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Holocaust survivor to speak

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Holocaust survivor to speak

Martin Weiss, who survived a year in concentration camps during World War II and lost much of his family to the cruelty of the Nazis, will speak at Regis University on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Weiss will speak first at Library 21c in Colorado Springs (1175 Chapel Hills Drive) at 11:30 a.m., and then at Regis… Continue Reading Holocaust survivor to speak

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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released preliminary data from the 2013 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. According to preliminary figures, there were 65 work-related deaths in 2013, 17 fewer than in 2012. The census is a cooperative effort of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Colorado Department of Labor… Continue Reading Work-related deaths in Colorado decline in 2013

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Zickefoose sentenced to 10 years in prison

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Zickefoose sentenced to 10 years in prison

For defrauding investors of more than $750,000 in an oil and gas wells securities scheme, Robert Allen Zickefoose, 50, will serve a 10-year prison sentence, according to a news release sent by the state Attorney General’s office Thursday. He was initially indicted by the AG’s office in July, 2013 and pleaded guilty in July 2014.… Continue Reading Zickefoose sentenced to 10 years in prison

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Quantum announces property transfers

Tech 6, the commercial property at 5575 Tech Center Drive in Colorado Springs, was sold recently for $5.93 million. The office has a size of 104,439 square feet. The listing agents were Frank Tuck and Randy Dowis of NAI Highland and CIII. The broker was Michael Palmer of the Quantum Commercial Group. Another property, this… Continue Reading Quantum announces property transfers

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Penrose-St. Francis recognized with HIMSS Stage 7 Award

Centura Health announced this week that 13 of its hospitals have been recognized by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics with its Stage 7 Award, making it the third largest health system nationally to have the most certified Stage 7 hospitals. Only 184 hospitals in the U.S. — approximately 3.2 percent — have completed all… Continue Reading Penrose-St. Francis recognized with HIMSS Stage 7 Award

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RMC named top Colorado hospitality company

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RMC named top Colorado hospitality company

At its annual awards ceremony earlier this month, Colorado Biz Magazine named RMC as the top hospitality company in the state. RMC, which has offices across the country including one in Colorado Springs, was also named one of Special Events Magazine’s top 25 destination management companies in the world, according to a news release. RMC… Continue Reading RMC named top Colorado hospitality company

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Mayor Bach unveils 2015 budget with some clever balancing

After months of dour predictions hinting that the 2015 city budget would incorporate as much as $6 million in cuts, Mayor Steve Bach unveiled his administration’s proposed budget Monday morning at the City Administration Building. There were no visible cuts. The 2015 general fund budget of $259 million is 3 percent higher than the 2014 budget.… Continue Reading Mayor Bach unveils 2015 budget with some clever balancing

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SBA now accepting award nominations

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The Colorado District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its annual awards program. The nominations are for categories including Small Business Person of the Year. The awards ceremony will coincide with National Small Business week in May 2015, according to a SBA news release. Those award categories include: Small… Continue Reading SBA now accepting award nominations

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SBA renews vet loan relief

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SBA renews vet loan relief

The U.S Small Business Administration has announced that fee relief on 7(a) loans of $150,000 or less implemented last year and originally slated to expire Sept. 30, will be extended through fiscal year 2015. SBA has also announced that fee relief measures for SBA Veterans Advantage will be renewed as well as enhanced. Both the… Continue Reading SBA renews vet loan relief

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El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

The El Pomar Foundation trustees announced this week the approval of a $10 million grant to the United States Olympic Museum. “The Olympic Museum draws on the strength of the Colorado Springs community,” read a news release provided by the U.S. Olympic Committee. “As the headquarters for the United States Olympic Committee and 22 National Governing Bodies… Continue Reading El Pomar donates $10 million to U.S. Olympic Museum

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