<h3>State fair in elite group
</h3>Carnival Warehouse has listed the Colorado State Fair as the 38th most-attended fair in North America.
The “Top 50 North American Fairs” drew nearly 41.5 million guests during 2007; the Colorado State Fair had attendance of 485,038.
The fair ranked 42nd during 2005 and 38th during 2006. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 2/15/2008
<h3>M.S. Society selects board
</h3>Michael W. King, a partner at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck P.C., has been elected chairman of the board of trustees of the Colorado Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Angela Kennedy of GHP Financial Group will serve as treasurer and Jan Steiert of Electrum USA Ltd. is secretary.
The state chapter was founded in 1959 and provides programs and advocacy to help and empower more than 70,000 Coloradoans affected by M.S. annually. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 2/8/2008
Miracle Method Surface Restoration was ranked No. 188 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list.
The company was ranked first in the surface restoration category and No. 41 among the Top 100 Home Based Franchises.
Miracle Method is the nation’s largest bathtub, tile and countertop surface restoration franchisor. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 2/1/2008
Former Colorado Springs City Manager Lorne Kramer will receive the Citizens Project’s Divine Award during the organization’s fourth annual celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at The Warehouse, 25 W. Cimarron St.
The award is given to a person whose commitment to diversity, equality and religious freedom has had a positive and lasting impact on the community. The award is named for Amy Divine, founder of Citizens Project. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 1/25/2008
The Bureau of Land Management has begun charging a $4,000 processing fee for each new oil and gas drilling permit application.
The money generated by the fees will reimburse the U.S. Treasury for the estimated cost of processing new Applications for Permit to Drill for the duration of Fiscal Year 2008. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 1/18/2008
Steve Ingham of Academy Bank will serve as chairman. Sue Forester, a community volunteer, is past chairwoman, and George Guerrero of El Pomar Foundation is vice chairman.
Marilyn Bignell of Summit Medical-Legal Solutions is secretary, and Steve Scott of Flying Horse Signature Homes is treasurer. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 1/11/2008
The first disc features Dr. Thomas J. Noel telling the story of Colorado from its earliest American Indian inhabitants through the Gold Rush. The second disc features Dr. Thomas P. Huber describing the physical canvas of Colorado, its topography, climate and landscape. The third disc features Dr. Patty Limerick’s reflections about the complex and turbulent history of the West and its relationship to many of the trends affecting Colorado today. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/28/2007Continue reading …
Pikes Peak Family Connections Inc. needs volunteers for all its programs.
The organization’s goal is to help prevent and treat child abuse and neglect. Volunteers are needed to work with children and families and to help plan events. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/21/2007
The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado has honored four Colorado individuals and organizations with the 2007 Advancing Equality Awards, which recognize commitment to creating an inclusive and equal environment for all people. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/14/2007Continue reading …
Palmer Land Trust and The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. each received $15,000 from the El Pomar Foundation as part of the organization’s 19th annual Awards for Excellence.
Three other Colorado Springs/Pueblo nonprofits, the Boys and Girls Club of Pueblo County and the Lower Arkansas Valley, Senior Resource Development Agency and the University of Colorado Center on Aging, each received $7,500. Continue Reading Business Briefs – 12/7/2007