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Janet Kerr has spent almost 30 years as a psychotherapist, nonprofit administrator and volunteer working in particularly challenging and stressful area – the prevention of domestic and sexual violence. Beginning as a volunteer for Tessa (then known as the Center for Prevention of Domestic Violence) in 1987, she served as the executive director of the… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Janet Kerr

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Martha Barton loves going to work every day. “Not everyone can love their jobs for decades,” said Barton, executive director of Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care, a position she’s held 27 years. Hospice is a type of end-of-life care that focuses on the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. “There’s healing at… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Martha Barton

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Dr. Anita Lane’s fourth-grade science teacher set her on her professional path during a parent-teacher conference. “He told my mom that I was a very bright student and could be anything I wanted to be, including a physician,” Lane said. “I remember thinking, ‘OK then, I’ll be a physician.’ ” Prior to that epiphany, Lane… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Anita Lane

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Kim Nguyen has made it her life’s mission to help others overcome trauma through the arts. Nguyen, a native of Vietnam, recalls fleeing her war-torn country at 13 in 1975. The boat carrying her four siblings, mother and father lost power and was caught in a storm. Her father fell overboard and drowned. “That was… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Kim Nguyen

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Jeanne Salcetti’s goal is to help those around her find the success she has found in her own life. “My ultimate goal is to participate in a nonprofit organization for young women to encourage them to pursue and achieve their life goals in a satisfying career like I have been so fortunate to do,” she… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Jeanne Salcetti

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Vanessa Moorman, general manager at Lamar Outdoor Advertising, said it was her previous career as a middle-school teacher that prepared her for her career in sales. “I have hired teachers because I think we’re using those same skills. We’re just educating people about our products,” Moorman said. “The flexibility needed to teach children and inspire… Continue Reading 2014 Women of Influence: Vanessa Moorman

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On the Horizon – November 7, 2014

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Nov. 8 Love a parade Veterans Day Parade, 10 a.m., Tejon Street, from St. Vrain Street to Vermijo Avenue. Formal for adults The Yot Club will enjoy a formal evening, a prom for adults, filled with live performances, door prizes and silent auction to support Colorado Springs Conservatory, Christmas Stockings for Kids and Soaring Eagles… Continue Reading On the Horizon – November 7, 2014

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Kudos! – November 7, 2014

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Kudos! – November 7, 2014

Bryan Construction wins award Bryan Construction received the ENR Mountain States Magazine award for 2014 Best Project – Manufacturing for the Bal Seal Engineering plant in Colorado Springs. A panel of eight judges from the construction industry selected the winners. Bryan also won the 2014 Bluebeam eXtreme award for industrial/energy projects for its use of… Continue Reading Kudos! – November 7, 2014

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People on the Move – November 7, 2014

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Realtor Sarah Rudolph has affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Colorado Springs office. Rudolph earned an associatesdegree in accounting from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Robert Ochsner, M.D., has joined Kaiser Permanente’s physician team at its Briargate medical offices. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is… Continue Reading People on the Move – November 7, 2014

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On the Horizon – October 31, 2014

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Oct. 31 Halloween at the museum Pioneers Museum Halloween History Hunt, from 1-5 p.m., 215 S. Tejon St., free, but $2 donation suggested per child. Registration required, cspm.org. Nov. 1 Vision board workshop Learn your values, goals and vision in this playful workshop, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 427 E. Colorado Ave., $49. To register, 471-2022… Continue Reading On the Horizon – October 31, 2014

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