Tag: The Roaring Fork Cultural Council

New CMC President to Speak in Carbondale

Colorado Mountain College offers students a choice- really THE choice- to live, work, take classes, earn degrees, receive training and contribute to the economies of our mountain communities.” Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser, President CMC Colorado Mountain Colleges 9th and newest president will be the featured speaker Monday, March 10th at 7 PM at Thunder River Theatre in downtown Carbondale. Dr Hauser will share her plans to lead CMC “toward becoming the most inclusive, innovative, student -centered college in the country” at the Roaring Fork Cultural Councils inaugural 2014 event. Hauser’s career has included leadership and management roles in higher education institutions, private foundations, and the public policy arena. Prior to Colorado Mountain College, Hauser served as a senior fellow for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and as president and CEO of Kauffman Scholars, Inc. Before joining Kauffman, Hauser was vice president for advancement and external relations at Metropolitan State University…

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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Heart Disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women. Cardiovascular disease threatens 1 of 2 Americans and is predicted to become the number one global disease burden.” Being a 20 plus year vegetarian and an aspiring Vegan I was beyond excited to attend last Friday nights Roaring Fork Cultural Event featuring renowned Cleveland Clinic surgeon and researcher Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. As one of the leading proponents in the field of “plant-based diets”, Dr Esselstyn presented a program titled “Treating the Cause to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease.” Dr Esselstyn convincingly argued that a plant-based, low-fat diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but can also reverse its effects. Dr. Esselstyn proposes that conventional cardiology has failed patients by developing treatments that focus only on the symptoms of heart disease, not the cause. Now thats a novel idea, treating…

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