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Business Briefs – 10/20/2006

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Woodland Park, Springs receive Starburst Awards
Woodland Park and Colorado Springs have received 2006 Colorado Lottery Starburst Community Awards.
Woodland Park received lottery money from Great Outdoors Colorado and the Conservation Trust Fund to expand the Meadow Wood Sports Complex. The project won a regional Starburst Award for projects that cost between $300,000 and $1 million. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 10/20/2006

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Business Briefs – 10/13/2006

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Leadership Pikes Peak is accepting applications for the Spring 2007 Women’s Community Leadership Initiative.
WCLI is a program that educates and empowers women of diverse backgrounds to develop a deeper awareness of their potential to make a difference and become productive contributors to their communities. This opportunity is free for all participants accepted into the program, and runs for six months beginning in January. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 10/13/2006

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Business Briefs – 10/6/2006

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Catholic Charities of Colorado Springs’ Marian House Capital Campaign, “A Bridge to New Beginnings,” has received $500,000 from the El Pomar Foundation. The grant pushes the total pledges to date past the 50 percent mark of total funds ($5.8 million) needed to complete the project. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 10/6/2006

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Business Briefs – 9/29/2006

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The Colorado Association of Internet Professionals is accepting applications for the 2006 Colorado Web Awards.
The competition is open to all organizations and individuals involved in designing, building, managing, maintaining, marketing or promoting Web sites for business, consumer, education, government or general audiences. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 9/29/2006

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Business Briefs – 9/22/2006

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The Colorado Association of Internet Professionals is accepting applications for the 2006 Colorado Web Awards.
The competition is open to all organizations and individuals involved in designing, building, managing, maintaining, marketing or promoting Web sites for business, consumer, education, government or general audiences. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 9/22/2006

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Business Briefs – 9/15/2006

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The nation’s leading bond rating agencies have released credit ratings for Colorado Springs Utilities.
Standard & Poor’s and Fitch maintained a rating for the utility of AA. Moody’s rating remained Aa2 (the equivalent of AA).
The agencies cited strong management practices, competitive rates and a diverse revenue base as a basis for the ratings. The agencies also said that the need for large capital expenditures during the coming years will be a challenge for the utility. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 9/15/2006

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Business Briefs – 9/8/2006

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The U.S. Small Business Administration and Junior Achievement Worldwide are providing online resources for young entrepreneurs at www.mindyourownbiz.org.
The resources include a student activities guide, a volunteer guide and an assessment tool. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 9/8/2006

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Business Briefs – 9/1/2006

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Fourteen Pikes Peak region photographers won awards at the 115th International Exhibition of Photography.
The photographers produced a combined 40 award-winning images for the competition.
Receiving awards for their prints were: Continue Reading Business Briefs – 9/1/2006

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Business Briefs – 8/25/2006

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Cutter Aviation of Phoenix has acquired Colorado Aviation Inc., a fixed base operation at the Colorado Springs Airport.
Colorado Aviation operates on a 24-hour a day schedule and has more than 250,000 square feet of ramp space, tie-down slots for single-engine aircraft and 110,000 square feet of individual hangars.
Cutter Aviation was founded in 1928 and has eight locations in North America. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 8/25/2006

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Business Briefs – 8/18/2006

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Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has affirmed it’s “A-” rating and a stable outlook for Colorado Springs Airport Revenue Bonds, according to Gisela Shanahan, assistant director of aviation-finance and administration at the airport.
Specific credit strengths include the airport’s strong liquidity, diversity in air carrier service and a solid, diverse and growing economic base supporting a largely origin and destination passenger market with moderate cost structure for a small-hub airport. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 8/18/2006

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