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Colorado Springs Top Docs 2004

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ASTHMA and ALLERGIES William Storms During a tour of duty at Fort Carson more than 30 years ago, Dr. William Storms was exposed to the specialty of allergies and enjoyed it immensely, and decided to head back to school for more training. Now, with 29 years of experience at Asthma and Allergy Associates, the allergist… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Top Docs 2004

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Local doctors receive national recognition

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Dr. Stephen Telatnik, a Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care doctor, received the “Roger C. Bone Award for Advances in End-of-Life Care,” an annual award sponsored by the CHEST Foundation, a philanthropic branch of the American College of Chest Physicians. The award, initiated in 2000, is presented to members of the American college who have… Continue Reading Local doctors receive national recognition

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PPWFC sponsoring employer education seminars

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Greg Starks Labor Day is around the corner, and, in observance of America’s working men and women, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center is celebrating September as Workforce Development Month. Greg Starks, the educational services coordinator for the center, said that September’s work force designation is a part of a Colorado statewide initiative to promote business… Continue Reading PPWFC sponsoring employer education seminars

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After a few rough years of recession, good economic news appears to be on the horizon for Colorado Springs. Still that’s no reason to let down your financial guard. Whatever the economic outlook, it’s always a good idea to have a personal emergency financial plan in place. You may never have to use it –… Continue Reading Planning key to being ready for financial emergencies

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60-second guide to collecting payments

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Collecting on overdue accounts can be a frustrating experience for a small business owner, particularly during the start-up period when every dollar of revenue counts toward staying solvent and repaying debts. It’s not the most pleasant part of being an entrepreneur, but not handling them expeditiously will almost certainly endanger your business’s cash flow and… Continue Reading 60-second guide to collecting payments

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On Aeroplaza Drive and Aerotech Drive and Astrozon Boulevard-three roads that connect like a Christmas stocking near the corner of Fountain and Powers boulevards-RDH Business Park is nearly finished, a testament to the ingenuity and willpower of the Hammers family. With 18 individual lots, the park is commercially zoned and offers a variety of sizes,… Continue Reading Design-build company takes construction to new level

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Colorado unemployment rate remains steady

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The unemployment rate for the state of Colorado is at 4.9 percent, a welcome change from 6.1 percent at this time last year. On July 20, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment released figures for state labor force developments for June 2004. The unemployment rate is adjusted seasonally and has remained stable during the… Continue Reading Colorado unemployment rate remains steady

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The Colorado economy is returning to its traditional growth mode, following 30 months of one of the weakest economic periods on record. We expect this positive growth pace to pick up speed over the balance of the year, with a return to more impressive growth in 2005. Colorado’s emergence from its painful recession is consistent… Continue Reading Better days on the horizon for the Colorado economy

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Senior in-home care a burgeoning business

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An estimated 35.6 million people, or 12.2 percent of the population, are 65 years of age or older. By 2011, the baby boom generation will begin to turn 65, and, by 2030, one in five people is projected to be age 65 or older. Although the United States contains less than 5 percent of the… Continue Reading Senior in-home care a burgeoning business

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Ah, the hospitality business! The name speaks volumes and makes one think of friendly people, warm smiles and open arms. Advertising creates visions of beautiful resorts, clean sparking rooms and delicious food. Vacations and meetings are planned with the highest hopes for wonderful, relaxing experiences. Then reality hits. Airport parking 42 miles away from the… Continue Reading Being hospitable really isn't all that hard, is it?

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