Joni Friedman of the Larimer County Workforce Center was honored during the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corp.'s annual meeting. Friedman was given the Regional Economic Development Excellence Award based on her history of working across boundary lines to create new services to help people find jobs. The initiative to share job information across county lines into Boulder and Weld counties in Colorado and Laramie County in Wyoming has helped job seekers, officials said.
In a statement for the event, Larimer County Commissioner Kathay Rennels said Friedman is well deserving of the honor. "Those who have worked with her are better for having had the chance," she said.