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Zoom events planned

Colorado Press Women’s popular fall Author’s Event is all set for 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 14.  Our authors — Marilyn Saltzman and MSU professor Cynthia Kuhn — will be fascinating speakers! Saltzman’s new book is a thought-provoking introduction to her practice of Jewish ethics and service as revealed by tales of her grandchildren. Kuhn has written a series of clever whodunits featuring a professor-turned-amateur-sleuth that has won national awards. For more details and how to register click here.  

Meanwhile, CPW members have been sent a Zoom invitation to attend a virtual Halloween costumes & BYOB party at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30.  RSVPs are requested at http://info@coloradopresswomen.org.
    Not a member? You can still get in on the fun by joining online at  https://coloradopresswomen.org/membership/. Then email us to get your invitation.

After the holidays, CPW has set January 23 for a virtual conversation with the editors of the Denver Gazette, a digital-only daily newspaper launched in mid-September.

CPW has developed a resource the general public can use to help sort fact from fiction:  Tips for Spotting Misinformation. Please share with your contacts.

The 2021 NFPW contests for professional communicators and high school students are open for entries. See links under “Recognition” on toolbar.





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October 10th, 2020|Comments Off on CFOIC busy through pandemic

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October 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Media engagement efforts continue

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May 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Media literacy bill victim of pandemic purge

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April 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Sandy Nance, 2020 National & Colorado Winner

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