Revenue at Colorado casinos in October fell from the previous month, but was up slightly compared to the same time a year ago.
Gaming establishments statewide recorded $64.7 million in adjusted gross proceeds (AGP) in October, a 7.2 percent decrease from $69.7 million in September, but a 1.2 percent increase from $63.9 million in October 2005. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/1/2006
The Falcon School District has been designated an Energy Star Leader by the Environmental Protection Agency.
The district has been working to improve energy efficiency since 1997. Improvements have included the installation of a districtwide building automation system, high efficiency lighting and motion sensors, electric to gas heating conversions, condensing boilers and high-efficiency motors. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 11/24/2006
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 – 10/6/2006Continue reading …
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