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Gappmayer resigns; FAC seeks CEO

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Gappmayer resigns; FAC seeks CEO

Sam Gappmayer, president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, resigned Tuesday, effective Nov. 22. During five years of leading the organization, Gappmayer produced some of its most popular theater, most provocative exhibits and most engaging classes, according to a FAC news release. Also, with the help of the FAC staff, he created… Continue Reading Gappmayer resigns; FAC seeks CEO

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Griffis/Blessing manages Shops at Powers Center

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Local property management company Griffis/Blessing Inc. has assumed management of the Shops at Powers Center in northeast Colorado Springs. Griffis/Blessing was chosen by RPS Investors LLC to manage the 16,000 property at 5490 Power Center Point — at the southeast corner of Powers Boulevard and Research Parkway — in the city’s Briargate neighborhood. “Our knowledge… Continue Reading Griffis/Blessing manages Shops at Powers Center

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Library district breaks ground on expansions

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Pikes Peak Library District officials broke ground on renovations Friday at a new facility, slated to open in the summer, at 1175 Chapel Hills Drive. More than a hundred community members and library supporters celebrated at a gala event, according to a news release, which marked the beginning of the district’s Tri-Building Project, a renovation of… Continue Reading Library district breaks ground on expansions

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Alumnus donates $3.5 million to USAFA

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A longtime U.S. Air Force Academy supporter and alumnus has donated $3.5 million to assist in funding leadership programs and construction of the Center for Character and Leadership Development. Max F. James, who graduated from the Academy in 1964 and serves on the USAFA Endowment Board of Directors, donated $1.5 million to create the CCLD… Continue Reading Alumnus donates $3.5 million to USAFA

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Palenchar retires from El Pomar

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Palenchar retires from El Pomar

After 23 years, Dave Palenchar has retired as chief operating officer for El Pomar Foundation. In October of 1990, Palenchar joined the organization. He will remain a Trustee of El Pomar and continue to represent the foundation as chairman of the Colorado Springs Sports Corp, while also working on special projects such as the construction… Continue Reading Palenchar retires from El Pomar

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Mayor Steve Bach’s City for Champions proposal didn’t impress Economic and Planning Systems, the third-party analyst hired by the Colorado Economic Development Commission to evaluate the city’s request for state tax increment funding. EPS found that visitor estimates by the city were overly optimistic; financial data was skimpy, insufficient and/or inaccurate; and cost and revenue… Continue Reading Third-party analysis forces City for Champions revisions

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America’s Race, the USA Pro Challenge, returns to Colorado Springs for the 2014 tour. The Pro Challenge is an annual multi-day professional road cycling stage race. The Springs will host Stage four of the race. Colorado Springs was a host city in 2011 for the prologue and in 2012 for the penultimate stage of the race.… Continue Reading Springs to host 2014 USA Pro Challenge

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Digital Edition – October 18, 2013

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Digital Edition – October 11, 2013

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Digital Edition – October 4, 2013

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