business anniversaries and more – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The Human Bean is presenting Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud with a check for $384.81 following the coffee chain’s Guest Barista Day on March 9. Left to right: Jeffrey Pomranka (Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud Executive Director; Kelly Schuster, Cook; Jarita Webster, Volunteer Coordinator; Carrie Kaufman, Director of Communications and Development; Valerie Katalenic of Human Bean; Kate Klusman, Specialist Finance; and Stephanie Morris, Program Director). (Courtesy of Human Bean)

​Friday’s Barbershop celebrates its 5th anniversary

Friday’s Barbershop at 509 N. Cleveland Ave. in downtown Loveland will celebrate its fifth anniversary of operation on April 3.

It’s a happy occasion for the company which celebrated its second anniversary during the pandemic shutdown in April 2020, when only essential businesses were allowed to open.

Co-owner Shawn Woodrum said the business “barely survived COVID with everyone cutting their hair, but we survived.”

He said he and store co-owner Allie Greggs, along with Gidget the store dog, were still working to get the barbershop back to the record month it had before the pandemic began.

The shop specializes in haircuts and beard trimming for men, and also offers facial waxing and hair coloring.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Contact details: 970-227-8443 or

The Days Roll By bicycle shop celebrates its 15th anniversary

Days Roll By will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a Customer Appreciation Sale in April.

The refurbished bike and bike parts store is located at 285 E. 29th St. in the Orchards Mall.

The store is offering 15% off the cost of refurbished bikes to say “thank you” to customers, according to a press release.

According to the release, the store upcycles, recycles, restores and reuses bicycle components to rebuild modern and vintage bikes, and in doing so has saved thousands of bikes from landfill.

The staff also repairs and adjusts most brands of bicycles.

The store recently started offering e-bikes at the request of customers. It is now the Front Range transporter from Mokwheel.

The store is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Thursday to Saturday.

Contact: 970-481-4339 or

​Human Bean donates to Meals on Wheels; plans an upcoming food drive

Human Bean Northern Colorado dedicated its Guest Barista Day on March 9 to raising funds for Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud. Ten percent of all sales made at 6180 E. Crossroads Blvd. location in Loveland were donated, which gave $384.81 to the non-profit organization.

Meals on Wheels representatives served as guest baristas to support the effort and share information about the organization with customers.

Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Burgdorf seeks to nurture and enrich the lives of homebound seniors and people with disabilities in our communities with nutritious meals and daily contact by volunteers, according to a press release. To learn more about Loveland and Burgdorf’s Meals on Wheels, visit

Human Bean Northern Colorado has been locally owned and operated since 2004, and now has 10 locations across Northern Colorado and a mobile coffee truck.

Human Bean Northern Colorado is now encouraging the community to clean out their food pantries by donating all unopened and unexpired items to those in need.

All Human Bean locations in northern Colorado will be accepting donations April 16-30, and customers who donate five or more items will receive a free 20-ounce drink on the Human Bean app.

Donations will be distributed between Fort Collins Rescue Mission and Weld Food Bank. Most needed items include canned beans, canned meats, canned soups, canned fruits, canned vegetables, canned tomatoes, dried beans, grains, nut butters, cereals , pasta, applesauce, quinoa, honey, broths, oats, jelly and protein bars.

In short

• ​Divine Feline​, a cat grooming salon (no dogs allowed) ​plans to open April 8 at 685 E. Eisenhower Blvd., Loveland. Owner Danielle Virtue is a certified feline master groomer with 32 years of experience. The shop will offer services for cats, including “lion trims”, baths, combs and soft nail covers. Contact: 970-372-9329.

• The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Peraton Risk Decision Inc. of Loveland a $144,447,936 firm fixed price task order under a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for construction services. field investigation.

• U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognize five Energy Star Partners from Colorado and Utah for their outstanding leadership in promoting energy efficiency and the fight against climate change, in particular EnergyLogic Inc. of Berthoud, Winner of sustained excellence for 12 consecutive years. A home energy rating company, EnergyLogic certified more than 1,800 Energy Star homes in 2022, bringing the total to nearly 40,000 since 2001, according to a news release.

• Micron Technology Inc. of Boise, Idaho has been awarded a patent (US No. 11609706 B2, originally filed July 10, 2019) developed by three inventors, including Bruce A. Liikanen of Burgdorf, for “Read sample offset placement “.

• Woodward Inc. of Fort Collins has been awarded a patent (US No. 11608789 B1, originally filed August 27, 2021) developed by four inventors, John Karspeck and Samuel James McCreery of Loveland and Domenico Chiera and Michael Ryan Buehner of Fort Collins, for “Asynchronous Rotary Fuel Valve”.


• Fort Collins Mortgage Officers Jen Ammerman and Shelley Rhoades have been named to FNBO’s Circle of Excellence, which recognizes top performers in its residential mortgage division.

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The Reporter-Herald strives to include newsworthy business news for its readers every Sunday. Trade briefings focus on Northern Colorado businesses, not trade promotions.

Items we consider for briefs include:

• New businesses.

• Business relocations.

• Business closures.

• New contracts.

• Birthdays (divisible by five).

• Mergers and Acquisitions.

• New owners, employees or promotions of employees.

• Manufacture of new products.

• Business organization meetings, workshops, seminars or courses intended for networking or education.

• Open days linked to current events (new business, anniversary, new owners, renovations, new management, etc.).

• Awards or other recognition.

• Charitable donations.

• Earnings.

Press releases are welcome. The Reporter-Herald reserves the right to edit information submitted for publication. Photos of people involved in the event are welcome, but publication is not guaranteed.

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— Reporter-Herald staff

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