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Business Briefs – 11/17/2006

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John Laing Homes has been selected as the top-rated home builder in overall experience by Eliant, a consumer research company that caters to building industry.
John Laing divisions placed first in seven of eight categories surveyed, including purchase experience, personalization, finance and closing, construction, home readiness, overall quality and highest referral rate. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 11/17/2006

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Business Briefs – 11/10/2006

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Colorado Springs School District 11 has won the Facilities Masters Award from the Association of School Business Officials International for excellence in the preparation and issuance of the fiscal year 2005-06 school system facilities operations plan.
District 11 is the only Colorado winner for 2006. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 11/10/2006

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Business Briefs – 11/3/2006

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Barnstorm Creative has acquired Diamond Graphic Source of Florissant and will take over service of the company’s existing client base.
Barnstorm also has received three international and one national industry awards recognizing corporate identity and branding for its work with ERA Shields. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 11/3/2006

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Business Briefs – 10/27/2006

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The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center has received donations totaling more than $1 million from two Denver based foundations.
The Gates Family Foundation has awarded the FAC an $800,000 grant for the expansion and renovation of center. The grant is contingent on the FAC raising the balance of its capital goal of $28.4 million. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 10/27/2006

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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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