Girl Scouts name women of distinction
Girl Scouts of Colorado’s 2014 Pikes Peak Women of Distinction are: Debbie Chandler, CEO, Colorado Springs Health Partners; Susan Edmondson, president and CEO, Downtown Partnership; Carla L. Hartsell, community volunteer, City of Colorado Springs, retired executive (recipient of the Sandy Taylor Distinguished Community Service Award); Judith Mackey, president, Benefit Services Group; Diane Price, president and CEO, Early Learning Centers; Shirley R. Stewart, certified pediatric nurse practitioner, Pediatric Associates, P.C.; and Lynn Telford, president and CEO, Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado.
HB&A wins award
HB&A Architects and Planners was awarded the Honor Award for Area Development Plans from the Federal Planning Division of the American Planning Association for their Airfield Area Development Plan at RAF Lakenheath in the United Kingdom this year. From its single office in Colorado Springs, HB&A architects and planners provide a wide range of facility design and studies locally, nationally and internationally.
Griffis/Blessing was selected to manage the Parachute buildings at 5565 and 5675 Parachute Circle in Colorado Springs. Edemco, a pet grooming and equipment company is the tenant of the 20,000-square-foot buildings.
Air Force Academy Public Affairs reporter Don Branum was named communicator of the year by the Department of Defense, the Academy announced. It is the highest honor bestowed to a journalist by the Defense Department.