micro Motion (500)Microsoft (150) Crocs (550)Array Biopharma (125) Lockheed Martin (450)HEI Medical, formerly Polycom (350)Colorado MedTech (125) Markit (300)Otologics LLC (75) Celestial Seasonings (250)Google[59] (100) Medtronic (225)Cisco Systems (100) Roche Colorado (225)RealD Cinema Particle Measuring Systems (225)
  • 20. Jobs for you:http://www.manta.com/mb_51_ALL_2DJ/boulder_coAny and many.Let’s explore a list of companies.
  • 21. Did I mention the food is great? Healthy too! Lots of jobs Science and techy Environmentally conscious and forward thinking Highly skilled and educated
  • 22. It’s close to all of these other states!
  • 23. You don’t need to see any more.You already know.
  • 24. Boulder is for you.