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Kudos! – September 27, 2013

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Mountain recognized Amanda Mountain of Rocky Mountain PBS was recently named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals by ColoradoBiz magazine. She was recognized at the Fourth Annual GenXYZ event in Denver. Utilities wins national honor Colorado Springs Utilities and its CEO Jerry Forte received the 2013 Employer Support Freedom Award from the… Continue Reading Kudos! – September 27, 2013

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On the Horizon – September 27, 2013

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Sept. 27 Inside/Out Open House The nonprofit Inside/Out has moved to a new location and invites the public to an open house scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. at 1409 Potter Drive, Suite 210. Oct. 1 Fall Manufacturing Forum Pikes Peak Community College and the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance are hosting the annual fall… Continue Reading On the Horizon – September 27, 2013

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BRAC could start overseas

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If you want to strike fear into a city like Colorado Springs, where our local and regional economy leans so heavily on the military, all you have to do is bring up that most dreaded acronym. BRAC. In plain English, it means Base Realignment and Closure of military installations, a process that over the past… Continue Reading BRAC could start overseas

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When hard work turns into hard cash

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Part 3 — A True Story: Using Value Drivers to Sell a Valuable Business. In our first article (Feb. 28), we encouraged entrepreneurs to “begin with the end in mind” when they start their business. A plan needs to be focused on the kind of business you plan to create over time. Then in our… Continue Reading When hard work turns into hard cash

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Playing a role in our community can be good for business. In a competitive business environment, many potential customers tend to do business with those companies that demonstrate social responsibility. Also, people look to be employed by companies who care. Here are a few ideas we have learned from our community engagement that you can… Continue Reading Being involved in your community pays dividends

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Art Hardware moving – but not far

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Art Hardware is moving to 119 E. Costilla Street. It is moving its retail store within the same building, just west on Costilla from the current location of 402 S. Nevada. The move will take place by mid-October. “This is a better layout of our overall operations,” said owner Don Foreman. “It’s going to be… Continue Reading Art Hardware moving – but not far

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Memorial accredited in heart health

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Memorial Hospital achieved national accreditation in preventing and treating heart attacks, the leading cause of death in the U.S., by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. The Society awarded Memorial full Percutaneous Coronary Intervention accreditation. Hospitals with this accreditation have implemented protocols and procedures that lead to faster, better care for patients experiencing heart attacks… Continue Reading Memorial accredited in heart health

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Drake ranks seventh for pollution in state

The Martin Drake Power Plant in Colorado Springs is the seventh filthiest in the state, according to Environment Colorado, a research and policy nonprofit. “In 2011, [Drake] emitted 1.6 million metric tons of global-warming carbon dioxide pollution, which is about the same as the annual emissions from 34,000 cars,” said Lindsey Wilson, field associate for… Continue Reading Drake ranks seventh for pollution in state

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Salzman receives award from Realtors’ association

Harry Salzman, broker and owner of Salzman Real Estate Service, received Realtor Emeritus status from the National Association of Realtors. The honor was awarded in “recognition of 40 cumulative years of membership in the NAR and in recognition of his valuable and lasting contribution to the real estate profession,” said a press release announcing the… Continue Reading Salzman receives award from Realtors’ association

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Colorado Springs Utilities received the 2013 Employer Support Freedom Award from the U.S. Department of Defense. CSU was one of 14 firms to receive the award, which recognizes employers who provide outstanding support to members of the National Guard and Reserve. Of CSU’s 1,800 employees, 360 are veterans and 80 are members of the National… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Utilities wins DoD award

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