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El Paso Public Health earns sought-after accreditation

El Paso County Public Health has become the first public health agency in Colorado to earn national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board. The agency is one of only five health departments to receive accreditation this year, and one of only 19 accredited health departments in the United States. “Achieving and maintaining accreditation provides… Continue Reading El Paso Public Health earns sought-after accreditation

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Delta receives prime contract status for FAA

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Colorado Springs-based Delta Solutions and Strategies was awarded a prime contract on the Electronic FAA Accelerated and Simplified Tasks Master Ordering Agreement, also known as eFAST. The contract is for the Federal Aviation Administration and means that Delta is part of a pool of 484 contract holders that are able to compete for $7.4 billion… Continue Reading Delta receives prime contract status for FAA

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Study: Millennials spend more in stores, not online

While Internet stores seem to be getting all the attention, shoppers spend their money in brick-and-mortar stores – and that includes the Internet generation, according to a survey from the NPD Group. The new report, “Winning the Fight for Millennial Shoppers,” 81 percent of Millennials’ retail spending is in stores, and only 19 percent shop… Continue Reading Study: Millennials spend more in stores, not online

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UCCS arts center plans emerging

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UCCS arts center plans emerging

Plans are taking shape for the $58 million UCCS Visual and Performing Arts Center, with roughly a quarter of the funding already raised, design scheduled to be done in early 2014 and the project on track to begin construction in 2015, according to university officials. UCCS Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak said that nearly $15 million —… Continue Reading UCCS arts center plans emerging

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The city’s Lodging and Automobile Rental Tax fund has been on the books since 1980, supported by a 2-percent tax on hotel rooms and a 1-percent levy on automobile rentals in Colorado Springs. The purpose of the LART tax, according to the city’s 2013 budget, is “to attract visitors and enhance the economy of the… Continue Reading Business Alliance angles for a bigger chunk of LART

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Roalstad embraces age-related issues

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Roalstad embraces age-related issues

Beth Roalstad knows the area faces big challenges as the number of senior citizens rapidly grows. As executive director for the Innovations in Aging Collaborative, she is tasked with educating the community, including local governments, on how the aging population can strain the local economy if policies are not changed. Roalstad has advocated passionately for… Continue Reading Roalstad embraces age-related issues

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Area could have new case of donor fatigue

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Last year at this time, many of us who are involved in big or small ways with area nonprofit agencies were adding a new term to our vocabulary. Donor fatigue. The region had suffered during the Waldo Canyon fire, and we had endured most of the economic and personal aftershocks. For months, we heard story… Continue Reading Area could have new case of donor fatigue

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Market evolution pushes Coaltrain’s growth

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Market evolution pushes Coaltrain’s growth

Back in the 1980s, wine wasn’t for everyone, beer was made by large corporations and there were only a few kinds of whiskey that people routinely requested. Changing that perspective was the reason that Jim Little and Peggy McKinlay opened Coaltrain Wine & Spirits back in 1981, wanting to be the first “serious wine store”… Continue Reading Market evolution pushes Coaltrain’s growth

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Kudos! – August 23

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They’re among the best Holland & Hart attorney Wendy Pifher (technology law) and Sherman & Howard attorneys Raymond H. Deeny (employment law), Stephen Hess (construction law), Glenn Schlabs (labor and employment), Milton Smith (litigation – construction) and Richard Tegtmeier (criminal defense) were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014… Continue Reading Kudos! – August 23

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People on the Move – August 23

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North American Title Co. has appointed Natalie Koonce as vice president, Southern Colorado manager. The El Paso County native will be based in Colorado Springs, where she has served the local real estate community for 20 years.   The board of directors of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb promoted Megan Leatham to the post… Continue Reading People on the Move – August 23

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