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Food Designers will design, build and serve

The Food Designers, Motif Info: 115 S. 25th St., 632-5414 In business: Purchased existing business in 2005 Number of employees: 7 full-time; 30-40 part-time The Food Designers do more than that: They invent, build and serve culinary delights for your special event, whether it’s a wedding, a bar mitzvah or a special dinner party in… Continue Reading Food Designers will design, build and serve

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Help determine state water plan

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Help determine state water plan

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, Accelerate Colorado and the Colorado Competitive Council will host a business briefing on the governor’s statewide water plan. The goal is to help finalize a new set of statewide business community water policy principles that address the business and economic development of Colorado. The briefing takes place from 8-9:30… Continue Reading Help determine state water plan

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Businesses shift in downtown Manitou

Walking around downtown Manitou Springs, you wouldn’t necessarily know that disaster struck just six months ago. The clues are there. Sandbags poised plump and ready behind the Manitou Spa building. Heavy equipment dredging Fountain Creek behind Cañon Avenue. “For Rent” signs scattered among empty storefronts around town. Many businesses uprooted as a result of the… Continue Reading Businesses shift in downtown Manitou

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Unemployment rate decreases in January

Employers in Colorado added 7,300 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January for a total of 2,412,200 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 7,600 and government decreased 300. According to the survey of households, the unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of 1 percentage point to 6.1 percent. The number… Continue Reading Unemployment rate decreases in January

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Health insurance deadline March 31

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Health insurance deadline March 31

The deadline for uninsured Coloradans to enroll in commercial health insurance for 2014 is March 31. After that, uninsured Coloradans cannot get commercial coverage until 2015 unless they have a special circumstance, such as losing a job that provided coverage or moving to the state. The next open enrollment period will be Nov. 15 to… Continue Reading Health insurance deadline March 31

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How to increase interest in elections?

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The League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region is exploring the question of how to increase citizen engagement and representation. They will discuss this issue from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at First United Methodist Church, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Some of the questions involve holding city elections in November of… Continue Reading How to increase interest in elections?

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Condo, commercial property sold

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Condo, commercial property sold

The Quantum Commercial Group Inc. announced two sales in El Paso County recently. In one, the former SCI Sanmina at 701 and 702 Brandley Drive in Fountain, a 360,000-square-foot property, sold for $4.3 million. Listing agents were Randy Dowis and Paul Engle and the listing firm was NAI Highland and Cassidy Turley. The cooperating broker… Continue Reading Condo, commercial property sold

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Daymond John to attend event in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs business owners are invited to attend an event featuring Daymond John, millionaire investor featured on ABC’s Shark Tank. John will help entrepreneurs help their existing businesses. “You didn’t start a business to create a job for yourself,” said a news release sent for the event. “You started it to create weatlh and we… Continue Reading Daymond John to attend event in Colorado Springs

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Zuckerberg sister to speak at UCCS

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Former Facebook executive, author and Broadway singer Randi Zuckerberg will speak at 7 p.m. April 15 in the Gallogly Events Center on the campus of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the social media company’s former director of market development, will deliver a discussion of social media,… Continue Reading Zuckerberg sister to speak at UCCS

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Manitou administrator Benson to retire

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Manitou administrator Benson to retire

Manitou City Administrator Jack Benson will retire this year, but not as soon as he originally anticipated. “Jack decided … he’s going to stay another two months,” said Manitou Mayor Marc Snyder. In February, Benson submitted a letter of resignation, effective March 31. “I had been on him for weeks, to see if he could… Continue Reading Manitou administrator Benson to retire

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