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After eight fulfilling years, a fond farewell

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For nearly eight years, I’ve worked at the Colorado Springs Business Journal — the longest single employment stint in my life. I’m not sure how to close the door on all that experience, the interesting stories, the controversial stances and the relationships created along the way. So, I’m not going to actually say goodbye. While… Continue Reading After eight fulfilling years, a fond farewell

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Farewell to a true professional

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Tuesday was not a happy day at the Business Journal. Wednesday was even worse. As anyone in the business world knows all too well, sometimes people leave and it’s a good thing, even for both sides. But other times it’s not so joyous. Such has been the case this week at CSBJ. Tuesday we said… Continue Reading Farewell to a true professional

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On the Horizon – October 11, 2013

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Oct. 11 Nonprofits: Art of the Ask Penrose Library hosts an interactive presentation that demystifies the nuances of asking for money face-to-face, 8 to 10 a.m. at Penrose Library. Call Amy Rodda at 531-6333 to register. Oct. 15 Business & Arts Luncheon The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance and the Cultural Office of the Pikes… Continue Reading On the Horizon – October 11, 2013

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Yum and fun with Josh & John’s ice cream

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Yum and fun with Josh & John’s ice cream

Ten-year-old Nyah Mester loves Josh & John’s Naturally Homemade Ice Cream, but not just for the yellow cake ice cream. The Buena Vista Elementary School fifth-grader loves to draw on the chalkboard at the shop. “It’s a good place for kids to do their thing because most ice cream shops don’t have activities,” said Nyah.… Continue Reading Yum and fun with Josh & John’s ice cream

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Military recalls many, not all

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Military recalls many, not all

The partial shutdown of government functions became temporary Monday, when thousands of federal employees were invited back to work in Colorado Springs and across the nation. Local military bases and the Mountain Post were similarly affected, according to sources who work there. Although no one has yet calculated the economic loss to the city of… Continue Reading Military recalls many, not all

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Downtown art: Just look and you can find it

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Downtown art: Just look and you can find it

Walk through downtown. What do you see, besides bars, restaurants, shops, office buildings and your fellow boulevardiers? You see officially designated artworks, including a bronze Humpty-Dumpty perched on a ledge 20 feet above the sidewalk, seven life-sized bronze gentlemen (three perched on horses), and a variety of sedate abstract sculptures put in place during the… Continue Reading Downtown art: Just look and you can find it

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A request for proposal has been issued by the City of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority for redesign and reconstruction of the intersection at Nevada Avenue and Southgate Road. The two agencies announced the RFP issuance on SpringsGov.com for the intersection project, which will entail improvements at and along South Nevada… Continue Reading RFP issued for Nevada-Southgate intersection project

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Ingenuity challenge finalists chosen

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Five finalists were named in the Ingenuity Challenge grant program through Pikes Peak Community Foundation. The $10,000 grant is earmarked for a project that will positively impact the Pikes Peak region, said Kate Singh, communication & event manager for the foundation. Voting will close on Oct. 22, and the winner will be announced Oct. 24. The… Continue Reading Ingenuity challenge finalists chosen

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Kudos! – October 11, 2013

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Gleason helps save a life Colorado Springs attorney Ed Gleason was recognized with the Exceptional Service Award by the American Bar Association for outstanding pro bono representation of a prisoner on death row. Gleason’s recognition stemmed from his work to overturn the death sentence of Manuel Velez. Some 250 attorneys worked on this case from… Continue Reading Kudos! – October 11, 2013

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People on the Move – October 11, 2013

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Oscar Allan Olipane is the new chief operating officer of Community Health Partnership. Olipane is certified with the American College of Medical Practice Executives and has a master’s in business administration. Janet Vaupel has been named chief administrative officer for Community Health Partnership. Vaupel is a certified public accountant. She has a bachelor’s degree in… Continue Reading People on the Move – October 11, 2013

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