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Scheiner Commercial goes far to find work

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Scheiner Commercial goes far to find work

MONUMENT — Scheiner Commercial Group Inc. specializes in “construction from afar.” The company is currently bidding on projects in Arkansas, Kansas, New York and Texas. Scheiner is now building in Delaware, Texas, Washington, Missouri, Alabama and in Colorado, at Park Meadows Mall in Centennial. The Monument company specializes in store build-outs, working at malls, stand-alone… Continue Reading Scheiner Commercial goes far to find work

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Alzheimer’s growing, and memory care with it

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Alzheimer’s growing, and memory care with it

Because Baby Boomers are moving into their 70s, the occurrence of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia is expected to grow, according to Barb Caudle, regional director of the Alzheimer’s Association. The number of secure nursing home beds for seniors with dementia is growing along with the aging population. Because of this anticipated “tsunami”… Continue Reading Alzheimer’s growing, and memory care with it

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Blakely, PPCC earn ADDYs

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Blakely, PPCC earn ADDYs

Pikes Peak Community College’s Marketing and Communication Department and Blakely + Company won numerous American Advertising Awards (commonly called ADDYs) together at a gala held by the American Advertising Federation of Colorado Springs, on Feb. 8. The gala is an annual event recognizing and celebrating the best creative ideas submitted by organizations and individuals in… Continue Reading Blakely, PPCC earn ADDYs

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Colorado ranks 9th in nation for solar jobs

Colorado ranked ninth in the nation for solar jobs in 2013. More than 3,600 Coloradans work in manufacturing and installing solar energy, according to a national Solar Jobs Census, released by The Solar Foundation. Nationwide, solar power grew by almost 20 percent in 2013.   “The solar industry is putting people to work to meet a growing… Continue Reading Colorado ranks 9th in nation for solar jobs

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Senior tsunami: Aging in place requires transportation solutions

The so-called senior tsunami, named because of the large number of aging Baby Boomers, is headed our way. Several Colorado Springs community leaders passionate about the aging population are working now to ameliorate the impact. People want to age in place, said one of those leaders, Beth Roalstad, executive director of the Innovations in Aging… Continue Reading Senior tsunami: Aging in place requires transportation solutions

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NRF: Winter weather affects retail spending

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NRF: Winter weather affects retail spending

Consumers leveled off post-holiday shopping and spending in the beginning of the year due in part to severe winter weather in much of the country. According to the National Retail Federation – the world largest retail trade association – January retail sales (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants) were flat seasonally adjusted month-to-month yet increased… Continue Reading NRF: Winter weather affects retail spending

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Humane Society surgery center earns accreditation

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Humane Society surgery center earns accreditation

The Wesley V. Metzler Surgery Center of Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region earned accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association. The Humane Society is  the only animal shelter in Colorado to have a surgery center with AAHA accreditation. AAHA reviewed the center’s practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. Accredited veterinary practices… Continue Reading Humane Society surgery center earns accreditation

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Fort Carson among EPA’s top green energy users in nation

Fort Carson was recently recognized as No. 66 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users in the nation. Fort Carson also ranks  No. 4 on the Top 10 Federal Government list. Fort Carson uses nearly 82 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, which is enough green power… Continue Reading Fort Carson among EPA’s top green energy users in nation

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The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

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The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

Very nearly any item of merchandise can have a logo and business information imprinted on it. Coffee mugs and ballpoint pens. Calendars and ball caps. Beach towels and flying discs. Businesses use promotional products for individual events or to promote their businesses throughout the year. Specializing in imprinted items from wearables to pens, The Doodler… Continue Reading The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

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CAStLE tears down planes to build up knowledge

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CAStLE tears down planes to build up knowledge

If Air Force airplanes and helicopters were people, they’d be a large Baby Boomer generation growing older. The human gray hairs and wrinkles would be fissures, tiny cracks and corrosion. It is the job of an Air Force Academy lab and its engineers to ensure the Baby Boomer generation of airplanes and helicopters won’t have… Continue Reading CAStLE tears down planes to build up knowledge

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