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City for Champions deserves full support

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Mayor Steve Bach’s City for Champions is a big idea that deserves broad-based community support. Colorado Springs is graced by having a number of world-class institutions located in its midst. The City for Champions concept arises from the well-placed belief that Colorado Springs should embrace and incorporate its world-class assets into its public identity, personality… Continue Reading City for Champions deserves full support

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Honeywell honored firefighters, on Wednesday, who fought the Waldo Canyon fire in 2012 and the Black Forest fire this year. Company employees donated to the Honeywell Humanitarian Relief Fund to support the Colorado Springs community in the aftermath of both wildfires. Donations include $255,000 in Honeywell personal protective equipment to six volunteer fire departments, and… Continue Reading Honeywell donates $255,000 in equipment, cash, to fire departments

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Early this year, the first informal conversations about a possible collaboration started among the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado and the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center. Sometime around June, those talks began taking on more substance and focus. Tuesday, top staff and board members of the three… Continue Reading New partnership brings out the best in local scene

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Dave White, chief business development officer for the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, resigned to accept a position as CEO of Stanislaus County Economic Development and Workforce Alliance in Modesto, Calif. Since 2006, White has served the Colorado Springs region as chief business development officer of the Business Alliance and its predecessor organization, the Colorado… Continue Reading Dave White to leave Business Alliance for California

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Business: Manitou teens write book on it

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Business: Manitou teens write book on it

Not often do eighth-graders write a book, and if they do, it’s less likely they’ll get paid for it. But the former eighth graders in Nick Noland’s honors English class at Manitou Middle School did just that. A business plan started by parent and newspaperman John Weiss ended with the Manitou kids, now ninth-graders, netting… Continue Reading Business: Manitou teens write book on it

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Cities are not born by accident. New York, San Francisco and New Orleans began as seaports, gateways to a vast, unsettled country. Heartland metropolises such as Kansas City, St. Louis and Denver were commercial hubs that sprouted from the growth and prosperity generated by the industrial revolution. No one individual created any of those cities.… Continue Reading Pikes Peak still can turn rocks into revenue

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Colorado Springs Technology Incubator announced Tuesday that it will work jointly with High Altitude Investors to create a venture fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in the Pikes Peak region. The venture, called MashUp, “will bring together investors, entrepreneurs, peers, job seekers, and mentors in education, discussion, and networking,” according to the release. The partnership has planned… Continue Reading Organizations MashUp for tech innovation

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NerdWallet.com listed Colorado Springs’ Memorial Hospital as the fourth most affordable hospital in Colorado, and Penrose-St. Francis as the eighth most affordable in the state. Memorial, affiliated with the University of Colorado Health, was designated a top 100 cardiovascular hospital by Thomson Reuters in 2007 and was one of 225 hospitals in the country that received… Continue Reading Springs hospitals among the least expensive in the state

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SDS breaks ground on last section in Pueblo County

Construction for Southern Delivery System began Tuesday on the Juniper Pump Station at Lake Pueblo State Park and the last remaining section of pipeline in Pueblo County. Area businesses that will perform work or provide materials to build SDS components in the county participated in a brick-laying ceremony, from 2 – 3 p.m. Some of the largest components… Continue Reading SDS breaks ground on last section in Pueblo County

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Certified financial planner Steve Anderson has joined Peoples Bank as an investment professional adviser. He has more than 25 years of experience.   Jim Oaks joined the Kirkpatrick Bank team in the area of business development and community relations. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado.   Heidi Sinclair has been named vice… Continue Reading People on the Move – Oct. 25, 2013

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