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Business Briefs – 2/10/2006

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Three Pikes Peak area auctioneers took top awards during the Colorado Auctioneers Association annual conference.
Kevin L. Holt of Holt & Associates Auctioneers in Colorado Springs was named the 2006 state champion auctioneer. He was rated highest in bid-calling chant (voice control, clarity, speed, rhythm), effective auctioneering (accuracy, article description, sales ability, eye contact, connection with the audience) and response to live interview questions. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 2/10/2006

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Business Briefs – 2/3/2006

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The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign raised $480,310, breaking 2004’s record of $379,000 and surpassing the 2005 goal of $400,000.
El Paso County raised more money than any other Red Kettle campaign in the 13 western United States. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 2/3/2006

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Business Briefs – 1/27/2006

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Experience Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak, the former Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, has selected its 2006 Board of Directors. The nine-member board will replace the 25-member board that has governed the bureau for the past 25 years. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 1/27/2006

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Business Briefs – 1/20/2006

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The 2006 Colorado Springs Press Association Media Guide is available for purchase.
The guide contains El Paso/Teller County area listings of newspapers, radio and television stations, as well as reporter and other outlet contacts. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 1/20/2006

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Business Briefs – 1/13/2006

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Structural work on the Interstate 25 bridges over Ellston Street has been completed as part of the Colorado Springs Metro Interstate Expansion project.
The bridges, built in 1959, have been widened to accommodate a third lane in each direction. The northbound bridge was widened 15 feet and the southbound bridge was widened 30 feet. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 1/13/2006

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Business Briefs – 1/6/2006

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The Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service has approved an increase of most postal rates and fees by about 5.4 percent. The increases are needed to fulfill the requirements of a law passed in 2003 that requires the Postal Service to establish a $3.1 billion escrow account.
The cost of a first-class stamp will increase from 37 cent to 39 cents on Jan. 8. The postcard rate will increase by one cent to 24 cents. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 1/6/2006

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Business Briefs – 12/30/2005

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Leadership Pikes Peak will host the annual “A Celebration of Community Leadership” and leadership awards presentation on Feb. 25.
Nominations are being sought in the following categories:
Community Inspiration Leadership Award: recognizes a Leadership Pikes Peak graduate for exemplary volunteer efforts, leading a community effort for a nonprofit organization in the Pikes Peak region Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/30/2005

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Business Briefs – 12/23/2005

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Emergency Management Solutions LLC has opened an office in Colorado Springs.
The company provides emergency management and homeland security solutions for government and industry by developing planning and training exercises, which improve readiness, safety and survivability. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/23/2005

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Business Briefs – 12/16/2005

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Experience Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak, formerly the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, has selected its 2005 Tourism Industry Employee of the Year award winners.
Scott Marble of Cheyenne Mountain Resort was the winner in the management category. Bonnie Kish of the Doubletree Hotel, Colorado Springs World Area, was the runner up. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/16/2005

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Business Briefs – 12/9/2005

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Real Time Shredding has moved its offices to 890 Dublin Blvd., Suite F in Colorado Springs.
The company, which produces self-service shredding kiosks, previously leased space in Monument. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/9/2005

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