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Mental health luncheon features Strayed

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Mental health luncheon features Strayed

Best-selling author Cheryl Strayed will serve as keynote for the seventh annual Heroes of Mental Health Luncheon on Oct. 2 at the Broadmoor Hotel’s Broadmoor Hall. Strayed is the author of New York Times bestsellers “Tiny Beautiful Things,” “Torch,” and “Wild,” which details her solo journey of discovery by hiking more than 1,000 miles along… Continue Reading Mental health luncheon features Strayed

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Martorella fulfills his passion at TheatreWorks

Drew Martorella made his way to Colorado Springs from Beckley, W.Va., by way of Santa Fe, N.M., Los Angeles and New Jersey. As the executive director of TheatreWorks at UCCS, the 47-year-old is responsible for the theater company, which has eight productions planned for the coming school year and sponsors a tour of British theater… Continue Reading Martorella fulfills his passion at TheatreWorks

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Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

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Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

Without hail, Total Roofing likely wouldn’t do $14 million in business this year. Thank goodness for thunderstorms. “We’ve been blessed with a lot of hail,” said Scott McIntyre, owner of Total Roofing. “Good for me is bad for everyone else.” Still, the roofing company tries to “make it as easy as possible” on homeowners whose… Continue Reading Hail feeds Total Roofing ample business

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Cadets retire flags in proper ceremony

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Cadets retire flags in proper ceremony

Cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy gave a dignified retirement to an American flag last week in the first ceremony of its kind on academy grounds. The flag that burned during the ceremony represented 647 flags that needed to be retired. The flags included 50-star American flags, Prisoner of War flags, Navy flags, one… Continue Reading Cadets retire flags in proper ceremony

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Library 21c names coffee, print vendors

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Library 21c names coffee, print vendors

Pikes Peak Library District’s Board of Trustees announced at its meeting that Her Story Café & Catering will be the new in-house café and catering vendor for Library 21c. Library 21c is PPLD’s new library slated to open to the public Saturday, June 21. The board had previously announced that Ricoh would serve as an… Continue Reading Library 21c names coffee, print vendors

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ANB Bank to break ground

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ANB Bank to break ground

The groundbreaking for the new ANB Bank will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at 4799 N. Academy. The new building will be built to take the place of the business’ existing Academy branch located 1.5 miles south at the corner of Academy and North Carefree, where the bank is a tenant… Continue Reading ANB Bank to break ground

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Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

At 53, David Fenimore is living the dream. Since his 20s, he’s wanted to write software and help people. After having worked for Insurance Technologies for the past 18 years, he was named president, effective May 1. Other than the company’s founder and majority owner Larry Wiedeman, Fenimore has the longest tenure. He began working… Continue Reading Fenimore reaches top at Insurance Technologies

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SBA names new Colorado district director

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SBA names new Colorado district director

The U.S. Small Business Administration selected Edward J. Cadena as the new district director for SBA’s Colorado District Office. Cadena comes to Colorado with a long career in federal service. He recently served as the SBA’s Nevada District Director for the past four years. Cadena will be responsible for the delivery of SBA’s capital, counseling… Continue Reading SBA names new Colorado district director

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Dr. House beats obstacles to be leader at Penrose

The skiing accident that paralyzed Glen House when he was 20 did not immobilize him. Instead, the upbeat, athletic college junior simply asked, “What’s next?” and moved on to graduate from college, medical school and to fulfill his residency and internship programs in rehabilitative medicine. In a wheelchair. In 2001, Dr. House arrived in Colorado… Continue Reading Dr. House beats obstacles to be leader at Penrose

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Unemployment in Colorado Springs dipped from 8.1 to 6.9 percent from March to April, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Those numbers are not seasonally adjusted. Figures show 3,577 additional payroll jobs were added to the Colorado Springs economy in April from March. Year-over-year, the April unemployment rate in the Colorado Springs… Continue Reading Colorado Springs’ unemployment figures decline

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