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On the Horizon – May 10, 2013

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May 10 Rising Professionals at Sky Sox Stadium The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance rising professionals group is meeting at the Sky Sox game, with tailgating from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Sky Sox Stadium. The game starts at 6:35 p.m., and fireworks will follow the game. Cost is $35 for adults, $20 for children, and… Continue Reading On the Horizon – May 10, 2013

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People on the Move – May 10, 2013

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Health Care Cherie Gorby has joined Colorado Springs Health Partners as chief operations officer. She will serve as a collaborator on the CSHP executive team and oversee primary and specialty care practices. Gorby most recently served as care coordination manager for Community Health Partnership in Colorado Springs, where she acted as liaison with community resources… Continue Reading People on the Move – May 10, 2013

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SunShare owner not sure about the future

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Clean energy technology is one of the economy’s fastest-growing sectors, nationally and statewide, but is it a priority in Colorado Springs? When the newly seated City Council voted to overturn a previous decision to expand a community solar garden program, it caused homegrown clean energy company SunShare’s founder to wonder if he should move. “If… Continue Reading SunShare owner not sure about the future

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One on One: Doug Berwick

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One on One: Doug Berwick

Doug Berwick is CEO of Berwick Electric Co., which was founded in Colorado Springs and has operated as a family-owned business for three generations. From the beginning, the company has managed to remain on the cutting edge of technology, from the dawn of in-home electricity to energy specifications for chip manufacturers to electric power in… Continue Reading One on One: Doug Berwick

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Business group forms to fill marketing gaps

North Central Business Partnership http://www.facebook.com/NCBPofCS Phone: 633-1222 Members: 22 A few months ago, a group of small business owners north of downtown Colorado Springs decided they needed more business, more attention and more community involvement. And the North Central Business Partnership was born. So far, 22 businesses have joined the fledgling group, and organizers hope… Continue Reading Business group forms to fill marketing gaps

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State gets different brand of insurance

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Small businesses and individuals have a new and different option for health insurance, thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act. The recently approved Colorado Health Insurance Cooperative is a consumer-driven company. Insured members will make up the majority of the board, and will direct much of the decision-making process as soon as 2014, said… Continue Reading State gets different brand of insurance

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About this time of year in 1977, a phone call from a friend in journalism let me know about a possible job opening up at what was then known as the Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph. That led to phone interviews and, in July, a quick trip from Arkansas for an in-person visit. I’ll never forget boarding… Continue Reading Another voice, different perspective add to CSBJ menu

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Incoming Tide Part 3: Historic floods have left their mark on area

Flash floods may cause intense property destruction and loss of life, but they are limited in scope and duration. Regional floods may affect much of the Front Range and are caused by massive weather events that typically last for days, leaving widespread damage that requires many years of recovery. Such floods are rare. There have… Continue Reading Incoming Tide Part 3: Historic floods have left their mark on area

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By all accounts, sports and wellness businesses bring about $400 million annually to the Colorado Springs economy — and some experts believe the city is poised to become the sports and wellness capital of the nation. The city already is known for its sports assets: the U.S. Olympic Committee, more than two dozen national governing… Continue Reading Power Lunch: Sports economy offers potential

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Council to get direction about retail marijuana

Colorado Springs City Council will start work on regulations needed for the retail marijuana industry at a work session Monday, May 13. City Attorney Kyle Sauer will brief the city council on state legislation regarding retail marijuana licensing and regulation. Council will give the city staff direction for a public process to evaluate options to… Continue Reading Council to get direction about retail marijuana

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