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Tourism in the winter may look like tourism of any day in the summer for some attractions. Many area attractions remain open, albeit with fewer tourists. Yet for others, tourism may look more like a hockey tournament filling hotel rooms during the shoulder season. “We promote more than 55 activities,” said Chelsy Murphy, communications director… Continue Reading Winter tourism a time to rest; some attractions staying busy

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Learn history, flight at WWII aviation museum

Phil Heacock recently met a woman around 30 years old who asked him, “What’s World War II?” Heacock couldn’t believe his ears. A woman who seemed to be intelligent, and probably in the middle to upper-middle class economically, hadn’t “heard of” WWII. “The only reason you’re wearing pants right now is because of WWII,” said… Continue Reading Learn history, flight at WWII aviation museum

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Indulgence Festival raises funds for Zonta

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Indulgence Festival raises funds for Zonta

Some 1,200 guests indulged in sweet confections, chocolate and cocktails during the third annual Colorado Indulgence Festival Sunday at the Antler’s Hotel downtown. The sold-out festival featured more than 80 sweet or savory creations, wine, beer and liquors, according to Red Energy Public Relations, Advertising & Events, which organized and staged the festival. A Tesla… Continue Reading Indulgence Festival raises funds for Zonta

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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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